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Community News

  • Trimble at the state fair
  • Engagement

    Tom & Myrna Persell of Milton announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Gayle Persell, to James Anthony Ellegood, son of Bryan & Stacey Ellegood and Wayne & Angela McCane. The wedding will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Richwood on the River.

  • Church Briefs

    Bedford Springs Church Ladies Retreat is Sept. 16 at 12:00 in Fellowship Hall.  Guest speaker is Machele Coleman Bess with message ‘Who Holds The Reins.’  Sandwiches, salads and desserts will be served. If you intend to come, please RSVP by calling or texting 502-640-2645, leaving name and phone number.

  • Archaeology dig set Sunday

    The Oldham County History Center will be hosting a public archaeology dig from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation site, located on Fairground Road outside of Bedford. It is associated with freedom seeker Henry Bibb, who was enslaved at Gatewood Plantation before escaping north to Canada. In Ipswich, Canada he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper and ardent abolitionist.

  • Rotarians hear of library summer reading program

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    One of Rotary International’s six main causes includes “Supporting Education”. Our Bedford club has historically been active with this cause for many years and supports our local schools in many ways in support of education at all levels. We were most appreciative to learn, once again, how active the Trimble County Public Library is in carrying out summer reading activities for our community.

  • District Rotary leaders visit Bedford

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Our new Rotary International District Governor, Missy Eckenberg, along with Assistant Governor JoAnn Hepperman, attended our August 29 meeting. Our District (6710) is large and is comprised of 55 clubs from central and western Kentucky, with some 2,800 + members. Each year, a new governor (term is August 1 to July 31 the following year) attempts to attend all club meetings at least once, a difficult and demanding task. Much road time!

  • Trimble County Community Baby Shower set Sept. 26

    A Trimble County Coomunity Baby Shower will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Morgan Community Center, 147 Victory Ave., in Bedford.
    If you are pregnant or have a child up to 12 months of age, organizers hope to see you there. To be eligible for grand prizes, you must arrive by 11:15 a.m. Lunch will be served and lots of prizes will be given away. If you have questions, please call 633-1231 and ask for HANDS.

  • Apple Pie Contest Rules

    The Trimble County Apple Festival Apple Pie Contest will be held Saturday, Sept. 9th 2017. Judging will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located on the courthouse square in Bedford.    
    RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    1. One entry per person
    2. Disposable aluminum pie plates must be used.
    3. Pies are not to contain any dairy. Refrigeration is not available.
    4. Entries will be taken from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
    No late entries will be accepted!

  • Church Briefs

    Bedford Springs to host Beth Moore study
    The Beth Moore Bible Study, “Entrusted,” a study of 2nd Timothy will begin Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 9:30-11:30 a.m., will meet every Tuesday for 6 weeks at Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Ln. Everyone is welcome.

    Trimble hymn sing Sept. 7 at Milton Baptist
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton

  • Lay leaders training held at Lake Cumberland

    Staff Report
    Last week, Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock attended a training to become a Lay Leader for a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.