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Today's News

  • Kentucky lacking in broadband Internet technology

    Three months ago, when the Washington Post ran a story comparing peak broadband internet speeds among the states, the news for Kentucky was not good: We came in last, behind Arkansas. Our rate is half of what can be found in Virginia, which placed second.

  • Bedford Rotary discusses ‘Kindergarten Ready’ status during June 16 meeting

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rotarian David Eddy led a discussion at the June 16 meeting on the general status of “Kindergarten Ready” programs for our county designed to assist parents and teachers in preparing pre-school kids for public school in the lower grades. Eddy serves as a Family Resources Coordinator for TCPS, focusing on pre-school children on up to fifth graders.

  • 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.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    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.

  • Board agrees to revisit school lunch policy

    By TODD POLLOCK
    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.

  • TCMS award winners at the Ky. Junior Beta Convention
  • Trimble 8U baseball action
  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 cases were heard the week of June 8:
    FELONY

  • Ways to decrease sugary drinks in children’s diets

    Sugar sweetened beverages include a variety of commonly consumed liquids, such as sodas, energy and sport drinks,  lemonade and fruit drinks, sweet tea, flavored water, and coffee. Sales from sugary drinks in the United States totaled $14.3 billion in the year 2013, making them the single largest source of calories in our diet and one of the biggest contributors to high rates of obesity.