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  • Easter has passed, but I’m still thinking about a part of the gospel story of Christ’s resurrection that I often miss.

    It happened on that Sunday.

    Early in the morning the women had gone to the tomb where they had placed Christ’s body on Friday after his crucifixion.

    The women found the tomb empty and an angel told them Jesus wasn’t there, that he had risen, just as he had said.

    That part of the story I’ve never forgotten.

  • BY THOMAS CIFRANIK | Special to the Banner

    This weekend the Trimble County High School Drama Club will be performing the classic heartfelt drama, “Pride and Prejudice” this weekend.

    The club’s adaptation has been brought to the stage based off of the 2005 screen edition. Performance times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the show is $3 for students and $5 for adults. Funds from admission go toward future endeavors and the productions of the Drama Club.

  • Fourth Grade All A

    Gavin Beisler, Anna Brierly, Briley Clifford, Kieyah Fleck, Zachary Rice, Morgan Stark and Dani Sullivan.

    Fourth Grade A/B

    Michael Chandler, Elliott Easter, Alix Ellis, Bailey Hertz, Jackson Hosler, Mika Jett, Case Keeton, Kilei Law, Halle Liter, Montana Moore, Raven Nutgrass, Tatum Sandusky, Taylor Sparrow, Avery Stockdale, Jocie Stucker, Shawn Walls, Maya Wigren and Jayden Wright.

    Fifth Grade All A

    Hannah Chilton, Addison Mosley, Collin Stark, Landon Tuttle and Jolie Wilcoxson.

    Fifth Grade A/B

  • Every April, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life along with the entire United States celebrates National Donate Life Month. This a time to focus national and local attention on every individual’s power to make life possible by registering his or her decision to be an organ and tissue donor and learning more about living donation.

  • I belong to a generation that holds to the philosophy that “a lady never tells her age.” I adhere to that policy despite the obvious physical signs that I, indeed, belong to generation that keeps certain secrets. I completely realize if time is like a river mine has nearly reached the ocean is and somewhat worse for the wear.

  • Years ago, I knew a feisty older woman who loved to say, “There’s nothing like a good smiting.”

    She’d point out how, in the Bible, God was always smiting people – and she had a list of people on her own smite list.

    Don’t we all have people we’d rather smite than forgive?

    Last month at the church in Tampa we frequently visit, the pastor talked about the words Jesus spoke from the cross, beginning with “Father, forgive them – they don’t know what they’re doing.”

  • Christian parents bear a great responsibility in relation to their children.

  • The other day a coworker was telling me about the time he got a huge insurance check after his house flooded and how he learned that if you have lots of money to spend at The Home Depot they treat you as if you were of a superior species.

  • This year, Easter coincided with April Fools’ Day. I have to chuckle because God gets the first laugh. When everyone thought that Jesus was dead and done, God says, “I’m not finished. Surprise! Jesus is alive!” God showed the world on that first Easter that He can fix anything.

  • Gideon Coleman, 13, of Bedford finished in third place for the boys 14 and under division of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour’s Spring Stableford No. 2 tournament March 31 at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa in Lexington.

  • Fourth Grade All A

    Zack Busack, Aiden Cable, Ellie Consley, Emma Heaton, Chloe Ginn, Brylee Jones, Aubrie Martin, Emma Newby, Liberty Smith and Bella Stewart.

    Fourth Grade All A/B

    Sue Barrera, Parker Edwards, Alisyn Ely, Emmy Felts, Bailey Foster, Savannah Hendricks, Jacqueline McCoy, Peyton O’Neal, Sophie O’Neal, Ethan Pearson and Wyatt Wilson.

    Fifth Grade All A

  • BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Seventeen students from the Trimble County Middle School BETA Club and the club’s sponsor, Crystal Harris, talked about projects and plans for competitions during a visit to the Bedford Rotary Club March 20.

  • Horses do everything in a big way. Everything about a horse is huge. Mine are about 1,500 pounds each, which falls into the big range.

  • The Trimble County hymn sing starts at 7 p.m. at the Apostolic Church of the Living God. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Pastor Bobby Wade at 502-255-7510.

  • Apostolic Pentecostal Church

    Easter Cantata “He is He is” will be 6:30 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 1, at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford. Everyone is welcome, deaf ministry available, and candy for the children. For more information, call Melinda 502-525-7185.

    Pleasant View Baptist

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday. An Easter egg hunt will follow morning services on Sunday.

  • Editor’s note: This column from 2009 is being rerun in honor of Nancy Kennedy’s husband, Barry, who turned 65 this week.

    When I first met my husband he drove a totally hot car, a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with burnt orange pinstripes and burnt orange interior – and a manual transmission.

    Because we were young and newly in love and Barry had miles of patience, he attempted to teach me to drive it. It helped that we lived in northern Maine where there wasn’t much to crash into except snow banks and caribou.

  • CAMPBELLSBURG – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties during the period of April 1 through April 30.

  • The Trimble County Board of Elections was at Trimble County High School Thursday as part of a voter registration drive. Pictured left to right are Dale Vincent, Beery Welty, County Clerk Tina Browning and Dale Ralston.