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Today's News

  • Gonterman to play college volleyball at Berea

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As this year’s senior volleyball players are graduating from Berea College, one Trimble County High School senior is packing her bags and gearing up to take one of the team’s vacant spots. On Wednesday, Katie Gonterman signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for NCAA Division III Berea College.

  • Uncle Willis

    Uncle Willis, my alcoholic Uncle Willis, spent a year and day in the Jackson County, Alabama jail. Let me explain how it happened….
    Grandma said, “Willis is a good Christian boy, he just got baptized in dirty water.”

  • How not to ‘flunk’ sainthood

    On my last birthday I turned 61.
    I thought by this age I’d get the hang of the whole sainthood thing, at least the Protestant definition of a saint as simply being a follower of Jesus, although that somehow doesn’t seem to be enough. Shouldn’t there be more to it than that? Hitting a benchmark of obedience? Praying without ceasing? Saying no to temptation eight out of 10 times, or at least two out of 10?
    If so, then I’m a poor excuse for a “saint.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    May 29, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Alumni Banquet Enjoys 21st Gathering
    The twenty-first fathering of the Trimble County Alumni Association was held May 17 at the high school with approximately 175 in attendance. Owen Lee Clifford was Master of Ceremonies.
    Pierce Retires As TCHS Cook After 30 Years

  • Honor the fallen and their families

    This weekend we honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this great country. Originally referred to as “Decoration Day,” the holiday originated after the Civil War as Americans would decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers each year. Following WWI it took on new significance and all of America’s wars were from then on included and observed in the holiday we now know as “Memorial Day.”

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Remember the fallen this Memorial Day

    On Monday, our nation will pause as it has for more than 150 years to remember and pay tribute to those who gave their lives protecting our nation.
    There are more than 1.2 million names on that list, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War.

  • Sanders requests recanvass in Kentucky Democratic presidential primary

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has requested a statewide recanvass of the results of the May 17 Democratic primary for president, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced. She received the written request from the Sanders’ campaign Tuesday.
    Unofficial vote totals indicate Sanders trails opponent Hillary Clinton by less than 2,000 votes.

  • Livability of rundown properties dominates commission session

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Who is at fault? Landlord? Tenant? These were among the questions asked when the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners met Tuesday, May 17.
    Some of the answers will be presented at a conference presented by the Kentucky League of Cities in Bowling Green June 22-24. Commissioners voted to send Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner Jim Helms to hear speaker Alan Wallach talk on “Something BAD is something Good.” BAD is an acronym for Blighted, Abandoned and Dilapidated Property.

  • Bedford Commissioners to enforce nuisance ordinance

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on Tuesday May 24 for a special meeting on the Nuisance Ordinance.
    Mayor Todd Pollock stated that in response to citizen’s complaints, City Commissioner Jim Helms and sewer maintenance employee Jim Hoskins toured the city and noted certain properties and gave a list to the mayor. He took pictures and has talked to some of the landlords.