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  • This year, Easter coincided with April Fools’ Day. I have to chuckle because God gets the first laugh. When everyone thought that Jesus was dead and done, God says, “I’m not finished. Surprise! Jesus is alive!” God showed the world on that first Easter that He can fix anything.

  • Gideon Coleman, 13, of Bedford finished in third place for the boys 14 and under division of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour’s Spring Stableford No. 2 tournament March 31 at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa in Lexington.

  • Fourth Grade All A

    Zack Busack, Aiden Cable, Ellie Consley, Emma Heaton, Chloe Ginn, Brylee Jones, Aubrie Martin, Emma Newby, Liberty Smith and Bella Stewart.

    Fourth Grade All A/B

    Sue Barrera, Parker Edwards, Alisyn Ely, Emmy Felts, Bailey Foster, Savannah Hendricks, Jacqueline McCoy, Peyton O’Neal, Sophie O’Neal, Ethan Pearson and Wyatt Wilson.

    Fifth Grade All A

  • BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Seventeen students from the Trimble County Middle School BETA Club and the club’s sponsor, Crystal Harris, talked about projects and plans for competitions during a visit to the Bedford Rotary Club March 20.

  • Horses do everything in a big way. Everything about a horse is huge. Mine are about 1,500 pounds each, which falls into the big range.

  • The Trimble County hymn sing starts at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Church of the Living God. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Pastor Bobby Wade at 502-255-7510.

  • Apostolic Pentecostal Church

    Easter Cantata “He is He is” will be 6:30 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 1, at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford. Everyone is welcome, deaf ministry available, and candy for the children. For more information, call Melinda 502-525-7185.

    Pleasant View Baptist

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday. An Easter egg hunt will follow morning services on Sunday.

  • Editor’s note: This column from 2009 is being rerun in honor of Nancy Kennedy’s husband, Barry, who turned 65 this week.

    When I first met my husband he drove a totally hot car, a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with burnt orange pinstripes and burnt orange interior – and a manual transmission.

    Because we were young and newly in love and Barry had miles of patience, he attempted to teach me to drive it. It helped that we lived in northern Maine where there wasn’t much to crash into except snow banks and caribou.

  • CAMPBELLSBURG – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties during the period of April 1 through April 30.

  • The Trimble County Board of Elections was at Trimble County High School Thursday as part of a voter registration drive. Pictured left to right are Dale Vincent, Beery Welty, County Clerk Tina Browning and Dale Ralston.

  • BOWLING GREEN – Western Kentucky University students Jodi E. Thomas of Los Alamos, New Mexico, Tithe Ahmed of Cave City, Katie L. Alexander of Louisville, James M. Biddle of Vine Grove, Makenzie K. Daniels of Smiths Grove, Jenna R. Rowlett of Bedford and Taylor E. Senay of Elizabethtown recently published their analysis of newly sequenced viral genomes.

  • Market Report

    Livestock

    March 21, 2018

    Cattle receipts: 215

    Last week: 914

    Last year: 843

    Compared to the previous sale: No trend available due to severe winter

    weather throughout region.

    Feeders: 199

    Slaughter: 16

    Replacements: 0

    Feeder Steers Medium & Large #1-#2: 388 lbs. $158.26; 473 lbs $141; 476

    lbs. $166 value added; 500 lbs. $155; 559 lbs. $138.27; 628 lbs.

    $140.51; 609 lbs. $154.50 value added; 670 lbs. $143.36; 717 lbs.

  • I have an amazing talent to find myself entwined in some preposterous situations. I’ve been entangled in a maelstrom of the absurd for as long as I can remember. I’ve been sucked under a playground merry-go-round. A footrace across a parking lot with my siblings concluded in a spectacular crash. My brakes failed and I plummeted headlong into a landscaped median. In its defense, the median had resided in that spot for years and was in no way responsible for my plunge into bruised humiliation.

  • Livestock | March 14, 2018

    Cattle receipts: 914

    Last week: 612

    Last year: Not available

    Compared to the previous sale: Feeder steers and heifers steady, slaughter cows 3.00-4.00 lower, no test on bulls.

    Feeders: 886

    Slaughter: 19

    Replacements: 9

  • Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 30.

    Email Good Friday service times to editor@mytrimblenews.com for publication in next week’s Banner.

  • Every time I mention that I haven’t seen a flying pig in a while, that’s when I do.

    FYI: In my world, a flying pig is something I want to see happen but have zero faith that it will. In other words, it will happen “when pigs fly.”

    Also in my world, whenever I am deep in the pit of doubt, that’s when I start getting flying pig sightings, whether it’s a line in a book or TV show or an image of a flying pig in a commercial or ad in a magazine.

    Just in the past few days:

  • Do you know anything about flooding where you live?

  • Whenever my husband starts a sentence with, “Before you say no, hear me out,” I know I’m headed for a heart attack or two.

    It’s usually about an idea he has for a change around the house, from knocking down a wall to rearranging the furniture.

    No matter what the change is, I immediately hate the idea only because I hate change of any kind.

    I’ve had the same hairstyle for 30 years, the same job since 1992, the same husband since 1975. The furniture in my house hasn’t changed since we moved in 16 years ago.

  • “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.

  • 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.