Today's News

  • Lady Panthers overcome Trimble in road game

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers pulled away from Trimble County in the second half en route to their first North Central Kentucky Conference win of the season on Friday in Bedford. Leading 25-24 at halftime the Lady Panthers outpointed their hosts 30-16 over the final eight minutes of play for a 55-40 win.

  • Contest was a success


    I would like to thank the generous people who entered the Vision of Sugar Plums cooking contest held at McNeal’s during A Christmas Carroll Dec. 5.  There were 62 beautiful desserts turned in for a chance to win a new range from McNeal’s. I could see the time and special attention the people put into their desserts.

  • High School play cancelled

    The Carroll County High School drama club production “Romeo, Juliet and Toto Too!” a twist on the traditional “Wizard of Oz” story has been cancelled. Two productions of the play were scheduled to have been held on Dec. 15 at Carroll County Middle School.

    The cancellation was announced due to insufficient cast participation.

  • Panthers overcome Trimble in road game

     “It was a real good game, an enjoyable game to watch!”

    Carroll Yager and Bob Lauster, head boys’ basketball coaches for Carroll County and Trimble County, nearly echoed each other’s sentiments following Thursdays’ renewal of the neighboring county rivalry, won by the Panthers, 63-58, in Bedford.

    Trimble came out strong, opening a 14-9 lead midway through the first quarter before the Panthers regrouped to outpace their hosts 9-2 over the final minutes to lead 18-16 at the quarter stop.

  • Panthers edge Williamstown in opener

    Carroll County defeated Williamstown 56-54 in the basketball season opener at Carrollton on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The Panthers stormed back from a 17-point deficit midway through the first half to pull with 12 at halftime.

    Carroll played aggressively on defense early in the second half allowing the Panthers to scratch back into the game, pulling within two, 39-37, at the third quarter stop. Carroll County held Williamstown to four field goals in the second half, including only one in the final quarter.

  • Youth services board members thanked


    The Youth Services Center would like to express a sincere “thank you” to our advisory board for all its hard work and dedication to our center. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated. Have a safe and happy holiday.

    Members are Norma Birchfield, Susan Burckle, Vickie Kemper,  Jennifer Stewart, Charlotte Unker, Richelle Wheeler, Carolyn Jones, Tina Rosenbaum, Jessica Spenneberg, Levi Underwood, Sheila Underwood, Chris White, Beth Wallace and Austin Crowell

  • Butler Lodge filled with Christmas spirit

    A chorus of little voices rang out, yelling “Santa! Santa!” as the Jolly Old Elf appeared at the Butler Lodge at General Butler State Resort Park on Thursday, Dec. 3. Two four-year-old Head Start classes — Ms. Brierly’s and Ms. Roth’s — visited to see the Christmas trees as a part of the Festival of Trees and to tell the jolly old elf what they wanted for Christmas.

    The Festival of Trees is an annual event held at the park where schools, churches, organizations and businesses can decorate trees to put on display at the lodge.

  • Stepping down, Duncan thanks TCYL board, volunteers, players

    Editor: This is my final letter to interested Trimble County Youth League participants. I would like to thank everyone for allowing me the opportunity to be involved in enhancing the youth of our community in the aspects of baseball, teamwork, leadership and friendship. It is time for me to step down from the TCYL board and allow a new generation to continue the development of o


    The Trimble Banner Remember the good old days, when taking a language in high school meant endless hours of “My name is Fred,” translating vocabulary words and listening to the teacher repeat everything in English so you’d know what she was saying? And maybe, if you were lucky and went to a large school, you may have had a choice of languages to study &ndas

  • Budget, again, top issue for Legislature

    The Trimble Banner As the Kentucky General Assembly gears up for the regular session in January, a projected $1.3 billion shortfall in 2012 is weighing heavy on the minds of legislatures. State Rep. Rick Rand (D-47th District) of Bedford, Ky., said that the commonwealth’s budget for 2011 is “in pretty manageable shape,” thanks to $3 billion from the federal stim