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Today's News

  • Summertime safety

    Long summer days are here again! This is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy being outside, have BBQ and possibly even a vacation. While enjoying many different activities this time of year, make sure you are doing so safely.
    Enjoying the outdoors safely
    One common injury during the summer is sunburn. Make sure that you apply sunscreen in the morning and every two hours throughout the day while you are outside. Remember that if you are swimming or sweating, you should reapply sunscreen more often.   

  • Kentucky beef cattle spring market update
  • Emily Line selected for Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. youth tour

    Each year, Shelby Energy provides the opportunity for area high school juniors to win a trip to Washington, D.C. The students submit applications that are judged based on school and civic activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay. This year, three students were chosen to represent Shelby Energy on the all-expense paid trip to the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
    The 2016 Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. Youth Tour delegates are: Emily Line of Trimble County High School, and Leef Davis and Daniel Martin, both of Shelby County High School.

  • Board clarifies alcohol policy

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met on June 15 at the Administration Building. Board Member Jodi Ginn asked for clarification to the high school’s alcohol policy. The policy stated that a parent must accompany their child back to school in the event of an expulsion.
    Superintendent Steve Miracle stated that the wording should have been in the event of a suspension rather than expulsion. A second offense would require that the student appear before the Board for expulsion.

  • Students use critical thinking skills and inquiry at STEM

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For the past several years Trimble County Middle School has offered a class for two weeks in the summer entitled STEM. STEM is an acronym for the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. It is one of the newest fields of study that has become top priority in education, the emphasis being placed on students later pursuing degrees in STEM-related programs.

  • Jeff Bernard to pilot the U-7 hydro

    DECATUR, Ind. – Team Porter Racing has signed Jeff Bernard to pilot the U-7 Unlimited hydroplane for the 2016 season. The addition of the U-7 and Bernard gives the MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino and Resort (July 1-3) an eight boat H1 Unlimited Hydroplane field.

  • Trimble middle school track team competes at state

    Eighteen Trimble County Middle School track members qualified to compete at the KTCCCA Middle School State Track Championship on June 4th at the University of Louisville track and field complex. They joined competitors from 56 other middle schools from across the state of Kentucky. In the end, two team members brought home medals while others set new records and personal bests during the event.

  • Pray here, pray now?

    Moses had a problem, not the one in the Bible, but the one down at our neighborhood grocery store.  

  • Got rocks?

    Although I don’t think it’s terminal, it is chronic: I have a chronic case of CRS -- Can’t Remember Stuff.
    That’s the diagnosis one of my co-workers gave me the other day. He may or may not have been joking.
    I tell people all the time to please, please, please remind me of stuff. It’s the CRS, folks. I just can’t remember.
    At least I’m not alone. The ancient Israelites had it too. They were always forgetting stuff, mostly the stuff God had done for them, even rescuing them from years of slavery in Egypt.

  • LOOKING BACK

    June 26, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Clyde “Jack” Greenwood died Friday, June 20 at King’s Daughters Hospital, Madison, Ind. A native of Trimble County, Greenwood wore two hats in the community, that of county judge for 24 years until January of this year and that of newspaper editor for 11 years. He currently served as Editor Emeritus of The Trimble Banner-Democrat.