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Today's News

  • Bedford Pentecostal Church welcomes pastor and family

    Bedford Pentecostal Church welcomes Pastor Carl Litchfield III and family from Portland, ME.

    Pastor Litchfield began his ministry as a young man working alongside his father, Rev. Carl L. Litchfield Jr. Pastor Litchfield attended Apostolic Bible College of Memphis, Tenn. He pastured a home missions work and street ministry in Portland, Maine. In Scottsburg, Ind., he started a home missions work and has assisted fellow ministers in the Indiana area.

  • Callis Grove Camp begins Friday

    The annual Callis Grove Camp Meeting begins this Friday, Aug. 3, and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 12. Services will be held each evening—Monday through Saturday—beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday services will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5 and 12.

    The evangelist for the series of meetings will be the Rev. James Southerland. Rev. and Mrs. Southerland will serve as the music evangelists for the encampment.

  • New Christian radio station joins airwaves, transmits from Trimble

    Trimble County is the point of origin for the broadcast signal of a new radio station that joined the airwaves yesterday.

    Good Shepherd Radio, Inc., based in Columbus, Ind., has added WHMO, located at 91.1 on the FM dial, to the company’s family of southern gospel broadcast properties. Although transmission facilities are in Trimble County and programming will be generated in Columbus, the station’s identity will be as a Madison radio station, joining WORX 96.7 FM, WXGO 1270 AM and WIKI 95.3 FM.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Aug. 5, 1982)
    Bedford residents were shocked Saturday morning, July 31, 1982, when a two-truck crash just outside of Bedford took the life of Michael W. Schmidt, 28, Bedford. Steven Lee Taylor, 22, Bedford, driver of the other vehicle, sustained substantial injuries and was taken to the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison by the Trimble County Rescue Squad.

  • KSP crime report analyzed

    Earlier this month, and continuing a trend dating back to the late 1980s, the Kentucky State Police issued its annual report on crime in Kentucky, giving us a much clearer picture of the impact these actions have had on our citizens.

    In one sense, the numbers from 2011 are positive when compared to earlier crime reports. When measured against 1995, there were 50 fewer homicides, 6,000 fewer burglaries and almost 5,000 fewer DUIs last year even in the face of population gains, while auto thefts and robberies were almost half of what they had been.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Get involved in your government: Vote

    There are many ways in which local citizens can participate in government. Becoming a candidate for political office or attending meetings to understand the political process and expressing your opinions are among these. One of the basic ways to participate in government is by voting. When we vote, we help determine who will lead our nation, state, county and local governments. Voting gives us each a say in who will make our laws and protect our freedoms.

  • Trees and drought

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Oaks are the most important tree species to wildlife in Kentucky forests, but the impact of this years drought remains to be seen. White oaks are faring better than red oaks so far.

    White oaks produce acorns that are a critical food source for squirrels, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, black bear and many non-game species. White oak acorns are preferred by wildlife because they are more palatable. Acorns produced by red oaks contain tannin, which makes them bitter.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, August 1
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Wednesday-Friday                August 1-3
    Trimble County Band Camp from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at TC High School. Full Camp, everyone attend.

    Tuesday, August 7
    We are gearing up for Apple Festival and the Planning Committee will be meeting at 7 p.m. in the Judge Executive’s Office.

    Wednesday, August 8

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