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Today's News

  • Exchanging fears for peace

    “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7).

    Recent events in the course of our daily lives create worry and stress to fill our minds. News reports of violence, hate, and anger create a sense of anxiety in us.

  • 'Paul, Apostle of Christ' simulcast is Sunday

    Bedford Baptist Church is hosting a simulcast of “Paul, Apostle of Christ” at 7 p.m., Sunday in the Sanctuary.

    The simulcast includes a guest appearance from the actor, Jim Caviezel. The movie will appear in theaters starting March 23.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.  

  • Returning Raiders looking for success

    With all but one player returning from last year’s team the Trimble County Raiders show promise of an improved season on the baseball diamond this spring.

    The 2017 Raiders soldiered through a 7-17 campaign overall, winning only 5 of 21 games against Eighth Region foes. The Raiders closed their season abruptly in the opening game of the postseason, falling 11-0 in five innings to South Oldham in 29th District Tournament.

  • Being a school board member isn't just about meetings

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  • Library offers more digital content through deal with hoopla

    BY THOMAS CIFRANIK

    The Trimble County Public Library has recently announced public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla.

  • Bedford, Milton elementary schools announce dates for kindergarten registration

    Trimble County Public Schools has announced dates in April for kindergarten registration at both elementary schools.

    Registration for kindergarten students who will attend Milton Elementary will be between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., April 13. Registration for Bedford Elementary will be from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., April 20.

  • Eastern Tent Caterpillars nearing seasonal debut

    It is likely Eastern Tent Caterpillars will begin to hatch soon, said Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment extension entomologist.

    After spending about nine months as eggs in masses on twigs of wild cherry and related trees, the first few tiny Eastern Tent Caterpillars of the season soon should be leaving their eggs, Townsend said.

  • Now's the time to check tax withholdings

    You may have noticed an increase in your take-home pay recently due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December. Now, you need to determine how that will affect you when it comes time to file taxes next year. The IRS has released a new withholding calculator to help you determine whether to change your withholding status on your W-4 to reflect these changes to the tax law.

    Everyone is encouraged to check their withholding status, but it is particularly important for the following individuals:

    Two-income families.

  • Livestock and Grain Market Report | March 15, 2018

    Livestock

    March 7, 2018

    Cattle receipts: 615

    Last week: 318

    Last year: 701

    Compared to the previous sale: Feeder steers were mostly study to $4 higher; feeder heifers were mostly steady to $5 higher. Slaughter cows sold with a lower undertone, while bulls were mostly steady. All comparisons are based on a limited test.

    Feeders: 556

    Slaughter: 39

    Replacements: 20

  • Pillows

    Once upon a time I was content with one pillow. This solitary pillow was sufficient to cradle my head through the nighttime hours. I spurned extra pillows and throw cushions because it just seemed redundant. After all, I only had one head so why on earth was it necessary to own more than one pillow? I found the body pillow to be creepy and intrusive. Yes, I was more than content with the lone pillow.