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Today's News

  • Erin Gonterman helps Berea women to 4x800 relay record

    WILLIAMSBURG, KY- The Berea College Mountaineers traveled to the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg recently to compete in an invitational hosted by the Patriots. The Berea women’s 4x800 relay team competed on Friday night in the cold, rain and windy conditions. Despite the harsh conditions the team won the event and shattered the previous school record by twenty-six seconds running a time of 9:51.73. This team was made up of Gabriella Sabino, Trimble County’s Erin Gonterman, Layne Callow and Jenna Hughes.

  • Sundays on Walker’s Bend

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.

  • A God I can yell at

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.

  • LOOKING BACK

    April 24, 1986 (25 years ago)
    The fiscal court voted to set the Deputy County Clerk’s salary at $12,000 upon recommendation by County Judge-Executive Jack Couch. The salary setting came about after an investigation of several months after a request  by County Clerk Robert Moore. The salary funds will be derived from fees of the clerk’s office.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Senator Hornback's Frankfort report
  • Legislative session ends with pension agreement

    For more than a decade now, the most pressing long-term problem in Kentucky has been the growing liabilities of our public retirement systems for teachers and state employees.
    Both systems had far more than they needed a dozen or so years ago, but two recessions since then have swept most of those gains away.
    While the systems are able to pay monthly benefits, they are still having to sell assets, making it tougher for their other investments to compensate. This trend could be catastrophic in a decade or two if we don’t act now.

  • Chiropractor addresses Rotarians

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the April 12 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club, chiropractor Cody Taylor provided convincing evidence how regular checkups with qualified chiropractors can lead to healthier living.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    IMPORTANT NOTICE
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that the absentee voting machines are open in her office during office hours.
    Thursday, April 21
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, April 21st 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office located at 43 High Country Lane Bedford. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.

  • Teens who talk to their parents about sex make the best choices

    By MELISSA PATRICK
    Kentucky Health News
    In an average Kentucky high school class of 30 students, almost 13 of the teenagers say they have had sexual intercourse at least once, but many of them have never discussed sex with their parents.