Today's News

  • Planning for retirement especially important for women

    Retirement planning is important for all individuals; however, it is especially important for women.  At some point during their lives, 80 to 90 percent of women will be solely responsible for their own finances.  Unfortunately for the majority of them, it will be later in life.  Women tend to have shorter work histories than men, as a result of entering and leaving the workforce due to raising children.  In addition, fewer women participate in employer-sponsored retirement plans compared to men.  

  • Trimble County Fair Baby Contest
  • Trimble County Fair Pageants
  • Christians running the race

    I know I’ve been writing about my kids a lot lately, but if not for column fodder, really, what else are kids good for?

    I jest.

    My daughters are runners, Alison more so than Laura. Alison and her husband both run marathons and “fun” little 13 or 18-milers.

    Alison loves to run around her historic town, Alexandria, Va. She likes the history and the scenery and the Starbucks coffee at the end of her runs as a reward for not dying.


    30 Years Ago (July 01, 1982)
    The county 4-H Fair will be July 8-11. There are booths available for clubs and organizations. Also space for yard sales, flea markets and other crafts to show and sell.

  • Kentucky’s auto industry celebrating a century of success

    Kentucky has long been a major player in the automotive industry, but few know that this relationship is fast approaching its 100th anniversary.

    It all began in 1913, when Henry Ford’s fledging company set up an assembly operation on South Third Street in Louisville.  Seventeen people worked there, including the on-site sales team, and they churned out 12 vehicles a day while being paid about eight cents an hour.

  • Rotary Club welcomes guest speakers
  • Patton, Edens wed in Gatlinburg, TN

    Anna Patton and Darrell Edens Jr. were married at Gatlinburg Chapel Ministries on Saturday June 9, 2012. In attendance were Stacey Edens, Felecia Webster, Dusty and Leigh Edens.

    Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Edens Jr. are now residing in Bedford.

    A reception has been planned for a later date. Invitations will be sent.

  • Power family welcomes daughter

    Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power. Born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky, she weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.

    Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Owenton.

    Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.