Today's News

  • Facility appreciates firefighter response

    Editor: The management, staff, and clients of New Horizons Assisted Living would like to thank Ghent Fire Department Assistant  Chief Robert Hofmman and his dedicated volunteers for the quick and professional response to a fire alarm here at our facility.  We are thankful that we did not have a fire, however, a malfunction in one o

  • Bedford man drowning victim in Kentucky River accident

    A Bedford man is dead after a boating accident near Lock 1 in the Kentucky River Thursday night May 27. Jeffrey A. O’Neal, 27, from Bedford was pronounced dead by Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He and Neil Smith, 26, also from Bedford were transported to the hospital after their boat took on water and could not get away from the dam, according to Wilhoite. Smith was treated and released last night. For complete details, pick up next week’s edition of The Trimble Banner or The News-Democrat.

  • Pyles honored for dedication to hospital

      At the Kentucky Hospital Association Annual Convention and Awards Gala in Lexington on Monday night, Pyles was recognized for her work with the KHA Health Care Governance Leadership Award. The award recognizes a trustee who has dedicated themselves to the mission of their hospital and community. When Pyles learned she was receiving the award, she was quite surprised and sai

  • CCHS competes in NCKC meet

    Senior Chris Satterly takes MVP honors for the third time this season with his performance at the NCKC meet Thursday night. Satterly won first place in the 300 meter hurdles, long jump and set a personal record of 6 feet 2 inches in the high jump. He was also a member of the first place 4-by-200 meter relay team with teammates Andy Sisenstein, DAnthony Collins and Tyler Grant. Gr

  • Community honors Vietnam War soldiers

    Hundreds of local residents filled bleachers at General Butler State Resort Park Thursday to honor the men and women who died fighting in the Vietnam War. The event was the opening ceremony for the Moving Wall, which visited the community for four days this week. “It is certainly an honor and with pride that ou

  • Final home meet for track and field seniors

    In anticipation of the NCKC meet later in the week, Carroll County rested many of their key varsity runners at last Tuesday night’s meet. However, with it being senior night and the final home meet of the season, Head Coach Joe Creager decided to run some “different” relays for his team to have fun with. Instead of a 4-by-

  • County budget to decline, tax rate to remain steady

    Carroll County Fiscal Court appears poised to adopt a 2010-11 budget that is similar to its current spending plan. The county’s projected budget for 2010-11 is $10.82 million, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Carroll County Fiscal Court held the first reading of the budget during t

  • Panther track teams take first at Henry

    The Panthers track and field team won first place in both the boys and girls teams’ scoring at the Henry County All-Comers meet on Thursday May 13. The girls team defeated Henry, Trimble and Walden, while the boys defeated Henry, Trimble, Gallatin, Walden and Eminence. The Panthers also broke some previously held personal records. Wit

  • Tomlinson declares state of emergency

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson has declared the county in a state of emergency due to recent flooding that occurred on May 1. “We were spared a lot of harm,” Tomlinson said during last week’s meeting of Carroll County Fiscal Court. “We’re still doing some assessment” t

  • Panthers take second place at Nelson County tournament

    Carroll County took runnerup honors in the Cardinal Classic Baseball Tournament, held at Nelson County High School over the weekend. The Panthers defeated host Nelson County 8-7 in their first round game, but fell short to tournament champion Central Hardin 6-4 in the title game. Central Hardin had defeated Nelson County 2-0 to reach the fin