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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Feb. 13: Chicken pattie on bun, *sloppy joe or beef teriyaki dippers, spicey fries, fresh veggies w/dip, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit, sherbet cup

    Tuesday, Feb. 14: Baked spaghetti, *shaved turkey on bun, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese/pineapple, breadstick, valentine cake

    Wednesday, Feb. 15:  Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cup, fresh fruit, whole wheat bread

    Thursday, Feb. 16: BES & MES: Hamburger/cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit

  • SECOND NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    All A
    Grade Two: Elise Beeles, Keegan Congleton, Molly Craig, Jordan Fico, Abby Hall, Lauren Haney, Morgan Mahoney, Tate Ogburn, Wilson Raisor, Luke Staley, Bailey Turner, Aleah Cull, Belinda Garcia, Dexter Guth, Hanna Haines, Sydney Howerton, Weston Lawson, Chase Lindeman, Hope Staley, Cora Villenes, Makayla Abbott, Kylie Aldridge, Alex Branch, Jadelyn Bratcher, Danielle Craig, Hannah Daugherty, Shelby Hall, Dalton Penick, Deylan Phelps, Diana Scott, Billy Spillman, Abby Stewart, Hunter West, Alyssa Wright.

  • Trimble County Middle School names 8th grade Students of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the eighth grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for December.

  • Seeking God’s face

    Circle this date on your calendar: Feb. 15, “John Frum Day.”

    Celebrated on the remote South Pacific island of Tanna, on John Frum Day islanders dress up as American G.I.s, with “USA” painted in red on their bare chests and backs and march in perfect step with bamboo rifles on their shoulders.

  • Agriculture, energy among areas of focus for House

    While no one can predict exactly what will pass in a regular legislative session, one constant can always be counted on: Diversity. Last week was a textbook example of that in action in the Kentucky House, with legislation ranging from wild pigs to alternative energy projects.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Feb. 11, 1982)
    Milton customers may be served by Carrollton Utilities. The Carrollton Utilities Co. may purchase the franchise whereby the Indiana Gas Co., Inc., sells natural gas to customers in Milton, according to information given to Gary Rowlett, Milton Mayor. Spokesman for Carrollton Utilities said there would be no hike in charge and that rates could be a bit cheaper. It is not a done deal, but speculations are pointing in that direction.

  • Newspaper documented devastation after 1937 flood

    Crest of 72.75 feet reached at Milton January 26

    February 25, 1937-the most disastrous flood in the 138 years of this country’s history crested at 72.75 feet on Tuesday, January 26 and on Wednesday, January 27, began a slow recession of .1 of a foot an hour and by the week of February 8 the Main Street business section of Milton, the farm homes in Cooper’s and Trout and Hunter’s bottoms, the business section of Wises Landing, and the rural community of Patton’s Creek were clear of water and the work of restoring normal activities was begun.

  • Strike days aboard a WWII aircraft carrier in the Pacific

    By WILBUR GINN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A strike day starts early in the morning with the bombs being loaded in the planes. The planes had to be tied down at all times expect during takeoff. While these aircraft were being prepared and fueled, the pilots were in the ready room studying maps and targets to hit on Japan. These pilots were equipped with life jackets and parachutes and their gear was so heavy they had to have help to get up in the planes.

  • TCHS grad Jenna Underhill in IUS theatrical production

    Jenna Underhill, a 2011 graduate of TCHS, is appearing in “The Fantasticks” at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Ind.

    The shows are scheduled for two weekends in February. The schedule times are Friday, Feb. 10 and  Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. and  Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m.

    Adult tickets are $12; students and seniors $6 available at the Ogle Center ticket office or by calling 812-941-2525.