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Community News

  • New hair shop coming to Bedford

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    LAC Hair Studio is coming to Bedford in the near future, offering a wide variety of services for the entire family’s cosmetology needs: color, cut, style, highlights, waxing (face/eyebrows) and much more. Lori Clifford is back and in high demand.

  • Trimble County Advisory Board covers wide range of topics

    By Angela Stethen
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After having a wonderful year last year, the JCTC Trimble County Adult Education center is experience extremely low numbers of students. Our rankings in the state are very bad at this time. As mentioned in the last notes, we desperately need assistance from our community partners to let students know about our services.  At this time and while funds are available, we are paying for students to take the GED Test for free. We offer other testing for free, as well.  

  • Elisabeth Goodin is Rotary speech contest winner

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most other Rotary clubs in District 6710 (58 clubs), sponsors a speech contest annually for high school students, offering prize money to the top three competitors. Winners may go on to compete in sectional, regional and finally the district contests. All contests are completed during February to early May.  

  • Noah Perry is new Eagle Scout
  • Local Church Calendar

    County hymn sing to be held tonight
    Thursday, March 2
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wises Landing Road, at 7 p.m.

    ALJC monthly fellowship meeting planned Saturday
    Saturday, March 4
    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky.  will be the speaker.

    Feed the Children group sets meeting at Bedford Methodist

  • Ordinances in place for alcohol sales in Bedford

    By HILDA PARRISH
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Back to back special called meetings by Mayor Todd Pollock of Bedford and the regularly scheduled meeting have given businesses in Bedford authority to legally sell alcohol.

  • Rotary hosts Extension director

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    An excellent overview of the University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service (CES) was shared by newly appointed District 3 Director Willie Howard to Bedford Rotary on February 14. All of us in Trimble County are aware of Trimble County CES, where it is located, and its many activities documented in weekly pages of The Trimble Banner, but usually are unaware of the vastness of this institution throughout the 120 Kentucky counties.  

  • Kaitlyn’s Hope Helping Children Cope

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Have you ever had to rush to the hospital in an emergency situation, only to arrive with the clothes on your back, purse on your side and car keys in hand? This scene is probably the norm for many parents, who have found themselves in a devastating situation. One family has decided to make a difference, during such a difficult time and leave a legacy for their daughter who passed from this life at the young age of 17. Kaitlyn’s hope evolved through a great deal of thought, preparation and experience.

  • Community Day at the Park set April 8 for community educ.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will be partnering with the community education program of the Trimble County Schools and numerous community services providers to present a Community Day at the Park on Saturday, April 8.
    Members of fiscal court agreed to commit $1,175 toward the event after hearing a presentation from Shawna Jent, director of the community education program for Trimble Schools. Jent is in her second year with the program, which is funded through Frankfort, she said.

  • Goodwill subsidiary presents car to Trimble’s Rebecca Wigren