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Today's News

  • Rookie Andrew Tate wins Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup

    By Craig Fjarlie
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Fixing Lester’s cheek

    On Walker’s Bend, in the 1960s, when a loved one died, we didn’t have a proper funeral home; we had Brother Rannie. He was a mortician and part time taxidermist. He didn’t advertise it, but if you used him for your funeralizing needs, he would mount your next deer head free.  

  • Open letter to God

    Dear God,
    As you know, last Sunday morning I posted the following on Facebook:
    “Dear God,
    I’m trying to control the universe as best I can, but I think I’m failing at it. It might be time for me to step aside and let you take over -- I hear you laughing! -- but I’m not sure I know how to do that, seeing as I’ve been doing this for so long.
    “So, please be patient with me and don’t smite me with boils or ugly hair.
    “Thank you, NK”

  • LOOKING BACK

    August 14, 1986 (30 years ago)
    John Bayer descried his exchange trip as “the time of my life” when he went to Mexico as part of the Rotary foreign exchange student program. John said he enjoyed the beach and tried water skiing for the first time. The crafts there, he said were beautifully made from natural materials such as herbs and spices.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentucky statistics compare well with sister states

    Kentucky received some welcome news last month when a national study found that no state had a smaller gap when comparing the high school graduation rates of students from low- and higher-income families.
    The average gap across the country stands at 15 percent, but it’s just one percent here in the commonwealth. In fact, our low-income students graduate at a higher rate than the overall national average, something only five other states can say.

  • Dean’s List at JCTC announced

    JCTC would like to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included:

  • Summer reading highlights
  • Readers on vacation
  • Library presenting workshops on photography this month

    Every Saturday during the month of August the Trimble County Public Library invites the public to meet professional photographers for advice on taking better photos!
    Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:30 a.m.—How-To Photography DVDs to be viewed due to speaker cancellation.
    Saturday, Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m.—Raquel Sergio: Brings experience as an events and family photographer.
    Saturday, Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m.—Vickie Eldridge: Apple Tree Studio owner with advice on how to present, frame and hang photography.
    September Photography Exhibit