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  • Hope for our soul's cold winter

    For the past few years, Christmas hasn’t felt merry.

    We’ve had some family struggles -- what family hasn’t at times? -- that have put a damper on our desire to celebrate. We didn’t even put up our Christmas tree the past two years.

    However, this year my husband surprised me by bringing the tree down from the attic the day after Thanksgiving while I was at work.

    He sent me a photo, which flipped a switch in my head. It hit a “hope” spot inside me, and I couldn’t wait to decorate it.

  • Devoid of grace

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO

    I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that there is positively no situation in which I won’t collide, trip, stumble over or sideswipe while attempting to navigate. My acceptance of this situation has completely changed my attitude toward my stupendous degree of ungainliness. I’ve spent many, many hours forcibly laughing my way through yet another disaster.

  • Luther's Christmas Day sermon

    This year we celebrated the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Thus it seems especially fitting to draw our Christmas meditation from Martin Luther, specifically from a sermon he preached on a Christmas Day some five centuries ago. Reading this sermon I was immediately struck by two of the enduring characteristics of the best of Protestant preaching: its compelling clarity, and its unembarrassed intelligence.

  • Church thespians to present Christmas play tonight

    By SUE FISHER
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • KSP’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive collects record amount

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police “Cram the Cruiser” food drive collected nearly 210 tons (419,507 lbs.) of food this year to help Kentucky families struggling financially during the holiday season. That’s 79,851 lbs. more than last year., according to a statement from Trooper Steven C. Dykes, public information officer for KSP Post 5 at Campbellsburg.

  • The advent of Immanuel

    During the entire time I was pregnant with my youngest daughter nearly 35 years ago, my husband was also unemployed.

    Back then, I carefully budgeted every cracker, every bowl of Cheerios, every ounce of milk, with absolutely no wiggle room.

    One day after a trip to the market I grabbed one too many grocery bags out of the car to bring inside to our apartment and a plastic gallon jug of milk dropped and splattered all over the sidewalk.

    Despite the adage, “Don’t cry over spilled milk,” I cried.

  • Firewater

    Crystanomoly

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO

  • 50th wedding anniversary!

    Wayne and Janice Smith will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Their children are hosting an open house from 5-8 p.m. at Wayne and Janice Smith’s home, 447 Mount Pleasant Road in Bedford. Friends and Family are welcome. Refreshments and dancing will be offered, for more information call Melissa West (502) 663-1246.

  • Milton Methodists to host benefit hymn sing

    A Community Hymn Sing will be held at the Milton United Methodist Church, U.S. Hwy 421 in Milton, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.

  • Trimble library was scene of drama club’s live presentation of the board game ‘Clue’

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On a breezy day with the sun peering through the clouds, there had been a murder inside the local library. The good news was, the murder was an act of fiction; a figment of imagination for TCHS Drama Club’s annual presentation of the board game “Clue” with an untraditional live-action presentation on Thursday, Nov. 2.