Today's News

  • Man charged in meth bust

    The Trimble Banner An anonymous tip led law enforcement to a possible methamphetamine lab in a Trimble County home on Saturday, March 13. Trimble Sheriff Tim Coons said Monday that he and two of his deputies, Brian Denton and Dale Ralston, assisted Kentucky State Police troopers in the arrest of James P. McFarland, 27, at his 23 Orchard Cou

  • Milton panel to consider variance

    The Trimble Banner The developer of the former Milton Elementary School is seeking a variance from Milton City Commission regarding the installation of water lines into the building. Riverside Contracting and Excavating, owned by former Trimble County resident Lisa Hammock and her husband, Tom, plan to convert the 50-year-old building into


    2010-11 kindergarten registration to start Register your child for kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Bedford Elementary School, or from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Milton Elementary School. Eligible children must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 10, 2010. For more information

  • Bedford to combine sexton duties

    The Trimble Banner A plan to combine maintenance duties at Bedford Cemetery could end up saving the city money, according to city attorney Genon Hensley. Hensley, a member of the Bedford Cemetery committee, asked commissioners Monday, March 15, to OK a plan to add mowing and other maintenance to the sexton position. Currently, the sexton is a contract employee responsible for ope

  • Resident thanks carriers for braving bad weather

    Editor: I just want to publicly thank our mail carriers for their efforts to deliver the mail in such treacherous conditions last month.  I could not get out for three days and yet our carrier, Lori, somehow managed to deliver our mail. I truly did not expect it to be there, but to my amazement it was! Hopefully our postal service did not force their employees to risk thei

  • Dodgeball fundraising event benefits CCHS track teams

    The team Wham Bam won Thursday night’s Dodgeball fundraiser at Carroll County High School, defeating the Men in Little Freaking Shorts. Four eight-man teams took part in the March 11 event that raised money for CCHS boys and girls track programs, according to Head Coach Joe Creager. Wham Bam lost two games dur

  • Ballinger is WBCA Natl. Player of the Year

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Whitney Ballinger just keeps adding awards to her record setting basketball season. She followed up her Mid-South Conference Player of the Year award with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic’s highest individual honor — the Russel Athletics/WBCA Player of the Year award. Ballinger was

  • Sheriff back in the saddle

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith is back on the job after recuperating from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Jan. 12. Smith was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 2350 (Martin Road) while responding to a domestic violence call when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the roadway, impacting with nearby tr

  • 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