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Today's News

  • Proclamation
  • Social relationships are important for your health

    Just as we need food and water to survive, we also need meaningful social relationships and connections. Because we are wired for social contact, going without it increases the risks to jeopardize our overall health, well-being and life quality. While it is okay to feel lonely and to be alone at times, chronic loneliness can cause serious health concerns. Researchers continue to demonstrate how important meaningful relationships with others are to our mental, emotional and physical health.

  • Carrollton Guard Vietnam vets to hold reunion Oct. 14 at Cton

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    On Oct. 13, 1968, soldiers from Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard, located in Carrollton, were deployed to Vietnam. Almost 49 years later, the unit will reunite Saturday, Oct. 14, at the National Guard Armory.
    Organizer Jerry Oak of Trimble County was a Specialist 4 when the unit was deployed to Vietnam. He served 21 years in the National Guard (1967-1989) and retired as a major.

  • Lady Raiders volleyball action
  • Raiders fall at Switz County
  • Younger runners compete in South Oldham meet

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle School’s “Runnin’ Raiders” were in action Saturday at the South Oldham Dragon Invitational for cross country.

  • 2017 Trimble County High School Football Raiders
  • We can all take a stand to end hunger

    The Kentucky Standard
    When was the last time you were hungry?
    Not just, “I shouldn’t have skipped breakfast,” “I might need to take an early lunch,” “Maybe a bedtime snack is a good idea,” hungry, but really, really hungry.
    When was the last time you didn’t know when you’d be able to have your next meal? When was the last time you went to bed hungry and knew that hunger would still be there in the morning and you had no way to make it go away?

  • Church Briefs

    Celebration Services scheduled at Bedford Springs Church this weekend
    Bedford Springs Church will host Celebration Services, Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1. Services on Friday and Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. The Sunday service on Oct. 1 will begin at 11 a.m.
    The speaker for the services will be Pastor Kenny Evans. Special music will be provided each service, including Rebekah Murphy on Friday, Helen Mumphrey on Saturday and Reid Moore on Sunday morning along with other special guests.

  • Whose prayer “wins?”

    It was one of the post-Irma, pre-power-turned-back-on days and my husband and I were at a local restaurant for dinner.
    A man sitting next to us recognized me as “the lady from the newspaper,” and we started talking about the hurricane we had just survived and how God had spared us.
    The man confessed that he wasn’t a regular churchgoer, maybe went four or five times a year, but he was for sure going to go to church that Sunday.
    “God answered the prayers of people who prayed,” he said.