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Today's News

  • Raider girls place third in Grant Co. all-comers

    The Runnin’ Raiders competed last week in the Grant County All-Comers meet, which also included teams from Campbell County, Owen County, Villa Madonna, Walton-Verona, Bracken County, Scott High School, and St. Henry.  

    The Lady Raiders pulled out a top three finish, placing third overall in the competitive meet and scoring a combined 93 points.  

    The Lady Raiders had a strong start by winning the 4x800-meter and scoring 10 points with team members Jessica Cooley, Allison Joyce, Brandi Chappell, and Kelsie Courtney.

  • Weekend’s offerings fill block on calendar

    Have you ever wanted to test how much you can squeeze into that little box they give a day on a calendar?

    Even the biggest calendar or the person with the smallest handwriting will find it difficult to fit in the array of events that are happening here this Saturday.

  • Prescription drop-off box aids in disposal of unused pills

    The News-Democrat

    The Carrollton Police Department will pattern a new program in July after a successful effort in Salt Lake City, Utah to help residents rid their homes of outdated or unused prescription medications safely.

    The program will provide a box, similar to a Fed-Ex drop box that will be located in City Hall and people will be able to drop off out of date or unused prescriptions anonymously beginning in July, according to police chief Mike Willhoite.

  • Panthers take 8-5 win over Grant

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team hosted the Grant County Braves Monday night and left victorious, 8-5 after a huge breakout inning in the bottom of the fourth.

    The Panthers have won both contests against the Braves this year, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Quilting at Cartmell
  • Reader questions city's bidding process

    Editor:

    Apparently I don’t understand the competitive bidding process.

    The city of Bedford solicited bids for mowing the Morgan Community Center property. I thought the point of asking for bids is to get the job done for the lowest price. However, in Bedford the process works differently. Once the bids are opened, it doesn’t matter who submits the lowest bid, but rather who did the job before.

  • TOWER BOOSTS CELL SIGNAL

    Trimble County residents who rely on Verizon Wireless for their cell phone service soon will have Jim and Ruth Overton to thank for better reception, particularly in the Milton area.

    The Overtons recently leased 10,000 square feet of property on McCord Lane to the communications company. McCord Lane intersects with U.S. Hwy. 421 North in front of King’s Daughters’ Trimble County Medical Building.

  • Suspensions lead to loss for Lady Panthers tennis

    The News-Democrat

    The Lady Panthers tennis team took one on the chin Thursday, April 30 against the Lady Wildcats of Gallatin County as they hosted matches missing half their team.

    Head Coach Larry Morgan had to suspend eight players, six of whom were varsity players for disciplinary reasons forcing a forfeit of two matches.

    Singles

    Forfeit of number one singles; Jessica Wilkerson CC lost to Jaclyn Clark GC 0-6, 3-6; Haley Hendrick CC lost to Anna Beth Edens GC 4-6, 6-7.

    Doubles

  • Children’s mental health issues are focus of Cartmell programs

    The News-Democrat

    Cartmell Elementary students are creating a quilt describing what makes them happy for Childhood Mental Health Month as they explore their feelings and emotions.

    The quilt, designed to help children recognize when and why they are happy, will hang in Cartmell’s cafeteria to serve as a reminder of those emotions, according to Charlotte Curnutt, the family liaison at Cartmell. All students are participating in the project and will be able to visually see that happiness comes in many different forms to different people.

  • County may take on Flood Court; state to replace Jones Lane bridge

    Trimble County Fiscal Court gave preliminary approval April 20 to a request to take over Flood Court, a gravel road off Webb Lane, pending additional improvements.