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  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Board considers HVAC upgrade at Trimble High

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a report on potential electrical and HVAC upgrades to the Trimble County High School facility during last week’s meeting at the administration building in Bedford.  

  • Bedford changes meeting dates

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commissioners and Mayor Todd Pollock were unanimous in their praise of city employee Jimmy Hoskins for his street cleaning efforts in the wake of recent storms and frigid temperatures that made travel difficult.
    Hoskins said his job was made difficult by the number of cars that had been parked along city streets and the garbage cans left out waiting for trash pickup.

  • Valentine Royalty
  • Drama group to host inaugural Princess Tea

    The Trimble County High School Drama Club is hosting a princess tea Saturday, Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at Milton Elementary School.
    Your little princess can meet Elsa and Anna, have tea with Alice and the Mad Hatter, play games with Olaf and Kristoff, or be our guest with Belle and the Beast. She can even make her own crown in the Enchanted Forest with Snow White, Flynn Rider and Prince Charming. Delightful treats will be consumed and fun will be had.

  • Middle school student hosts a creative fundraiser

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Desiree Edinger, a delightful young lady at Trimble County Middle School, hosted a fundraiser to help out a friend. She organized an activity to “duct tape a teacher to the wall!”
    Edinger asked a group of friends to assist her with the task, created advertising for the event, requested the assistance of her teachers and sold strips of duct tape to her peers. It was not an easy activity to plan as she had previously thought, but the end result was fun and extremely successful.

  • New TCMS class paying it forward

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Taking the oath
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  • ‘I do solemnly swear’