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Today's Features

  • May 29, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Alumni Banquet Enjoys 21st Gathering
    The twenty-first fathering of the Trimble County Alumni Association was held May 17 at the high school with approximately 175 in attendance. Owen Lee Clifford was Master of Ceremonies.
    Pierce Retires As TCHS Cook After 30 Years

  • On my last birthday I turned 61.
    I thought by this age I’d get the hang of the whole sainthood thing, at least the Protestant definition of a saint as simply being a follower of Jesus, although that somehow doesn’t seem to be enough. Shouldn’t there be more to it than that? Hitting a benchmark of obedience? Praying without ceasing? Saying no to temptation eight out of 10 times, or at least two out of 10?
    If so, then I’m a poor excuse for a “saint.”

  • Uncle Willis, my alcoholic Uncle Willis, spent a year and day in the Jackson County, Alabama jail. Let me explain how it happened….
    Grandma said, “Willis is a good Christian boy, he just got baptized in dirty water.”

  • The chaotic nature of my life, despite my best efforts, has made me realize the enormous amount of patience required by others to refrain from strangling me. I sincerely feel badly for those unfortunates who are drawn into the unpredictable orbit of Crystal.

  • Many old-time recipes are family favorites, handed down through the years and enjoyed by everyone. But for safe home canning, only current, research-based recipes should be used. Old or untested recipes from the internet, cookbooks or grandma’s recipe stash should not be canned. Instead, enjoy those recipes freshly made, or frozen for longer storage.

  • Do you know a middle or high school student who is looking for something fun and meaningful to get involved in this summer? The Trimble County Public Library is accepting applications for their VolunTeen program through June 2. Applications may be picked up at and returned to the front desk at the library.

  • By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Who is at fault? Landlord? Tenant? These were among the questions asked when the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners met Tuesday, May 17.
    Some of the answers will be presented at a conference presented by the Kentucky League of Cities in Bowling Green June 22-24. Commissioners voted to send Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner Jim Helms to hear speaker Alan Wallach talk on “Something BAD is something Good.” BAD is an acronym for Blighted, Abandoned and Dilapidated Property.

  • By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on Tuesday May 24 for a special meeting on the Nuisance Ordinance.
    Mayor Todd Pollock stated that in response to citizen’s complaints, City Commissioner Jim Helms and sewer maintenance employee Jim Hoskins toured the city and noted certain properties and gave a list to the mayor. He took pictures and has talked to some of the landlords.

  • Monday, May 30    Memorial Day
    The Bedford Rotary Club is again coordinating the county’s annual Memorial Day Service, scheduled for May 30, 10:30 a.m., at the Trimble County Courthouse lawn. Please join us in honoring and remembering Armed Services people from Trimble County and their families who have made great sacrifices in defending this great country of ours.
    Saturday, June 4
    Trimble County High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.
    Thursday, June 9