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  • Signature residents proud to be part of Big Blue Nation

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    There are two sides to every story. Just as many die-hard Kentucky college basketball fans will say, there are two teams to choose from, so which are you? Wildcat or Cardinal fan? At Signature Healthcare in Bedford there are a group of UK fans that declare their lifetime of cheering on the team demonstrates their dedication for the Big Blue Nation.

  • Head Start, Preschool Screening/Eligibility Day is Friday, April 28

    The Trimble County Preschool Program is funded through the Kentucky Department of Education.
    It is available to four-year old children whose family income is no more than 160 percent of poverty level or for children that are three or four years old with developmental or speech delays, regardless of income. For a child to be eligible based on income they must be four (4) years of age on or before August 1, 2017. Children who do not meet the age requirement may be eligible for Head Start.

  • Bedford Fire and Rescue extends subscription deadline

    The Bedford Fire Department has extended the deadline for local patrons to send in their annual subscriptions. The deadline, originally set for March 31, has been extended to April 30, 2017.
    Department member Amanda Wright said Monday that the number of subscriptions turned in so far has been “very low.”
    She said some residents may have been confused by the new way of notification this year. She stressed that the subscriptions are important to meeting the expenses of the department of volunteers.

  • Drama Club to present ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Next week, Trimble County’s one and only group of consistently working thespians will finally follow up their December performance of “White Christmas” with a new, long awaited production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” The show, which has been in rehearsal since early February and will be the second production in their 2016-2017 season, acts as a return to the club’s murder mystery roots, however, it also offers a twist regarding traditional murder-mystery troupes.

  • City holds first reading of ordinance granting KU easement access

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Beware of tax fraud phone calls

    Staff Report
    At least one Trimble County resident has received a tax fraud telephone call so far during tax season. During tax season, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking consumers to be on alert for IRS scams targeting Kentuckians, especially seniors, through unsolicited phone calls and emails.

  • 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