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Today's Opinions

  • Family and faith

    Every family begins with a marriage.

    Two weeks ago, my family got together in California to celebrate our parents’ marriage with a huge party for their 60th anniversary.

    It was a 50’s party, minus the poodle skirts and black leather jackets.

    My sister transformed her garage into a 50’s-style combination soda shoppe and hot rod garage, complete with a juke box in the corner playing classic oldies music.

  • SNIP clinics planned

    Editor:

    The Morgan Community Center along with Henry/Trimble County animal shelter is taking appointments for the August 22 and September 26 S.N.I.P. clinic.

    Appointments must be made in advance. We are limited on how many animals we can accept at each clinic. Call Early.

    Some funding is available for Trimble County residents only. Please call 502-255-4879 to set up your appointment.

    Rita Davis,

    Coordinator

  • City expresses thanks!

    Editor:

    The City of Milton would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the local businesses, vendors, & everyone who donated money & door prizes to our Annual Customer Appreciation Day. Without them this event would not be possible.


    We also would like to say a thank you to all of our customers & community for joining us & making it a great success. We look forward to seeing you again next year.

    The City of Milton
     

  • Education initiative reviewed

    It has been a little more than 15 years since the General Assembly revamped Kentucky’s postsecondary system and set a series of far-reaching goals to reach by the year 2020.

    If that seemed a long time down the road in 1997, it doesn’t seem too far now. The good news is that, in many ways, we’re well within reach of what we had hoped to achieve. We got the latest update last month, when the Council on Postsecondary Education presented a comprehensive snapshot of our progress in recent years.

  • Readers’ assistance sought in providing news tips, photos

    We at The Trimble Banner do our best to keep up with all the newsworthy activities and events that involve our neighbors and friends here in Trimble County. However, due to limited staff resources we cannot be at every event.

    We have a number of folks who are kind enough to provide photos and news stories and tips. I especially want to salute my photographer friends Teresa Tebib, Jim Pirtle and Todd Pollock who frequently contribute their work to the cause.

  • Reader questions removal of shade trees from courthouse lawn

    Editor:

    I am gravely confused and dismayed regarding the beautiful trees that are now missing from our courthouse square. What in the world happened? Where did they go? And more importantly, why?  Who in the world authorized such destruction? 

  • KSP crime report analyzed

    Earlier this month, and continuing a trend dating back to the late 1980s, the Kentucky State Police issued its annual report on crime in Kentucky, giving us a much clearer picture of the impact these actions have had on our citizens.

    In one sense, the numbers from 2011 are positive when compared to earlier crime reports. When measured against 1995, there were 50 fewer homicides, 6,000 fewer burglaries and almost 5,000 fewer DUIs last year even in the face of population gains, while auto thefts and robberies were almost half of what they had been.

  • Get involved in your government: Vote

    There are many ways in which local citizens can participate in government. Becoming a candidate for political office or attending meetings to understand the political process and expressing your opinions are among these. One of the basic ways to participate in government is by voting. When we vote, we help determine who will lead our nation, state, county and local governments. Voting gives us each a say in who will make our laws and protect our freedoms.