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Today's Features

  • It’s winter in Kentucky, and what a beautiful time of the year.
    But beauty can also be costly. Heating and cooling costs account for more than 50 percent of energy use in a typical U.S. home. In most households, it often is the largest energy expense.
    It’s no secret that energy use will peak, but there’s no need to panic. Here are a few ways to offset excessive energy usage and electric or gas bills.

    Tips for saving energy

  • Weather buff? Learn to spot tornados

    Trimble and Henry county Emergency Management officials are offering a free tornado spotter’s class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Kentucky State Police Post 5, Citation Lane, Campbellsburg, Ky. For more information or to sign up, call (502) 255-4281.

    Relay teams host 2nd Chili Cook-Off

  • Wednesday, Feb. 16

    Trimble CARES meets at noon in the Family Resouce and Youth Services Center at Trimble County High School. Lunch provided.
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the board office on Wentworth Drive, Bedford.
    The annual Youth Spaghetti Dinner is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Morgan Community Center. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children 11 and younger. Proceeds will be used to help send young people to the General Assembly this summer.

  • 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