The Trimble County Board of Education during their March 16 meeting answered a challenge by Kentucky’s top education official to increase the rates of college and career readiness over the next four years. The board signed on to pledge to that end.
Last Tuesday, students at Bedford Elementary School learned about preventing encounters with strangers and what to do if a person they do not know tries to take them.
“The Child Connection Inc.,” is an independent, non-profit organization that actively searches for missing and exploited children throughout all of U.S.A. and Canada. TCC was founded in 1992 to aid and assist local law enforcement and other federal agencies in the recovery of missing children. TCC also acts as a liaison between law enforcement and parents.
Angela Stethen has achieved the designation of dean’s scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2010 semester. This honor is given to students who earn a grade average of 3.4-3.79.
Stethen is a 2008 Trimble County graduate and is in her junior year at WKU, majoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Middleton of Claymont, Del., and James and Mary Stethen of Bedford.
Paige Laurel and Ethan Brock announce the birth of their sister, Emery Grace Heinz. Emery was born Jan. 8, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Parents are Bobby and Bree Heinz of Milton. Maternal grandparents are David and Teresa Ginn, also of Milton; paternal grandparents are John and Sandy Heinz, Milton. Maternal great-grandfather is Wyman Callis of Bedford.
Diana Arnold of Bedford has been appointed to serve District III on the Shelby Energy Cooperative's Board of Directors. District III encompasses Trimble County and portions of Carroll and Oldham counties.
A graduate of Berea College, Arnold earned graduate hours from Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Louisville to complete her master's degree in teaching. She later attained Rank I, which included course credit for participation in HumBio Summer Institutes at Stanford University.