By HILDA PARRISH
The Trimble Banner
During the September meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock and the commissioners commended the Trimble County High School football team for the paint job on the handrail running from the Marathon service station to the former middle school parking lot.
All commissioners were present and each gave updates on their designated areas.
By CHARLES LISTON
Special to The Trimble Banner
What a team! What a purpose! Just when we are saturated by the bad news of the day about our country coming apart, about the loss of high values among the youth, about sand-box level fighting among our politicians—in other words all the stuff that makes headlines among the competing news media—along comes a fresh reminder that we have the next generation of great kids working hard to assure brighter futures and high civic responsibilities.
By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
Special to The Trimble Banner
The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Administration Office during which Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the 2016-2017 Working Budget for the Board’s approval. The school board is required to submit a working budget by Sept. 30.
Milton Methodists plan lay minister revival
Milton United Methodist Church in Milton, will be holding a Lay Minister Revival at 7 p.m., each evening beginning Friday, Sept. 23, and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 25. Jack Couch will preach during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning service.
For more information call Pastor Mike McArter (502) 268-5267.
The Wilbanks to present local concert
Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford is holding a concert by The Wilbanks, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. There is no admission fee. A love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510. All are welcome.
By CHRIS BROOKS
Landmark News Service
Family and friends are throwing a benefit for Robert Brierly of Henry County, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.
The 24th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, with tee off at 9:00 a.m. at the Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.
Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds benefit senior citizens.
Lots of prizes will be given, and the event will feature a “Win $10,000 Hole in one Contest.”
On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will be holding an Open House and drawing. There will be 12 Free GED tests drawn with a total value of $240.
Adult Education moved this summer to the former middle school facility at 116 Wentworth Avenue, Room 112, Bedford. Everyone is invited to the Open House that is from 12 – 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and the drawing will be held at 1 p.m.