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Today's Features

  • The first winter storm of the year dropped at least 4 inches of snow on Trimble County and Bedford, above, closing schools Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7-8, and cancelling Friday's homecoming game. Trooper Michael Webb of KSP Post 5 and county Sheriff Tim Coons both reported only minor traffic accidents during Thursday's storm. Lauren Smith, 4, of Bedford got to work immediately on a snow angel, while Gizzie Wood seemed less than impressed by the white stuff.

  • Thirty years ago, on January 1, 1980, Carrollton welcomed a new radio station to the community. The first voice broadcast when WIKI joined the airwaves in stereo at 6 that morning was mine. I had voiced a brief recording of the station’s signature sign-on, a short statement required by the Federal Com-munications Commission giving the station’s location at 100.1 on the FM dial, and that the station was licensed to the Titan Broadcasting Corporation in Carrollton, Ky.

  • Bedford was abuzz with holiday activity Friday, Dec. 4, as area residents prepared for Christmas.

    "Light Up Bedford" got into gear with vendors at the Morgan Community Center selling handmade and other items for Christmas shoppers to help fill out their lists. That evening, the Bedford Rotary held its annual chili dinner in the center's gymnasium.

  • Landmark News Service At a time in life when people usually kick back and contemplating retirement, Debbie and Mike Beeles decided to start a family. After more than 30 years of teaching and administering to hundreds of students, Debbie, the principal at Bedford Elementary, finally pulled the trigger on a decision to adopt — not one, but three children. Debbie received her e

  • The Trimble Banner

    Even when meeting Jim Pirtle and H. Shirmer Riley in person for the first time, the depth of their friendship is obvious.

    The two men have known each other for years and share many interests – but the one, true passion that seals their relationship is flying.

  • There was tons of fun to be had at Saturday's Fall Festival at Bedford Elementary School. From a cake walk, cornhole, golve and other activities, to raffles, vendors and lots of great fried-fish sandwiches, the event drew a large crowd.

  • Landmark News Service

    The Infinite Realm, a gospel music band organized by a group of Trimble County High School students in the late 1960s, will celebrate 40 years of Christian music ministry with a reunion concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Bedford Baptist Church.

  • The Trimble Banner Their mission seemed simple: Design a rocket out of plastic 2-liter soda bottles and other materials that can be fueled by water and air pressure and launched at least 150 feet into the air. It wasn’t as simple as it seemed, but most of the students in Angela Pacheco’s advanced physics class were able to meet the challenge on the Raider athleti

  • This is a column about stories. Our newspaper is filled each week with stories about local happenings in government, school administration, courts and law enforcement, civic activities and the numerous happenings that influence our lives on an ongoing basis in Carroll County.