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Today's Features

  • 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

  • The Trimble Banner If you thought Meals on Wheels delivered cold, boring sandwiches and “rubber chicken” dinners, think again. Recipients of the program in Trimble County are treated with yummy-looking dishes from Masterson’s Italian Restaurant in Louisville. For instance, on Monday’s menu was baked ziti, capri-blend vegetables, a mixed-vegetable salad wi

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    Two things tell me that spring is here — the forsythia in my yard is close to blooming and I’ve been working with the Main Street Promotions Committee to plan this year’s Easter on the Square event.

  • With some incredible costumes and set designs, the cast and crew of "Alice in Wonderland" gave a commanding performance Friday and Saturday night at Trimble County High School.

    The first act featured Kim Minch as "Wonderland Alice" and depicts all the strange characters she encounters in Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. The second act featured Shelby Copeland as "Through the Looking Glass" Alice, who is working through the eight steps of becoming a queen.

  • Wednesday, March 10 Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center on Highland Ave. Call (502) 732-5253. Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Car

  • The Trimble Banner

    One year ago this weekend, Amanda and Trampus Craig celebrated the first birthday of their son, Brinley, with a community event to raise funds for the disease that would take the infant’s life just two months later.

    Brinley was born with Type 1 mucopolysaccharidoses, also known as Hurler’s Disease, a hereditory disease that causes the absense of an enzyme. The lack of the enzyme can lead to damage to internal organs, bones, joints and the respiratory and nervous systems.

  • SPECIAL REPORT 

    As a school-wide service project, Trimble County Middle School is buying a water purifier for a village in Zambia, Africa.