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Today's News

  • Families ‘kick off’ school year

    The summertime smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill on a hot summer afternoon drew a crowd at the Carrollton Walmart on Saturday for the third annual Carroll County Schools on the Road kick off for the 2010-2011 school year. The event helped bring together school faculty, parents and children to meet, ask questions and exchange inform

  • Worthville soldier is Afghanistan casualty

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday.             Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,

  • Willie B. and Mary Ricketts celebrate 75 years

    Carrollton residents Willie B. and Mary Ricketts reached a major milestone in their journey through life together, celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary July 4. Their achievement was recognized in letters from President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear. The couple has three children, 12 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, 17 great-grand and step great-grandchildren, tw

  • Special Olympics thrives with support

    Editor: Carroll County Special Olympics has had a very successful 2009-2010 sports season. In the fall, we participated in bowling, both at regional and state level. In January, we went to Perfect North Slopes for Winter Games, competing in alpine skiing and snowshoeing. A basketball team with Carroll and Gallatin County athletes, coached

  • Court OKs 2010-11 asphalt, rock bids

    The Trimble Banner Only two companies submitted bids last month to provide Trimble County with supplies needed for road projects. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Fiscal Court opened the sealed bids during a special meeting Wednesday, June 30. Stevens said Nugent Sand of Carroll County bid to provide rock and gravel, offering dense-grade aggragate – the most-used kind of

  • Trimble County Youth Football League accepting applications

    Trimble County Youth League Football is accepting applications from children wanting to play. League representatives have a booth at the Trimble County Fair near the food vendors, where parents may sign up their children for the league. Applications also are available at Midway and Bedford Stop-n-Go and the Modern Hair Shop. For applications or for more information, call Christy

  • SPORTS BRIEFS

    Nora Fremin, Chris Satterly named 2nd team all-state On June 28, KYtrackXC.com named freshman Nora Fremin and senior Chris Satterly to the second team all-state. Head Coach Joe Creager said these are just two more awards that were well deserved from an outstanding season by the boys and girls Panthers Track and Field Team. Creager said he lo

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.

  • Sometimes it's fun to be a 'tourist' in your hometown

    When I was a very young reporter living in Fairfield County, Conn., I was able to get together with a good friend I’d met a few years earlier when we were both students at Ohio University in Athens. Penny lived in New York City, and I had always envied her. She was very sophisticated and cosmopolitan, compared to me – a small-town girl from Northwest Ohio. NYC was

  • Many upset by closing of Kysoc

                Rhonda Burns of Carrollton attended Camp Kysoc for over two decades, but this summer Burns won’t have the chance to participate in her favorite camp activities or see her camp friends.             “The way Ca