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  • 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.

  • Trimble High School Drama Club takes Manhattan

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On the night of the third of April at approximately 10:00 p.m. a tour bus made departure from the parking lot of Trimble County High School and brought several theatre students to the “promised land.” The bus, piloted by Gerber Tours, was tasked with transporting the Trimble County Drama Club to New York City.

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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.”