Today's News

  • Raiders blanked at Washington
  • Church news briefs

    Hymn sing tonight at Hickory Grove
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Hickory Grove Methodist Church,  363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6. The public is invited.
    Milton Baptist to host Sportsman’s Supper

  • Boo, old fool

    Many Baby Boomers are having the “discussion”:  How are we going to take care of each other in our “golden years,” “active years,” “evening of life years”—any euphemism you can use is fine; it all means the same thing. We are getting OLD.

  • Why are Christians so mean?

    I don’t know why I was so surprised, but I was.
    A few weeks ago, my pastor spoke on a controversial topic, racism, and did an absolutely amazing job, balancing truth and grace.
    That’s not what surprised me.
    What surprised me was learning that he was attacked for it, the target of mean-spirited vitriol, face to face encounters and emails.
    People love grace, but truth? Not so much.


    October 2, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A car collided into the rear of a school bus last Friday at about 3:40 pm on US Hwy 42, two miles east of Bedford. The bus, which was being driven by Gladys Penick, was stopped when a car driven by Jonathan Parson, 16, Bedford, which was traveling east, skidded about 87 feet, turning completely around and collided into the rear of the bus.

  • School report cards rate trends in state’s education

    Not long after the start of each school year, Kentucky begins getting report cards on the overall progress our students are making. These annual updates give the public the chance to learn if we are still heading in the right direction academically.

  • Milton High School reunion Sunday, Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • Younger folks seemingly not interested in preservation of local histories

    By Robert Stewart
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The historical societies of five Kentucky counties and one Indiana county gather together annually for a potluck picnic, program and report of accomplishments.
    On Thursday, Sept. 22, Henry County hosted the group of about 75 with representatives present from only Carroll, Henry, Owen and Trimble. Only one young person was noted in the group. The Carroll society reported they were composed only of elderly folks, and several others said the same thing.

  • Rotary serving lunch at courthouse Tuesday

    The Bedford Rotary Club will again be operating the lunch trailer at the courthouse, this time on Tuesday, October 11, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This will be our final offering with the trailer for 2016, but we will take up the activity again starting next May. Come by and support us for this fund raising activity for community support. We will be offering pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheese burghers, barbeque, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and cold drinks. Thank you all for past support, and we hope to serve you again next Tuesday.