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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.

  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Rowlett to attend Gatton Academy

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 60 students for its Class of 2017, including Trimble County’s Jenna Rowlett, daughter of Douglas and Missy Rowlett, from Bedford.
    Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards, extracurricular activities, responses to essay questions, and letters of recommendation. Last month, 108 candidates were invited to interview with community leaders from across the Commonwealth and Gatton Academy alumni.

  • Board applauds Drama Club’s ‘Oscar’

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Various teachers and students from the elementary school enlightened board members with their creative inventions from the science fair and other learning activities during last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education at Bedford Elementary School.