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Today's News

  • Reduction in agricultural development funds likely, lawmaker group learns

    Special to The Banner

    FRANKFORT—State and regional agricultural projects will likely have 36 percent less available state agricultural development funding this fiscal year because of the struggling economy, a state legislative committee was told yesterday.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Nov. 21: Ham or turkey on bun, *uncrustable, soup choice, broccoli, carrots w/dip, pear half, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Nov. 22: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, fruit salad, hot roll

    Wednesday, Nov. 23:  No School

    Thursday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Day, No School

    Friday, Nov. 25: No School

    * – denotes options available for high school students

    Milk, juice, yogurt and chef salad offered daily. Menu subject to change due to availability of food.

  • Seniors taking part in College Application Week

    Trimble County High School’s senior class is participating in College Application Week through Nov. 18. As part of Kentucky’s college access initiative, TCHS staff members will be working with seniors to complete and submit one or more college applications.

    Many students have already submitted applications but the goal is to have a 100 percent completion rate of the students in the class.

    Additionally, senior seminars will be held with the group to assist with financial aid, scholarships and housing options.

  • FIRST NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY

    All A

  • Alleged robber arrested

    A bit of luck and some good, old-fashioned police work led to the arrest of the man who allegedly robbed Cook’s Pharmacy employees at gunpoint on Thursday, Nov. 3.

    Detective Danny Stivers with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Brandon L. French, 31, of Bagdad was arrested Friday night, Nov. 11, while being held at the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Stivers said after the robbery, he had contacted Officer Rodney Kidd of the Simpsonville Police Department, which had been investigating a similar crime there.

  • 50 years at Farmers Bank
  • YOUTH BASEBALL CHAMPS
  • KHSAA cross country state meet

    Trimble County High School’s “Runnin’ Raiders” closed out the 2011 cross country season in fine style at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s State Meet Saturday. The meet was held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Trimble’s boys took fifth place overall in the Class 1-A Meet. There were 27 teams competing in the 1-A 5K.

  • Trimble grad among Union College cycling champs

    Staff Report

    Mike Baird, a member of the Trimble County High school Class of 2011, helped the Union College cycling team win the school’s second National Championship in program history last month, finishing first as a team in the 2011 NCCA Division II Nationals held in Angel Fire, N.M.

  • Faith in God vs. faith in faith

    I recently watched an episode of “Our America with Lisa Ling” about a faith healing ministry in Fort Mill, S.C.

    Ling, a television journalist, took a camera crew to document the very Pentecostal healing meetings to which hundreds of people came, some traveling hundreds of miles.

    Two sisters came with their mother who had terminal cancer, as did Steve, a man in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waist down.