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Today's News

  • Panthers top Trimble for 5th win of season

    On Friday the Carroll County Panthers avenged a loss from last year’s football season by defeating Trimble County on the Raiders’ home turf. In what Carroll County Head Coach Mike Weedman termed “a dangerous game,” the Panthers prevailed by a score of 32-14. Weedman used the word “dangerous” because regardless of what kind of season either team is having they

  • Thank you from Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Editor: Carroll County Park dawned bright and beautiful to welcomed folks with good walking shoes the last Saturday of September. Sixty walkers came out to “walk the talk” in support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Walk for Kids’ Sake. Countless others throughout the area—individuals and churches, small business and corporate management—backed the walkers with gene

  • Cemetery donation plans have fallen through

    Editor: I had hoped that my next letter to the News-Democrat on the Moore cemetery would be to thank Nam Do for his generous contribution of two acres of land to be added to the cemetery. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, as I have been informed that he will not be donating the two acres. Although there have been two meetings scheduled between Nam Do, my husband, Floyd and myself, the

  • Short bridge closure won't stop Carroll marketing plans

    Local reaction to last week’s announcement by the Indiana Department of Transportation that the Milton-Madison Bridge will be built with minimal inconvenience to traffic has been extremely positive. INDOT announced on Sept. 28 that the low bid submitted by the LaPorte, Ind., firm Walsh Construction Co., was 20 percent below the original construction estimate and involved a construction pl

  • Tobacco Festival queen crowned

    Carrollton resident Tori Herndon was named the 2010 Miss Tobacco Festival at the pageant Monday night. Herndon attends Gallatin County High School. She will have a busy week ahead taking part in the many Carroll County Tobacco Festival events, including Saturday’s parade that begins at 1 p.m. and runs through downtown. See more on the festival in today’s pull-out section, Pages 7-10,

  • Crawford wins top award

    Commonwealth Attorney Jim Crawford recently received the 2010 Outstanding Commonwealth Attorney award at a ceremony in Lexington, Ky. He and Linda Tally Smith, commonwealth attorney for Boone and Gallatin counties, shared the honor. “It was a very nice honor to be recognized,” Crawford said, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties. Crawford has been a lawyer since October 1977,

  • Winn PTO plans to restart fall festival for students

    Editor: The parents of Kathryn Winn Elementary students are trying to reestablish the annual fall festival. We will be hosting the event on Nov. 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a live auction from 7-8 p.m. We plan to serve food, have a live auction, host games as well as providing community resources for the families. We would greatly appreciate your support and participation in this very i

  • KSP offers Citizens' Police Academy

    The Henry County Local

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – Next month, Trimble County residents can get a closer look at how Kentucky State Police do what they do every day.

  • Wood calls it a day

    The Trimble Banner

    Perhaps snow, rain, heat or the gloom of night never kept Pete Woods from completing his appointed rounds, but retirement will.

    Wood, who has been a mail carrier for the Milton Post Office for nearly 39 years, will finish his route for the last time on Friday, Oct. 1.

    Postmaster Cecilia Oak is hosting a retirement open house for Wood from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Milton Post Office in downtown. The public is invited to attend.

  • KSP Post 5 offering new Citizen’s Police Academy

    Editor:

    Society has always been interested in police work and finds the issue of crime a fascinating topic. Television programming has included shows about crime and police work from every angle and context throughout its history. 

    The Kentucky State Police has developed a new 12-week program that taps into that same fascination and curiosity people have with crime and police work.