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Today's News

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember?

    April 21, 1988 (30 years ago)

    Trimble County recorded the lowest unemployment rate in all of Kentucky’s counties at 3.9 percent. However, local officials and University of Kentucky agricultural economists disputed the number. The economists cited problems with the way the Bureau of Labor Statistics measures the rate results in statistics lower than true unemployment.

  • The road to Emmaus is the road to hope

    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.

  • Drama Club to perform 'Pride and Prejudice'

    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.

  • Bedford Elementary 3rd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

    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

  • Circuit clerks celebration National Donor Life Month

    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.

  • Physical activity important for all ages

    Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, so it is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of becoming active.

  • Certain Age

    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.

  • 4-H County Communications Contest
  • Ogden Ridge work continues, to residents' dismay

    Several residents from Ogden Ridge Road were at Monday’s special called fiscal court meeting, seeking solutions, if county officials had any, to frustration with ongoing work done by Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E).

    “It’s been a real nightmare,” said Magistrate Kenny Green, whose district covers the Ogden Ridge Road area.

  • HONORING THE FAMILY LEGACY

    From a family blacksmith shop in the post-Civil War era that eventually spurred the creation of Burrows Garage and Wrecker Service in 1917, Scott Burrows has worked hard to preserve his family’s legacy.

    Burrows, the fourth-generation owner-operator of Burrows Wrecker Service in Sligo, was recently named a member of the Class of 2018 International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame. He is one of eight named to this year’s class.