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Today's News

  • ‘I do solemnly swear’
  • Hope Clinic receives grant

    LAGRANGE, Ky. – Hope Health Clinic announced last week that it has received a $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Health, as part of its commitment to help people achieve their best health by providing financial assistance to programs that are focused on smoking cessation and prevention. The support from CVS Health will help Hope Health Clinic to offer smoking cessation classes over a period of two years. Patients will be connected with a wellness coach to help assure continued success with smoking cessation.

  • Stille Nacht: The song that stopped a war

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    It happened 100 years ago this week during the first winter of the Great War, which we now know as World War I.

  • Trimble County Middle School basketball roundup

    Recent 8th grade scores
    Trimble 48-Owen 38. Scoring-Shane Mills 10, Evan Stevens 9, Logan Clifford 6, David Duncan 5, Grant Weaver and Logan Rodgers 4, Brody Fugate and Mathew Boyle 3 and Dane Lacefield 2.
    Trimble 43-KCD 33. Scoring-Clifford 10, Weaver and Mills 8, Lacefield 7, Duncan 6, Duncan Ralston and Stevens 2.
    Trimble 47-Henry 20. Scoring-Stevens 11, Duncan and Lacefield 6, Boyle, Rodgers and Clifford 4, Ralston and Sutherland 3, Weaver, Fugate and Mills 2.
    Recent 7th grade scores

  • TCHS set to host ‘Jim Hurst Holiday Classic’

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School will host a boys’ basketball holiday invitational tournament next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 29-30.

  • True Gift of Christmas trumps evil

    By RICHARD NELSON
    The Pew Research Center recently reported that nearly three-quarters of Americans are OK with religious displays on public property. Apparently, America still has room at the Inn, or at least the public square for baby Jesus and a nativity scene.  Only 20 percent according to the survey say that such displays should never be permitted. Must be Grinches, all of them.

  • Christmas reunion story

    I’m a sucker for a reunion story.
    In 2008, I covered the story of a couple who had been married and then divorced for 52 years. They had lost contact with each other until their daughter found her dad through an Internet search. By that time he was seriously ill, but well enough to come to Florida to be reunited with his ex-wife.
    The couple remarried, and the man died less than a month later. It was quite a story.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • LOOKING BACK

    Dec. 27, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Judith Ward, who joined the U.S. Postal Service as a part time clerk in 1970, was sworn in as postmaster of the Milton Post Office on Dec. 20, 1984. Ward succeeds Madalyn Wood, who retired in August. Ward brings extensive experience and personal knowledge of the community to her new position. She has over 14 years experience as a window clerk in Milton and Bedford post offices.

  • Legislative interim now complete

    Each year, the General Assembly has two distinct periods of activity: its legislative session, when laws are passed, and what is called the interim, when the House and Senate jointly review issues affecting the state.
    While much of the public’s attention is understandably focused on the former – which starts in early January and runs through either late March or mid-April, depending on the year – the latter plays an important, educational role as well.