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.
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.
The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 60 students for its Class of 2017, including Trimble County’s Jenna Rowlett, daughter of Douglas and Missy Rowlett, from Bedford.
Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards, extracurricular activities, responses to essay questions, and letters of recommendation. Last month, 108 candidates were invited to interview with community leaders from across the Commonwealth and Gatton Academy alumni.
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.
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.
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.