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Today's News

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters will be a winning wager

    Lots of folks will be playing the odds this week as all eyes are focused on the state for the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.

    Everyone wants to pick a winner, but I've never thought the odds of doing that are very good. With 20 horses in the race, we know only one will walk  away with the roses.

    What if you had the chance to wager on something that had odds where eight to 10 of those 20 participating come away a winner?

    It sounds interesting, doesn't it? Even better, it can have a lasting, long-term impact on our community.

  • Henry takes 10-0 win over Lady Panthers in NKCC tourney

    The News-Democrat

    The only game the Lady Panthers softball team has lost to the 10-run rule this year, was one of the most important games they have played — the first round of the Northern Kentucky Central Conference.

    The Lady Panthers fell to Henry County, 10-0 Wednesday, April 22 in the opening round against the Lady Cats of Henry County. Carroll County was never on track the entire game.

    The Lady Cats went ahead in the second inning 4-0 on four unearned runs.  

  • Updated renovation designs presented for initial viewing

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Board of Education viewed an update schematic design for proposed renovations at Cartmell Elementary School during its meeting April 21.  

    The design ideas are being developed by a committee made up of teachers, staff and administrators to explore options for adding space to the facility.

    The committee has been meeting since the end of January with representatives of RossTarrant Architects, a Lexington firm, to address overcrowding and traffic control issues at the Cartmell campus.

  • Three fugitives caught in Nebraska

    Landmark News Service

    Three fugitives from an Indiana prison are back behind bars after being apprehended in Nebraska almost a week after their escape.

    Jerry Sargent, a 59-year-old from Williamstown, fled the Branchville Correctional Facility near Tell City, Ind., on Friday, March 20, along with Bobby Cockerell III, 31, and Christopher Marshall, 49.

    Grant County authorities were on alert and local schools kept security tight after speculation Sargent might try to see family members living in the area.

  • CELEBRATING PROM 2009

     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. 

  • Barn Blaze triggered by nearby brush fire

    A brush fire started by a property owner led to the total loss of a Trimble County barn Monday night.

    Firefighters from Bedford and Milton’s volunteer departments were called to the scene at 8:34 p.m., along with Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons and troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5, according to a KSP dispatcher.

  • Wilson indicted for faking evidence to avoid jail

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    Karen Wilson, 47, of Warsaw, Ky. was indicted in Carroll County on two Class D felonies, criminal possession of a forged instrument and tampering with physical evidence. She was also indicted on a charge of second-degree persistent felony offender, according to court records.

    Wilson is being held without bond in the Carroll County Detention Center on the current indictment and a motion to revoke her probation for previous convictions.  

  • 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.