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Today's News

  • BES Fall Festival offers fun-filled day on Nov. 7

    Editor: We would like to invite you to our annual Fall Festival at Bedford Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. We will be serving fish dinners at 11 a.m. Each includes a fish sandwich, chips, cole slaw, baked beans, a drink and a dessert. We also will have games starting at 3 p.m. and a raffle, and will end the evening w

  • FRIGHT NIGHT IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    It clearly wasn’t all tricks on Halloween Night in the county, as treats were handed out to ghosts, goblins and even skeletons who haunted Milton Elementary School’s Trunk or Treat, left; at Milton Baptist Church’s Trunk or Treat, above, where hot dogs were served along with lots of candy; and along the streets of downtown Bedford, top, where Vicky Lagle got a “hand” distributing candy and other treats to local tricksters.

  • Young runners compete in state championship

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble County elementary and middle school Runnin’ Raiders teams traveled to Lexington’s Masterson Station Park last weekend to compete in the Kentucky State Elementary and Middle School Cross-Country Championship. The event drew more than 3,000 athletes from schools across the commonwealth. In the girls’ sixth-grade and under race, 418

  • Fall Festival comes to ‘Bear Country’ Nov. 7

    The Trimble Banner Haven’t had your fill of top-rate fish dinners this year? You are in luck. Bedford Elementary School will be featuring a fish fry at this year’s Fall Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the school, 204 Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625). Adult

  • TRIMBLE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERING SECOND FLU-SHOT CLINIC

    The Trimble County Health Department is following up an intranasal H1N1 flu vaccination clinic held last Thursday with a flu-shot clinic from 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the health department office, 138 Miller Lane, Bedford, behind the Post Office and Morgan Drugs.

    Following recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the clinic will provide vaccination injections free of charge to individuals who fall into these specific target groups on a first-come, first-served basis:

    pregnant women;

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Local author visits Trimble Co. Library Dean Bowling, former Trimble County teacher and author of the recently released “Mules and Wildcat Heads” memoir, will be featured at a reception and book-signing from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Trimble County Public Library. Business donates to building fund The Bedford Subway is hosting a one-day fund-raiser for the Trim

  • Gospel group plans 40-year reunion concert

    Landmark News Service

    The Infinite Realm, a gospel music band organized by a group of Trimble County High School students in the late 1960s, will celebrate 40 years of Christian music ministry with a reunion concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Bedford Baptist Church.

  • Family research uncovers distinguished history of military service

    Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat are publishing another “sample” issue, similar to the 62-page monster published July 29. Because of the timing, we decided to use the issue to pay tribute to the military veterans from both counties. To bolster the stories we are planning for this is

  • Arrested folks deserve fair treatment in courts

    Editor: When does justice prevail? First, accusations are made. Knowing you have nothing to hide, you voluntary cooperate with the detective. The detective uses all kinds of scare tactics, lies, etc., to the point he or she has you scared to death. Then he places you under arrest. They take you to jail and fingerprint you, take your mug shot a

  • Poker Run raises $4,553 to aid event

    Editor:

    At this time I would like to thank everyone who made this fund raising event possible and a huge success. Without all the bikes and their riders and all the individuals and businesses who donated door prizes and their time, this couldn’t have happened. We are delighted with the attendance of all who showed up.

    There are so many people and businesses to thank we are not going to do that right now for fear we will leave someone out. We plan to distribute certificates, like last year, to anyone who donated or helped.