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Today's News

  • Trimble Banner moves to new location in Bedford

    The Trimble Banner office in Bedford has moved to a new location above the new Campbellsburg Chiropractic office at 127 Hwy. 42 East.

    “The building is easy to spot with the red roof, directly across the street from Bobby True’s law office,” Publisher Jeff Moore said. “Managing Editor Dave Taylor will be based at the new location to provide our readers with the coverage they expect of Trimble County.”

  • ‘Moving Up’ changed to a daytime event

    Renovation at the Carroll County Middle School gymnasium forced changes in two annual end-of-the-year activities for eighth-graders. 

    The Carroll County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council decided at its meeting April 22, to change the Moving Up Ceremony to a daytime event in the school auditorium and move the eighth-grade dance to Cartmell Elementary’s gym.

  • City names river walk for Webster

    The new Carrollton River Walk has been named in memory of former mayor Charlie Webster. A ceremony with Webster’s family will be held at 1 p.m. June 27.

    “He was very special to the community,” Mayor Robb Adams said.

    Webster was the only Carrollton mayor to serve five terms. Council voted 5-0, with Councilman Jeff Dickow absent.

  • First reading permitting golf carts in city held

    Golf carts could soon be allowed within the Carrollton city limits. City council approved the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the use of golf carts on streets with a speed limit of 25 miles per hour or less. They cannot be driven on Gillock Avenue, Hwy. 227, Highland Avenue, Eleventh Street or Schuerman Street. The operator of the golf cart also cannot cross the roadway at an intersection where the roadway being crossed has a posted speed limit of more than 25 miles per hour.

  • Tennis sweeps Spencer Co.

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams swept Spencer County on their recent trips to Carrollton. The boys tennis team won 4-1 on April 23, while the girls won 4-1 on April 28.

    In boys’ action, No. 1 singles Zeke Kates defeated Clay Abell, 6-0, 6-2. No. 2 singles Micah Kates defeated Noah Wernert, 6-0, 6-4. No. 3 singles Kyle Vail swept John Matherly, 6-0, 6-0.

    No. 1 doubles team J.J. Fernandez and Bobby Perkins defeated Jacob Whitehouse and Owen Baxter, 6-2, 6-3.

  • Lady Panthers fight back against Lady Wildcats, but ultimately fall 6-5

    The Lady Panthers’ softball team may have lost a close one April 22, to Gallatin County, 6-5, but the team showed heart and determination, something their head coach was happy to see.

    Carroll (3-11) jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the top of the first. Gallatin (3-5) tied things up in the third inning and took the lead in the fifth. But the Lady Panthers did not quit, scoring two runners in the bottom of the sixth. Unfortunately, it was just not enough.

  • Corbin wins shot put, discus at NCKC

    Carroll County High School’s track and field team competed in the North Central Kentucky Conference meet April 21, at Walton-Verona. Sophomore Malachi Corbin won first place in both the shot put and discus events. In shot put, Corbin threw 40 feet, and he threw 112 feet 1 inch in the discus.

    Senior Destiny Osborne took second place in her two field events. In shot put, she threw 26 feet. In discus, she threw 76 feet 7 inches.

  • 4-H Camp deadlines approaching

     4-H camp is right around the corner.  Carroll County will be going to North Central 4-H camp June 22-26.  If you are interested in attending please call the Carroll County Extension Office at 502-732-7030 to request that a packet be mailed to you.

    Campers must be between the ages of 9-14.All paper work must be filled out and returned by June 15.

    The camp orientation meeting for parents and campers will be June 15 at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension office.

  • Go green for spring cleaning

    With warmer temperatures on the way, now is a good time to take inventory and make plans to go green for your annual spring cleaning.  One way to do this is to use homemade or purchased green household cleaning products.

  • Mulch has many benefits

    It helps to control weeds, prevent extreme soil temperature fluctuation, decrease water evaporation, and improve drainage.  Mulch also reduces mower and string trimmer damage on shrubs and trees by suppressing vegetation near their trunks.  As it decomposes, mulch produces organic materials to improve soil and otherwise benefit plants.

    Mulching is one of the best things we can do for our plants, but if done incorrectly, it can be one of the worst things we can do to them.