Today's News

  • LPC considers rehab or new school options, to prepare draft

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee met at Trimble County High School on Tuesday, May 17, in their final meeting before the committee begins drafting their recommendations to the Trimble County Board of Education.

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  • Library announces summer reading fun

    Have you heard about the summer slide? As fun as it might sound, this slide isn’t something to enjoy. Summer slide (or summer learning loss) occurs when children don’t engage in learning activities over their summer break from school. According to Scholastic, teachers typically have to spend the first four to six weeks of the new school year re-teaching concepts that their students have forgotten over the summer.

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  • Kids also need protection from the summer sun

    It’s often said that the habits children learn at a young age carry over to adulthood. Safe sun exposure should be included in those healthy habits.

  • Trimble’s middle schoolers put their best foot forward

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the year rapidly comes to an end the students at Trimble County Middle School celebrated their seventh habit from the Leader in Me program! Sharpen the Saw is a time for wrapping all of the previous habits together and molding their skills to be fun. Along with the celebration each child received a new pair of shoes, which is why the assembly was entitled “Put Your Best Foot Forward.”

  • Late spring river fishing

    Kentucky Afield
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – An extended stretch of stable weather and seasonably warm temperatures in late April created optimal spring fishing conditions for anglers across Kentucky.
    The calm broke at the end of the month when rounds of storms over a period of days preceded a cold front. In their wake, rivers and streams that had been running low and clear and warmer than normal rose and cooled off a bit.

  • MainSource Bank will sponsor Madison Regatta

    The Trimble Banner
    MainSource Bank, headquartered in Greensburg, Ind., has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2016 Madison Regatta, which will take place July 1-3 on the Ohio River opposite Milton. In its first year sponsoring the event, MainSource will join returning presenting sponsor, Belterra Casino Resort in supporting the Regatta, which is the oldest race site on the H1 Unlimited Racing series circuit. The 2016 event will be titled MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup Madison Regatta presented by Belterra Casino Resort.

  • Shining a light on family secrets

    When my oldest daughter was 4 or 5 we were riding with my mom and Alison blurted out, “Grandma, want to know a family secret?”
    I sat in the passenger seat frozen, not sure what my daughter was about to say.
    “It’s like Dad wearing Mom’s underwear,” Alison said.
    It was one of those moments when you feel obligated to explain, but you sure as heck don’t want to because no matter what you say your mom will still think you’re an imbecile -- or worse.


    May 22, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    Musical Was Enjoyable
    The Sesquicentennial Committee’s musical program held Friday  evening, May 9 was a lovely affair with the “Sweet Adeline Chorus from Louisville presenting talented trained voices ninety strong.  Their costumes of royal blue chiffon with silver beading elaborately designed were worth seeing.