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Today's News

  • TC school retirees honored at June 4 breakfast

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County school personnel gathered for a June 4 breakfast to honor five employees who retired from service this year.

    Superintendent Marcia Dunaway thanked the retirees and other faculty and staff at the breakfast for all their hard work teaching the students, bringing them to school on buses, cooking for them and taking care of them.

    “We have a wonderful school system,” she said. “We get a lot of compliments. This is a great place. It’s home; it will always be special to me.”

  • Trimble Relay for Life poised to surpass 2008 donations

    The Trimble Banner

    The 2009 Relay for Life kicked off officially Monday, as team captains from all over Trimble County turned in money already collected.

    Organizer Myrna Persell, herself a cancer survivor, said $13,450 was brought in by teams Monday by many – but not all – of the 32 teams. She said the preliminary amount doesn’t include sponsorships, money raised from the sale of luminaria and money collected during a recent promotion at Subway in Bedford.

  • Fire chiefs ask drivers to be patient

    Two local fire chiefs are asking motorists to be patient if they see fire trucks attempting to cross the Milton-Madison Bridge.

    Prior to the fire at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Madison, Ind., Ind., a 15-ton weight limit was set on the Milton-Madison Bridge by the state of Kentucky in response to structural deficiencies discovered in a December bridge inspection.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Board OKs sale of old Milton school

    The Trimble County Board of Education, in a special meeting held Saturday morning prior to graduation at Trimble County High School, gave Superintendent Marcia Dunaway the OK to put the now-former Milton Elementary School building on the auction block.

  • Reflections on graduation, OR: Could it really be almost 30 since the Class of 1980?

    School’s out and the Trimble County High School Class of 2009 officially became alumni on Saturday.

    It really was a lovely day, and with the mild weather, very comfortable in that very crowded gymnasium.

    While I was driving to the high school Saturday morning, I thought back to when I graduated ... all those years ago. Could it really be almost 30 years since I received my diploma?

  • One last HOORAH!

    The Trimble Banner

    The 83 seniors of Trimble County High School’s Class of 2009 took their turns crossing the stage Saturday morning, June 6, to collect diplomas from Superintendent Marcia Dunaway.

     As usual, graduation ceremonies packed the gym with friends, parents and other family members to wish the newly minted graduates luck as one chapter closed and another began.

  • Crowning the queen
  • Arbinger new volleyball coach

    Kristen Arbinger, the eighth grade science teacher at Carroll County Middle School, has been hired as the new head volleyball coach at Carroll County High School for the 2009-10 season, according to a press release issued by Athletic Director Randy Mefford.

    Arbinger served as the middle school coach and their record included 13 wins and six losses, Mefford said.

  • Group seeks input on county’s health needs

    People who need public health services often feel defeated by the system, but hopefully that is about to change, according to Melody Stafford, Health Planner of Three Rivers District Health Department.

  • Officials say soldering caused fire at Madison courthouse

    MADISON, Ind. -- The May 20 fire that heavily damaged the Jefferson County Courthouse in Madison “was accidental in its origin,” according to Madison Fire Chief Steve Horton.

    At a press conference held at city hall on Monday, Horton said contractors were in “the finishing stages of an extensive remodeling program. One of the final aspects of that remodeling included the repair and replacement of copper downspouts and gutters from the upper reaches of the building.”