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  • Meet Andrew Stark: Trimble’s new director of Emergency Management

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    He may be the new director of Trimble’s emergency management, but he is not a stranger to disasters, tragedy and emergency response teams due to his long list of organizations he works or volunteers for. Andrew Stark is committed to ensuring the citizens of Trimble County are safe and sound in all situations.

  • TCHS Drama Club presents musical ‘White Christmas’ next week

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The sheer excitement of theatrical arts and unending joy of the holiday season is about to collide, as the Trimble County Drama Club is gearing up to perform their next spectacular show: a special rendition of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.”

  • Trial date to be set at January hearing in Hall murder case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Five defendants facing charges in connection with the Nov. 2015 murder of Oldham County resident Angela Hall are scheduled for a pretrial conference in Trimble County Circuit Court at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

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  • Rumpke awarded bid for City of Bedford sanitation

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford received only one bid in answer to their advertisement for city sanitation collection.

  • Bedford stores observe Small Business Saturday

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    What is Small Business Saturday? Maybe you saw the commercials leading up to the Saturday after Thanksgiving and wondered what does it mean to shop small? Each year small businesses join together to offer a day of shopping small. According to Tracie Heveline this was created by American Express to help promote entrepreneurs to boost their sales.

  • Vaughn Whitt sentenced to 65 years

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt appeared before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier on Nov. 22 to hear his fate regarding the April 16, 2015 shooting of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart. Whitt was tried in the Madison, Ind., court in October and was found guilty of murder, a fire arms enhancement on the murder charge, two Level 5 felony counts of intimidation, four Level 6 counts of pointing a firearm and a misdemeanor count of possession of a firearm without a license. Charges were filed against Whitt on April 17, 2015.

  • McCane retires from emergency management

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ronnie McCane has decided to retire from the county’s emergency management team. Over the past 16 years he has written and received over a million dollars in grants for the county.
    If someone looks up Trimble County Emergency Management on Facebook the times of operation says Always Open.  Their vision is to coordinate a system of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and protect the lives, environment and property of the people of Trimble County.

  • School tax levy falls short by 333 votes

    By Dave Taylor
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County voters rejected the Nickel Tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education in Tuesday’s General Election with 1,967 ballots, or 54 percent, cast against the tax while 1,634 voters voted for the tax. The negative votes carried every precinct but two, winning in only North Milton and South Milton.