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Today's News

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | June 28, 2018

    June 30, 1988 (30 years ago)

    Jeanette McCreary, the daughter of John McCreary of Bedford and Diana McCreary of Lebanon Junction, was crowned Miss Madison Regatta. As Miss Regatta, she had the honor of presiding over the week of events, helping judge parade floats and presenting the trophy to the winning hydroplane driver.

    The Trimble County Board of Education, following the recommendation of J.W. Sachleben, voted to increase classified salaries 20 cents per hour to each level, with 10 cents per hour added between levels.

  • Student News | June 21, 2018

    UK names spring 2018 dean’s list students

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. A total of 6,611 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • Community calendar | June 21, 2018

    June 21

    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. at Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Henry County office, 125 Park Road in New Castle. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.

    June 25

    The Trimble County Fair is June 25-30.

    June 27

  • Miss Madison begins H1 championship defense in Alabama

    The community-owned Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison team will begin the defense of their 2017 H1 Unlimited National Championship this weekend when the Unlimited hydroplane fleet opens the 2018 racing season.

  • Youth career center prepares young adults for employment

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

  • After 2018, track team has high expectations for next year

    Special to the Banner

    Track coach Stuart Barnes experienced a growing team and added some conference, regional, and state top finishes in his second season as head coach of the TCHS track team.

  • What role does Dad play?

    I know this topic is late. However, the relevance of this topic is just as timely for this week as it would have been for last week. I would like starting with a little story. A little girl came to her mommy and asked, “Mommy, if Santa Claus brings us our presents and God gives us our daily bread and Uncle Sam gives us social security, why do we keep Daddy around?” That little girl’s question could seem precocious or realistically thoughtful.

  • As the world struggles with parenting, we can succeed through the Father

    “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew Him not” (1 John 3:1).

    This past Sunday we celebrated Father’s Day. I hope you had a wonderful day and that it was indeed, a special day. With this in mind I want to write to you about the subject of Fatherhood.

  • The trouble with cookies and other losses of self-control

    When I was a kid, my father’s mother owned a bakery.

    Whenever we’d visit her, we would come home with huge pink bakery boxes filled with assorted butter cookies, plus bags of bagels and loaves of bread and the best cinnamon rolls and bear claws you could ever eat.

    Fun fact: My dad used to say when Uncle Benny swept the floor at night, whatever he swept up was what he put on the bear claws as toppings.

    I’m pretty sure he was joking, or else he wanted to gross us out so he could eat all the bear claws.

  • Church news | June 21, 2018

    Evangelist to visit Apostolic Pentecostal Church

    Evangelist Joseph Smith, associated with the ALJC Evangelistic Department, will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford. Everyone is invited to come and be blessed.

    Hymn sing

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 5, at Campbellsburg Baptist Church, 8320 Main St., in Campbellsburg.