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Today's News

  • TCMS principal Tracy Poe to attend executive leadership training class

    Staff Report
    A Trimble County principal is set to begin a yearlong executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. Tracy Poe of Trimble County Middle School, was selected in March to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents.

  • Court appearance delayed by traffic accident, Sparkman due in court today

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Campbellsburg resident Joshua Sparkman made an appearance Thursday, May 18 in Trimble County Circuit Court in connection with the November 2015 murder of LaGrange resident Angela Hall.  Sparkman was charged with complicity to assault in the first degree, a class B felony following his arrest on Nov. 24, 2015. This means that Sparkman helped or encouraged another individual to commit assault.

  • Nickel tax election scheduled

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    With the decision by the Trimble County Board of Education during their May 10 meeting to move forward with the special election on the school nickel tax, Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell has issued an order that the special election will be held on Tuesday, June 13 at polling places at both the Bedford Elementary School and the Milton Elementary School.

  • Trimble Historical Society seeks use of old stone jail

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The Trimble County Historical Society has a vision for the future of the old Trimble County Jail, which has been used for storage since it was ordered closed by the Administrative Office of the Courts in 1983.

  • Speech and Debate class take final exam in front of school board

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Speech and Debate class presented speeches during the May 10 meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The students addressed the board and the audience in attendance. The speeches were a requirement of their final grade. The students were to write a speech about a school issue that has captured their passion.

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  • May is Natl Mental Health Awareness Month

    Millions of Americans are impacted by mental health condition. In fact, it is estimated that one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at some point in their lives. Every American is impacted through their friends and family members. There is still a negative view of mental health problems in our country. This stigma can get in the way of seeking help or treatment. One of the most important things we can do is work to replace this stigma with hope.

  • Cheyenne Marsee racing dragsters at age nine

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Cheyenne D. Marsee is racing her way through life. Not in a bad way, but rather through competitive dragster racing. Nine-year-old Cheyenne, of Bedford, began competing in this amazing sport, in March 2017, at the Ohio Valley Drag Way, in Louisville. When asked what sparked her interest her mother explained, “We watched others while we were camping in Bowling Green at the drag strip. So Chris showed her a car for sale and we drove to Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin and bought the car.”

  • Past graduates offer words of wisdom for Class of 2017

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A few weeks ago I requested for other graduates to provide a message to your senior class. The responses were heart felt, truthful, amazing and meaningful. Therefore, these words of wisdom are being written to you and for you to learn from. Although everyone knows most teenagers must learn on their own, the hope is, you will remember some of these to help when in need.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Tammy Duncan

    BY TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the year comes to a close, I have been rounding out my list of teachers that have impacted me a great deal throughout my high school career. For the most part, I have focused on teachers that have motivated me throughout my junior and senior year—however, recently I have been reminiscing my first two years of high school and, though it seems a thousand years have passed, I will always remember that chapter of my life as a time for adjustment and maturity.