Trimble County teen James Line won the National Beta Club Social Studies Competition this summer, beating out contestants from across the nation in the prestigious event held in Nashville, TN. Line, a junior at Trimble County High School, beat out approximately 50 other Beta Club test-takers who had placed either first or second in their state-sponsored events.
Recently, I traveled from a flower garden in Milton to a ballgame in Carrollton then to a nursing home in Cincinnati where four lively ladies were celebrating over 400 years of living. From there I went to see the Brooklyn Bridge and then to Tokyo Towers in Japan.
I did all of this at the Trimble County Public Library through photographs taken by Phyllis Codling McLaughlin, former editor of The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat.
“A Taste of God’s Love” is the title of a new cookbook assembled by representatives of four local churches who call themselves “Women of faith in Trimble County.”
Women from the Bedford Baptist Church, Bedford Christian Church and the Bedford and Milton United Methodist churches are responsible for coordinating the effort. The publication features numerous recipes and includes recipes from the first, second and third-place entries in the apple pie contest at the Trimble County Apple Festival.
Trimble County High School student Katie Temple recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders. Temple and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 20-24 at the University of Kentucky.
An identical IFAL conference was also held June 13-17 at Murray State University for an additional 45 students.