Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones took some time away from the courthouse on Monday, Sept. 21, 2014, to speak to the fifth graders at Bedford Elementary School. Judge Jones spoke to the students about the United States Constitution and about our judicial system. The students were able to ask Judge Jones questions about the Constitution, her role as a judge, and other careers in public service.
Bedford City Commission is planning to hire a former employee to fill in for City Clerk Rita Davis on an as-needed basis.
The commissioners plan to meet with Cindy Liter at the next meeting to discuss hiring her, possibly as an independent contractor, as an office assistant to work when Davis cannot be in the office. At that same meeting, they plan to interview prospective candidates for a maintenance position. That position is responsible for salting and clearing city streets in the winter and other duties.
Poplar Ridge Baptist Church, located at 2475 Mt. Pleasant Road north of Bedford, will be holding revival services, beginning tomorrow, Sept. 26 and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 28. Services each evening will be held at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, will be Homecoming Sunday at the church with a celebration during the 11 a.m. worship service of the congregation’s 157-year ministry of the Gospel.
The Kentucky District Fall Conference will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, this Saturday, Sept. 27. The church is located at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford. The pastor is Bobby Wade.
The Ministers Board Meeting will be held at Noon. The conference service will be held at 1:00 p.m.
The conference speaker is Pastor Tim Gill from Medora, Ind.
A deaf ministry is available.
The membership of the Bedford Springs Church has announced a new beginning at the facility, located across Shepherd Lane from Signature Healthcare nursing home in Bedford.
Pastor Nick and Glenna Coleman and the church family would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come join them in their services each Sunday at 6 p.m.
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.
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.
Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.