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Today's News

  • Cell phone woes: From drowning one to losing another

    OK. It’s true. I’m not really all that enamored by cell phones.
    These “smart” phones have more features than I even know how to use, and personally, I don’t care to know. I just want to use them to make calls, store phone numbers and – yeah – play Ms. Pac Man.

  • What's Happening in Trimble County

    Wednesday, Feb. 16

    Trimble CARES meets at noon in the Family Resouce and Youth Services Center at Trimble County High School. Lunch provided.
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the board office on Wentworth Drive, Bedford.
    The annual Youth Spaghetti Dinner is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Morgan Community Center. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children 11 and younger. Proceeds will be used to help send young people to the General Assembly this summer.

  • THIS WEEKN IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, Feb. 3

    • Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. at Bedford Pentecostal Church, U.S. 42 East. Everyone welcome.

    Sunday, Feb. 6

  • Kunselman places 10th in national fencing competition

    Logan Kunselman, 14, of Bedford, Ky., placed 10th overall in the 14-year-old category at a national fencing competition in Louisville.
    Kunselman and Liam Thomas, his teammate on the Madison Blades Fencers squad, both competed last weekend at the regional Super Youth Cicuit competition for fencers 14 and younger from 27 states. About 170 young athletes competed in the event.
    Fencing his best bouts ever, Kunselman finished in first place of all Kentucky men.

  • Trimble defeats CCHS Panthers a second time

    After beating their archrival -- the Carroll County Panthrs, in the first round of the All-A Classic on Jan. 19 (49-41), the Trimble County High School Raiders were triumphant again over the cats in a rematch in Raider country Tuesday night, Feb. 1.

  • Fiscal Court OKs voting machine bid

    In a special meeting Monday, Trimble County Fiscal Court
    approved a $71,800 bid from Harp Enterprises to supply the county with 15 paper-ballot scanning machines and 13 compatible direct-reading electronic voting machines, which will be used by county voters in the May Primary. Harp was the sole bidder.
    The package also contains a desktop PC and a laptop PC and other peripherals, as well as maintenance and preparation for each election. No additional maintenance fees are involved.

  • Hoops Homecoming court announced

     

    Saturday’s Homecoming celebration will include three boys games at Trimble County High School – the freshmen Raiders will be the first to face off against Williamstown at 5 p.m., followed by the junior varsity matchup at 6 p.m. This year’s King and Queen will be crowned before the start of the varsity game, set for tipoff at 7:30 p.m.

  • Thefts reported in county

    The Trimble Banner

  • School Lunches, Feb. 11-18

    Thursday, Feb. 10: Chili with crackers, toasted cheese or peanut-butter-and-jelly, broccoli/carrots with dip, baked pears, fresh fruit

    Friday, Feb. 11: Fish basket, *chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Monday, Feb. 14: Spaghetti, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic/cheese breadstick, Valentine cake

    Tuesday, Feb. 15: Chili dog with cheese, *Rib-bq, potato rounds, baby carrots with dip, applesauce, fresh fruit

  • Loss of KHS contract could lead counties to shining moment

    I had only been working at The News-Democrat about six months when news broke about the incomprehensible treatment of dogs at the previous Henry County shelter by then-shelter manager Ted Chisolm.
    I didn’t realize then that his actions had affected citizens in Trimble and Gallatin counties, who had contracted with the Henry facility to handle its stray and homeless animals.