Today's News

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Autumn leaps
  • The possums under the porch

    I’m not so sure that our possum Punchy was actually a boy. We’ve recently encountered a younger marsupial in our trash cans and our cat’s supper dishes. I’ve yet to introduce myself formally although I did have a recent close encounter.

  • National Youth Science Day Project Drone Discovery

    Drones may seem like the ultimate remote control toy, but they are so much more. During the 4-H National Youth Science Day experiment, Drone Discovery, 4-H’ers will learn how drones are used to solve real-world problems like manage invasive weeds, find missing animals or deliver a package. Members will also get the opportunity to design their own drone.

  • The importance of staying positive

    Did you know there are actually health benefits to being positive?  Research has shown that people who are positive and at least once a week keep track of the things they are grateful for had fewer physical complaints than those who did not keep track.  Staying positive is an important part of mental health.  

  • Fall is a great time to sample soil

    If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that. Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

  • Local news in brief

    TCHS Class of ’76 to reunite Saturday
    The Trimble County High School Class of 1976 has scheduled their 40 year reunion for

  • Milton High School reunion Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • TCHS GRIT team visits Rotary

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    What a team!  What a purpose! Just when we are saturated by the bad news of the day about our country coming apart, about the loss of high values among the youth, about sand-box level fighting among our politicians—in other words all the stuff that makes headlines among the competing news media—along comes a fresh reminder that we have the next generation of great kids working hard to assure brighter futures and high civic responsibilities.

  • Hard work by students, staff push test scores to new levels

    Dear Readers,
    With the public reporting of state assessment scores today you have hopefully seen the great academic progress made by our students and staff through last year’s instruction. Achieving the classification of Distinguished as a school and a district is quite an accomplishment and our students and staff deserve recognition for the outstanding work they put in last year. Trimble County truly has great students and some of the best teachers anywhere around. Let me put this into perspective for you.