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Today's Features

  • The Trimble Banner

    For 12 years, second-graders in Carolee Kunkel’s class at Bedford Elementary School have watched caterpillars turn into monarch butterflies.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 7

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 6 Bedford Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Trimble County Public Library. Madison Pediatrics of KDH and Pathways Youth Shelter will present a special program to educate adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or 5:30-8:30 p.m., cost $5 per person. Call Jill Turner at 812-265-0323 for register. Food

  • Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

    Thursday, Oct. 1

  • Living out a dream and crossing things off my bucket list is what I have had the opportunity to do for the past two years as I have worked at The News-Democrat.

    As a child of 7 or 8, I produced a hand written newspaper of sorts for my subdivision in Mason, Ohio.  I only put out several editions before I realized how hard it was to hand write several copies every week.

    Next I was the editor of our junior high school newspaper and then worked on my high school yearbook and was editor of the high school newspaper when I was a senior.  

  • Wednesday, Sept. 23

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

  • “If you have a garden and a library, you have every thing you need.” — Cicero

  • The Trimble Banner Special Olympics has a special place in Amy Hewitt’s life. A special education teacher at Cartmell Elementary School in Carrollton, Hewitt is one of the coordinators of the athletic program for physically and mentally challenged children and adults in Carroll County. Because children can’t join Special Olym

  • Wednesday, Sept. 16

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

    Thursday, Sept. 17

    Carrollton Extension Homemakers meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Extension Building, 500 Floyd Drive.

  • Friday, Sept. 4

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Carrollton Main Street Program holds First Friday on the Courthouse Square from 4-8 p.m. The event features the RiverView Farmers Market with local talent providing entertainment. Free.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.