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  • Public hearing on school plan tonite at BES

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    All local residents interested in the future of the Trimble County School District and local students, present and future, are encouraged to attend tonight’s public hearing and give input regarding a District Facility Plan for the school district, which has been proposed by the Local Planning Committee. The public hearing will be held at the Bedford Elementary School at 7:00 p.m.

  • Commencement for Class of 2016 is Saturday at TCHS

    The public is invited to join in the festivities and help the graduates and their families celebrate as the Trimble County High School Class of 2016 prepares to embark on their journey into the adult stage of their lives and careers.  Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.

  • Correction

    A sentence in last week’s article about the Local Planning Committee, titled “LPC Considers rehab or new school option, to prepare draft,” was misleading. In the third paragraph it states that keeping the middle school permanent will save the district 2.3 million dollars.

  • Students prepare for Trimble Relay for Life
  • Board chairman clarifies supt.contract issue

    Tony Walker, Chairperson for the Trimble County Board of Education, released the following statement on Tuesday in answer to rumors concerning the contract between the school board and the school superintendent:
    “In August 2015, the current members of the Trimble County Board of Education hired Steve Miracle as the Superintendent of the school district. He signed a contract that was prepared by our school board attorney, Chenoweth Law Office, which was reviewed by the members of the board of education.

  • Memorial Day
  • School board discusses non-traditional instruction plan in May 18 meeting

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education convened its regular meeting at the Administration Office on May 18, opening with a discussion of a bond sale to be held the following day. The board approved a resolution, which approved refunding. The regular board was dismissed and the Finance Corporation was called to order. The Finance Corporation reported the potential of saving approximately $270,000.00. [See separate story on Page 1]

  • Trimble opts for Bernie over Hillary

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Democrats in Trimble County gave the nod to Senator Bernie Sanders over former Senator and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the race for President of the United States in last week’s Primary Election.

  • Schools reissue bonds at savings

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    On Wednesday, May 18, during a special meeting of the Trimble County School District Finance Corporation in concert with the regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, the corporation adopted a resolution authorizing the issuance of refunding revenue bonds for school building purposes.

  • County adopts Interlocal Agreement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court has joined with the cities of Bedford and Milton to approve an Interlocal Government Agreement between the three entities enabling them to combine their planning operations into a joint city-county planning program.