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Today's Features

  • Well, by the time you read this, I will be retired. I can hardly believe it has been almost thirty-five years since Carole and I moved to Trimble County. After just over two years as County Extension Agent for Agriculture in Harlan County, we moved to Trimble County in February, 1981 following Millard Maxey’s retirement. Carole grew up in Trimble County. I grew up In Carroll County, so moving here was almost like moving back home to me and, now Trimble County is my home.

  • HANOVER, Ind. – Trent Taylor was one of more than 300 Hanover College students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for Hanover’s Dean’s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
    Taylor, a junior political science major, is the son of Tim and Michelle
    Taylor, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.
    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana,
    Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked, liberal arts institution that has

  • ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Haney of Bedford made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.    
    One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of creating the next--the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future.

  • The Trimble County Middle School Academic Team has been crowned Quick Recall District Champions once again. This past week TCMS hosted the Governor’s Cup District Academic Tournament.
    Quick Recall is much like that of the game show Jeopardy except it is four on four as opposed to one on one. There are two 12-minute halves comprised of 40 questions each. When a team member buzzes in and answers correctly, their team receives a point.

  • Feb. 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Kentucky State Police at the LaGrange Post report that fatal accidents and fatalities have been reduced for the post area in reporting their summary for 1985. In 1984, 18 people were killed in 16 accidents, compared to 13 people killed in 12 accidents in 1985 There were 452 driving under the influence arrests; 10,929 citations issued; 3,637 courtesy notices; 2,079 motorist assists; 3,401 complaint calls; 930 accidents investigated; 1,029 felony and misdemeanor cases opened; 646 felony and misdemeanor arrests.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotarians welcomed new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider who provided a half hour of information on his priorities and goals for TCHS for the next five years in their Jan. 19 meeting. Slider, a graduate from Western Kentucky, comes to Trimble County with many years of teaching experience in Kentucky public school systems, having only recently moved into school administration activities following completion of training for his administration certification.

  • Monday, Feb. 8
    Baby & Me 10:30-11 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Story time is for babies, too! Introduce your little one to the library and enjoy reading, singing and playing together! All babies 0-12 months are welcome to bring a favorite adult and learn about the library! Call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 for more information.
    Trimble County Public Library Yoga Event Join us at the library for a free one-hour yoga class led by a certified instructor at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gina Lawrence-Freeman has been employed the past 19 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Madison, helping disadvantaged kids improve themselves through adult mentoring services. On Jan. 26, she provided a thought-inspiring overview of this program, now active in Jefferson County, Ind., and in Carroll County, to the Bedford Rotary Club. Importantly, she is now working with local educator and Rotarian Dave Eddy, and others, to establish a BBBS for Trimble County also.

  • I suffer from a rare malady. It’s called Unintentional Clamor Syndrome. Basically, the more I try to be quiet, the louder I become. When my condition is active I will manage to tip over objects which have been in the same location for years. The ensuing crash is usually spectacular and deafening. Once I’ve created an unexpected noise it is guaranteed to cause the dogs to bark, the cats to flee, my mother-in law to drop a stitch in her knitting, and the neighbors to shake their heads in dismay.