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  • Smoking cessation class begins March 1

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    If 2016 is the year you are determined to stop smoking, you can find help right here in Trimble County.
    The Hope Health Clinic, a non-profit primary care medical office located on the campus of Baptist Health LaGrange, is offering a free smoking cessation class in Trimble County, beginning Tuesday, March 1, at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. The one hour class will be held at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday for 13 weeks.

  • Contest winners
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  • Taylor named to Hanover College fall term Dean’s List

    HANOVER, Ind. – Trent Taylor was one of more than 300 Hanover College students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for Hanover’s Dean’s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
    Taylor, a junior political science major, is the son of Tim and Michelle
    Taylor, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.
    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana,
    Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked, liberal arts institution that has

  • Robert Haney named to Fall Dean’s List at Georgia Tech

    ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Haney of Bedford made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.    
    One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of creating the next--the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future.

  • TCMS academic team repeats as Quick Recall Champs!

    The Trimble County Middle School Academic Team has been crowned Quick Recall District Champions once again. This past week TCMS hosted the Governor’s Cup District Academic Tournament.
    Quick Recall is much like that of the game show Jeopardy except it is four on four as opposed to one on one. There are two 12-minute halves comprised of 40 questions each. When a team member buzzes in and answers correctly, their team receives a point.

  • Rotary meets new principal

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotarians welcomed new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider who provided a half hour of information on his priorities and goals for TCHS for the next five years in their Jan. 19 meeting. Slider, a graduate from Western Kentucky, comes to Trimble County with many years of teaching experience in Kentucky public school systems, having only recently moved into school administration activities following completion of training for his administration certification.

  • Big Brothers/Sisters may come to Trimble

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gina Lawrence-Freeman has been employed the past 19 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Madison, helping disadvantaged kids improve themselves through adult mentoring services. On Jan. 26, she provided a thought-inspiring overview of this program, now active in Jefferson County, Ind., and in Carroll County, to the Bedford Rotary Club. Importantly, she is now working with local educator and Rotarian Dave Eddy, and others, to establish a BBBS for Trimble County also.

  • TCHS student earns scholarship

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On January 16, 2016, Brennan Kunkel received a scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Fair and Horse Shows Youth Scholarship (KFHAS). Each county fair may nominate one person for the scholarship. “I was notified in August by Trimble County Fair Board president, Linda Craig, that I was nominated by the Trimble County Fair Board. The next step was to complete the application,” Kunkel explained.