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Community News

  • Morgan Center will host county-wide Thanksgiving meal Nov. 22

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Tuesday, Nov. 21, several churches in Trimble County will come together at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford to provide a Thanksgiving meal to anyone in the area. Members of several local churches prepare and help serve the FREE home cooked meal because there are many people in the community who might not otherwise have a Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner will consist of turkey and ham along with mashed potatoes, corn, dressing, gravy, green beans, mac-n-cheese, rolls, drinks, and a plethora of desserts.

  • Trimble’s Community Education Program Shawna Jent’s subject at Rotary meeting

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Some pretty amazing, less-known, positive happenings are going on in our county. Often, as we “long out of school” citizens are quick to criticize local school activities as somewhat distant and disconnected (except if we have kids in sports of course), find that many school connected educational programs are reaching out, working to provide community educational and volunteer opportunities. Such is the “Community Education Program” (CEP) of Kentucky.

  • Veterans invited to Veterans Day events at BES, MES

    Trimble County Schools will be hosting special events in conjunction with Veterans Day next week. As Veterans Day officially falls on Saturday this year, scheduled events will be held during the week prior at both elementary schools.
    Milton Elementary School’s Veterans Day luncheon and program will be on Wednesday, Nov. 8, with the veterans’ lunch at 12:30 and the program at 1:15 p.m.

  • Trackside Butcher Shoppe partner shares story of success with Rotarians

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “A new business will consume much of your life, but there is nothing better than owning your own,” is how John Edwards summed up his recent experiences with partner Chris Wright after opening the successful Trackside Butcher Shoppe in Campbellsburg in November, 2015. Following several years of detailed planning and obtaining funding, John and Chris took the plunge and began what has become a very successful new company serving the meat processing needs of our local communities. The business is growing.

  • Commissioners change employment advertising, hire sewage worker

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    At a special called meeting Thursday, Oct 26, Bedford City Attorney Amy Eversole read a Municipal Order relating to the city’s personnel policies. The policy was changed from advertising in the local paper for employment to read the city can now publish the ad through social media.

  • Raider Round Table open to public today at 6 p.m. at BES

    Trimble County Public Schools will host the first Raider Round Table event today at 6 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School.
    The Raider Round Table is the first of several forums addressed at making change and creating growth for Trimble County students. Superintendent Steve Miracle will address the assemblage about current programs and the future of Trimble County Public Schools.
    Free dinner will be provided for the entire family. Activities for the children will be provided by the staff of the Trimble County Public Library.

  • Rotary Club receives Chuck Butcher as new member

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club was pleased to accept new member Charles (Chuck) Butcher into our ranks at the Oct. 3 meeting. Chuck became pastor of Bedford Christian Church on Sept. 3. His interest in community service naturally led him to our club where he also brings an impressive set of life experiences which will enrich our members in future interactions and projects. Chuck has been a member of Rotary in other states also.

  • Milton establishes Code Enforcement Board, address personnel policies and bank draft

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission meeting from August 10 was productive as the commissioners discussed reviewing the personnel policies, code enforcement, ethics ordinances, and setting up automatic bank draft for customers.

  • Bedford Commissioners approve software update

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Mayor Todd Pollock called a special meeting of the Bedford City Commission for 10 a.m. on Oct. 2 to get approval for a one-time payment to move Bedford City past history from Software Solutions to Muni-Link, the new billing system.

  • Public invited to Raider Round Table

    Trimble County Public Schools will host the first Raider Round Table event on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School.
    The Raider Round Table is the first of several forums addressed at making change and creating growth for Trimble County students. Superintendent Steve Miracle will address the assemblage about current programs and the future of Trimble County Public Schools.
    Free dinner will be provided for the entire family. Activities for the children will be provided by the staff of the Trimble County Public Library.