Today's News

  • Judge appreciates continued support

    Editor: In 1999, I was appointed to be District Court Judge for Carroll, Grant and Owen counties. This appointment was made by Gov. Patten to fill the vacancy when Judge Stephen Bates left to be our Circuit Court Judge. For the past 11 years, I have been honored to serve as District Judge. As you know, the district court handles a variety

  • County to buy property for court parking

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted Jan. 26 to pursue the purchase of land adjacent to the Wheeler Hall of Justice, 802 Clay Street, to develop paved space for overflow parking. The vote came after an executive session to discuss the parking situation at the court facility. “We’re negotiating with a property owner to buy a half-acr

  • King and queen take center court
  • Panthers stop Raider comeback 62-57

    It was a game played in spurts of alternating momentum between the Carroll County Panthers and the visiting Trimble County Raiders, on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The neighboring county schools renewed their rivalry for the third time this season—each team having won on the opposing team’s floor in previous meetings. Initially, it was Carro

  • Balance on offense, rebounding key win

    Watching the Carroll County Lady Panthers (12-10) play Wednesday night, you would have thought it was a completely different team from the one who lost big to South Oldham two days before. The Lady Panthers were in control the entire game, winning at home 66-45 over Spencer County. “We watched tape of the South Oldham game … the

  • Have you met ... Cton’s longest-serving firefighter retires

    The word commitment means different things to different people. To some, it is fleeting; something to do until something better comes along. To others, it is like choosing an outfit for the day, depending on external factors to make its decision. And yet, to some, it has absolutely no meaning at all. But to a few, commitment means everythin


    Find out how to send news to The Trimble Banner Editor Phyllis McLaughlin is hosting a seminar at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Trimble County Public Library to explain how to submit photos and news to the Trimble Banner. The event is free and will include refreshments. Find out how to send photos electronically; what kind of photos work best; when and where to send news; an

  • Organizations address hunger in Trimble Co.

    This letter is in response to the letter in the Jan. 27 issue of The Trimble Banner. I have been working at the Morgan Community Center since March 1997. I work with children and adults every day. The City of Bedford allows me, along with volunteers, to distribute bread and baked goods Wednesday afternoons to the citizens of Trimble County. Recently, the Bedford City Commission

  • Perry announces run for Trimble Co. sheriff

    After 21 years with the Kentucky State Police, three years with the Kentucky State Reformatory and four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Trooper 1st Class Chip Perry of Bedford announced his retirement Jan. 25. He also announced his candidacy for Trimble County sheriff in the May Primary. Chip has held a variety of jobs with the KSP, including road trooper, detective and public af

  • Trimble falls short against Eminence at Homecoming

    TCHS Correspondent Trimble County High School’s long-awaited Homecoming was Friday, Jan. 29, but it wasn’t a happy one. The Raiders’ boys varsity basketball team took on the Eminence Warriors and put up a tough fight, but after leading most of the game gave it up to the opposing team, 62-60. Before the game, the crowd enjoyed the ceremonial crowning of the Home