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Today's Features

  • By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Mayor Todd Pollock called the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners to order at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. During the meeting, Commissioner Gary Johnson reported he is checking into prices of pumps for the lift stations, and that a light in Lift 1 is not working. He can replace the bulb if that is the problem.

  • Thursday, June 29
    Bedford Baptist Church, Galactic Starveyors VBS from 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., for infants through the 6th grade!  Parents are invited on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m., to see what their children have learned this year and then enjoy a picnic supper.
    Friday, June 30

  • My poor, hapless garden has been suffering at my hands for several years. Despite my most well-intentioned of efforts to grow anything, something rots, disappears or develops mysterious holes overnight. I’ve never seen such misfortune afflict one garden in my life. I suppose I thought that last year was the time for the garden to turn the tide and flourish.

  • Walking and running may seem like two of the simplest ways to get healthy, but it’s important to remember to stay alert when you exercise on sidewalks and along roadways.  
    Whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, it’s vital for you to be cautious and courteous to others. Remember not one group has sole rights to the road. We must share it with others. Here are some safety tips for drivers and pedestrians.
    Pedestrians:

  • Summer camps and overnight stays with friends and family are on many of our children’s agendas for this summer. While many of these activities often result in fond memories, they can present challenges for children who experience homesickness.
    Homesickness can occur with anyone at any age, but is especially prevalent in children who are spending time away from their parents for the first time. Homesickness often results in the person feeling sad, lonely and scared. Some people even get stomachaches or headaches as a result.

  • ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Daniel Haney of Bedford has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He is the son of Robert and Dawn Haney, Bedford.
    Haney was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.

  • Trimble County Board of Education Meeting
    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the June 7 regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, the board granted approval of the following items:
    4The minutes of the May 24, 2017 regular meeting

  • June 18, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner