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Today's News

  • Businesses thanked for prom lock-in support

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  • Bedford citywide cleanup May 16-17

    The Trimble Banner

    Bedford City Commissioners voted Monday to have a citywide cleanup during the month of May.

    A Dumpster will be placed on the grounds of the Trimble County Middle School late Friday, May 15. Residents will be able to deposit trash in the Dumpster on Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17. It will be removed early Monday, May 18, to prevent any inconvenience to school personnel and students.

  • Sewing enthusiasts fill Butler Park

    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.

  • ArvinMeritor considers moving operations

    ArvinMeritor, Inc. issued a press release Tuesday afternoon announcing the company is considering outsourcing its machining operations and moving its assembly operations currently located in Carrollton to other facilities in Kentucky and Ohio.

    The company met with union officials of the United Auto Workers Local 1813 today to discuss the plans which will impact about 49 hourly positions, according to the release. A final decision will be made following further discussions with the union.

  • Alumni Banquet brings back fond high school memories

    Looking out on the faces of the many fellow graduates of Trimble County High School who attended Saturday’s alumni banquet at the Bedford Elementary School, I was filled with pride to be among the select fraternity to which I belong.

    The Infinite Realm, a gospel singing group that I had helped form 40 years ago in said high school, was asked to provide entertainment for this year’s gathering. Each of the six of us in the group are Trimble High graduates, although no two of us were in the same class.

  • Ghent agrees to return restoration grant money

    The News-Democrat

    Ghent City Commission has decided that after more than seven years of consideration, it will end its efforts to restore the Ghent Christian Church.

    The city will now have to repay the $40,201.08 already spent and walk away from the project, based on the action taken at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 14.

    The money will be repaid in installments, but according to city clerk Bulinda Willis. This is about half of the city’s annual revenue that for the 2007-08 budget year.

  • Questions demonstrate autism’s effects

    Editor:

    I see the way you look at us and read your mind so well. Little brat or no control? It’s really hard to tell. I’ve seen the view from your eyes and thought the same things too. Please don’t judge too quickly, as next I could be you.

  • Panthers capture first Class A tourney championship

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team made history Saturday night when they claimed the school’s first-ever Class A tournament victory.

    The Panthers defeated Trimble County 6-1 and Williamstown 11-4 before mowing down Henry County 12-0 in the finals.

    The tournament began on Thursday at the TCHS Raiders' home field in Bedford, when Panther Jesse Proctor threw a complete game.

  • Baseball team thanks community for support

    The Carroll County baseball team would like to take this time to thank everyone involved with the program for their hand in helping bring a regional championship to our community. Many times we look at only the players who played the game as the ones who won the game for us. Let us not forget the ones who work hard in practice daily to push and make the other players better in many ways that also wear the uniform. They are crucial to the team’s success as well, and we recognize that.

  • Marshall’s stolen truck found in Kansas

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith has been notified that Richard Marshall’s truck that was stolen from his farm on March 23 when three escaped convicts allegedly bludgeoned him has been found in Topeka, Kan.

    Smith said the truck will be brought back to Carroll County some time this week and will be processed for evidence by the Kentucky State Police.