Today's News

  • Special blood drive held in memory of Christopher

    A special blood drive is being held on Tuesday, June 30, in memory of Trimble County High School student, Christopher Goodin.
    This is the second year the school system has hosted the blood drive in Christopher’s memory. He passed away two years ago, at age 17, after battling cystic fibrosis.
    Carla Goins works in the Trimble County School system and is helping to coordinate the blood drive. She remembers Christopher as one of Trimble County High School’s “great students” and says hosting this annual drive is a wonderful tribute to him.


    Tuesday, June 30
    The Second Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive in memory of Christopher Goodin will be held from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Middle School cafeteria.
    Fri.-Sun., July 3-5
    The Madison Regatta featuring the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race.H1 Unlimited hydroplanes will return for the 65th year of spectacular action on the Ohio River. Also, the Grand Prix West hydroplanes make their debut at Madison. You do not want to miss the thundering power of their big block, methanol powered engines that will shake the riverfront!.

  • Preserve habitats where monarch butterflies flourish

    Many of you know that one of my hobbies is taking photos of butterflies. Butterfly populations, and that of the Monarch in particular, have been on the decline in recent years. This is due in part to the loss of habitat; plants that Monarchs and other butterflies depend upon for food and on which they lay their eggs. While encouraging farmers to control weeds in their pastures and crop fields, we have, perhaps, destroyed valuable habitat that butterfly populations need to survive. Perhaps we need to be a little more conservation minded and preserve areas where they can flourish.

  • Ky. Labor Cabinet urges workplace caution in heat

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Labor Cabinet wants to remind all employers and employees that high temperatures and humidity can have devastating effects if workers do not take proper precautions and procedures.
    “Hot weather can make for dangerous conditions both outdoors and inside,” said Labor Secretary Larry L. Roberts. “In many cases, precautions such as water, rest and shade can be the difference between life and death for workers.”

  • Board agrees to revisit school lunch policy

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The school lunch policy and rumors about discontinuing the vocational agriculture program at Trimble County High School were hot topics of discussion when the Trimble County Board of Education met last Wednesday evening at the Bedford Elementary School. The school board allowed time for parents and grandparents to speak their mind about a recent situation at the Bedford Elementary School concerning the lunch payment policy and about the agriculture program at the high school.

  • Support given to Trimble’s adult education

    The Trimble Banner
    Support for the Trimble County Adult Education program was unanimous last week among the members of the Trimble County Fiscal Court as the county government body voted to approve a request by that organization for a $3,500 contribution. A service of the Jefferson Community and Technical College, the adult education program serves the community in facilities located on the Trimble County High School campus behind the former elementary school building.

  • TCMS award winners at the Ky. Junior Beta Convention
  • Donors give hair for Children With Hair Loss

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ralph Hance, Trimble County Extension Agent for 4-H, hosted a hair donation event for Children With Hair Loss (CWHL), a non-profit organization helping children with hair loss.

  • Sachleben is new postmaster

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Angela Sachleben is Milton’s new Postmaster. Beginning her postal career 23 years ago in Indiana, her pleasant smile and bubbly attitude creates a happy atmosphere in the Milton Post Office.  
    For five years Sachleben was a mail carrier in the Madison area. She moved to management in Indianapolis, later became a customer service analyst in Louisville Kentucky. The past 15 years Angela worked in labor relations.

  • Trimble 8U baseball action