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Today's Opinions

  • Tax dollars will pay for recall election

    To Editor and the People of Trimble County:
    It seems that Steve Miracle and the Trimble County Board of Education are going to opt for a special election to vote on the nickel tax. They are good at saying folks should be well informed. We agree.
    The nickel tax was voted down this past November.
    The special election will cost between an estimated 20-25,000 dollars. (The school board is responsible for paying this cost. They will use your tax dollars already paid for this cost.)

  • Reader urges vote for the nickel tax Tuesday

    Editor:
    On June 13, we have the opportunity to vote for the Nickel Tax in the special election. We can step up and be the heroes the children of our community deserve by joining other strong communities who recognize the wisdom of investing more to support their schools.

  • Brief explanation of firearms legislation

    The Second Amendment is in the news a lot these days. It should be. It’s an important part of our nation’s history.
    The right to bear arms meant self-preservation to colonial Americans who fought off a monarchy to build a democratic republic based on freedom and prosperity. Firearms kept harm at bay and put food on the table. They also allowed the colonies to build a militia in the interest of American independence – a legacy that the organized militia of the state National Guard carries with it today.

  • For the time being

    By Michael Jinkins
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Hornback salutes state’s sportsmen and women for aiding fish, wildlife management

    As Co-Chair of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I find it fitting to take a moment to extend an enormous debt of gratitude to our hunters and anglers. The critical contributions that these sportsmen and women make to our economy and professional fish and wildlife management in the Bluegrass State ensure that we will enjoy access to our hunting and angling traditions now and into the future.

  • Lawmakers take steps to recognize veterans’ service

    When I try to think of everything our military men and women have given us as Americans, I quickly realize the error of my ways.
    It’s impossible to account for everything our military men and women have done for us. From those first moments in the battle for freedom on colonial soil to the deserts of the Middle East today, their amazing acts of selflessness for this nation has been constant.

  • School finances outlined

    Dear Readers,

  • Honor our patriots this Memorial Day

    Patriotism is a virtue that makes our country great. That is why we set aside specific days on our calendar to honor fallen soldiers, remember our military veterans, and celebrate American history.
    One of those days is Memorial Day, which we celebrate this upcoming weekend.