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Community News

  • Helton talks to Rotary about new academic dean role

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Helping today’s students prepare and apply for post-secondary training and college is a major challenge in the ever-changing higher education world.

    Kyle Helton, in his new position this year as academic dean at Trimble County Junior/Senior High School, works with the high school students to guide them college and post-high school application processes, including letters of reference, resume development and type of college-level course selection.

  • Tour takes Trimble countians to The Last Frontier

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Trimble Banner

    Thousands of miles from Bray Orchards and Roadside Market, manager Jamae Pyles and fellow traveler Cecilia Oak got to see an array of farm products grown and marketed in Alaska.

  • Jamerson-Simmons enagement

    Lacie Jamerson of Ghent, Ky. and Evan Simmons of Milton, Ky. announce their engagement and August wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Nicole Jamerson of Carrollton, Ky. She is a 2015 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is employed at World Finance Corporation in Carrollton.

  • 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