Today's News

  • County should be proud of ceremony for Stout

    Editor: I had the honor of being at Staff Sgt. Christopher Scott’s memorial service on Friday, July 30, at General Butler State Resort Park. The ceremony was a wonderful tribute to this man and the sacrifices he made for his family and country. The speakers were very sincere about the life of Sgt. Scott, both personal and military-wi


    Water District plans appreciation event Trimble County Water District is planning a Community Appreciation Day that’s bigger and better than last year’s event, which drew hundreds for free food and dozens of door prizes. Manager Darra Smith said hot-air balloon rides are on the agenda again this year, but this time will be offered in the evening from 7-9 p.m. Weather

  • Malcomb to retire after 16 years at housing authority helm

    After 16 years of service to the community, Housing Authority of Carrollton Executive Director Harold Malcomb is retiring to spend more time with his family and his farm in Owen County. The position will begin being advertised this week, and Malcomb will tentatively remain until November to train his replacement, according to chairman for t

  • Chaining dogs should be banned

    Editor: I would like to see a ban on having dogs chained. In Carrollton and Carroll County there is no law or ordinance that protects dogs from being chained up 24/7. Chaining is the cruelest punishment for social animals such as dogs that need exercise, affection and companionship. Many communities are beginning to pass laws banning dog cha

  • Veterans look to improve on success

    When the Carroll County Lady Panthers open their volleyball season at South Oldham on Tuesday, Aug. 10, there will be several veteran faces in the lineup from last year’s 17-12 team. Gone from last year’s Class A Regional champion squad are Brooke Boles, Valerie White and Katerina Woods to graduation. “We’ll be depen

  • Milton panel votes 3-1 to fire Hoskins

    The Trimble Banner Despite an impassioned statement defending her own performance as Milton’s city clerk/treasurer, the Milton City Commission voted 3-1 Thursday, July 22, to terminate Shannon Hoskins’ employment. Commissioners Lori Jameson, Gerald Owen and Jerry Harmon each voted to terminate Hoskins. Commissioner Steve Brierly

  • Former clerk’s attorney plans to file suit against city

    The Trimble Banner The Louisville attorney representing the former Milton city clerk/treasurer said Monday that he intends to file a lawsuit within the next couple of weeks against the city on behalf of his client, Shannon Hoskins. Hoskins was fired Thursday, July 22, by a 3-1 vote of the Milton City Commission at the recommendation of Mayo

  • Panther runners look to stay healthy

    Staying healthy and being competitive are two of the top goals for Carroll County High School Cross Country, according to Head Coach Joe Creager. Last season, the Panthers were unable to field the five girls and five boys required in order to qualify as a competitive team in some of the meets, due to injuries and other factors. “This

  • Thanks extended for support at bake sale for Chris Stout

    Editor: I would like to thank everyone who came to the bake sale for Sgt. Chris Stout, and also thank you Worthville Fire Department for letting us hold the sale at the firehouse. Marty Gividen Assistant Chief Worthville Volunteer Fire Deparment  

  • Congregation thanks Kinman for his support

    Editor: Herb Kinman steps up and saves the day once again.  The congregation of the Worthville Christian Church would like to thank him for all that he does for the community never asking for anything in return.            Pamela Jo Yeary Chairperson Worthville Christian Church