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Today's News

  • Bits, pieces and random musings about grace

    It seems the older I get, the less space I have in my brain, like all the file folders in the filing cabinet are full.
    More often than I care to admit, I’ll write myself a quick note intending to develop it into a column later, but when later comes I’ll have no clue what I was thinking when I wrote the note.
    However, all is not hopeless, as occasionally I go through my folder of assorted notes and cobble together a column of bits and pieces and random musings in the hope that something might be helpful to someone.

  • Hilda’s special memory of a childhood Christmas

    January, 1952: first day back to school after Christmas break. I was in the second grade and was I excited to get back to school.

  • LOOKING BACK

    Jan. 1, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    The board of directors of the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank has announced an addition to the bank’s staff. Effective Jan. 5, 1987, Jon A. Dunlap will be joining the bank. Jon interned at the bank last summer, familiarizing himself with bank operations and procedures. “We look forward to Jon’s employment with the bank,” said President Neil Bryan. “He comes to us with an excellent blend of local knowledge and academic achievement.”

  • Electoral College worked as the Founding Fathers intended

    By Jim Paxton
    The Paducah Sun
    The Electoral College system performed just as the Founders intended in the 2016 presidential election.
    The institution has taken a lot of criticism in recent years. It has been referred to as archaic, particularly after elections in which the successful candidate won both the electoral and popular votes.
    This year was different. Disappointed Hillary Clinton voters raised a hue and cry about the fact that she lost the presidency in the Electoral College despite receiving more of the popular vote than Donald Trump did.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • General Assembly’s 2017 Regular Session underway

    This week, the General Assembly returns to the Capitol to begin the 2017 Regular Session. Although the House and Senate are as old as Kentucky, this is only the ninth odd-year legislative session since our current state constitution was adopted in the late 1800s.
    We actually were one of the last states to have its legislature meet annually. Now, there are just four that have not made the switch: Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas.

  • Two arrested for cultivation and trafficking in marijuana

    Campbellsburg, Ky. – On Friday December 30, 2016, Troopers with the Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg made two drug seizures on Mulberry Street in Louisville, according to a press release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, KSP public affairs officer. 
    A cannabis suppression investigation in Louisville by State Troopers with Post 5 led to two separate residences on Mulberry Street and the seizure of money, drugs, guns, and drug paraphernalia, Lawson said.

  • Kentucky State Reformatory inmate dies in hostage situation

    LaGrange, Ky.  – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating the death of an inmate in reference to an officer involved shooting at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange on Friday, Dec. 27.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Jan. 4
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the board office.
    Thursday, Jan. 5
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln., in Bedford, at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
    Thursday, Jan. 12
    Milton City Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Monday, Jan. 16
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets for the quarterly evening meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.

  • U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey announces resignation

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, has announced his resignation, effective Friday, January 13, 2017. U.S. Attorney Harvey has served in office since May 14, 2010.