Today's News

  • 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.


    MADISON, Ind. --- When the H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes take to the Ohio River for the MainSource Madison Regatta this weekend (June 30 - July 2), it will be the 67th year the race has been held. And even though it is one of the oldest sporting events in the state of Indiana, changes had to be made to bring the Unlimited Hydroplanes back. This year four H1 teams will be paired up in a series of dual heats leading to a four-boat winner-take-all final heat.

  • Towing

    It was a normal day with nothing unusual happening. My daughter and I were getting ready to go out for a while to get away from the house. Just as we entered my car something told me to check my phone. Sure enough I had two text messages from my husband. Unfortunately, his car had broken down many miles from home. I called to hear the game plan. He needed me to help him get his car to our mechanic. I agreed to go collect him giving no thought as to what “getting the car to the mechanic” was going to involve.

  • Challenge your teen’s brain over summer vacation

    While many adolescents look forward to summer vacation, it is not uncommon for them to quickly grow bored. Bored teens often turn to television and electronics. But, with a little encouragement, a teen can transform a bored brain into one that is healthy and active, and in turn, create a most memorable summer vacation. Activities that can keep your teen happy, fit and healthy include:
    Spend time as a family. Go on vacation or create “stay-cations” and explore your own community or state.