Today's News

  • Neighbors voice concerns over proposed park

    By HILDA PARRISH The Trimble Banner Downpouring rain did not keep a group of concerned citizens from attending a public hearing Thursday, Jan. 21, at Bedford City Hall to learn more about a grant application for walking trails at Bedford Spring. The City of Bedford is applying for a $50,000 matching grant to build walking trails around wha

  • Middle School health fair was great success

    Trimble County Middle School would like to thank everyone who helped make our school’s Health Fair a success on Friday, Jan. 22. Booths were sponsored by: Walmart Vision Center, Seven Counties Services, North Central Health Department, Trimble County Extension Office, KCHIP, Trimble County High School’s Pride Organization, Tri-County Community Action Agency, Trimble Co

  • Trimble Relay teams planning June 11 event

    Trimble County Relay for Life 2010 officially started Tuesday night, Jan. 19 at the Milton Lions clubhouse. The grand finale is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Friday, June 11, and end at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at Bedford Elementary School. Survivors’ meal is set for 5 p.m.; to register for this meal, call Myrna Persell at (502

  • Development Corporation celebrates ‘positive’ year

    “Despite the recession, the Development Corporation had many positive accomplishments last year,” Joan Moore, Executive Director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, said in her report during the CCCDC annual shareholders’ meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the General Butler State Resort Park’s Two Rivers Restaurant.

  • Reader writes to praise local hospital staff


    I wanted to take the time to acknowledge and say thank you to an OUTSTANDING group of men and women at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital.


    E.ON U.S., parent company of Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric Company, announced plans last week to file rate adjustment requests with the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

  • Reader thanks community for help after fire


    I’ve lived in the city limits of Ghent for a little over three years, and I’ve made quite a few complaints against the city in that period of time. However, this editorial is of a different nature.

  • Ballinger is NAIA Player of the Week

    For the second time in three weeks, Campbellsville University junior center Whitney Ballinger, of Carrollton, is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week.

  • Sheriff ‘doing exceptionally well’ following traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith will be coming home soon, according to his wife, Cheryl. He is currently in a private room at Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville, Ky.

    “He is just doing exceptionally well,” she said Monday. “He is ready to get out and go to work.”

  • Comeback falls short for Panthers

    A lackluster performance during the second quarter sent the Carroll County Panthers to the halftime locker room trailing by 16. The Panthers showed defensive tenacity during the second half reducing the deficit to six points with 1:30 left to play, but fell 69-61 to visiting Kentucky Country Day, Monday.