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Today's Features

  • Thursday, Feb. 3

    • Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. at Bedford Pentecostal Church, U.S. 42 East. Everyone welcome.

    Sunday, Feb. 6

  • Thursday, Feb. 10: Chili with crackers, toasted cheese or peanut-butter-and-jelly, broccoli/carrots with dip, baked pears, fresh fruit

    Friday, Feb. 11: Fish basket, *chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Monday, Feb. 14: Spaghetti, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic/cheese breadstick, Valentine cake

    Tuesday, Feb. 15: Chili dog with cheese, *Rib-bq, potato rounds, baby carrots with dip, applesauce, fresh fruit

  • FELONIES

  • Milton Masonic Lodge No. 947 F&AM held its installation of 2011 officers on Dec. 20.

    From left are Boyden Decon, Tyler; Charlie Enos, senior deacon; Randy Stevens, senior warden; David Johnson, master; Tim Coons, junior warden; Clint Sherrell, secretary; Joe Johnson Jr., deacon; and Gerald Owen, senior steward.

  • Anita Wentworth and Donald Rowlett were married Jan. 20, 1961, at Bedford Christian Church with the Rev. Herman Rowlett, uncle of the groom, officiating.

    A reception hosted by their children will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, to honor the couple at their Rowlett Lane home.
    The couple has three children, Gina Ball, David C. Rowlett and Doug Rowlett, and four grandchildren.
    The family invites the community to stop by and wish the couple well. No gifts, please.

  • Autumn Chamness of Frankfort announces the birth of her son, Gaige Mayson Chamness.

    Gaige was born Dec. 21, 2010, in Frankfort Regional Medical Center. weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Vicki Gaither of Bedford and the late John Chamness.

  • By MICHAEL PYLES
    Trimble County Extension Service

  • By JANE PROCTOR
    Trimble County Extension agent

  • In a down economy, Americans are saving more, but their level of savings may not be enough to help them navigate through an unforeseen financial hardship.
    According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Department of Commerce, the personal savings rate for Americans in 2010 was around 6 percent.
    America Saves Week and Kentucky Saves Week, the state-level campaign, were created to encourage people to find ways to save more, whether that’s building a savings account or emergency fund or paying off credit card debt. This year, the week is Feb. 20-27.

  • Trimble County livestock producers may want to take advantage of some of the excellent Extension Service educational opportunities during the next several months.
    The 2011 Louisville Area Master Cattlemen Program: There is still time to register for this comprehensive forage and cattle management program.
    This program begins on Thursday, Jan. 20, and meets monthly from 5:30-9 p.m. through Oct. 20. Topics include facilities, management, forages, nutrition, reproduction, environmental stewardship, genetics, herd health, end product and marketing.