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Community News

  • Bedford Fire and Rescue extends subscription deadline

    The Bedford Fire Department has extended the deadline for local patrons to send in their annual subscriptions. The deadline, originally set for March 31, has been extended to April 30, 2017.
    Department member Amanda Wright said Monday that the number of subscriptions turned in so far has been “very low.”
    She said some residents may have been confused by the new way of notification this year. She stressed that the subscriptions are important to meeting the expenses of the department of volunteers.

  • Drama Club to present ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Next week, Trimble County’s one and only group of consistently working thespians will finally follow up their December performance of “White Christmas” with a new, long awaited production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” The show, which has been in rehearsal since early February and will be the second production in their 2016-2017 season, acts as a return to the club’s murder mystery roots, however, it also offers a twist regarding traditional murder-mystery troupes.

  • City holds first reading of ordinance granting KU easement access

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Beware of tax fraud phone calls

    Staff Report
    At least one Trimble County resident has received a tax fraud telephone call so far during tax season. During tax season, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking consumers to be on alert for IRS scams targeting Kentuckians, especially seniors, through unsolicited phone calls and emails.

  • New hair shop coming to Bedford

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    LAC Hair Studio is coming to Bedford in the near future, offering a wide variety of services for the entire family’s cosmetology needs: color, cut, style, highlights, waxing (face/eyebrows) and much more. Lori Clifford is back and in high demand.

  • Trimble County Advisory Board covers wide range of topics

    By Angela Stethen
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After having a wonderful year last year, the JCTC Trimble County Adult Education center is experience extremely low numbers of students. Our rankings in the state are very bad at this time. As mentioned in the last notes, we desperately need assistance from our community partners to let students know about our services.  At this time and while funds are available, we are paying for students to take the GED Test for free. We offer other testing for free, as well.  

  • Elisabeth Goodin is Rotary speech contest winner

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most other Rotary clubs in District 6710 (58 clubs), sponsors a speech contest annually for high school students, offering prize money to the top three competitors. Winners may go on to compete in sectional, regional and finally the district contests. All contests are completed during February to early May.  

  • Noah Perry is new Eagle Scout
  • Local Church Calendar

    County hymn sing to be held tonight
    Thursday, March 2
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wises Landing Road, at 7 p.m.

    ALJC monthly fellowship meeting planned Saturday
    Saturday, March 4
    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky.  will be the speaker.

    Feed the Children group sets meeting at Bedford Methodist

  • Ordinances in place for alcohol sales in Bedford

    By HILDA PARRISH
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Back to back special called meetings by Mayor Todd Pollock of Bedford and the regularly scheduled meeting have given businesses in Bedford authority to legally sell alcohol.