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  • Bedford Baptist youth reaching out for the homeless

    Members of the “Holy Huddle” youth group from Bedford Baptist Church shopped Sunday for five Angel Tree kids from our community, then raised money for Louisville Homeless Shelters. They stood outside, in the cold, raising over $500 for the charity!

  • More holiday music fills the air
  • Local church to host Iran/Iraq missionary

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, located 124 Smith Ln, Bedford, KY, will be hosting the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ Missionary from Iran and Iraq, Bro Azar on Sunday, November 16th at 630 p.  m. For more info - contact the Pastor Bro Bobby Wade at 502-255-7510.
     

  • School board receives tour of TCMS

    The Trimble County Board of Education met at the middle school in Bedford last Wednesday for the first of two November meetings.
    After the board approved the consent agenda, TCMS students with Mrs. Teena Drake gave board members a presentation of activities that have been happening at the school. Students Elisabeth Goodin and Bailey Duke explained a video demonstrating the seven habits of successful students before board members broke off into groups to tour the school and meet at the band room for a mini-concert by the band.

  • Trimble court to test electronic filing system

    Trimble and neighboring Oldham and Henry counties will test a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from the expense of paper, he said.

  • Milton to seek bids for riverside restrooms

    The Milton City Commission will soon advertise for bids from contractors seeking to build a new riverfront restroom at the Milton boat ramp on Ferry Street. The announcement was made during Thursday’s commission meeting.

  • Vampires, witches don’t scare local author

    A local woman is the proud new author of a book entitled “The Grey Curse,” a paranormal romance published Aug. 29.

    Christina McClellan, a.k.a. Krista Kelley, is a mother, wife and now a full-time writer who is excited to share her talent and love for writing.

    The 2009 Trimble County High School graduate is the daughter of Mike Albert of Bedford.

    Filled with suspense, romance, vampires, witches and a mysterious curse, this story is sure to top many Christmas lists this year.

  • Tax increase discussion to continue in January mtg

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will revisit the Insurance Premium Tax issue at the January 19 meeting, according to Judge-Executive Jerry Powell who told the magistrates in Monday’s meeting that “we have got to increase our revenue. I feel it is my job to have the people to know and understand the condition of the county and our finances.”

  • Neighbors push six-county coalition

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Judge-executives of two counties bordering Trimble were on hand at Monday’s meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court to encourage local officials to remain active in a six-county coalition known as Kentucky Connected.
    The coalition was formed in June 2012, consisting of six counties—Gallatin, Owen, Carroll, Trimble, Henry and Oldham—along the Interstate 71 corridor in north central Kentucky in an effort to expand local businesses and employment.

  • Trimble’s Gary Ginn re-elected Fayette Coroner

    Staff Report
    Trimble County native Gary Ginn celebrated his re-election to a fourth term as Fayette County Coroner at the Bodley-Bullock House in downtown Lexington, on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4.
    Ginn received 55,523 votes which gave him a 20,068 vote win over his opponent. Joining him from Trimble County were June Ginn, Kathie Ginn, and Vicky and Rick Rand, State Representative. Rick Rand and the coroner were Trimble County High School classmates. They joined 75 other guests to watch the election results as they came in.