Today's News

  • Bedford to hold Bash this Friday

    The 22nd Annual Bedford Bash is this Friday, Aug. 26th. Entertainment gets underway at 6:30 p.m. with the Trimble County High School Band and Trimble County cheerleaders performing. Popular local band Young Country will perform starting at 7 p.m. In the event of rain Young Country will perform inside at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department. The Asphalt Angels will be having a car show around the courthouse.


    A parade the likes of which have never seen before in Trimble County escorted the remains of longtime Trimble County businessman Paul Burrows to his final rites Friday. Burrows, 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 16.

  • Apple Festival Pie Contest

    The Trimble County Apple Festival Committee will hold its annual Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Judging will take place at 11 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast, located on the courthouse square in Bedford, Kentucky.


    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as Follows:

    1. One entry per person.

    2. Disposable aluminum pie plates must be used!

    3. Entries will be taken from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast side entrance.

    No late entries will be accepted!


    While the 2011 season may be what first-year Head Coach William Blair calls an exercise of “building from the ground up,” the future looks bright for Trimble County High School football. Of the 33 Raider uniforms on the field this season 21 will be worn by freshmen.

    Blair says he will depend on seniors Stuart Barnes and Josh Baker for leadership and expects big plays from juniors Tyler Drumm, Aaron Blanton and Kyle Sparks, all of whom saw a lot of action last year.

  • The National Museum of the United States Army

    A historic event is taking shape along the Potomac River just outside of Washington, D.C. A magnificent state-of-the-art facility will be built to honor America’s soldiers, preserve the history of America’s oldest military branch, and educate all Americans about the Army’s role in our nation’s development.

    The Museum, scheduled to open in 2015, will be the U.S. Army’s national landmark.

  • Hospital names chief nursing officer

    Karen Higdon has been named chief nursing officer at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

  • Concert lineup offers variety

    The free concert lineup at the 2011 Kentucky State Fair offers fairgoers a taste of all musical genres and a chance to see award-winning artists. The concerts begin at 8 p.m. (with the exception of the Aug. 26 Carnival of Madness concert, which will begin at 6:30 p.m.) at Cardinal Stadium, free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.

    Thursday, Aug. 18 – Ted Nugent

  • Civil War exhibit new this year

    The Kentucky State Fair, an 11-day celebration of the history, heritage and culture of the Bluegrass State, opens tomorrow at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Nearly 600,000 people attend America’s largest indoor fair, which uses all 1.2 million square feet of contiguous exhibit.

  • Horse owners grazing school

    Area Horse enthusiasts are invited to attend the second Area Horse Owners Grazing School, scheduled to begin next month. Participants will learn management tips for healthy horses, healthy pastures and lower feed costs.

    The schedule of seminars and locations is as follows:

    Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., Oldham County Extension Office: Forage Selection & Establishment

    Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., Shelby County Extension Office: Health Concerns on Pasture