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  • Trimble County Adult Education celebrates the success of Kirsten Towels

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    JCTC Trimble County Adult Education recently celebrated the success of student, Kirsten Towels, who received her GED in June. Kirsten worked hard to pass four tests in the areas of reading, math, social studies, and science. She says she was inspired because, “I wanted to better myself so I could have a good job and stable life later on.” Already, Kirsten has found that her GED has paid off, “I am working a better paying job,” she informed us.

  • Callis Grove Camp begins next week

    The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, just off New Hope Road and U.S. 421N north of Bedford.
    The guest evangelist for the series of meetings is Rev. Bud Allman. Singers will be The Kellogg’s. Camp President is Chris Kendall.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 6 p.m. each Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact Camp Secretary Deanna Schermer at 502-268-3205.

  • Proulx is Trimble County chair for Rand Paul Senate campaign

    Rand Paul for Senate 2016 has announced Kathi Proulx as the campaign’s County Chair for Trimble County.
    Proulx was an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2008. She was the Vice Chair of the Trimble County GOP until her husband passed. Now she has assumed his mantle and is the GOP Chair of Trimble County. Kathi is also a small business owner and appreciates Rand Paul’s efforts to limit government so she can succeed.

  • Bedford Rotary Club celebrates new Rotary year with incoming president Susan Smithson

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club devoted the July 19 meeting to a celebration of the new Rotary year with incoming president Susan Smithson. Many of their weekly meetings can be quiet events focusing on discussions, work topics and educational presentations. This one we just lightened up a lot with music and socializing with members and “Friends of Rotary.”  

  • Trimble Extension District Board to hold special mtg

    A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held, Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office.
    The purpose of the special called meeting is to approve a resolution to authorize Jamae Bray Pyles as signer at the closing of the sale of property located at 1152 Hwy 42 W, Bedford, KY.

  • Rotary Club hears of tobacco barn converted to modern, yet rustic facility for weddings and other festive gatherings

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Kelly Nichols and her husband Randy moved to Trimble County from Fillmore, Indiana, after they bought a small farm with house and tobacco barn in August, 2014 from Dorothy Wentworth at 504 Mt. Carmel Road. They labeled their farm the “Lazy Day Farm,” and following extensive renovations on the old barn, are now hosting weddings and other events.

  • Callis Grove Camp Meeting dates set

    The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, located north of Bedford.
    The guest evangelist for the series of meetings is Rev. Bud Allman. Singers will be The Kellogg’s. Camp President is Chris Kendall.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 6 p.m. each Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact Camp Secretary Deanna Schermer at 502-268-3205.

  • Milton Methodists to host yard sale

    Milton United Methodist Church, 1100 Hwy 421N on the Milton hilltop, will host a yard sale on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6.
    Rental fees are $20 per space and $5 per table.
    A bouncy house will also be on site for the entertainment of the children.
    Call 502-663-1043 for more information.

  • Trimble County Citizen of the Year
  • Couple to observe golden anniversary

    Allen and Faith Turner Stark will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 29. They were married in Bedford at the Bedford Christian Church. The bride’s father, Rev. Earl Turner, and Rev. W.C. McCollum co-officiated the ceremony.