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  • Defendants in child abuse case in court

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Preliminary hearings were held Tuesday in Trimble County District Court for two Milton residents charged with criminal abuse of a child in connection with an incident or incidents of restraining a child with a ball and chain in a residence on School Hollow Road.
    Darrin W. McDaniel, 32, was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 7, by Kentucky State Police Trooper Patrick Stucker after the trooper made a welfare check at a mobile home in which McDaniel, his girlfriend, April L. Vantyle, age 31, and three children were residing.

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  • Trimble, area counties form regional career academy

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Incoming high school freshman from Trimble, Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, and Owen counties now have a groundbreaking choice about where to go to high school. The superintendents of the five school districts have announced they are opening Kentucky’s first regional career academy so their students can pursue competitive advantage for the highest-demand, highest-wage jobs in Kentucky’s Golden Triangle region.

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  • Father arrested in Trimble for criminal abuse of a child

    On Saturday, Feb. 7, Kentucky State Police Post 5 received an anonymous tip requesting that a welfare check be conducted at 179 School Hollow Road in reference to a child in danger.
    Post 5 Public Information Officer, Trooper Mitchel Hazelett said Trooper Patrick Stucker responded and subsequently arrested 32-year-old Darrin W. McDaniel for Criminal Abuse 1st degree and an outstanding Carroll County District Court warrant.

  • Parent voices concerns about elementary behavior issues

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Are the antics of some unruly elementary school students creating anxiety issues among students and staff at a local elementary school?
    The parent of a student in one of the Trimble County School System’s elementary schools raised the issue during last week’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The parent asked to address the board during the “New Business” section of the agenda about an alleged ongoing problem in a local elementary school.

  • TCHS Drama Club presents ‘The Hollow’

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    This past weekend the Trimble County High School drama class presented an excellent performance of “The Hollow.” On Friday night, the audience was so large the members of the play had to provide more seating. With all of the proceeds going towards a trip to New York City this was a pleasant surprise.

  • Commission okays training incentives

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission Monday approved the second reading of an ordinance per House Bill 119 adopting an incentive program for officials to obtain training related to city government.

  • Hornback favors bridge approach plan

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    State Senator Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, encouraged local residents and county and Milton city officials to share their opinions with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet regarding proposed alternatives for improvements to the Kentucky approach to the new Milton-Madison Bridge.

  • Chorus formed at Trimble County Middle School

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Eighth grade reading teacher Erin Liter has formed a choir comprised of Trimble County Middle School students. They have been practicing daily until 5:00 p.m. for a multitude of weeks to prepare for upcoming performances. This organization provides students who are interested in music to explore and develop their vocal skills. With the absence of a music class Mrs. Liter realized TCMS needed a choir.