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Today's News

  • FIRST NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    All A
    Fourth grade: Ciara Gilley
    Fifth grade: Jet Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Ella Knight, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Ronnie Lefler, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Maddi Stark and Adelyn Weaver
    All A/B
    Fourth grade: Cayden Blackaby, Laura Gibson, Sam Gossom, Drew Herman, Ethan Horn, Adeline Howerton, Thomas Karcher, Raya McWhorter, Austin Pettit, Farrah Rucker, Hope Smith, Ethan Spegal, Katie Townsend, Bree Turner and Justin Vittitow

  • Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League teams
  • Three ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ qualify to run in state meet

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Three “Runnin’ Raiders” will be competing Saturday in the Class A State Cross Country Meet in Lexington. Seniors Brennan Kunkel and Johnathan Papai and seventh grader Eliza Weston qualified for the prestigious event based on their performances last Saturday in the Class A Region 5 Meet held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

  • CHURCH CALENDAR

    Thursday, Nov. 5
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing. Everyone is welcome!
    Saturday, Nov. 7
    Milton United Methodist Church will host a free breakfast at 8 a.m. Tommy Purvis, pastor of the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, will present a program about his Sturgis, S.D. mission. Everyone is welcome!

  • Becket defends Lexington printer

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, law firms and scholars came to the defense of Blaine Adamson, the owner of a small printing company, who has been ordered by the government to print shirts promoting a gay pride festival and to attend government-mandated “diversity training.” Among his supporters are LGBT-owned businesses such as BMP T-Shirts as well as the Becket Fund, renowned scholar and University of Virginia Law Professor Douglas Laycock, and Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLCS, who are filing a friend-of-the-court brief in Mr. Adamson’s defense.

  • Crossover moment to becoming a Christian

    I love a good conversion story, that moment or series of moments that lead up to a person going from not belonging to Jesus to belonging to him.
    I remember telling my friend Mike that it was like getting married. Either you are or you aren’t. I told him you can think you’re married, say you’re married, live with another person as if you’re married, but unless you’ve signed the marriage license and said, “I do,” you’re not married.

  • LOOKING BACK

    Nov. 7, 1985 (30 years ago)
    Jack Couch wins big in Tuesday’s general election in Trimble County as the voter’s choice for Trimble County Judge Executive. Couch is a self-proclaimed conservative. A family man who is active in the Methodist church, he acknowledges that the position of Judge Executive in Trimble County will be a real challenge. Couch, a Democrat, defeated Republican Dudley Andrew 961 votes to 205.

  • When Americans proved their worth

    By Heather French Henry
    Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
    They were untested. Young, green American troops. To the eyes of the British and French soldiers, worn out by four years of trench warfare, the Americans looked highly unlikely to hold the line against the Germans marching on Paris.
    As Jim Yardley wrote last year in the New York Times:

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentucky veterans have contributed to freedom’s cause

    On November 11th, our nation will come together as it has for nearly a century to pay tribute to those who have sacrificed their time, talents and even their lives and limbs to preserve our freedom.
    Altogether, there have been more than 40 million men and women who have been part of the U.S. Armed Forces since the Continental Army was first established 240 years ago this past June. Tens of millions more have served, or still are serving, as members of the National Guard and the Reserves, both of which trace their history back even further.