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Today's News

  • Panthers win contest over Owen Co.

    The Carroll County Panthers traveled to Owen County to take on the Rebels Thursday and got out with a win.

    “The team played very good defense holding them to only 44 points,” Head Coach Carroll Yager said. “We had excellent execution and we played unselfishly.”

  • Pirates hold Trimble captive in 54-65 tourney loss

    By LARRY SULLIVAN, JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    It was the first tournament of the season for the Raiders and it didn’t end well, as the boys fell to Campbellsville 54-65 in the Derby City Classic Dec. 13.

    The Raiders kept the game close until the final period of play, but the Pirates proved to be too much.

  • Raiders get first win of season against rival Carroll County Panthers

    By LARRY SULLIVAN, JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Watching rivals Trimble and Carroll counties go head to head in any sport is always entertaining and last Thursday’s boys basketball game was no different. When it was all over, the Raiders had regained the confidence they lacked in a match-up two days prior against the Henry County Wildcats and brought home the win 67-57.

  • Court approves sheriff’s 2009 budget

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    In its only December session, Carroll County Fiscal Court on Dec. 15 approved the half-million-dollar budget for the Carroll County Sheriff’s department.

    More than half of the revenue for the department includes $263,000 commission for collecting the $7 million in property taxes paid in Carroll County. Other sources of revenue include fees from serving papers, arrest warrants, transporting prisoners and other similar fee generating responsibilities.

  • Sheriff appreciates support for annual Christmas event

    Sheriff appreciates support for annual Christmas event

    Editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals and companies for the wonderful support and help in making this year’s “Christmas with the Sheriff” such a success.

    Because of the amount of support and help we were able to help 79 children have a good Christmas this year. The support of money, time, help and food enabled us to have a great party for the children and the parents/guardians with Santa.

  • Monk: Mandate may force further salary cuts

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Attorney’s office is facing budget cuts that could include salary reductions by as much as 15.8 percent, effective Jan. 1.

    The commonwealth is dealing with a budget shortfall that may force county attorneys statewide to cut more than $1.1 million total from their budgets over the next six months, said Bill Patrick, executive director of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association, in a recent news release.

  • In Your Face

    The 4-3 Trimble County Raiders took on Oldham County in a double header Dec. 19 that featured the boys and girls varsity teams. Following their 59-48 victory against the Colonels, the boys went on to defeat Walton Verona the following night. They will play in the National Guard Holiday Classic at Larue County beginning Dec. 27. The girls fell to the Colonels 42-49 before losing to Carroll County in the North American Stainless Classic the next night. The Lady Raiders, 1-5 on the season, will return to play Jan. 2 at home against Whitefield Academy.

  • Yager named player of the week

    Will Yager, was named NCKC player of the week for the week ending Dec. 8.

    Yager, a 6’2” junior on the Panthers varsity squad, scored 19 points against Owen County shooting 4 for 6 field goals, 1 for 4 from behind the arc and 8 for 8 from the charity stripe, all while holding his man scoreless for the contest.

    Yager is an extremely talented shooter and has stepped up his defense this year.

  • Carrollton council rejects plan to reduce city insurance costs

    Carrollton City Council began Wednesday’s special meeting with the swearing-in of one of its newest members, Tammy Miller McBurney.

    McBurney, elected to council on Nov. 4, was sworn in Dec. 10 by her brother, Carroll County Magistrate Dean Miller.

    The special meeting was held in place of the Monday, Dec. 8, regular meeting, which was cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. To do business, at least four council members must be present for a meeting.

    Proposed ordinance

    rejected

  • Nanny, 20, killed in Dec. 10 car crash

    Speed, weather and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors in a fatal accident Dec. 10 on U.S. 42, according to Carrollton police.

    Ronald Nanny, 20, of Fifth Street, Carrollton, was the single occupant in a vehicle that reportedly slid sideways on the pavement and struck two trees before coming to rest near Growers Warehouse, said Assistant Chief Steve Abbott.