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  • All is set for ‘Light Up Bedford’

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The 2014 “Light Up Bedford” program is an extended cooperative effort shared between the Bedford Rotary Club, City of Bedford, Trimble County Fiscal Court and Signature Health Care of Trimble County.
    At Morgan Community Center—Christmas booths open at Noon. Live music by Terry Lane begins around 4:30 p.m. The Bedford Rotary Club Chili Supper begins at 5:00 p.m. The Trimble Middle School Band performs at 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus arrives around 7:00 p.m.

  • Recycling to be halted Dec. 1-March 1

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The trailers used for recycling in the county will be stored next week for the winter. Trimble County Fiscal Court agreed last week to have the county’s waste management coordinator Matt Gossom remove the trailers from use, starting Dec. 1, 2014 until March 1, 2015. The trailers are located at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office on High Country Lane in Bedford and at the Milton Municipal Building on U.S. 421 in Milton.

  • Trimble County High School Students of the Month

    AUGUST - BO HAWKES
    •Parents: Eric and Michelle Hawkes
    •My favorite subjects: Chemistry and Physics
    •My college plans: Four-year degree in Physics
    •My extracurricular activities: Football, Track, Academic team, BETA, TYCO, History Club
    •3 of my favorite things: Football, Astronomy, Friends
    What teachers are saying about Bo:

  • 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.

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  • School board votes to purchase new propane-fueled bus

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education voted during its meeting last Wednesday evening to purchase a new 72-passenger school bus for the district. The district received a $25,000 grant to help pay for the $100,290 bus. The Ford bus has a 6.8L engine and is fueled by propane, which will help the district reduce the cost of fuel in the years ahead.