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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, April 29

    Kentucky River Keepers meet at 10 a.m. at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant to discuss their opposition to locating an asphalt facility in Prestonville. Interested parties are welcome to attend.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wed-nesdays at noon, Butler lodge.

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

    Thursday, April 23

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Wednesday, April 22

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wed-nesdays at noon, Butler lodge.

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

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

    Thursday, April 23

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • The Trimble Banner

    Each year, judo instructor Debbie Crawford spends a week or two of her vacation giving free self-defense classes to girls in middle and high school.

    At Trimble County High School last Wednesday, Crawford spent time in the gymnasium with girls from each of the morning physical education classes. That afternoon, she took her safety lessons to girls at Trimble County Middle School.

  • Trimble County Relay for Life is making great strides in the campaign to fight cancer. More than  40 people attended the April 28 meeting, and 400 registration forms have been turned in.

    The events this year will be as varied as the teams. Along with yard sales and car washes, there will be a “Cutie Pie” contest, a bike rally, a tractor ride and chances to win different prizes.

  • It was only a drill, but it was very realistic.

  •  The Trimble County High School 2009 Prom was held Saturday, April 25, at Hanover College in Hanover, Ind. Promgoers had a great time dancin' and romancin' and watching new Principal Stirling Sampson take his turn – tuxedo and all – on the floor. 

  • The News-Democrat

    Quilters, teachers, county agents and hostesses filled every empty room at General Butler State Park April 14 and 15, last Tuesday and Wednesday as they learned new quilting techniques.

    Teachers from Kentucky, Indiana, Nebraska and Texas came together to teach students from the surrounding area many different ways to piece and quilt comforters, clothing, bags, table runners and other items.

  • The News-Democrat

    A local committee is investigating the possibility of forming a Big Brothers/Big Sisters program in Carroll County. Area residents are invited to explore the role of mentors in the lives of local children at a meeting to be held at 6 p.m., Mon., May 4, at the Carroll County Extension Office. The purpose of forming an organization of this type would be to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-on-one relationships with measurable impact.

  • The Trimble Banner

    Adults in Trimble County who may be thinking about going back to school – either to obtain a GED or to earn a college degree – have more options to help them prepare for these goals.

    The Trimble County Adult Learning Center, a program offered by Jefferson Community and Technical College at the Carrollton campus, is now staffed by two instructors. Lisa Moore and Angela Stethen. Both women have worked as substitute teachers in the county schools, and are the primary instructors for the adult programs.