Today's News

  • Apple Festival commitee seeking volunteers, leaders

    The Trimble County Apple Festival committee will meet on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7 p.m. at the Fiscal Court meeting room.  The purpose of this meeting will be to determine the future of the Trimble County Apple Festival.  Unfortunately, the committee is low in volunteers and needs participation now in the early planning months to continue.  Those willing to serve in a leadership position are highly encouraged to attend this meeting.

  • Bedford officials launch citywide cleanup

    The City of Bedford is taking steps to enforce a nuisance ordinance that has been in effect since 1995.

    Bedford City Clerk Joyce Teague issued a news release on April 8 announcing that properties within the city limits need to be cleaned up by May 1.

  • Fair Board hopes for homegrown pageant field

    Shouldn’t Miss Trimble County be a Trimble County girl?

    That’s the question many were asking last summer when a Henry County girl claimed the title and a Carroll County girl took first runner-up honors. The Trimble County Fair Board was forced to open the pageant to contestants from other areas after an insufficient number of Trimble County girls entered the pageant.


    By Karen Long
    While members of Congress were wrestling with the threat of a government shutdown last week, students and staff from Trimble County High School were in our nation’s capital to visit the monuments and show respect to the many people who have shaped and protected our country.

  • BES student enjoys Rotary

    Bedford Elementary School 3rd grade student, Drew Burkhardt, attended his first Bedford Rotary Club meeting last week.  Aaron Stover was the guest speaker of the March 29th meeting.  Stover from Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. is the spokesperson for the new Milton Madison Bridge Project.  He presented the Rotary club with current information pertaining to the Ohio River Bridge.

  • Kids’ Café open house held

    On Thursday, March 24, 2011 the Kids’ Café welcomed Dare to Care representatives and other members of the community to an open house. Dare to Care sponsors the Kids’ Café that is a program designed to feed children and others who might not otherwise be able to have a nutritious hot meal after school. It is open to anyone on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Morgan Community center after school from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Asparagus, April’s vegetable

    This month look for this wonderfully, flavorful vegetable at your local farmer’s market. Asparagus packs in a ton of good vitamins and minerals in those stalks! Steam it, pickle it, sauté it, roast it — the possibilities are endless!

    When buying asparagus, choose stalks that are bright green with purple shaded tight tips; these are the most tender and tasty. It is best to cook it soon after buying, because asparagus can become tough and woody after several days.

  • Beauty begins within: taking time to enjoy life

    Life style changes in diet, exercise and stress reduction are the premise of healthy living and healthy looks. What we think and what we eat are at the foundation of how we look. What we take time to enjoy in the beauty around us not only gives greater meaning to our life, it adds to the beauty that is reflected in our appearance. Busy schedules and rushing adds years to our appearance and causes a decline in organ function. It is critically important to take time out to relax and indulge ourselves at times.

  • Stanley Abbott: Trimble County’s last WWII casualty

    Editor’s note: The following is the first of a series of monthly columns about historical incidents from Trimble County’s past. The column title is taken from the ripples that still roll across the remains of the old Milton dike long submerged in the Ohio River. Many of the long-forgotten events of our past still cast shadows over our way of life today and create ripples that continue to lap at the shores of the river of life upon which we are all mariners.