Today's News

  • Trimble Board of Education reviews Superintendent’s Leadership Plan

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held a special meeting on June 26 to discuss the Summative Superintendent Leadership Plan for 2016-17.
    Superintendent Steve Miracle gave a Power Point presentation which described the seven standards outlined in the Leadership Plan. He provided examples of what actions he took to meet these standards as well as future objectives to meet the standards.
    Standard 1. Strategic Leadership

  • Andrew Tate, U-9 Delta/Realtrac tops Regatta field

    Managing Editor
    Andrew Tate may not have been the first second-generation racer to compete in the Indiana Governor’s Cup race for Unlimited hydroplanes but Sunday he accomplished what no other father and son team has done in the history of the event. His name, like that of his father Mark Tate, will be etched on the perpetual Indiana Governor’s Cup trophy as a champion. Mark was the back-to-back regatta winner in 1995 and 1996.

  • Shoes in the Pews Sunday is July 9 at local churches

    The Trimble County Family Resource Center and the Youth Services Center are teaming up with local churches again this year in a community-wide shoe collection in July.
    The organizations believe that every child deserves a pair of shoes that fit when the new school year starts on August 10.
    Local residents are asked to collect NEW pairs of shoes for Trimble County students and place them on the pews at your regular house of worship on “Shoes in the Pews Sunday,” July 9, 2017. All sizes are needed. Only new shoes will be accepted.

  • Trimble residents on UK Dean’s List

    LEXINGTON, Ky. − The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Seven Trimble County residents—all seniors—were among the total of 6,412 students recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • David Arteaga is latest Adult Ed success story

    David Arteaga is JCTC Adult education’s latest graduate, earning his GED on June 14. The deciding factor to get his GED was to further his career in the automotive industry.
    “It was a main goal since I didn’t complete high school. It was an accomplishment and furthers my career,” David said.

  • Raker reunion planned July 29

    The annual RAKER reunion gathering is set for July 29 this year.  It will be held at the American Legion Post 9 Shelter, at 707 Jefferson Street in Madison, Indiana.
    Descendants of Ernst and Mary Buscher RAKER, and the related families of Strautmann, Titkemeyer, Uhlmansiek, Bulthaup, Obertate, Diekmann, Thiemann, and Detmer, and friends are invited to come join the reunion.

  • New state laws go into effect today

    FRANKFORT – Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session went into effect today.
    The Kentucky Constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature unless they have a special effective date, are general appropriations measures, or include an emergency clause that makes them effective immediately upon becoming law. Final adjournment of the 2017 Regular Session was on March 30, making June 29 the normal effective date for most bills.


    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of June 19, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:


    A series name change, three new events and return appearances at five others highlight the Grand Prix World (GPW) series for 2017.
    Broadening the scope of its racing sphere from the West coast to National and someday International, Grand Prix West has officially become Grand Prix World and web sites, logos, social media sites, decals and signage now bears the new GPW logo.