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  • City getting to be known for drug busts

    Editor: When I graduated from Carroll County High School in 2004, I moved to college and haven’t moved back to Carrollton since. I still call it my hometown as I believe it is important to remember your roots, not to mention the fact that there are some people there I consider very dear to me. Throughout the past five years I have encountered many opinions about the small t

  • Detention center staff was professional despite some unruly behavior

    Editor: My name is Mike True. Saturday, the 6th of March, I was brought to the Carroll County Jail for disorderly conduct and public intoxication. During my stay, I was very incorrigible to the personnel working the night shift. Despite my unruly behavior the jail staff remained calm and acted like the true professionals they are. Carroll

  • CCHS drama club brings popular musical to the stage

    Pirates, a nursemaid and a famous major-general take the stage in the Carroll County High School drama club production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The musical will be held on Friday March 26 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday March 27 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for

  • Health fair offerings are too good to miss

    Local residents have the chance to learn more about their health and learn about ways to make their lifestyles healthier Saturday at the Carroll County Health and Safety Fair. The National Guard Armory will be packed with more than 40 healthcare providers and organizations between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., with most offering free services along wit

  • Bridge project deadline extended to late 2012


  • Lady Raiders vow return to the top

    The Trimble Banner A young, enthusiastic team and a new venue may give Coach Walter McHargue all he needs to bring the Lady Raiders fast-pitch softball team back to “powerhouse” levels. McHargue said the varsity softball team this year will be using the softball field at Trimble County Park for practice and for games

  • Program aims to help workers find jobs

    The Trimble Banner

    With unemployment in the double-digits, trying to find work is a full-time job in itself.


    Milton Lions Club hosting yard sale The Milton Lions Club is planning a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, to raise money for its eye-care programs. Donations for the yard sale will be accepted at the clubhouse on U.S. 421 North in Milton from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13. All pro


    With some incredible costumes and set designs, the cast and crew of "Alice in Wonderland" gave a commanding performance Friday and Saturday night at Trimble County High School.

    The first act featured Kim Minch as "Wonderland Alice" and depicts all the strange characters she encounters in Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. The second act featured Shelby Copeland as "Through the Looking Glass" Alice, who is working through the eight steps of becoming a queen.

  • Hospitals reduce inmate's medical charges

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court approved payment of two hospital bills incurred in November when an inmate at Carroll County Detention Center suffered a heart attack. In a special meeting Friday afternoon, March 5, Judge-Executive Randy Stevens presented magistrates with two negotiated bills for treatment given to Calvin Sturgill, 45, of Milton. Sturgill has been