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Today's News

  • Family loses everything in house fire Saturday

    No one was injured, but a Carrollton family lost everything they owned in a house fire Saturday morning.

    Homeowner Lois Gray and her family were awakened by their smoke detector early Saturday morning. CFD Chief Mike Terrell said the family saw a fire in the front room near the space heater. They threw buckets of water on it, but the fire climbed up the wall so the family left the home.

  • Forum Jan. 11, to discuss moving the second, fifth grades

    The Carroll County Board of Education is hosting a community forum Jan. 11, to receive input on proposed student population structuring changes. The forum will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School auditorium.

    The school district has been evaluating how it can restructure its grades within each school building to provide adequate space for all-day Head Start instruction without new construction.

  • Bevington to speak at CCCDC meeting

    The Carroll County Community Development Corporation will hold its annual shareholders meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 16, at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center.

    President of the Board of Directors Matt Lipe said John Bevington, commissioner for Business Development of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, is the guest speaker.

  • Trimble Banner editor Dave Taylor retires

    A familiar face in the community is closing the chapter on his full-time role at The Trimble Banner.

    Dave Taylor, a 1970 graduate from Trimble County High School, is retiring as editor of The Trimble Banner. He has served as the Banner editor since February 2011.

    Taylor, originally from Madison, Ind., called Trimble County home from the seventh grade through his high school years as his father, Henry F. Taylor, was a pastor for Mt. Tabor Wesleyan Church and later the Milton Wesleyan Church.

  • TCHS grad promoted to Banner editor

    The first issue of The Trimble Banner in 2018 will be under the capable guidance of a new editor. Bedford resident Jacob Blair becomes the editor succeeding this writer, effective tomorrow, to steer the community newspaper into the future.

    Blair, 24, becomes the second consecutive Trimble County High School graduate to hold the position, following in the footsteps of such previous locally-educated journalists as the late Frank Bell, Clyde E. Greenwood, June Lehue Rand and Becky Jackson.

  • Dial in on the specifics to enhance fitness goals

    Before you even get to the gym there are many factors you must consider to maximize performance. Many times people rush the pre-workout window and end up having a bad workout because of this oversight.

    Here are three things you should consider before training... 

    Stress levels 

  • Budget, retirement reform are top issues for this year’s General Assembly

    With not one but possibly three major items on our agenda, and dozens of other issues competing for attention as well, the General Assembly returned to the Capitol early this week to kick off another legislative session.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Jan. 4, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, Jan. 4: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; Shopping Walmart and Kroger, and pay bills.

  • Carroll can’t recover from first half woes, fall to Bethlehem

    It was the tale of two halves for the Carroll County Panthers, as they lost 52-45 to Bethlehem in the semifinal of the North American Stainless Classic Dec. 28.

    “If the intensity had been the same in the first half as it was in the second half, we go home winners,” head coach Brian Crank said. “We didn’t have the first half like the second half and that was the whole difference in the game was the energy, the heart and the effort between the two halves and that’s what cost us the game.”

  • Spreading some Christmas cheer