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Today's News

  • 1st NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    All A
    Fourth Grade—Gavin Beisler, Anna Brierly, Briley Clifford, Morgan Stark, Avery Stockdale and Zachary Rice
    Fifth Grade—Hannah Chilton, Lauren LaMothe, Colton O’Neal, Landon Tuttle, Elane Wightman and Jolie Wilcoxson
    Sixth Grade—Adeline Howerton
    All A&B

  • America’s family farmers and ranchers let down

    By Rhea Landholm
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Family farmers and ranchers have waited years for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to institute basic fairness protections in the poultry and livestock industries.
    However, last week, officials announced a rollback of two rules of the Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA); decided not to move forward with an interim final rule of the Farmer Fair Practices; and said they will take no further action on a proposed regulation of the Farmer Fair Practices Rule.

  • USDA announces enrollment period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Monday announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.  

  • YOUTH LEAGUE FOOTBALL RAIDERS
  • Martin Luther meets Jesus

    By MICHAEL JINKINS
    President, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    Martin Luther came to a religious calling via a thunderstorm on a sultry day in 1505. He was then, as the great church historian Roland Bainton has explained, a student of twenty-one years returning to the University of Erfurt following a visit home.

  • ‘Harvest Hymns’ and random thoughts

    The other day someone congratulated our features editor, Sarah Gatling, on her promotion, which was nice, except she didn’t get a promotion.
    Sarah said if she got a promotion she’d like to be promoted to potentate -- that sounds like a cool thing to be, she said.
    It reminded me of the hymn, “Crown Him With Many Crowns,” in which Jesus is called “the potentate of time,” and also reminded me that a few years ago, Sarah gave me a very old hymnal, copyrighted in 1924, called “Harvest Hymns.”

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • LOOKING BACK

    October 29, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Diane Wheeler learned last week that she has passed the bar exam and serves as law clerk for the 12th Judicial Circuit. As law clerk, Wheeler is involved in research, criminal and civil procedures, orders, etc. The 12th Judicial Circuit includes Trimble, Henry and Oldham counties. Wheeler has been employed at the Circuit Court office since Sept. 15.

  • Forecast projects state’s General Fund short by $150 million

    They may be unknown to the general public, and their subject matter may be a little dry, but the seven economists who comprise the Consensus Forecasting Group have a powerful role to play: They determine just how much money state government can expect.

  • Trackside Butcher Shoppe partner shares story of success with Rotarians

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “A new business will consume much of your life, but there is nothing better than owning your own,” is how John Edwards summed up his recent experiences with partner Chris Wright after opening the successful Trackside Butcher Shoppe in Campbellsburg in November, 2015. Following several years of detailed planning and obtaining funding, John and Chris took the plunge and began what has become a very successful new company serving the meat processing needs of our local communities. The business is growing.