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Today's News

  • Rosella and Albert, a love story

    For some, thinking about your grandparents’ romance is a little on the weird side. You just see older, graying wrinkled people. You love them, cherish them but you just don’t go there. Our children do not want to see us holding hands or kissing either, you will get an immediate ewwwwww!!!!!
    I happen to know the love stories of both of my grands, (to quote National Inquirer-“Inquiring minds want to know”). This is the story of Albert and Rosella, my grandparents during the summer of 1916.

  • Bumper sticker theology

    On most days as I’m on my way to work I see a car with a bunch of bumper
    stickers on the back.
    There’s a “26.2” and a “13.1” sticker that means the driver is probably a
    marathon/half-marathon runner. Other stickers say things like “Easy does
    it,” “One day at a time” and “Let go and let God.”
    I’ve seen those slogans before and they’re often associated with 12-step
    programs like AA, although they don’t belong to them exclusively.

  • Commonwealth Policy Center to hold conference on religious liberty
  • LOOKING BACK

    September 4, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Bedford Rotary Club with the cooperation of the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank has established a permanent scholarship fund which will be called the Bedford Rotary Helen Haney Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will give one graduating Trimble County High School student a minimum of $250.00 to be used for a higher education.

  • Kentucky should add scholarship tax credits to its back-to-school list

    By Charles H. Leis
    As students across Kentucky begin a new school year, many cannot wait to see their friends and reunite with their favorite teachers. Some are excited to continue learning in the classroom. In some cases, however, students are returning to an education that is not working for them or their families.
    Each student has an education situation unique to themselves. As it stands, our education system leaves some students behind. Our current system can lock students into a school that does not match up with the type of education they want or need.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Labor Day: A time to celebrate jobs in the Commonwealth

    At their core, the major American holidays are bound by a common thread: They remind us of who we are and what we stand for, each and every year.
    While the Fourth of July celebrates our founding and freedom, Memorial Day and Veterans Day call on us never to forget the high price paid for those enduring gifts. Thanksgiving gives us a moment among loved ones to appreciate the many good things in our lives, and on Labor Day, which arrives this weekend, we pay tribute to the hard work that made our nation what it is today.

  • Frankfort Focus
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Sept. 1
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy 421 North, Milton, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Thursday, Sept. 8
    Milton City Commission will meet a 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Sat.-Sun. Sept. 10-11
    The Trimble County Apple Festival will be held on the Trimble County Courthouse Square.
    Thurs., Sept. 15

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Sept. 1 through 30. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.