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  • News of Public Record 06-15-11

    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 June 6-10, 2011.

    Felony

  • Alumni to meet

    The Trimble County Alumni Association will meet at the Trimble County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. The meeting is open to all persons interested in event planning for next year’s Alumni Banquet and the upcoming centennial of TCHS.

  • Basketball Camp to start Monday at BES

    Trimble County Basketball Camp will be held Monday, June 20, through Thursday, June 23, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Bedford Elementary School. The camp is open to girls and boys in grades two through five. The cost of the camp is $40 per student. Call Kerrie at 502/255-5100, extension 2002 to register. Campers will be fed lunch each day at no additional charge.

  • Two from Trimble named Governor’s Scholars

    Two members of the outgoing 2011 Trimble County High School junior class have been selected to participate in the prestigious Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

    Hannah Davis, daughter of Rob and Nikki Davis, Milton, and Hunter Consley, son of Steve and Jackie Consley, Bedford, will be among more than 1,000 “rising seniors” from throughout the Commonwealth who will study at one of three colleges during the five-week program.

  • Bridge contractor given extension due to floods

    State project managers for the construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge project have announced that the contractor, Walsh Construction Co., has been granted an extra 60 days for completion of the bridge replacement.

    The extension was granted due to high-water events beyond what is normally anticipated for a typical spring. This is in accordance with the terms of the design-build contract with Walsh. However, Walsh is working to make up as much time as possible by working longer days and weekends.

  • KSP arrests Bedford man following suspicious fire

    A Bedford man was arrested and charged with first-degree arson following a residential fire on Hardy Creek Road east of Bedford last week.

    Leonard J. Andrew, 26, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Noble at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton.

  • Relay numbers drop significantly

    The threat of an oncoming rainstorm forced an early end to last weekend’s Trimble County Relay for Life. Attendance was down compared to previous years. Funds raised at this year’s event took a nosedive as well.

    Relay is a community event – held nationwide – that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams sell items and offer activities to raise funds to add with donations received since the first of the year.

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  • Trimble graduates awarded numerous scholarships

    Trimble County High School’s Class of 2011 has earned in excess of $900,000 in scholarship awards, according to TCHS Guidance Counselor Brigette Kunselman. On Monday evening the awards, which included Kentucky Excellence in Excellence Scholarships, totaled $900,118.

    “This number is an accurate amount for scholarships that have been accepted by the student, not just awarded,” Kunselman said. The total dollar figure would be higher had students accepted all award monies offered.

    Award recipients were:
    Zach Adair: KEES