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Today's News

  • 2017 Trimble County Fair underway

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will be speaking tonight at the Trimble County Fair about horse racing, his faith and promoting his wife’s charity, Mom’s Closet. Special music by the Robinson Family will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Day will speak at 8:00. Senior Citizens get in free with a coupon by Signature Health Care.

  • Vietnam veterans to be honored with ‘Welcome Home’ gala in Bedford

    Staff Report
    The city of Bedford will host a “Citizen Appreciation/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans” event on Saturday, July 15, at the Morgan Community Center.

  • Senate health bill expected Thur., McConnell says; could stretch Medicaid expansion but then cut program more than House bill

    By Al Cross and Melissa Patrick
    Kentucky Health News
    Senate Republicans plan to make their repeal-and-replace-Obamacare bill public on Thursday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told reporters Tuesday.
    The bill is likely to continue the Medicaid expansion, which serves 470,000 Kentuckians, longer than the bill passed by the House, but could make deeper cuts to Medicaid in the long run.

  • Deceitful blacktop contractors targeting Kentucky residents

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and Woodford County Sheriff Wayne “Tiny” Wright said a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region.

  • Heat ‘frustration’

    My poor, hapless garden has been suffering at my hands for several years. Despite my most well-intentioned of efforts to grow anything, something rots, disappears or develops mysterious holes overnight. I’ve never seen such misfortune afflict one garden in my life. I suppose I thought that last year was the time for the garden to turn the tide and flourish.

  • 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo in Louisville expected to be largest yet

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The largest Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) to-date is set to take place July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
    More than 920 junior exhibitors and their families will bring 1,835 head of Hereford cattle from 35 states to compete at the 2017 JNHE, totaling 2,200 entries.

  • Safety tips for pedestrians

    Walking and running may seem like two of the simplest ways to get healthy, but it’s important to remember to stay alert when you exercise on sidewalks and along roadways.  
    Whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, it’s vital for you to be cautious and courteous to others. Remember not one group has sole rights to the road. We must share it with others. Here are some safety tips for drivers and pedestrians.
    Pedestrians:

  • Dealing with homesickness

    Summer camps and overnight stays with friends and family are on many of our children’s agendas for this summer. While many of these activities often result in fond memories, they can present challenges for children who experience homesickness.
    Homesickness can occur with anyone at any age, but is especially prevalent in children who are spending time away from their parents for the first time. Homesickness often results in the person feeling sad, lonely and scared. Some people even get stomachaches or headaches as a result.

  • Daniel Haney earns Georgia Tech degree

    ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Daniel Haney of Bedford has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He is the son of Robert and Dawn Haney, Bedford.
    Haney was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.

  • Consent items dominate board’s agenda

    Trimble County Board of Education Meeting
    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the June 7 regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, the board granted approval of the following items:
    4The minutes of the May 24, 2017 regular meeting