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Today's News

  • Bedford Rotary Speaker
  • USDA accepting applications for EQIP wildlife habitat initiative

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is currently accepting applications for Environmental Quality Incentive Program Wildlife Initiative.   EQIP Wildlife is a voluntary program available to landowners to improve wildlife habitat on private property.

    Landowners accepted into EQIP Wildlife can apply for assistance in enhancing wildlife habitat.  Practices such as native grasses, tree/shrub planting, edge feathering and forestry patch clearcuts are just a few of the available options.   

  • Apply for Farm Bill participation

    I have been asked to remind local farmers of the Natural Resources Conservation Service Farm Bill Program.

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.
     

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Jan. 2
    Trimble County High School basketball teams host Oldham County in a varsity doubleheader. The boys’ varsity  game begins at 6 p.m. The girls’ varsity game starts at 8 p.m.

    The American Red Cross will have an Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED class on January 3rd, 2013 at the Madison Area Chamber of   Commerce. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Please visit http://www.redcross.org/ or call 1-800-733-2767 to register for this class.

    Thursday, Jan. 3

  • Ways to eat better In the new year

    To help with portion control, use the smallest plate that will hold your food.

    At mealtime, serve from the stove instead of putting a serving bowl on the table.

    Make double vegetables and serve them first, to take the focus off meat.

    Switch to whole wheat pasta.

    Eat vegetarian one night a week.

    Cut back on butter or margarine – newer whole-grain breads are tasty on their own.

  • For a ‘perfect’ new year

    One day at the library, a book fell off a shelf and hit a boy named Milo Crinkley on the head.
    The title, “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days,” was just what he needed.

    Wanting more than anything to be perfect, Milo checked the book out and set out to do everything the author, Dr. K. Pinkerson Silverfish, prescribed.

    So begins the 1982 children’s book “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days” by Stephen Manes.

  • Two arrested at Trimble meth lab

    A husband and wife were arrested Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, after law enforcement officers found a meth lab in their home at 2286 Kidwell Pike in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police dispatch received a 9-1-1 call at 9:42 a.m. stating that a woman had sustained burns to her body after an explosion.

  • Newly elected circuit court clerk attends orientation

    Kentucky’s latest class of elected circuit court clerks got a jump start on preparing to take office at a comprehensive orientation program that the Administrative Office of the Courts provided Dec. 11-13 in Lexington. The new circuit court clerks were elected in the November 2012 general election and will take office Jan. 7, 2013.

    Stacy Bruner of Trimble County participated in the 2012 Circuit Court Clerks’ Newly Elected Officials Orientation.

  • Harmonizing Health Retreat Open House set Saturday, Jan. 5, 2-5 p.m.

    Harmonizing Health Retreat, 1028 New Hope Road north of Bedford, will hold an open house from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The community is invited to enjoy the food, network your business and socialize with new friends.

    Release the past by walking our Labyrinth nestled in the forest. Receive free sessions of magnetic energy, Reiki, hypnosis and other mind/body processes for behavior change and pain relief. Learn about the new, ongoing programs from 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday.

  • Winter marches in