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Today's News

  • TCHS principal Adams resigns

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    With little more than two weeks remaining before the start of the 2015-16 school year, The Trimble Banner learned Sunday of the resignation of Trimble County High School Principal Rachael Adams.

  • Elisabeth Goodin crowned Mini Teen Princess in natl. pageant

    [EDITOR’S NOTE: Trimble County’s Elisabeth Goodin was crowned Mini Teen Princess AmeriFest and named Best Personality in her class at a national pageant held over the weekend at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn. The 13-year-old competed in speech, beauty and interview with a question onstage during the pageant. She won jewelry, a crown, a medal and a sash. Her mother, Jennifer Graham Goodin, an author and Trimble Banner correspondent, writes of her pride in her daughter’s accomplishments.]

    By JENNIFER GOODIN

  • Board to name superintendent

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education will hold a special meeting tonight for the purpose of approving the contract for a new school superintendent. The open meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School library. Upon receiving the new superintendent’s signature on the contract he will be presented to the public.

  • County seeks funding for road cleanup, repairs from recent storms

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I’ve had those boys out late in the evening working and I know they’ve been hustling real hard!”
    The speaker was Trimble County Road Department Superviser Eddy Callis who gave a report to Trimble County Fiscal Court concerning the work of the road crew in the wake of recent storm damage from floods and heavy winds. Callis said all county roads are open with the exception of a bridge on Nichols Road and the upper part of Martini Lane. “We’ve still got a lot of work to do,” he said.

  • Bedford addresses storm damage to wastewater treatment plant

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission, owners of the Bedford Wastewater System, is facing some considerable expense in making repairs to the wastewater facilities off Starks Lane after floodwaters and heavy rains caused major damage last week.

  • School board continues study of adding D to the grading scale

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met last Wednesday evening for their regularly scheduled meeting. The board introduced Susan Meredith as the new director of federal programs and curriculum in the district. Meredith started her career in education 24 years ago and has been employed at the Trimble County Middle School for 13 years and served as Vice Principal for the last ten years. She will be filling the position recently vacated by the retirement of Becky Moore.

  • Trimble County Fair Livestock Show 3
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  • Trimble County Fair Livestock Show
  • The Infernal Wheel

    Many years ago I had a horrible, yet ridiculous encounter with a playground merry go round. I was somehow sucked beneath the thing and was trapped for the entire recess period. Even now I have absolutely no idea of what caused the phenomenon I encountered that fateful day. Maybe the spinning of the wheel triggered a vortex beneath that pulled me under? Stranger things have occurred. That or I have an uncanny ability to find myself in the most ludicrous predicaments imaginable.