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Today's News

  • Pre-school program employees praised for contributions made to success of 5 Star Rating

    Dear Readers,
    We are excited this year to recognize the hard work of our pre-school employees. During the 2016-2017 school year our pre-school program underwent a Program Review based upon the Kentucky All Stars 5 Star Rating system. The Kentucky All Stars rating system is a quality rating and improvement system for early childhood and education programs. Based on the Kentucky Early Childhood standards and research-based indicators of quality. How a program earns its rating is listed below:
    n The Level 1 star is obtained by meeting all regulatory requirements

  • Jesus: the ultimate script flipper

    It was a warm summer night in a town near Washington, D.C.
    A group of friends sat around a backyard table eating dinner when a young man with a gun appeared and interrupted the dinner party, according to a 2016 NPR story.
    “Give me your money or I’m going to start shooting,” he said, pointing the gun at one of the women.
    The people believed him; however, no one had any money on them.
    So, they started talking to the man, first trying to play on his guilt: “What would your mother think about you doing this?”

  • Church Briefs

    Saturday, August 19
    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford will host the annual Assembly of the Lord Jesus Christ (ALJC), The Kentucky District, Foreign Mission Rally, 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug.  19.  The Rev. Timothy Gill of Medora, Ind. will be the speaker. All are welcome. Call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510 for more information.

    Bedford Baptict Church Clothes Closet, located at 1425 U.S. Hwy. 42E, will be open the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Sunday, August 27

  • LOOKING BACK

    Aug. 13, 1987 (340 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Board of Education has appointed Bedford pharmacist Robert Yowler to a position on the board. Yowler will fill the vacancy left by Carole Martin who recently resigned due to moving to Madison. Martin who had recently served as board chairman, had served on the school board for the past 12 years. Yowler will fill the remaining term of Martin, which expires in January 1988.

  • The Kentucky State Fair: The best of agriculture on display

    By Ryan Quarles, Kentucky
    Commissioner of Agriculture
    FRANKFORT — The Kentucky State Fair is one of the highlights of the agricultural year in Kentucky. As a farm kid from Scott County, I have many fond memories of past state fairs. It’s a chance to rub elbows with our neighbors, reunite with friends from across the Commonwealth, and show off the best that Kentucky agriculture has to offer. The 113th edition of this great tradition is Aug. 17-27, and, as always, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is pleased to be a part of it.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentuckians enjoy salary growth, increased jobs

    Kentucky incomes are on the rise, as is the number of many Kentucky jobs, according to a report on Fiscal Year 2017’s fourth-quarter state revenues from the Office of State Budget Director.

  • Raider football season gets underway tomorrow

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Youth League Football season opens

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Youth League Football opened their season at the Trimble County High School on Saturday August 12, 2017 against the Tigers from Bracken County. The teams are divided up into three groups consisting of ages of 8U, 10U, and 12U. The “U” stands for under.

  • Local veteran to participate in next Honor Flight

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Yesterday, August 16, 2017, Isaac Romans, Jr.—better known as Junior to his friends—celebrated his 90th birthday.
    “Dad served in Korea during the Korean Conflict 1951-53 with the Army,” explained his daughter Lynn Romans. “Upon enlistment he was sent to Atlanta, Ga., to welding school. He served as a welder with the 120 Engineer C BN and welding was his occupation for most of his life. He retired after 30 years of welding from Rotary Lift in 1990.”