Today's News

  • Track coach seeks school’s past results

    Editor: My name is Joe Creager, and I am the head track coach at Carroll County High School. In the past few years there has been a lot of turnover in coaching and because of that we have lost track of the school track records.  I am looking for anyone who used to work as a coach, athletic director, principal, athlete or parent and mig

  • 15,756 pills taken to local incinerator

    Local law enforcement continues its ongoing battle against drugs in and around Carroll County. The Carrollton Police Department destroyed 15,756 pills and 36 ounces of liquid that it had collected from Oct. 2009 through Dec. 2009 through its pharmaceutical recovery program. The drugs, which had an estimated street value of $7,500, were taken

  • Monk set to retire as County Attorney

    Every four years since 1990 you’ve seen the name on the local election ballot as a candidate for Carroll County Attorney. Likely you’ve seen the name on roadside campaign signs down through the years, and it has become quite familiar to you. However, the name is missing from the ballot this year. Jim Monk is stepping aside after 2

  • Purvis retires from Milton water, sewer department

    The Trimble Banner Family, friends and most of Morris “Danny” Purvis’ co-workers were on hand Wednesday, March 31, to send him into retirement with their good wishes. Purvis retired as field supervisor for the Milton city water and sewer department. He worked for the city for 20 years. City employees held an open house fo

  • Local GOP meets Senate candidates

    The three candidates for the U.S. Senate race in the May 18 Republican Primary came to Carrollton Saturday to spell out the reasons they believe they should lead the GOP ticket in Kentucky’s fall elections. John Stephenson of Fort Mitchell, Trey Grayson of Boone County and Dr. Rand Paul of Bowling Green are hoping to succeed Jim Bunning who will retire at the conclusion of h

  • 12 complete EMT training at Bedford station

    The Trimble Banner Twelve fledgling emergency medical technicians were graduated Saturday from the first EMT class offered in Trimble County since 1995. Instructor Dianne Logsdon of Louisville, who is director of Stars of Life Qualification Services of La Grange, and her co-instructor, Mike Terrell, handed certificates to the new graduates


    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

  • Group appreciates support for chili supper

    Editor: Thank you to everyone from all of us in Carroll County Animal Support and all our dogs and cats who will benefit from your wonderful generosity. We would like to say a big thank you for helping make the chili supper at News Auction for Carroll County Animal Support on March 13, 2010 a huge success. First, I would like to say thank

  • Eight-run inning buries Lady Panthers

    Despite jumping out to a 2-1 lead, Carroll County gave up eight runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to a 16-3 home-opening loss in six innings to Gallatin County on March 30. “Gallatin County hit the ball well, and they hit it where we weren’t,” Head Coach Duke Boles said. “We tried to adjust people and move

  • Now’s your chance to dispose of household hazardous waste

    Ahh, spring! The weather, so far, has been really beautiful and I’m enjoying it despite the allergies that go along with re-awakening nature. It is literally a joy to go outside to cover sports and other events. I even walked with my camera bag to the courthouse Tuesday to take photos of a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection there. (