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Community News

  • Abbett welcomed into scholars society

    Kimberly Nicole Abbett of Milton, has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community,” says Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS Founder & Chief Executive Officer.

  • Rotary to serve lunch at courthouse Tuesday, May 5

    May fifth marks the initial start-up for the Bedford Rotary Club’s 2015 lunch wagon offerings at the Trimble County Courthouse. This popular activity provides delicious lunch items for county residents, and has become an annual program for fundraising to support local community projects.  Offerings include hamburgers and cheeseburgers, pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, chilli dogs, barbeque, chips, cookies and a variety of soft drinks.  

  • Rotarians learn about local “Agape Wilderness Retreat’

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Has anyone seen signs for the Agape Wilderness Retreat (AWR) where Barebone Road meets U.S. Hwy. 42, just west of Bedford, then wondered what is that?

  • Anniversary celebrated!
  • Nikki Perkinson to participate in NYLC

    Staff Report
    Nikki Perkinson has been selected to be among the outstanding high school students from across the nation who will take part in a unique leadership development experience, the National Young Leaders Conference, an Envision (NYLC) program.

  • Library plans Civil War grave tour

    The Trimble County Public Library staff is planning a self-guided, Civil War 150th Anniversary walking tour of the graves of Civil War veterans in the Bedford Cemetery during the month of April. Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the War Between the States and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
    To commemorate the anniversary, the graves of 42 veterans who served in the Union and Confederate armies will be identified with markers as shown.

  • Giving back to the community

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rapid Fire Auctions owner Lois Edwards and auctioneer-Danny Marsh had already planned to raise money for the Crusade for Children before their first auction at the Milton business. This year they raised quite a bit of money to donate to both Trimble fire departments.

  • Thomas retires from IKEC plant

    Clifford Carnes, Plant Manager of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation’s Clifty Creek Plant in Madison, has announced the retirement of one of the company’s employees.

  • Church to show ‘God’s Not Dead’

    GracePoint Baptist Church, located at 549 Carmon Road in Campbellsburg, will present “Saturday at the Movies,” this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 6:00 p.m. Featured film to be shown is the movie “God’s Not Dead.”
    If you have ever struggled with issues of faith, wondered if God is real or even why He doesn’t stop bad things from happening, then join the GracePoint Baptist congregation for a special series based on the movie.

  • Hymn sing set Mar. 5

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, March 5, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 3611 Mount Pleasant Road, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the music.