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Today's News

  • ‘Bob’s Bunch’ raises over $6K in ALS walk

    More than 1,500 walkers, including a local team of 64 persons known as “Bob’s Bunch,” participated in Saturday’s 7th annual Walk to Defeat ALS in Louisville.

    “Bob’s Bunch” was organized by Bedford resident Diane McKinney to raise money for ALS research and bring awareness to the local region about the disease. Her motivation for both is the fact that her husband, Bob, was diagnosed with ALS in 2009.

  • School Lunch Menus

    Monday, May 16: Chili dog, *rib q on bun, potato rounds, baby carrots w/dip, strawberry applesauce, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, May 17: No school, Election Day

    Wednesday, May 18:  Chicken tenders, *manager’s choice, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cup, jell-o w/topping, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit

    Thursday, May 19: Hamburger/cheeseburger, *turkey sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickle
    french fries, peach half, pudding, fresh fruit

  • Sports afield
  • Softball action
  • Trimble track
  • Special care needed for successful post-flood mold cleanup

    Torrential rains and resulting flood damage in April have left a path of destruction for homeowners across Kentucky. Sunny skies and warm temperatures will help clean-up efforts, but with high-moisture content in the air, conditions are ripe for the growth of mold and fungi in waterlogged buildings.

  • Beware of bacterial soft rot on transplants due to recent rain

    The tremendous amount of rain that has fallen over much of Kentucky during the past month, along with extended periods of cool and overcast weather, is really starting to push outbreaks of diseases in tobacco float beds. We received almost thirteen inches of rainfall, alone in April and more than four inches of rainfall in early May. There have been reports of target spot, Sclerotinia collar rot, and Pythium root rot across the state.

  • Trimble wrestlers in area meets

    Indiana events
    On Saturday, April 23, Christian Academy of southern Indiana in New Albany held the Lil Warrior Beginners Folkstyle Open Wrestling Tournament. Brady Cull, seven-year-old son of Daniel and Christy Cull of Bedford won first place, a Gold medal.

    Bryce Turner, 8, son of Chris Turner, Bedford and Devin Turner, Salem, Ind., won first place receiving a Gold medal in the Bantam Division of the “Indian Creek Freestyle Open Wrestling Tournament.” This tournament was held at Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Ind.

  • Changing the world through recycling

    By TAJA DURAND

    Many people think they don’t have an impact on this world; but they do!

    Recycling is something small that you can do that has an overall, big impact on the world. Many people aren’t aware of how important recycling is. Environmentally speaking, it can help limit the amount of greenhouse gasses released from landfill sites, the amount of waste that produces pollution is reduced and it helps make our community a better place to live.

  • Event held to raise child abuse awareness

    April was Child Abuse Prevention month and in recognition of that occasion the staff of Trimble County Department of Community Based Services held an event on April 21 to raise awareness of child abuse in Trimble County.