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Today's News

  • Goldfish

    Part One
    As much as it pains me, and despite the illusion that my mind insists upon indulging, I find myself thinking and saying things that I never thought I would.
    Statements such as “Back when I was a kid, this was nothing but farmland”,
    “When I was your age my mother couldn’t keep me inside. Now I can’t get you out!”

  • Working in a farm successor as part of a retirement plan

    By Wyatt Fraas
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Are you one of the many farmers without an identified farm successor? Purdue University says that’s around 75 percent, and about half expect nonfamily members to take over. A gradual shift of responsibilities and ownership, plus an extended mentoring period, can help ensure the continued success of the farm business.

  • Join Extension Homemakers

    If you are interested in learning something new or giving back to your community, you may consider joining the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association. Clubs across Kentucky are currently recruiting new individuals.
    The goal of KEHA is to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Each group carries out this objective differently based on region or interest.

  • Katie Temple is member of Phi Sigma Beta National Honor Society at UK

    Phi Sigma Beta is proud to announce that Katelyne Sue Temple, daughter of Bob and Kim Temple, Bedford, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Beta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky. Temple is a 2012 Trimble County High School graduate.
    Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.

  • Supreme Court of Kentucky adopts Open Records Policy for court system’s administrative records

    FRANKFORT, Ky. ― The Supreme Court of Kentucky has approved an Open Records Policy that guides how the public accesses the administrative records of the state court system. The seven Supreme Court justices voted unanimously to adopt the policy, which will take effect Aug. 15, 2017.
    This is the first Open Records Policy for the Administrative Office of the Courts, the operations arm of the court system. The policy is in the form of an Administrative Procedure of the Court of Justice, which carries the weight of law under the Kentucky Constitution.

  • Bedford Elementary School Jr. BETA competes at nationals

    In only their second year of having a BETA club at Bedford Elementary School, the group competed at the state and national levels.

  • 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.