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  • Special blood drive held in memory of Christopher

    A special blood drive is being held on Tuesday, June 30, in memory of Trimble County High School student, Christopher Goodin.
    This is the second year the school system has hosted the blood drive in Christopher’s memory. He passed away two years ago, at age 17, after battling cystic fibrosis.
    Carla Goins works in the Trimble County School system and is helping to coordinate the blood drive. She remembers Christopher as one of Trimble County High School’s “great students” and says hosting this annual drive is a wonderful tribute to him.

  • Talent sought for hymn sing at the Trimble fair

    Participants are being sought for the Trimble County Fair Hymn Sing, which will be a highlight of the fair activities on Senior Night, Thursday, July 9, according to fair board member Debbie Perry.
    The hymn sing is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and continue through 9:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Park. All participants in the program will be admitted to the fairgrounds free of charge on that evening. Senior citizens, ages 62 and up will also be admitted free with a clip out coupon from The Trimble Banner Fair Guide, published last week.

  • Students becoming innovators with summer STEM program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For the past three years Trimble County Middle School has offered an enrichment class entitled STEM, which is an acronym for Science Technology Engineering Mathematics. This class allows students to utilize critical thinking skills, become innovators, design a multitude of projects, problem solve and have fun while learning.

  • Safely dispose of unused meds

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Do you know what to do with expired or unused medication in your home?

  • Milton okays waste collection ordinance

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 11, in the Milton Municipal Building. Mayor Denny Jackson opened the meeting and instructed the Commission that they needed to have a second reading on an ordinance requiring residents to have waste collection services. Commissioners Lynn Comeaux, Jerry Harmon, Troy Alexander, and Mayor Jackson voted to approve the second reading of the ordinance. Commissioner Seth Willis was not present at the meeting.

  • CHURCH BRIEFS

    Sligo church to host Handshakes and Pancakes

  • Bedford names board to oversee Morgan Center

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford has established a board to oversee the operations of the Morgan Community Center. Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock recently proposed the formation of the board “to help come up with ideas for the best use of the community center that brings the whole community together.”

  • FOURTH NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    ALL A
    Fourth Grade: Christopher Cornett, Whitnee Louden, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Kaden May, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Maddi Stark, James Thomas Wilcoxson, Payton Garland, Audrey Howerton and Adee Weaver.
    Fifth Grade: Aleah Cull, Keegan Congleton, Belinda Garcia, Elise Beeles, Tate Ogburn, Hope Staley, Luke Staley, Bailey Turner, Makayla Abbott, Lauren Haney, Sydney Howerton and Alyssa Wright.
    All A/B

  • Teen Leadership Trimble receives Lowe’s Toolbox Grant for courtyard
  • Bedford church to host missionaries Sunday

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in   Bedford is hosting missionaries Brandon and Vania Covey and children, from Bulgaria, Sunday, June 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. All are   welcome. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.