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Community News

  • 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.

  • Recognition for school retirees

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County School District has several employees saying farewell this year. Each retiree was presented a personalized rocking chair and one by one were called up to be recognized for their many years of dedication and service to the school district.

  • Bedford chiropractor, staff host ‘beach party’ Friday

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    It is over 1500 miles from the big blue skies of Montana to the bluegrass of Kentucky. But for Dr. Cody Taylor and his family, it was worth the travel.

  • Commissioners delay interior work on city building

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 9 at the Municipal Building in Milton. Mayor Denny Jackson presented the commission with a contract renewal for city attorney Genon Hensley. The contract will go through the end of 2016. The commission agreed to let Mayor Jackson sign the contract with Hensley who has represented the City of Milton for several years.

  • Congratulations, Class of 2016 scholarship recipients!

    The following is a list of seniors receiving Kentucky Excellence in Education Scholarships, as well as other local, state, national and university scholarships.
    Bedford Elementary P.T.O. Scholarship—Gabrielle Murray and Robert Harris
    Amanda Ralston Memorial Scholarship—Rachel Dunlap
    Bedford Bank Scholarship—Katie Gonterman
    Bedford Bank Scholarship—Eli Moreland
    Jerry Stark Memorial Scholarship—Amber Cissell and Brantley Barnes
    Farmers Bank of Milton #1—Alex Dixon

  • Library to host Young Learners Family Fair Wednesday

    Toddlers, preschoolers and their families are invited to the Trimble County Public Library for a Young Learners Family Fair. If you are interested in your child’s development or want to learn more about school readiness, this is an event you don’t want to miss. The fair will take place on Wednesday, June 8 from 10 a.m. until noon.

  • CASA seeks Trimble volunteers

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Court Appointed Advocates of the River Region (includes Jefferson, Henry, Oldham, Trimble, Shelby, and Spencer Counties) supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children. Begun in 1977 in Seattle, CASA programs today exist in every state and served almost 250,000 children the past year.  

  • Rotary serving lunch at courthouse Tuesday

    The Bedford Rotary lunch wagon will be at the courthouse from 11:00 to 1:00 pm Tuesday June 7. Come join and support us for delicious pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheeseburgers, hot dogs, barbeque sandwiches, chips and drinks. Your business is greatly appreciated and all proceeds and donations go back into community services.

  • Library seeking ‘volunteens’

    Do you know a middle or high school student who is looking for something fun and meaningful to get involved in this summer? The Trimble County Public Library is accepting applications for their VolunTeen program through June 2. Applications may be picked up at and returned to the front desk at the library.