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Today's News

  • Alcohol suspected in two-vehicle accident that injured student

    A two-vehicle collision last week sent two people to the hospital, one with serious injuries.

    The crash happened around 8 a.m. Sept. 17 when a red pickup truck driven by David W. Collins, 35, collided with a 2004 Ford pickup driven by 17-year-old Austin W. Kidwell of Campbellsburg.

  • A home on King’s Ridge was a total loss following a fire that took four volunteer fire companies eight hours to battle a week ago.

    The home of Garland Breeden at 3095 Kings Ridge Road was the scene of a fire that may have started as a result of storm damage, according to Clyde Rowlett, Westside Fire Chief.  “Wires were pulled loose during last weeks wind storm and may have started the fire.”

  • News at 11 - a tree fell on the 18th hole fairway

    They claim to be live, local and late breaking. They say they are reporting the news that affects you. But as far as I could tell last Sunday, Jefferson County television news programs consider local to mean only Louisville and parts of Bullitt and Oldham counties in Kentucky.

    It appears that if you live in Trimble County, you are not the “you” they were talking about in all those news promos.

  • Raiders run at Gallatin

    Trimble County’s Runnin’ Raiders participated in the NCKC at Gallatin County Tuesday, Sept. 16.

    Erin Gonterman placed first among the girls in the mixed 3K middle school race with a time of 14:04. Other female finishers were Olivia Cooley, 2nd, Kirsten Baird, 3rd, Amber Bowyer, 10th, Katie Gonterman, 11th, Naidelyn Cabada, 12th, Megan West, 14th, Bonnie Wilson, 15th, Kayla Bailey, 19th, and, Allanis Rosell, 20th.

  • Trimble’s Runnin’ Raiders line up with country’s best

    Pitting many of the top teams in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky together, meant the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational was one of the best races in the country. Teams such as #1 ranked Carmel (IN), # 3 Centerville (OH), #1 Trinity (KY), #1 Asssumption (KY) and other nationally and state ranked teams lined up at Tom Sawyer Park. Thirty plus teams competed in both the girls and boys varsity race.

  • Business Celebration Day was a big success

    Editor:

    On Sept. 18, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Community Development Corporation partnered in hosting the first Business Celebration Day on Courthouse Square in Carrollton.

    The event was free to the public and showcased 51Chamber members. Mini-business seminars were held from 4-6:30 p.m. Food bought with donations from  Arkema and the City of Carrollton was handed out for free to more than 400 people who attended.

  • Bevill compteting on links for NKU

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    Getting a college education can be a daunting task, but Lyndsey Bevill is achieving that by playing her way through Northern Kentucky University on a golf scholarship.

    While a student at Carroll County High School, Bevill was known for her tough defense and soft shot off the glass as a member of the Lady Panther basketball team. But in the fall, she also played golf under the tutelage of coaches Pam and Brad McNeal and Randy Mefford.

  • McMahan indicted in South Dakota rape case

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    An Edmunds County, S.D., grand jury returned with an indictment of a Carrollton man before the prosecutor in the case had time to return to the court room with his cup of coffee.

    Edmunds County State’s Attorney Vaughn Beck said the grand jury indicted Brent McMahan August 15 on one charge of third-degree rape minutes after he finished presenting his case.

  • INFORMATION NEEDED IN RECENT SEXUAL ASSAULT

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police are looking for anyone who may have information related to a recent sexual assault.

    Anyone who may have seen a pedestrian or a truck stopped alongside U.S. 42 at Bedford Hill from 9-10:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, is asked to contact KSP at (800) 222-5555 or Sheriff Tim Coons at (502) 255-7138 with their information.

  • Local group to make hiking history at Grand Canyon

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    The News-Democrat

    It’s a dream three years in the making that Camp Kysoc director Jim Ebert hopes will come true the week of Oct. 6.

    Early that morning, a group of Carroll County residents led by Ebert will hit the road for Arizona and the Grand Canyon. The mission: To help Sarah Service become the first paraplegic to descend to the bottom of the canyon on the seven-mile South Kaibab Trail.