Community News

  • Rotary Club begins year with big plans for 2015

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club held its first meeting of 2015 on January 6, highlighting many planned activities for the coming year. Our new President-elect, Kenny Green, was installed and will serve as President during July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Congratulations Kenny! He will undergo training in Nashville during March. This is an annual, intensive two-and-one-half day seminar series for President-elects from many clubs throughout Kentucky, Tennessee and other states.

  • Trimble students make Morehead Dean’s List

    MOREHEAD, Ky.-- The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2014 Fall Semester includes the following local students: Stuart Barnes of Bedford and Jalynn Copeland of Milton.
    At Morehead State University, students find “much more” than one might imagine. MSU is much more than college classes... much more engaged.... much more personal. MSU provides a safe campus environment that is much more welcoming and student-friendly. The school delivers a quality, affordable education in a student-focused learning environment.

  • UK announces record Dean’s List

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List. UK has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester.  The list includes five students from Trimble County, including Hannah B. Ball, a senior Kinesiology major; Richelle Marie Cassell, a sophomore Biology major; Brandi Lynn Chappell, a senior Kinesiology major; Mathew Thomas Stethen, a senior Electrical Engineering major; and Colyn Guyn True, a sophomore Human Nutrition major.

  • Newells welcome baby

    Aiden Dwayne Newell was born Jan. 12, 2015 at Baptist Health in Richmond, Ky. His parents are April Hoskins Newell and Mark Dwayne Newell, Jr., of Richmond. Aiden weighed eight pounds six ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Ted and Dorothy Holcomb, Bedford; Mark and Donna Newell, Clay City. His great-grandparents include Sue Holcomb, Eckerty, Ind.; Joe and Lona Hensley, Cynthiana; and Luke Newell, Clay City.

  • Rotary hears of valuable program for troubled youth

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky has a growing problem of neglected, abused and troubled youth. According to Jim Shields, of “Boys and Girls Haven,” Louisville, numbers of homeless children in the state—some 66,000—are staggering and shameful, and these examples show the tremendous needs in our communities to help address this problem. Shields cited a recent report by the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel, Kentucky Human Rights Commission.

  • Furnace, handbook, sign repairs main topics of Milton Commission meet

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • TC 3rd graders receive dictionaries

    Charles Liston
    All Trimble County public school third graders received a personalized dictionary in November as part of Bedford Rotary’s continuing service to our community, and our commitment to education.

  • Arnold addresses Rotary

    Special to the Trimble Banner
    Perry Arnold, long-time Trimble County Attorney, took time from his busy schedule on Oct. 28 to advise Bedford Rotary on two critical issues the club could address.
    Arnold, a former active Rotary Club member, remains supportive and interested in Rotary’s mission and service for the county. Perry highlighted the need for a landlord/tenant ordinance that would address problems seen throughout the county regarding deteriorating conditions of many rental homes and structures.

  • LEPC Meeting

    The next meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Committee is scheduled for Nov. 20th at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, according to Shannon Hoskins, LEPC Chair.
    Some of the topics to be discussed include: Summary and Discuss of Recent Hazardous Material Training Exercise Topo Maps for Volunteer Services.
    If anyone has any other topics they would like to have put on the agenda, please let Shannon know.

  • Revival at Apostolic Pentecostal Church of The Living God

    Pastor Bobby Wade invites everyone to Revival at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of The Living God at 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. Services are Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26 at 6:30. Evangelist Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va. will speak.