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Today's News

  • Bugs in the bathroom

    My bedroom and bathroom contain a portal to the reptile and insect kingdom. Specifically, the closet opens into the domain of the humble brown snake. My bathroom ushers in the stinkbug and his entourage of lady bugs. Once the stinkbug/lady bug contingent has arrived, the colonization process begins. The bathroom has fallen to the bugs and their sights are set on the bedroom.

  • Keep your balance this winter

    Winter in Kentucky is often synonymous with inclement weather. Snow, ice and black ice not only make it hazardous for drivers, but such weather can also make it hazardous for pedestrians. Falls, slips or trips can result in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken limbs or serious head injuries. Here are some pointers to help you stay upright this winter.

  • Mistletoe: From tree thief to holiday tradition

    Once autumn leaves have fallen, mistletoe becomes highly visible on large trees throughout Kentucky. Phoradendron, the scientific name for Kentucky’s most common variety of this parasitic plant, means tree thief. These small leafy plants are commonly found on twigs and branches of many hardwood species in the southern United States. Mistletoe extracts—steals— water, mineral elements and food from tree hosts; hence the name.

  • School Report Card District Summary

    Dear readers,
    Below is the School Report Card District Summary for Trimble County. This report reflects results from the 2015-2016 State Assessment results.

  • Trimble cage teams split games with District opponent
  • CHURCH EVENTS CALENDAR

    Milton Christian to host Thomas Shelton concert Sunday
    Milton Christian Church, located at 35 School Hollow Road in Milton, will host a special service featuring the music ministry of Thomas Shelton on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m.

  • God’s grace on parade

    We had been planning this particular weekend for months, Part One of our Christmas 2016 Celebration Extravaganza.
    Part Two happens on Dec. 24 with a trip to Orlando for a replay of a Christmas Eve we spent there two years ago.
    We had begun with a Christmas Eve service at a church near the downtown area, followed by pizza and hot, gooey garlic knots.

  • LOOKING BACK

    Dec. 18, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    The 30th annual Christmas Open House of the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank was held Saturday, Dec. 13, at the bank’s Bedford and Sligo offices. Over 1,100 people joined in the spirit of the season in the all day affair. Bank president Neil Bryan, executive vice president Jerry Powell and all of the bank family extended their wishes for a joyous Christmas season to everyone who attended.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Ky. KIDS COUNT reports show improvement in children’s health

    For more than a quarter-century now, Kentucky Youth Advocates has taken an in-depth look at the well being of the commonwealth’s children, giving us a valuable year-to-year comparison in such critical areas as health, education and economic security.