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Today's News

  • Making peace with God

    By MICHAEL JINKINS
    I wonder in this moment how many stars are slipping into oblivion. How many are being born.
    The turn, turn, turning of the universe goes on all around us all the time, and among and within us too. To everything there is a season in this ceaseless sea of changes, waves rising from the ocean only to fall back again.
    My thoughts have turned increasingly toward wisdom literature over the past year, as losses and griefs have accumulated.

  • Getting Jesus right

    Last week, the Rev. Doug Shepherd died.
    I met him in 2002 at his auto parts business.
    His dad was in the auto business too, and they were both Pentecostal preachers.
    I had been writing a story for the paper about the 100th anniversary of Pentecostalism, and although I had lots of history and background information, I wanted to talk to a real-live Pentecostal.
    At the time, “Brother Shepherd” preached on Sundays, but during the week he fixed cars.

  • LOOKING BACK

    April 23, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County senior Lora McCoy has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Georgetown College. Last season Lora led the Lady Raiders with a 11.7 points per game scoring average. She was named to the North Central Kentucky Conference All-Conference Team, 31st District Tournament All-District Team and the All-Carroll County Invitational Team. Georgetown coach Susan Johnson said McCoy is the second Trimble girl to be signed to play basketball at Georgetown. Holly Kries played for Georgetown some years ago.

  • McConnell reflects on recent state visits

    As a Senator, my job requires that I spend many hours in Washington, but Kentucky is my home and I make it a priority to be in the state when the Senate is not in session.  Over the last two weeks, the Senate was not in session so I decided to again travel throughout the Commonwealth as I often do.  Not only is this a great way to engage with Kentuckians from every corner of the state, but it’s also a great way to ensure I can continue my work most effectively as Kentucky’s voice in the Senate.  

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Tobacco settlement money to assist hemp processor

    The landmark 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement has brought hundreds of millions of dollars to the Commonwealth over the past two decades. I keep up with how that money is spent—in agriculture, health care and early childhood education, as appropriated—and thought you’d enjoy an update, too.
    I was particularly interested to learn that a Kentucky-based company looking to process the fiber of around 750 acres of hemp and the jute-like plant kenaf has been approved for $381,500 in state tobacco funds to expand its processing facility.

  • Trimble CARES Coalition continues to serve

    By DENISE HALL
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Trimble County High Class of ‘67
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, April 28
    Trimble County Schools presents Preschool/Head Start Spring Screening/Eligibility Day at the Board of Education Office, 116 Wentworth Ave., Bedford. Call 255-3620 to schedule an appointment.
    Wednesday, May 10
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Board of Education Office.
    Thursday, May 11
    Milton City Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Monday, May 15

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of April 17, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY