Community News

  • Rotary brings back awards from district conference

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Rotary International’s District 6710, comprised of 55 clubs with 2,700 members in central and western Kentucky, conducted an annual meeting last month in Paducah to celebrate the various activities and achievements by the clubs. The Bedford Rotary Club was selected to receive the “Outstanding Community Service Award” above the other clubs, both large and small, for this award.

  • Solar energy is a spark for Listons’ Rotary club presentation

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Since re-modeling the old Liston house begun in 2013, including attempts to increase energy efficiency such as foam insulations, better windows, and white metal roofs, an interest grew to incorporate renewable energy technology. After three years of study and planning, Jeff and Betsy Liston “took the plunge” and invested in solar panels. The duo discussed the endeavor in the Rotary Club’s June 19 meeting.

  • Why is this happening?

    Have you ever been in a circumstance or situation in your life and wondered, “Why is this happening to me?” In actuality, it’s probably happened to you more than once. You find yourself in a season of change, loneliness, tragedy or a combination of these or other unfortunate circumstances.

  • New Rotary assistant governor visits Bedford

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    The Rotary International organization is global in scope, with some 1.3 million members serving in more 160 countries. Rotary is divided into many Districts throughout, with two located in Kentucky. Bedford’s is District 6710 and is comprised of some 58 clubs with 2,700 members in central and western Kentucky. Bedford Rotary, like many rural clubs, is small with about 25 members.

  • Church news | July 5, 2018

    Hymn sing

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 5, at Campbellsburg Baptist Church, 8320 Main St., in Campbellsburg.

    Milton Methodist VBS

    Milton United Methodist Church will have its Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 8-13 for preschool children through sixth grade. Pre-registration will be 5-6 p.m. July 8 and a family picnic will be at 6:30 p.m. July 13. For more info, call Beth at 859-613-2238.

    Bedford Christian VBS

  • Perkins talks trends in county agriculture

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special for the Banner

    Kevin Perkins talked about trends in crops, land and livestock during the Bedford Rotary Club’s meeting May 22.

  • Student News | June 7, 2018

    Scott graduates from Calvary

    Shane Allen Scott graduated May 25, 2018 from Calvary Christian School in Taylor Mill, Ky. Shane is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Scott of Florence, Ky. and the grandson of Betty Scott Delph of Bedford. He will attend Northern Kentucky University in the fall and plans to study business.

    Congleton to participate in Gatton Academy study abroad trip

  • Church news | May 31, 2018

    Hymn sing

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m., June 7, at Antioch Baptist Church, 4247 U.S. Hwy. 421 S in Bedford.

    Harvest America simulcast

  • Dr. Hines introduces new chiropractors to Rotary

    Special to the Banner

    Potential wellness from regular chiropractic checkups and introductions of new, professional chiropractors to serve our communities were the subjects of our March 13 Bedford Rotary meeting.

    Dr. Mark Hines, who established Campbellsburg Chiropractic several years ago, spoke of the advantages of chiropractic checkups for enhancing “wellness from within,” and noted the extensive training one goes through to become licensed.

  • Bedford lodge presents service awards

    Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 158 F&AM presented Jim Pirtle and Dennie Gosman with service pins for 40 years and 60 years, respectively. Pictured left to right is Pirtle, WM Todd Pollock and Gosman.