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Today's News

  • Why do we pray?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • Fall Festival

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will hold a Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. All are welcome!

  • Revival at Apostolic Pentecostal Church of The Living God

    Pastor Bobby Wade invites everyone to Revival at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of The Living God at 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. Services are Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26 at 6:30. Evangelist Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va. will speak.
     

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 8

    • 10:08 a.m., domestic dispute, parking lot at Bedford Medical, U.S. 421 N
    • 11:26 a.m., juvenile complaint, 9245 U.S. 421N
    • Tuesday, Sept. 9
    • 1:59 p.m., abandoned vehicle, Hardy Creek Road
    • 3:05 p.m., civil complaint, Megan Lane
    • 3:57 p.m., juvenile complaint, 2560 New Hope Road

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

  • Legislators going ‘Back to School’ nationwide

    Starting this week, hundreds of state legislators from across the country will begin visiting classrooms to kick off the 16th annual “America’s Legislators Back to School Program.”

    Sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures, this event initially lasted just one day but now extends through much of the school year.  While most students tour the state Capitol at least once, often during a field trip in elementary school, this program brings state government to them.

  • DNA research and your diet

    Compiled by the Rev. Patrice Joy Masterson, MA Reiki Master Instructor, from the book, “How to Reprogram Your DNA for Optimum Health,” by Adelle LaBree

    Anew field called “Nutrigenomics”is devoted to the study of the effects of foods on genetic behavior. By analyzing how different foods interact with specific genes, researchers have confirmed that the food you eat directly influences the metabolic programming of your cells.

  • Whether it’s things or feelings, hoarding is never good for you

    When we moved to Florida from California 23 years ago, we did so with only the things we could fit into two vehicles.

    That meant getting rid of 15 years’ worth of possessions to start over, which was both sad and exciting.

    I especially hated parting with the coffee table my husband had accidentally autographed. He tends to write hard and had been signing checks. After that, at a certain angle you could see a half-dozen “Barry Kennedy” indentations in the table top.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    FELONIES

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    Sept. 20

    Handshakes and Pancakes Free Breakfast, 8:30-10:30  a.m. at the Sligo Baptist Church basement, 65 N. 42 Loop. Free pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Everyone welcome. Contact Karen Eldridge 502-222-0918, email: info@kaensbookbarn.com.

    Friday
    Sept. 19

    Arthritis Exercise with Shirley at 12:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Senior Citizens Center. Bring cookies or brownies for a golf scramble.

  • Celebrate golden wedding anniversary

    Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and  Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.

    The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.