Today's News

  • Raider’s teams fare well at CCHS Invitational meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble Co. Track team competed with 12 other schools in the Carroll County Invitational on Friday, May 7, at Carroll County High School in Carrollton.  Injuries and a school field trip left the Runnin’ Raiders a little short-handed, but team members who participated still managed to break school records. The Lady Raiders fared well despite

  • County awarded state assistance after flood

    Carroll County is among three counties designated by Gov. Steve Beshear to receive state financial help and 17 counties designated for all categories of public assistance as part of Kentucky’s federal disaster declaration following a May 1 storm. On June 11, Beshear and the Department for Local Government announced the award of Flood C

  • Senator should support horse racing industry

    Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along Hwy. 42, taking me through each county in the 26th District and enjoying the beauty of horse farms along the way. Their important roles in Kentucky’s signature industry have always been taken for granted by me, until the last few years. The thoroughbred business and

  • Logano wins again at Ky. Speedway

    SPARTA, Ky. – Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano tightened his stranglehold on Nationwide Series competition at Kentucky Speedway by earning his third consecutive “Meijer 300 presented by Ritz” victory from the pole position by 0.662 of second over Carl Edwards Saturday. Logano led the 200-lap battle five times for 106 lap

  • Writer supports Tona Barkley’s election

    Editor: One of the lessons we all should have been learning through the last couple years is that large corporate enterprises can run extremely askew from the public interest. We have even seen them operate against their own best interests as their executives helped themselves to personal financial rewards while steering their companies into

  • A Week of Fun at the County Fair
  • Out-sourced services may allow alcohol sales at park

    Carrollton’s General Butler State Resort Park is among Kentucky State Park facilities that may privatize food services, golf operations and begin selling alcohol by the drink. On Thursday, June 10, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet launched a plan that state officials said was designed to transform and modernize the Kentu

  • River Sweep to clear riverbanks Saturday


    Saturday’s going to prove to be a challenging day for one of our community’s most   important annual events — the Carroll County River Sweep.

  • Mobile home park permit suspended

    Three Rivers District Health Department suspended the permit of John Davis, owner of Green Acres Mobile Home Park located at 4784 Hwy. 36 East in Sanders, due to failure to repair repeated regulation violations. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Public Health file on the case stated the permit suspension occurred June

  • P&Z approves building plans for Dollar Barn on Highland

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission approved design plans for the potential construction of a new retail business in Carrollton June 7. The design was approved contingent upon improvements being made to the appearance of the exterior front façade, the addition of two 4 by 4 ft. windows and the endorsement of the color of t