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Today's News

  • Library’s summer reading program focus of July 21 Bedford Rotary meeting

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Public Library has actively addressed the problem of “Summer Slide” (summer learning loss with kids) through a third year of summer reading programs during June 1 through Aug. 1. Library staff member Amanda Neace discussed the summer reading program during the July 21 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, July 30
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Offsite Animal Avengers at the Trimble County Public Library at 1:00 p.m.
    The Trimble County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Bedfoird Elementary School Library for the purpose of approving a superintendent’s contract.
    Friday, July 31
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Offsite Fishing/Picnic at Lake Jericho at 10:00 a.m.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 13
    10:41 a.m., process service, Stone St.
    12:11 p.m., mischief, 3114 Hwy 421 N.
    3:24 p.m., disturbance, 218 Hardy Creek Rd.
    5:10 p.m., alarm, 2636 Liberty Rd.
    6:44 p.m., process service, block of 100 Willard Wilson Rd.
    7:13 p.m., process service, block of 20 Mullins Dr.
    7:34 p.m., warrant, 29 Mandy Ct.
    8:43 p.m., traffic stop, Wentworth Ave.
    9:43 p.m., traffic stop, Bedford Ave.
    9:50 p.m., traffic stop, 24 Hwy 421 N.
    9:53 p.m., traffic stop, 1029 Hwy 421 N.

  • 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 July 20, 2015:
    FELONY

  • Emergency room is ‘first love’ for this TCHS grad

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    Chaos. Many people would feel uncomfortable and overwhelmed working in an emergency room with critical patients arriving on stretchers or taking care of a patient during a rocky ambulance ride. But for Leah Payton, RN, these are situations she thrives in.
    “ER is my first love and always has been,” she said. “I like the not-knowing, and you never know what is going to come in the door — the element of surprise.”

  • Get ready for the Bedford Bash

    Staff Report
    The Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will host the 26th Annual Bedford Bash next Friday, Aug. 7, in the bank parking lot.
     The Bash will kick off at 6:30 p.m., and will feature an appearance by the Trimble County cheerleaders, a concert by Six Miles South and the Ninth Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Mother Daughter Look Alike Winners