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Today's News

  • Lady Raiders log 40th consecutive NCKC win

    By KEVIN BRADLEY
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders volleyball team got back on track last week with wins over All “A” Classic Tournament Champion Walton-Verona and runner-up Carroll County.
    Trimble logged their 40th consecutive North Central Kentucky Conference win Thursday night with scores of 25-19 and 25-20 over new All “A” Classic champion Walton Verona.

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones visits BES

    Staff Report
    Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones took some time away from the courthouse on Monday, Sept. 21, 2014, to speak to the fifth graders at Bedford Elementary School. Judge Jones spoke to the students about the United States Constitution and about our judicial system. The students were able to ask Judge Jones questions about the Constitution, her role as a judge, and other careers in public service.

  • Magistrates deny funds for restrooms at Trimble Co. park

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court turned down a request from the Park Board to help pay for new restrooms.
    The board estimated the cost of the restrooms at $15,000 and asked the court to pay half, but magistrates said they wanted a more precise estimate and plans before committing any money.

  • Restoration for moms in waiting

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.
    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”
    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.
    She calls this son “Doozy,” as in one doozy of a human being, a challenge to know how to love. Not that she doesn’t love him fiercely, but that she struggles to know how to express that love in a way that helps, not hurts him.

  • Conference to be held at Apostolic Pentecostal church this Saturday

    The Kentucky District Fall Conference will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, this Saturday,  Sept. 27. The church is located at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford. The pastor is Bobby Wade.
    The Ministers Board Meeting will be held at Noon. The conference service  will be held at 1:00 p.m.
    The conference speaker is Pastor Tim Gill from Medora, Ind.
    A deaf ministry is available.

  • Bedford Springs members extend invitation to worship

    The membership of the Bedford Springs Church has announced a new beginning at the facility, located across Shepherd Lane from Signature Healthcare nursing home in Bedford.
    Pastor Nick and Glenna Coleman and the church family would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come join them in their services each Sunday at 6 p.m.

  • Revival, Homecoming at Poplar Ridge this weekend

    Poplar Ridge Baptist Church, located at 2475 Mt. Pleasant Road north of Bedford, will be holding revival services, beginning tomorrow, Sept. 26 and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 28. Services each evening will be held at 7 p.m.
    Sunday, Sept. 28, will be Homecoming Sunday at the church with a celebration during the 11 a.m. worship service of the congregation’s 157-year ministry of the Gospel.

  • A CAPITOL VACATION INTERRUPTION

    Bright sunshine, slight breeze, it was perfect weather for a day of sightseeing in Washington, D.C. I, along with family members, had returned to the Capitol City for the first time since the 9-11 events of 13 years ago.

    Time constraints of our Maryland visit to see our son, David, who is employed with a civilian contractor at U.S. Navy Air Station Pax River in Lexington Park, allowed us only one day of activities in D.C.

  • Kentucky no stranger to natural disasters

    At first glance, it may seem odd that September is National Preparedness Month, since it usually is one of the quieter periods of the year for natural disasters.
    At the same time, that welcome pause between stormy seasons actually makes it perfect to review just how ready we are for Mother Nature at her worst.

  • Backpack safety guidelines