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Today's News

  • School restructuring proposal presented at LPC meeting

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A detailed presentation of the process of restructuring and the potential changes to the district’s predicament was given during the weekly LPC meeting held April 25 at 5:30 at Milton Elementary.
    A tour of the MES facilities was first item of the evening. Milton Elementary is the newest building in the district and is designed to provide an environment conducive to learning.

  • 2016 Trimble County High School Prom
  • Long Odds
  • Summer travel on a budget

    Warm, sunny days are the perfect occasion to hit the road to discover new things. But the dream of getting away may seem impossible to some of us when the costs of traveling, including food, lodging and entertainment, are piled on top of everyday living expenses.
    These tips may make it easier for you to get away without breaking the bank.

  • TCMS eighth graders enjoy St. Louis trip
  • TCMS Beta Club visits Rotary

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The past several years Bedford Rotary Club has been treated with visitations from Trimble County Middle School Beta Club members, along with their sponsor/teacher, Crystal Harris. The Beta Club is an honor society of students who maintain A and B averages in classes, and carry out projects in academics and crafts. Club members must also provide at least 10 hours of community service annually. Service projects may include trash pick-up, work for teachers, prom assistance, and church volunteering, among others.  

  • Some highlights of Trimble schools’ PASS test results

    [EDITOR’S NOTE: This week’s column was written by Robert Fulk, Ed.S, who is the Chief Academic Officer/Assistant Superintendent of Trimble County Schools.]

    All Trimble County students K-8 take the PASS test three times a year in reading and math. This is an in-district diagnostic test that is used to track student progress, arrange our intervention groups, and determine our readiness for KPREP testing at the end of the year. We look at a couple areas on the PASS test:

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, April 25
    7:47 a.m., reckless driving complaint, 439 Hwy 42W
    11:21 a.m., inspection, 201 Hwy 36
    4:01 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 9245 Hwy 421N
    5:32 p.m., drug investigation, 200 block Wentworth Ave
    5:36 p.m., lockout, 260 Wises Landing Rd
    Tuesday, April 26
    8:23 a.m., process service, 327 Hwy 421N
    3:35 p.m., pursuit, 27 mile marker I-71N
    4:12 p.m., DUI, 29 mile marker, I-71N
    Wednesday, April 27
    10:10 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Lower Pattons Creek Rd

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of April 25, 2016 in Trimble County District Court, the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • On the Side of the Road

    I threw newspapers when I was twelve years old. One of my early morning customers was Mr. Striplin, the president of our local bank. On a pre-dawn morning as I struggled with a bike load of papers, he stepped out from his door and said, “Bruce, you need a motorcycle”