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Today's News

  • Panthers perform well at regionals, advance to state

    The Carroll County track and field team had 13 individuals earn automatic bids into the state meet held at the University of Louisville June 5 based on their performances on the Class A Region 5 Championship on May 29. There are two ways to advance to the state meet, head coach Joe Creager said. The athlete must finish in first or second place in their event and earn an automatic

  • Volunteers needed for Medride service

    Editor: The Medride Program in Carrollton is in need of volunteers. It is operated out of the Senior Center on Sixth Street and the van is parked in front of the center. Volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments, usually to Madison, Ind., La Grange, Louisville and occasionally to Campbellsburg or Warsaw. We could use more retir

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    One-lane traffic on bridge The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, as engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet monitor portions of the span highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection report. The inspection is required by the cabinet every two months. The lane-closure date is subject to change. Call

  • Saturday designated ‘Crosstimes’ at fair with faith-based entertainment, events

    The Carroll County Fair Board has designated Saturday, June 12, as a faith-based day at the Fair. “The day is called ‘Crosstimes,’” program coordinator Melanie Stewart said. Stewart, also a fair board member, said the day will feature faith-based music, entertainment and door prize giveaways. “There will be Chr

  • Let’s play nicely and stop spreading nasty rumors

    "If I have to tell you one more time to stop it, I’m gonna turn this car around and we’ll go back home!” How many times do we remember that threat – made by our exasperated parents – when we, as children, were behaving badly on a trip in the car? Well, I’m starting to feel like the parent of naughty chil

  • Library receives $500,000 federal grant

    The Trimble Banner After applying more than a year ago, Trimble County officials learned last month that the county won a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant. Fiscal Court applied for federal grant on behalf of the Trimble County Public Library board. The funds, distributed through the state Department of Local Government, will be f

  • Grand jury indicts McCane on 19 sex-related charges

    The Trimble Banner A 65-year-old Trim-ble County man has pleaded not guilty after being indicted by a grand jury May 20 on 19 counts of sex-related charges against a young girl allegedly in his care. The indictments on the charges, ranging from first-degree rape and sodomy to first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree sodomy, supercede an or

  • Crowning achievement
  • Volunteers ‘illuminate’ ballfields, community

    Editor: Trimble County Youth League Baseball would like to say thank you to Jason Ginn, Jeffrey Scott and Shelby Energy for helping us make our fields brighter at the Trimble County Park. On June 3, Jason and Jeffrey used a bucket truck to replace faulty bulbs and to adjust lamp assemblies to provide the best possible lighting for our games. This would not have been possible wi

  • New deputy joins S.O., CPD looking to hire soon

    As the dust settles following the spring elections, changes have begun at the local law enforcement agencies. Former Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Hamilton resigned on election night, May 18, leaving a vacant spot on the department. Hamilton was unavailable for comment. Sheriff Ben Smith hired Michael Whalen on May