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  • 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.

  • Board applauds Drama Club’s ‘Oscar’

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Various teachers and students from the elementary school enlightened board members with their creative inventions from the science fair and other learning activities during last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education at Bedford Elementary School.

  • Refuse collection on the way for Milton

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Refuse collection on the way for Milton

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Bedford’s city boundaries under review

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Surveyor Jim Pyles has done some preliminary work in assisting the City of Bedford officials to determine the official boundaries of the city.
    “As you guys know, our boundaries are a contentious item,” Mayor Todd Pollock told the members of the Bedford City Commission Monday. “It has put a strain on a lot of things and it comes down to we need to get it fixed.”

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  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.