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  • Junior Ranger Program: Discovering archaeology and the Underground Railroad

    The Oldham County History Center in La Grange offers a Junior Ranger Program designed to teach young area residents about the Underground Railroad and activities of abolitionists assisting slaves in their escape from slave-holding states to freedom in northern states and Canada. The Oldham history group has conducted archaelogical excavations at a former plantation in Bedford in recent years. Prior to 1837 part of what is now Trimble County was part of Oldham County. Parts of Oldham and Gallatin counties were carved off to become Trimble County in 1837.

  • TCHS Drama Club regales young hospital patients with carols


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The holiday season is in the air, and with that comes a surplus of individuals donating their time for a better cause. While many people may donate toys or money to organizations in need, the members of the Trimble County High School Drama Club took a different approach.

  • Board of education approves numerous consent agenda items


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the Board office on December 13, during which Charlie Montgomery made a proposal to purchase a portion of the old TCMS parking lot.

    Dr. Bob Wagner presented The Student Enrollment Report. The report will be detailed in next week’s issue of The Trimble Banner.

    Director of Pupil Personnel Jessica Wilcoxson reported on the following:

    Average Daily Attendance (ADA)

  • iLEAD Academy presented KSBA PEAK Award
  • Christmas benefit concert with the Realm
  • Report details TCHS facility assessment

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the Trimble County Board of Education with the Kentucky Inventory and Classification System (KFICS) Phase 1 report at the Nov. 16 regular Board meeting. This report was released on Nov. 13, 2017 by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE under HB 303 (2016). KFIC Phase 1 is the initial phase of a system to keep an ongoing current database monitoring the condition of approximately 1700 school districts in Kentucky.

  • Open house to celebrate retirees

    Managing Editor
    Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank extends an invitation to the community to attend an Open House celebration tomorrow at the main branch in Bedford to honor long-term employees Delcie Powell and Deanna Ralston who will be retiring at the end of December.

  • Grad urges: ‘Believe in yourself!’

    The following is a story by a student, Thomas Moody Jr., that came to JCTC Trimble County Adult Education in June, 2017:

    Adult Ed has given me the opportunity for a bright future. I have heard all my life that I can’t and I believed it even though my small support team would say “yes you can.” My previous school said I would not graduate high school and I would not be able to pass the GED exam. The school withdrew me and I didn’t fight because I thought they were right.

  • Drop your drawers!

    Trimble County Public Library is participating as a donation drop-off location in a statewide initiative called Drop Your Drawers! Many public libraries across Kentucky will be collecting children’s underwear during November for this drive. At TCPL, donations of underwear, socks, and sweatpants will be taken in order to provide these emergency items for students in our county’s school system. These clothing items will be distributed as needed through the Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

  • Trimble County Board of Education reviews Strategic Plan for years 2017-20

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a number of presentations during their Nov. 1 meeting, including a discussion of the Strategic Plan and an update on the Evaluation of Superintendent Stave Miracle.
    Strategic Plan  2017-2020
    Students who earn a diploma will be self-motivated, be able to persevere through challenges, be confident problem solvers and critical thinkers. Establish effective communication, become goal driven leaders and be ready for secondary education and careers.