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  • 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.

  • Medic chronicles transition from student to soldier

    “I am an American Soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values. I will always place the mission first. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade...”

  • Businesses celebrate opening at new location
  • Work Ready Community hosting job fair May 8 at public library

    The Work Ready Community is hosting a free job fair open to the public on Friday, May 8th, from 1-5 pm, at the Trimble County Public Library. Some of the companies that will be present at the fair are: KY State Police, LG&E, Home Depot, KY Department of Corrections, Cedar Lake Lodge, Pilot, UPS, Arvin Sango, Baptist Health, Signature Health Care, Manpower and Employment Plus.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eighth Grade Trip
  • 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.