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Today's Features

  • Thursday, May 27 Commoditieswill be distributed from 2-4 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building at TC park.   Weight Watchersoffers a one-day free registration from 5:30-7 p.m. at Bedford Springs church on Shepherd Lane. Bring a friend and benefit from the raffles, demos and more.  Friday, May 28 Trimble County Public Libr

  • Will Yager is justifiably proud of his accomplishments in four years at Carroll County High School. Will represented his school and community capably in golf, contributed to a successful baseball program with his performances on the mound and had a stellar basketball career for the Panthers. The senior News-Democrat Student Athlete of the Yea

  • Zach Wise is a competitor. Watching him on the baseball field swing with power, run with a purpose, dive for fly balls, cheer for his teammates, it is easy to see the game is important to him. But what isn’t seen is the emphasis Wise also places on academics and excelling in the classroom. Wise, a junior at Carroll County High School,

  • The Trimble Banner Ideas ranged from spending time with senior citizens and helping ensure children have something to eat over a weekend to helping with an organization that provides therapy to special-needs children through horses. Those were the projects that students in the Trimble County High School Teen Leadership Program either completed during the school year, or have comm

  • Members of the Trimble County Klunkers are escorted Saturday down Connector Road toward the Pioneer Power Club tractor show in Carrollton. Fourteen riders participated to raise funds for the Klunker’s Relay for Life team, lining up at 9 a.m. in the parking lot at Trimble County Middle School after having a good, hearty breakfast. This was the eighth year for the tractor sh

  • The Trimble Banner

    Despite having enjoyed art classes as a high school student, it wasn’t until about four years ago that Diana Sharber found her way back to that passion.

    A Christmas gift of painting lessons from her husband, Jim, sparked her creativity – examples of which are on display through the end of May at the Trimble County Public Library. The show is mostly paintings, but also includes a homegrown gourd she painted and a quilt she made.

  • With the account of the 1852 explosion of the steamboat Redstone last month I began a new series of monthly columns about historical events in Carroll County, called “Water Under the Bridge.” I plan to continue researching events of local historical significance for those who enjoy an occasional blast from the past. This month, I

  • By PATTI CLARK Special to The News-Democrat   Consider for a minute the construction of a new building. Potential new homeowners spend hours picking out the color of the paint, the type of light fixtures in each of the rooms, carpet and other flooring, even flowers for the landscap

  • Hundreds of children of all ages attended the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, at Trimble County Park, sponsored by the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. About 3,000 eggs were hidden for children in four age groups to find. Above, older children take off to find eggs in the main field that stretches from U.S. 421 North to one