Local News

  • FFA Week at TCHS

    By Corey Cornett
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Members of Trimble County High School’s Chapter of the Future Farmers of America celebrated FFA week May 16- 20. Several events were held to celebrate and many members enjoyed a good time. Each day of the week was designated as a different dress up day.  Monday was hat and pajama day, Wednesday was western wear, followed by Thursday favorite truck/tractor attire, and Friday concluded with blue and gold or official dress attire.   

  • Man held in connection with alleged Trimble rape

    A 62-year-old man is being held in the Jefferson County, Ind., Jail in Madison in connection with an alleged assault on a Bedford minor, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    A Trimble County Grand Jury issued an indictment on Thursday, May 19, for the arrest of Robert H. Graham on three counts related to improper conduct with a minor. Graham, whose address is unknown, was arrested by the Madison Police Department.


    Offices closed for Memorial Day

    City and county government offices, as well as state government offices, will be closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

    Community plans observance for Memorial Day

    The annual community memorial Day observance is set for 10:30 a.m. on the Trimble County Courthouse lawn. Please join with your neighbors in honoring our veterans and the military for their service to our country.

  • Music to quiet the storm
  • TCHS credit recovery program gets school board approval

    Trimble County High School will introduce a Credit Recovery Program during the 2011-12 school year. The plan won unanimous approval during last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The board members had begun discussion of the plan during their May 4 meeting.

    “We had a program similar to this a few years ago at the high school,” Trimble Superintendent Marcia Dunaway said, “but we had to close it when funding for it was cut by the state.”

  • County continues weapons discussion

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court continued their discussion regarding a proposed weapons ordinance but chose not to include a second reading of the ordinance on the May 16 meeting agenda. The county government body had taken a first step to prohibit possession of weapons in and on property belonging to the county during their April 18 meeting by holding the first reading of a ordinance which would ban “firearms and other weapons” by non-law enforcement personnel on county properties.

  • Musical a hit with all ages
  • Bridge Work Resumes
  • End of school programs set

    Trimble County schools have a number of activities scheduled through the end of this month as the 2010-11 school years draws to a close. Following is a list of events set for the various schools, including music and art programs, academic awards presentations, moving up ceremonies and the Class of 2011 Commencement Exercises.

    Thursday, May 19: Trimble County Middle School Band/Chorus/Art Showcase, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at TCMS

    Friday/Saturday, May 20-21: Trimble County High School Drama Production of “Cinderella,” 7 p.m. TCHS Gymnasium