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Community News

  • Rotary hears of valuable program for troubled youth

    By CHARLES LISTON
    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

    By TODD POLLOCK
    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

    By CHARLES LISTON
    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.
     

  • Fall Festival

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will hold a Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. All are welcome!

  • ‘Thimble’ quilts to be exhibited at Trimble’s Kentucky State Fair booth

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County booth at the Kentucky State Fair will have the theme “Quilting in Trimble County” during August 14 -24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • TCHS grad receives elite scholarship

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Congratulations are in order for 2014 Trimble County High School graduate Conner Ball for receiving the Otis A. Singletary Scholarship—one of the most prestigious scholarships offered at the University of Kentucky. Through perseverance and a strong support group Conner has received a gigantic jumpstart on his educational goals. The opportunities that accompany this honor are amazing.

  • Middle school has successful STEM program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While many local students have begun their summer vacation several students chose to attend the program entitled STEM at Trimble County Middle School. They are actively engaged in project-based learning that encourages critical thinking. Dow Corning Corporation helped in funding a large portion of the program because they recognize the need for our future citizens to acquire the qualities of problem solving, inferring, planning a design and testing prototypes.