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  • Consley among Top Scholars at WKU Commencement

    Bedford resident Hunter Consley was recognized among 55 Scholars of the College by Western Kentucky University during Saturday’s undergraduate ceremonies of its 179th Commencement.
    The Scholar of the College is the baccalaureate degree student in each undergraduate college with the highest cumulative overall grade point average and a minimum of 60 semester hours earned in residence.

  • Trimble LPC prepares to draft school recommendations

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee met at the Trimble County High School library on Tuesday, May 10, with Superintendent Steve Miracle opening the meeting by addressing discussion points from the Public Forum of the previous meeting.
    The sixth grade student consolidation can be phased in at the initiation of any potential restructuring. He also clarified that no restructuring plan may be approved without passing through the Trimble County Board of Education and on to the Kentucky Board of Education.

  • Goodwin next Family Court Judge

    By GLEN JENNINGS
    Landmark News Service
    After a four-month vacancy, the judicial nominating committee has decided La Grange attorney Doreen Goodwin will fill the position of 12th Judicial Circuit, District Two Family Court Judge until November’s election.  
    Goodwin has been practicing law for 26 years. She said she seeks to be strong, kind and consistent in administering the law.

  • Bedford Rotary Club to host Memorial Day event
  • Pendleton man charged with child pornography

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A Trimble County man is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center as a result of an arrest stemming from an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation conducted by the Kentucky State Police.

  • LPC discusses mission

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Local Planning Commission Facilitator Mark Ryles guided the Trimble County LPC through the process by which the drafted proposal is submitted for approval or rejection during the committee’s May 3 meeting. The draft goes to the local Board of Education for any feedback deemed necessary. Once the document is approved it is sent to the Kentucky Department of Education. From this point KDE will schedule a hearing.

  • Four juniors selected for elite ‘Scholar’ programs

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year juniors begin to apply for the honorable Governor’s Scholar Program in hopes to experience s summer filled with learning, making new friends and a monetary scholarship, to assist them after graduation. This year, Trimble County High School is honored to have four bright students attending. Congratulations to Zachary Wright, Chandler Howerton, Tessa Chilton and Trevor Browning.

  • Massie: Fund infrastructure at home, not abroad

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    If Trimble County government and business leaders hope to further improve local infrastructure in the interest of future economic growth it likely will not come from the federal level. That was the assessment given by Fourth District U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie during a “Coffee With Your Congressman” meeting with local residents last Tuesday.

  • 2016 Trimble County High School Prom
  • School restructuring proposal presented at LPC meeting

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A detailed presentation of the process of restructuring and the potential changes to the district’s predicament was given during the weekly LPC meeting held April 25 at 5:30 at Milton Elementary.
    A tour of the MES facilities was first item of the evening. Milton Elementary is the newest building in the district and is designed to provide an environment conducive to learning.