Today's News

  • Down on the farm
  • Veterans, flags should have led way in parade


    I would like to thank all volunteers involved in planning and working our 2009 Tobacco Festival and Parade (job well done).

    It was very heart-breaking to see pageants and ATV’s lead the parade before the American Flag, veterans and active duty soldiers.

    Has it come to the point that beauty is more important than our freedom?

    Our Carroll County Band of Gold was placed toward the end of the parade. Do we not support our schools anymore? These kids missed a competition so that they could march in their hometown parade.

  • Renovation plans move ahead at Cartmell

    Carroll County Board of Education viewed the latest floor layout and exterior elevation renderings of the upcoming renovation of the Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School at its meeting Thursday. The renovation, set to begin in January, is necessary due to overcrowding issues at the facility.

    John Gilbert, representing RossTarrant Architects, a Lexington firm, brought samples of exterior materials for the board members to examine. The existing exterior materials will be removed and replaced with limestone and metal, according to Cartmell Principal Doug Oak.

  • Big Dippers
  • TCMS cross-country squad undefeated

    Special to The Banner The Trimble County Middle/Elementary School Cross Country team traveled to the state capital last Wednesday to compete in the Frankfort Archives All-Comers Meet. The squad competed against teams from Bondurant, Elkhorn, Frankfort Christian, Christ the King, Good Shepard, Frankfort and East Jessamine middle schools. The Lady Raiders dominated their competit

  • Special to The Banner Saturday was an exciting day for the Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League, when two of the Raider teams played in Eminence. The Junior Varsity Raiders youth team continued a spotless record, bringing it to 4-0 with a 39-6 victory over the Campbellsburg Bengals. Raider quarterback Dawson Porter performed at his usual high level, running for th

  • Squads improve times at Trinity/Sacred Heart Invitational

    Special to The Banner The Trinity/Sacred Heart Invitational this year again was the most competitive and biggest race in the state of Kentucky.  The event featured 16 state-ranked teams from the commonwealth and 11 ranked squads from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee, including the nationally ranked squad from Carmel, Ind.  In the girls race, the Lady Raiders finished 17th o

  • Jackson to fill Oakley's mayoral term

    The Trimble Banner Milton City Commissioners elected Denny Jackson to fill out Donnie Oakley’s unexpired term as mayor during a special meeting Monday, Sept. 28, at city hall. Jackson had been serving as mayor pro tem and officiating at meetings in Oakley’s absence for several months. Oakley, who had been battling cancer, wa

  • Rain dampens Trimble's Repair Affair

    The Trimble Banner Heavy rains during the week leading up to Trimble County’s eighth annual Repair Affair put some projects on hold Saturday morning. About half the projects scheduled for Saturday were postponed to Oct. 3. Others, like a ramp project at Viola Powell’s home on Foxgate Lane in Milton, went on as scheduled. Jon Dunlap of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank

  • Grant OK’d; moratorium continues on EIP funding

    Carrollton City Council approved a $4,000 Enterprise Incentive Program grant Monday night to Port William Historical Society after it was determined the group’s application came in prior to a moratorium imposed on spending by Mayor Dwight Louden.

    Historical society president Karen Claiborne asked council to approve the money to help with ongoing restoration work at the Masterson House. She said the request filed in June was part of a project to replace the worst windows on the house.

    “I understand this has been held up,” Claiborne said.