Today's Features

  • The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, just off New Hope Road and U.S. 421N north of Bedford.
    The guest evangelist for the series of meetings is Rev. Bud Allman. Singers will be The Kellogg’s. Camp President is Chris Kendall.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 6 p.m. each Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact Camp Secretary Deanna Schermer at 502-268-3205.

  • I’ve been thinking a lot about the Serenity Prayer.
    That’s the one that goes: “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.”
    Although the prayer is often attributed to St. Francis, it was written in 1926 by Reinhold Niebuhr, a Lutheran theologian.
    Fun fact: Niebuhr also wrote one of my favorite quotes about humor being the “prelude to faith” and laughter being the “beginning of prayer.”

  • July 31, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County farmers were generous in their contribution to South Carolina farmers by getting involved in “Operation Haylift.” The drought-stricken southeastern part of the nation has already suffered crop and livestock losses estimated at more than $1 billion. Some sections have been rocked by a yearlong drought and excessive heat, resulting in 48 deaths due to the excessive heat. Trimble County farmers have pledged to send 1,500 square bales of hay for the relief effort.

  • Rand Paul for Senate 2016 has announced Kathi Proulx as the campaign’s County Chair for Trimble County.
    Proulx was an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2008. She was the Vice Chair of the Trimble County GOP until her husband passed. Now she has assumed his mantle and is the GOP Chair of Trimble County. Kathi is also a small business owner and appreciates Rand Paul’s efforts to limit government so she can succeed.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club devoted the July 19 meeting to a celebration of the new Rotary year with incoming president Susan Smithson. Many of their weekly meetings can be quiet events focusing on discussions, work topics and educational presentations. This one we just lightened up a lot with music and socializing with members and “Friends of Rotary.”  

  • Thurs.-Sat., July 28-30
    Milton United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School, beginning tonight and continuing through Saturday (July 28-30). The sessions will be from 6:00-8:30 p.m., tonight and tomorrow night, and from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday with a program and cookout to follow. There will be Bible lessons, games, music and snacks. Come join us!
    Thursday, July 28

  • A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held, Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office.
    The purpose of the special called meeting is to approve a resolution to authorize Jamae Bray Pyles as signer at the closing of the sale of property located at 1152 Hwy 42 W, Bedford, KY.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Kelly Nichols and her husband Randy moved to Trimble County from Fillmore, Indiana, after they bought a small farm with house and tobacco barn in August, 2014 from Dorothy Wentworth at 504 Mt. Carmel Road. They labeled their farm the “Lazy Day Farm,” and following extensive renovations on the old barn, are now hosting weddings and other events.

  • This July 4th my family and I visited a nearby water park. The day was beautiful and the park was full. Dear Old Father Time, Bless his soul, has seen to it that roller coasters are no longer conducive to my optimum gastric stability. In short, my stomach will throw all engines into reverse and I will ruin the lunch plans for my fellow merry makers. Since my laptop causes motion sickness, imagine what a high-speed amusement projectile will cause. I now content myself with bumper cars, cars-on-a-track, and any kiddy ride on which I can stow away.