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Today's News

  • Trimble turns the tables on Walton-Verona in semifinal

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Two defeats at the hands of the Walton-Verona Bearcats earlier in the season did not deter the Trimble County Lady Raiders from continuing their march to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Sweet Sixteen. Trimble dismantled WV in Friday’s semifinal game by a 44-40 score to advance into Saturday’s championship matchup with favored Simon Kenton.

  • 1981 Lady Raiders
  • 1976 Trimble County Raiderettes
  • Unfriending Grandma Style

    On Facebook it is real easy to quit being a friend with someone with whom you were once warm and fuzzy. A hover of the cursor and the click of a button and they have been dropped-kicked right out of your digital life as if they never existed, no explanations, quick, efficient and done.  

  • Bedford Baptist Church Easter calendar

    Palm Sunday, March 20
    The Bedford Baptist Church Choir will present Easter Music at 11 a.m. in honor of our risen Lord. Everyone is invited to attend. If you need a ride to church, please call 502-255-3240 by 8:30 a.m. that morning.
    Easter Sunday, March 27

  • Wanting and getting more

    Once upon a time I had $3 pants.
    Dark, forest-y green rayon pinstriped dress slacks, with teeny flecks of black in the fabric. Regularly $45 marked down to $14.29 with an additional 30 percent off, then another 70 percent off -- $3 pants!
    I was so excited about my purchase that when I got them home I immediately put them in a place of honor in my closet and sat on my bed to admire my precious find.
    That’s when I realized I had nothing to wear with them. After much thought I decided a collarless black jacket would be perfect to go with my $3 pants.

  • LOOKING BACK

    March 13, 1986 (30 Years Ago)

  • Pro-life bill, other measures get Senate nod

    The passage of bills that would help children with disabilities, preserve rights of victims in criminal cases, and fight for the rights of the unborn highlighted another busy week in the Senate. As Thursday marked day 40 of our 60-day legislative session in Frankfort, we are still anxiously awaiting a budget bill from our colleagues in the House.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Final weeks of legislative session should be hectic

    As college basketball fans prepare for the postseason, it’s worth pointing out that the final few weeks of a legislative session are not that much different from March Madness.
    The pace in both cases is hectic; time is a factor; and bills, like the teams, either move forward or see their run end early.
    The key difference is that, while the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments end with a single winner, a legislative session can have many shining moments.