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Today's News

  • Give thanks with a grateful heart

    An open letter to God, a psalm of thanksgiving:

    My Father who art in heaven

    Truly, hallowed and holy is your name.

    As I begin to write my yearly psalm of thanksgiving, this my 12th or 13th year, I’m wrestling with where to start, what to say, how to even approach you.

    Not that I’m not thankful, because I am. But I don’t want this to be rote and same -- or worse, clever for cleverness sake. After 12 or 13 years, I struggle to be fresh. I struggle to be present, to not just phone it in.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Nov. 25, 1982)
    The Trimble County school system was among four such systems in Kentucky to be given more time to balance their budget by the Kentucky State Board of Education last Thursday. In October the local school board submitted their plan to the State for eliminating the $78,769 deficit that had developed in last year’s budget. School systems are required by state law to balance their budgets.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Roots of the Thanksgiving Day holiday in America

    Sometimes in this busy land of plenty we need to stop and review our national and spiritual heritage to remind us how we got to where we are today.

    Throughout history mankind has celebrated the harvest with ceremonies of thanksgiving. Harvest festivals and thanksgiving celebrations were held by many cultures: the Hebrews, the ancient Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Egyptians.

  • State police to conduct checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Nov. 26 – Dec. 10, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • Bedford Rotary Speaker
  • Bedford officials eye finances

    Bedford City Commission will wait until their certificate of deposit matures on Dec. 7, 2012 to cash it in. According to Mayor Russell Clifton the city can avoid paying a penalty for early withdrawal and will add much needed funds to the city’s coffer. There will be little money deposited to the city’s accounts until 2013 and they need the extra to keep afloat.

  • Library wants your holiday memories

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Monday, Nov. 26
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders basketball team opens their season at home against Gallatin County. Varsity  game begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Trimble County Public Library will host a ‘learn the internet’ Class from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to use ‘google’, setting up an email account, best searching techniques and what to avoid. Sign up by calling 502-255-7362.

    Thursday, Dec. 6

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 5
    3:34 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    6:59 a.m., animal complaint, U.S. 421N
    8:58 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:18 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    12:38 p.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School
    3:03 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 100 block Smith Dr
    3:04 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Milton Elementary School
    3:32 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    7:22 p.m., patrol requested, Pyles Rd

    Tuesday, Nov. 6