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Today's News

  • 2016 Trimble County Fair Open Class Exhibit Champs

    FINE ARTS
    Painting–MaryAnn Mitchell
    Water Color–Bethany Dearing, Kay Barnes
    Drawing–MaryAnn Mitchell, Kay Barnes
    Pastels–Mindy Shelton
    Oil Painting on Canvas–Kay Barnes
    Pottery–Mindy Shelton  
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Digital–Jordan Dennison
    Nature–Jordan Dennison, Kay Barnes
    TEXTILES                             Quilts

  • Saving for big ticket items

    For many consumers, purchasing a big-ticket item such as a new home theatre system, appliances, or furniture involves swiping a credit card or taking out a loan. Unfortunately, these buying strategies often contribute to an endless cycle of debt. Saving up for a significant purchase is an important step toward staying out of debt and ensuring your future financial success. If you are considering a big-ticket item purchase now or in the future, consider the following tips for saving:
    Establish a goal

  • UK breeder develops new tall fescue variety

    University of Kentucky plant breeder Tim Phillips has developed a new tall fescue variety that is nontoxic to grazing animals.
    The variety, Lacefield MaxQ II, is the result of selections Phillips, a member of the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, made from endophyte-free Kentucky 31 and related lines. Phillips named the variety for UK Professor Emeritus Garry Lacefield upon his retirement to honor his numerous contributions to the forage industry and to the college.

  • 1979 tax, school impact on economic development addressed by superintendent

    Dear Readers,
    In last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner there was an article regarding the 10 cent tax that was passed back in 1979. I have some additional information on that to share this week and then I hope that discussion can be put to rest.

  • Runnin’ Raiders getting ready for 2016 xross country season

    The Trimble County cross country team has once again begun their annual summer training in preparation for another successful fall season.

  • Raiders football kicks off Isley era tomorrow
  • Perfect Attendance Program
  • KERF

    Walker’s Bend where I began my life was rural, really rural, not gentrified country or suburban—rural. The main difference between rural and city, you have more bathroom options. Self-sufficient, we raised our own food, butchered our own meat, we weren’t part of the farm to table movement, we were garden to mouth.

  • Mt. Byrd revival this weekend

    Mt. Byrd Christian Church will host a series of revival services beginning Friday, Aug. 19 and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 21. Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Pastor Aaron Snelling promises there will be “good uplifting music and great preaching.” Aaron Davis is the evangelist. Everyone is invited to attend

  • Hushing Jesus up

    Years ago I visited with a woman who sold biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like Moses, David and Goliath and Jesus.
    The Jesus doll, about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, had movable fingers and joints and if you pressed a button on Jesus’ back he talked.
    As the woman demonstrated, Jesus started reciting Bible verses -- and wouldn’t stop.
    I was there to interview the woman for a newspaper story and tried to have a conversation with her but couldn’t concentrate because Jesus wouldn’t stop talking.