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  • Support given to Trimble’s adult education

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Support for the Trimble County Adult Education program was unanimous last week among the members of the Trimble County Fiscal Court as the county government body voted to approve a request by that organization for a $3,500 contribution. A service of the Jefferson Community and Technical College, the adult education program serves the community in facilities located on the Trimble County High School campus behind the former elementary school building.

  • Donors give hair for Children With Hair Loss

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ralph Hance, Trimble County Extension Agent for 4-H, hosted a hair donation event for Children With Hair Loss (CWHL), a non-profit organization helping children with hair loss.

  • Sachleben is new postmaster

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Angela Sachleben is Milton’s new Postmaster. Beginning her postal career 23 years ago in Indiana, her pleasant smile and bubbly attitude creates a happy atmosphere in the Milton Post Office.  
    For five years Sachleben was a mail carrier in the Madison area. She moved to management in Indianapolis, later became a customer service analyst in Louisville Kentucky. The past 15 years Angela worked in labor relations.

  • TCMS BETA seeks donations

    Staff Report
    National Beta Club is a premier youth organization in our country with over 7,600 clubs in 45 states. Trimble County Middle School, with an enrollment of 311 students, has a chapter of the National Beta Club with 75 members. National Beta Club is a student-centered honor society that promotes character, recognizes achievement, develops leadership skills and encourages community service.

  • Trimble Relay total to exceed $21,000

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I have been overwhelmed with kindness from this community!”
    The speaker was Trimble County’s Relay for Life Chairperson Michelle Griffith as she reflected Monday on the success of Saturday’s Relay event at the Bedford Elementary School. Griffith said that while there are still some late donations coming in, “I can comfortably say that it is over $21,000.00!

  • Trimble students GEAR UP for summer camp program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner    
    GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program. GEAR UP is a federally funded program that focuses on soft skills; for example: time management, study skills, college/career availability, budgeting, and much more. Students are guided to search education and career possibilities that are suited towards their personal interest.

  • Mt Byrd youth on mission
  • Woman held after alleged assault

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 25-year-old woman is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center under $10,000 cash bond after the alleged brutal beating of an older man with whom she had been living at a residence at 388 Wise’s Landing Road in Trimble County. Anna Maria Teal faces charges of wanton endangerment 1st degree and assault 1st degree in connection with the incident.

  • Relay for Life Saturday at Bedford Elem.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County residents will join together Saturday evening at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will start at 6 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School. The Relay For Life program is a community-based event open to the public.

  • TCAE celebrates Jasmine Hudgens’ success story

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner