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Local News

  • Heaven’s tears shed on Memorial Day service
  • Trimble Relay for Life to be held June 13

    On June 13,   Trimble  County residents will join together at the American Cancer Society’s  Relay For Life to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will start at 6pm at Bedford Elementary School.  

  • Rotary to conduct Memorial Day service

    The service for Memorial Day 2015 has been organized and will be conducted by the Bedford Rotary Club at the Trimble County Courthouse on Monday, May 25.  The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.

  • Vaughn Whitt, 31 waives extradition, in Indiana custody

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt, the Milton resident held in connection with the April 16 shooting death of Madison teenager Brennan Stewart, is now in the custody of Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace after Whitt waived extradition Tuesday in Trimble County District Court.
    Prior to Tuesday’s extradition proceedings, the 31-year-old Whitt had been held at the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton on charges of tampering with physical evidence, a Class D felony, and on a fugitive warrant from the State of Indiana.

  • Businesses celebrate opening at new location
  • The Trimble Banner has moved

    Trimble Banner Staff Report
    The Trimble Banner office in Bedford has moved to a new location above the new Campbellsburg Chiropractic office at 127 Hwy. 42 East.
    “The building is easy to spot with the red roof, directly across the street from Bobby True’s law office,” Publisher Jeff Moore said. “Managing Editor Dave Taylor will be based at the new location to provide our readers with the coverage they expect of Trimble County.”

  • Lacey Miller awaiting heart transplant

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Imagine enjoying an everyday life with your family. Driving your seven year old to school, homework, meals, play and bath time routines. Your home is full of laughter with three children, chatter and sometimes chaos. Then five days later you are cuddling one of them; who has come down with a fever, vomiting and laying limp. Of course the first thought is; this is a 24-hour stomach bug.

  • Whitt has court appearance

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt made his second appearance in Trimble District Court Tuesday in connection with the April 16 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart in Madison. Whitt was arraigned by videoconference from the CCDC facility before District Judge Jerry D. Crosby last week. On Tuesday, Whitt was transported to Bedford for another appearance, this time before District Judge Diane E. Wheeler.

  • MILTON’S WHITT DETAINED IN MURDER

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 31-year-old Milton man, Vaughn Alan Whitt, was arraigned in Trimble County District Court Tuesday on charges of tampering with physical evidence and being a fugitive from another state. The charges stem from the Thursday, April 16 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart, of Brooksburg and formerly of Trimble County, on Broadway Street in Madison.

  • Rowlett to attend Gatton Academy

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 60 students for its Class of 2017, including Trimble County’s Jenna Rowlett, daughter of Douglas and Missy Rowlett, from Bedford.
    Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards, extracurricular activities, responses to essay questions, and letters of recommendation. Last month, 108 candidates were invited to interview with community leaders from across the Commonwealth and Gatton Academy alumni.