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Community News

  • Robin Welty is Rotary guest artist

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It was a quiet meeting at Bedford Rotary on Aug. 9. In fact, few sounds were apparent for the better part of 30 minutes except for low background recorded gospel music and the silent “swish” of Robin Welty’s art tools as she completed a full picture starting with just a blank, white paper. The full picture was not apparent until she turned on the black lights above and below the production at the end to reveal a quite inspiring work of art.

  • Summer reading highlights
  • Readers on vacation
  • Library presenting workshops on photography this month

    Every Saturday during the month of August the Trimble County Public Library invites the public to meet professional photographers for advice on taking better photos!
    Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:30 a.m.—How-To Photography DVDs to be viewed due to speaker cancellation.
    Saturday, Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m.—Raquel Sergio: Brings experience as an events and family photographer.
    Saturday, Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m.—Vickie Eldridge: Apple Tree Studio owner with advice on how to present, frame and hang photography.
    September Photography Exhibit

  • Get ready, get set, Pokémon Go!

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After reading blogs, articles and social media it is difficult to believe anyone would ask, what is Pokémon Go?

  • CORRECTION

    The phone number for District 1 School Board Member Kim Temple published in the July 25 Back to School sample edition was incorrect. Her correct phone number is 502-552-9853. We apologize for the error!

  • Back to School Fair tomorrow

    A Back to School Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. tomorrow, July 29, at the Bedford Elementary School Cafeteria.
    Billed as the “one stop to all you need to return to school,” the fair will be the place to get school supplies, health and immunization information, parenting tips, ACES packets, back to school information, community resources information and food resources information. There will be door prizes and other freebies.

  • Trevor Browning completes Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts program

    Staff Report
    This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted more than 250 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at Danville’s Centre College from June 19 to July 9. 

  • 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.