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  • Certified Roadside Farm Market enrollment period now open

    The season for roadside farm markets is far from over, but Kentucky Farm Bureau wants to help market owners get 2012 off to a great start – enrollment for the 2012 Certified Roadside Farm Market program is now open.

  • Copper thieves target CAC

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD and DAVE TAYLOR

    The News-Democrat/The Trimble Banner

    The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Christian Academy of Carrollton on Friday, Oct. 22.

  • Physicians host trunk-or-treat Oct. 27

    Katherine Jett, MD, pediatrics/internal medicine, of Baptist Medical Associates Campbellsburg, and her partner, Damon Gatewood, MD, family medicine, will host a free trunk-or-treat event from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at their office, 58 Citation Lane in Campbellsburg. There will be candy, crafts, prize drawings and more.

  • Tour Kentucky’s Civil War sites

    From the KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a new state program to link Civil War sites throughout Kentucky will help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped a state torn by the war.

  • Peak season for deer collisions

    Special to The Banner

    When asked to identify the most dangerous animal in the United States, most people, depending on where they live, would likely point first to a bear, mountain lion, alligator or even a shark. While those are all seemingly logical choices, statistics from the Insurance Information Institute reveal that the deadliest animal roaming the country is actually the white-tailed deer.

  • Sales of ‘In God We Trust’ license plate top 100,000

    KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – Kentuckians have purchased more than 100,000 standard license plates bearing the national motto, “In God We Trust,” since the plate was introduced in January as a no-added-cost option for passenger vehicles.

    The sales represent 16.5 percent of total standard-issue license plate sales, according to the Department of Vehicle Regulation in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

  • United Charities kicks off 2012 fundraising campaign

    “Reaching out, Sharing all, Changing lives” is the Ohio Valley United Charities, Inc., theme for its 2012 Fundraising Campaign it launched this month as it seeks financial support for twenty-four (24) area charities for grants totaling $90,000.00. 

    In operation since 1998, the non-profit organization composed of volunteers from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties seeks pledges and donations from area businesses and industries that helps designated charities give back services to the community.

  • Hornaday scores 50th career win in Ky. 225

    SPARTA, Ky. - Ron Hornaday, Jr., scored his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, his third series win at Kentucky Speedway through eight starts and third this season in Saturday’s “Kentucky 225.”

    The 14-year NCWTS veteran and his No. 2 Hollywood Casino Chevrolet crossed the finish line 0.438 of a second ahead of Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon and his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet in the fifth-closest series finish through 13 all-time events at the track.

  • Carpenter wins closest race in Ky. Speedway history but will IndyCar Series return to Kentucky in 2012?

    Ed Carpenter, driving Sarah Fisher Racing’s Dollar General-sponsored car, ran down series point leader Dario Franchitti in the waning laps of Sunday’s IZOD Indycar Series race at Sparta’s Kentucky Speedway to win the “Kentucky Indy 300.”

  • Postal hearing in Sulphur tomorrow

    The United States Postal Service (USPS) will be holding a meeting concerning the discontinuance feasibility study of the Sulphur Post Office. There will be a representative from the USPS present to answer questions and provide information.  It is encouraged to complete and return the Postal Service Customer Questionnaire that was mailed out and return it by Oct. 2, 2011, but you can also submit/discuss it at the meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, October 6, at 6 p.m.,, at the Sulphur Christian Church.