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Community News

  • Eastern announces Dean’s List

    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,099 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2015 semester.
    The List includes four Bedford residents: Jacob Blair, a senior Journalism major; Brian Hemmer, a senior Aviation major; Brandon Ray, a senior Police Studies major; and Mackenzie Sutherland, a junior majoring in General Studies in Justice and Safety.

  • Kimberlin’s celebrate 50 years

    On June 12, 1965, Thomas, Sr. and Jeannetta Kimberlin (Tom and Netta) exchanged wedding vows and then repeated those vows 50 years later. They have five children, Thomas, Jr., Betty Hoskins, Jack, Neva Wilson, and Laura Brown. They have 13 grandchildren, 1 angel, 12 great-children and counting. They celebrated their anniversary at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, June 13, 2015, with over 150 friends and family.

  • Roberts makes WKU Dean’s List

    Hannah Roberts, a 2013 Trimble County High School Honor Graduate and recipient of the Kelly Jewell Memorial Scholarship and BES Scholarship that same year, has made Western Kentucky University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.
    To achieve this honor a student must take at least 12 course hours or more while maintaining a 3.5 GPA and above throughout the semester.
    Along with this recognition, Hannah has also been accepted into the limited number of applicants to the nursing program at WKU, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester.

  • Consultant briefs Rotary on school superintendent search

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The recent opening for a new Trimble County Schools Superintendent position has necessitated a search process, which includes the Trimble County Board of Education, an appointed screening committee and the engagement of professional search consultant Mike Oder who represents the Kentucky School Boards Association.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • CHURCH BRIEFS

    Sligo church to host Handshakes and Pancakes

  • 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.

  • 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?