Editor: As an employee of Jefferson Community and Technical College I recently had the opportunity to help organize a leadership retreat for the students of the Carrollton Campus. The March 26 retreat included a series of leadership and team building activities at General Butler State Resort Park and the Carrollton Campus Student Government Associatio
The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission awarded Gerald Kincaid of Bagdad, Ky., a one-year contract to handle sexton duties at Bedford Cemetery during a special meeting Wednesday, April 14. Kincaid was one of four bidders for the contract, which includes mowing and other lawn care, as well as opening and closing graves, maintanance and repairs. Mr. Kincaid had the lowest bid o
Special to The Trimble Banner In a meet consisting of 22 of the state’s premier track programs, the Runnin’ Raiders proved they hold their own. Only three Class A schools dared to compete in the high-caliber event at Louisville’s Christian Academy on Saturday, April 17. The Lady Raiders’ placed 12th out of 22 tea
The Trimble Banner Residents have another opportunity to help clean up Trimble County. Fiscal Court is sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Trimble County Park. The event is going to be managed by Safety Kleen of New Castle, Ky. On Monday, April 19, county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom told Fiscal Court that all oil collect
The Trimble Banner Once, when Carl Allen was about 8 or 10 years old, he was riding on a wagon with his Uncle Will. They passed a house where an old man with a long, white beard sat on the porch. Uncle Will said the old man was probably 70 years old, Allen recalled. At the time, he said, “I thought, ‘I
Dr. H. Shirmer Riley, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, April 19, when his single-engine Piper Commanche crashed shortly after takeoff about 11:30 a.m. from Madison Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Ind.
The Lady Panthers captured their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Eminence at home Monday night. Junior Christen Newby scored the team’s first run of the game in the bottom of the fourth inning. She hit a single, stole second base, then advanced to third on a passed ball behind the catcher. The cat
Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring an evening event Friday, April 23, to increase awareness of the issues connected with child abuse, substance abuse and preventing both in our community. The event will be held on the courthouse square from 5-7:30 p.m., and will feature free food and entertainment. Included in the enterta