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Today's Opinions

  • Christmas Greetings

    As the days got shorter and colder in this season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I found myself reflecting on how truly blessed we are to live in the United States of America. As we approach the Christmas holiday, I am grateful for the opportunity and freedom we have to celebrate the birth of a Savior and the reminder to spread peace, joy, love and goodwill toward those around us.

  • Kentucky paves the way for new technologies to help small business

    It is certainly no exaggeration to say that small businesses form the backbone of our state’s economy. That’s why it is so important that our elected leaders in Frankfort do everything possible to help these small businesses thrive in a 21st century environment.
    Small businesses are a key driver of Kentucky’s economy, and the numbers tell the story. The Commonwealth is home to more than 341,000 small businesses that employ nearly 700,000 people throughout the state.

  • Interim committees focus on legislative goals between sessions

    When it comes to the legislative process, most of the public’s attention is understandably focused on the first several months of the year, when the General Assembly is in session and new laws are adopted.

  • School Report Card District Summary

    Dear readers,
    Below is the School Report Card District Summary for Trimble County. This report reflects results from the 2015-2016 State Assessment results.

  • Former resident writes to discourage alcohol vote

    Editor:
    I spent many fond years of my childhood in Trimble County. I appreciate how peaceful and safe I always felt. After living in Pulaski County for 20 years, I long for the peaceful atmosphere I felt growing up in Trimble County. I keep track of Trimble County events through The Trimble Banner and occasional visits. Although there have been many changes, I appreciate the lack of many vices I experience daily in my current hometown.

  • Bedford residents urged to vote “No” on sale of alcohol

    To the Voters in the City of Bedford:
    I want to express my opposition to the sale of alcohol in our town of Bedford. We are already having problems with drugs, vandalism assaults and all that goes with these. We now and have for some time needed a town cop to help combat these problems. So please vote against the sale of alcohol in our town.
    Helen J. Moore
    Bedford

  • Ky. KIDS COUNT reports show improvement in children’s health

    For more than a quarter-century now, Kentucky Youth Advocates has taken an in-depth look at the well being of the commonwealth’s children, giving us a valuable year-to-year comparison in such critical areas as health, education and economic security.

  • Holiday entertainment abounds in Kentucky

    With only about two-and-a-half weeks left before Christmas, time is drawing short for those looking for the perfect gift or a holiday event to attend.
    Fortunately, there is help available, beginning with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Kentucky Arts Council. The websites for both (Kentuckytourism.com and artscouncil.ky.gov) have collected long lists of available businesses and attractions that are doing their part to make the season special.