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  • School board members voice concerns over declining enrollment numbers at meeting

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Bob Wagner was in attendance at the Feb. 15 meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education to provide the Board with the tentative FY 2017-18 School Allocations Report.  The State Regulation (702 KAR 3:246) stipulates that the Board must approve a tentative allocation to school councils by March 1. The final allocation will be due on May 1.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Samantha Weaver

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    One of the most influential film directors of all time, Federico Fellini, was once quoted as saying that “a different language is a different vision of life.” In my experience, I have found that Fellini’s lease on bilingualism was not far from true. As obscure as it sounds, whenever I reflect on what made me the person I currently am, I contribute an enormous amount of credit to my years in Spanish Class under the tutelage of Mrs. Samantha Weaver.

  • Marlena Robinson arraigned on animal cruelty charges

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Marlena Robinson was arraigned in Trimble County District Court last week on 97 misdemeanor charges and one felony charge related to the rescue of 14 horses and the finding of numerous equine corpses on a farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.

  • Riddle arraigned in Cable murder case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Timothy Riddle was arraigned in Trimble County District Court Tuesday in connection with the Valentine’s Day shooting death of his former girlfriend, 38-year-old Lora Ann Cable, at her place of employment, First You Medical Center located at 18 Alexander Avenue just off U.S. Highway 42 in Bedford.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Rene Craig

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    I’d like to start off by saying that I’ve never been a huge fan of mathematics. Numbers have never exactly been something that I was able to identify with—as long as I can remember, my math classes, from basic math to algebra, have perplexed and frustrated me to a great extent. I was always at a point where I “just didn’t get it” or I simply gave up—this all changed, however, when I met Ms. René Craig.

  • Horses recovering in Oldham

    By AMANDA MANNING
    Landmark News Service
    Thirteen horses that were found starving and alive among other dead horses in Trimble County have been recovering in Oldham County for the past week.  
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s office and the Henry and Trimble County Animal Control discovered multiple dead animals on Trimble County resident Marlena Robinson’s property. Robinson now faces 53 counts of animal cruelty second degree and 44 counts of disposition of carcasses within 48 hours.

  • Resident faces 97 charges after dead horses found on Trimble County farm

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 33-year-old Bedford woman was arrested Thursday after the remains of 15 dead horses and several dead rabbits were found on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Karen Long

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    True versatility is a rare characteristic. It’s not something that can be learned, it’s a natural talent that is born within a person and ignited as they discover passion and purpose. Mrs. Karen Long is the embodiment of that versatility, a shining example of achievement fueled by passion and dedication based on purpose.

  • Milton couple attend class taught by President Carter

    Milton residents Gary and Janet Greenwood went to Plains, Ga., on Jan. 22, to hear the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, teach Sunday School.
    President Carter teaches Sunday School nearly every Sunday at his home church, Maranatha Baptist Church, Gary Greenwood said. The Greenwoods sat on the front pew as President Carter taught the lesson from the book of Romans and talked of God’s grace and that people should get along with one another. He also talked about the Apostle Paul, the writer of the New Testament Letter to the Romans.

  • Lora Cable murdered at medical office

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    For Milton resident Lora Ann Cable, Tuesday—Valentine’s Day—began with a happy social media post containing a photograph of flowers she had received from a friend, which had brightened her day. By late morning, the daylight for Lora vanished in an instant, and for the many friends she had accrued over the course of her 38 years that instant cast a pall over their day as well.