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  • City to seek grant for market analysis

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution Monday night to seek grant funding for a downtown market analysis.

  • FRIGHT NIGHT IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    It clearly wasn’t all tricks on Halloween Night in the county, as treats were handed out to ghosts, goblins and even skeletons who haunted Milton Elementary School’s Trunk or Treat, left; at Milton Baptist Church’s Trunk or Treat, above, where hot dogs were served along with lots of candy; and along the streets of downtown Bedford, top, where Vicky Lagle got a “hand” distributing candy and other treats to local tricksters.

  • Fall Festival comes to ‘Bear Country’ Nov. 7

    The Trimble Banner Haven’t had your fill of top-rate fish dinners this year? You are in luck. Bedford Elementary School will be featuring a fish fry at this year’s Fall Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the school, 204 Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625). Adult

  • TRIMBLE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERING SECOND FLU-SHOT CLINIC

    The Trimble County Health Department is following up an intranasal H1N1 flu vaccination clinic held last Thursday with a flu-shot clinic from 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the health department office, 138 Miller Lane, Bedford, behind the Post Office and Morgan Drugs.

    Following recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the clinic will provide vaccination injections free of charge to individuals who fall into these specific target groups on a first-come, first-served basis:

    pregnant women;

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Local author visits Trimble Co. Library Dean Bowling, former Trimble County teacher and author of the recently released “Mules and Wildcat Heads” memoir, will be featured at a reception and book-signing from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Trimble County Public Library. Business donates to building fund The Bedford Subway is hosting a one-day fund-raiser for the Trim

  • Fiscal Court votes to support drug-free coalition

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will provide $10,000 to a local program battling substance abuse in the county’s youth.

    Members of the Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County coalition made a presentation during fiscal court’s Oct. 27 meeting. Chairman Leigh Ann Roberts said the community coalition was organized in 2006 with the purpose of working within the community to prevent substance abuse among the youth in the county.

  • Kelley-Jones’ work featured during November

    Windows, mirrors, jar lids and bottle caps. Marbles, beads, wallpaper and beans. What do these things have in common? They have all been used in Connie Kelley-Jones’ art pieces.

    “I’m pretty much open to using anything,” she said.

    Kelley-Jones will be the featured artist for the second time at the Carroll County Library this month. Her work will hang through the end of November, and the Meet the Artist Reception will be held on Monday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Heating assistance program underway

    For those struggling to pay their heating bills this winter, consider applying for the low-income home energy assistance program, known as LIHEAP.

  • Neighbors helping neighbors

    Project Comfort brought out 68 volunteers who performed

    various repairs at 15 homes and yard work at five others Saturday

    morning. The community effort is now in its fourth year of helping homeowners with needed repairs.

     

  • Spray vaccine clinic Nov. 5

    The Trimble Banner If you’re anxious to get the H1N1 vaccination, tomorrow may be the day you’ve been waiting for – if you fall into the right target groups. The Trimble County Health Department will host a vaccination clinic from 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 5, using the intranasal (nasal spray) H1N1 vaccine. The vaccine wil