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Today's News

  • Mowing

    Mowing appears to be one of America’s great pastimes. Any day of fine weather will bring battalions of lawn tractors, push mowers and weed eaters to the front lines to do battle upon unruly grass. My husband is no exception; and lately, me.
    The Navy marked my husband in an indelible manner. If his hair has the temerity to grow an inch he whips out the clippers and puts it back in its place. Woe betide the stray tuft that dares to grow beyond its fellows. After a thorough inspection the rebellious lock meets its doom at the merciless blades of the clippers.

  • Dairy producers can enroll for 2018 coverage

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has announced that starting Sept. 1, 2017, dairy producers may enroll for 2018 coverage in the Margin Protection Program (MPP-Dairy).  Secretary Sonny Perdue has utilized additional flexibility this year by providing dairy producers the option of opting out of the program for 2018.

  • Test the mineral density of your bones

    Have you noted that as you age your doctor requests more tests than when you were in your 20s or 30s? Just like a car, as we age parts break down from wear and tear of age and use. One such test might be bone density or DXA. This test measures the amount of minerals in your bones or the bone density. 

  • Limiting weaning stress for beef cattle

    Weaning is usually a stressful time of year for calves. Limiting weaning stress in beef calves can increase their daily gain. Calves often experience four types of stress: physical, environmental, nutritional and social. You can help them avoid or minimize these with proper management.

  • Apple Pie Contest Rules

    The Trimble County Apple Festival Apple Pie Contest will be held Saturday, Sept. 9th 2017. Judging will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located on the courthouse square in Bedford.    
    RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    1. One entry per person
    2. Disposable aluminum pie plates must be used.
    3. Pies are not to contain any dairy. Refrigeration is not available.
    4. Entries will be taken from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
    No late entries will be accepted!

  • Trimble County Community Baby Shower set Sept. 26

    A Trimble County Coomunity Baby Shower will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Morgan Community Center, 147 Victory Ave., in Bedford.
    If you are pregnant or have a child up to 12 months of age, organizers hope to see you there. To be eligible for grand prizes, you must arrive by 11:15 a.m. Lunch will be served and lots of prizes will be given away. If you have questions, please call 633-1231 and ask for HANDS.

  • TCMS Cheerleaders
  • Lady Raiders fall to Henry
  • Coach Vernon Craig passes

    Longtime Trimble County educator and coach Vernon Craig, died Sept. 1, 2017 at his Trimble County residence. He was 93.
    Craig was a longtime fixture in local high school sports. As a high school athlete, he was a member of a Trimble County High School Blue Demons team that included such teammates as the late Jim Black, the late Hayward Tingle, and the late Jack Tingle who went on to achieve All American status for Coach Adolph Rupp’s University of Kentucky Wildcats and played in the NBA.

  • Church Briefs

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton.

    Bedford Springs Church Ladies Retreat is Sept. 16 at 12:00 in Fellowship Hall.  Guest speaker is Machele Coleman Bess with message ‘Who Holds The Reins.’  Sandwiches, salads and desserts will be served. If you intend to come, please RSVP by calling or texting 502-640-2645, leaving name and phone number.