Today's News

  • Student of the week: Charityn Marsh, Fourth grade (CAC)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “ I get to freely worship God.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “History, because I get to learn about the presidents.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Star In The Forest”

    What was the last movie you saw?  


    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Asbury College

  • Damron honored

    Haley Damron, a 2011 graduate of Carroll County High School and senior at University of the Cumberlands, was honored by UC as one of several outstanding students during its annual Honors Day program. She was selected as a member of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014-2015. 

  • Carroll County High School athletics fundraiser

    Earl Floyd Ford presents the “Drive 4 UR School” event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Carroll County High School. Test drive a brand new Ford vehicle and Earl Floyd will make a donation to the school’s sports teams for each test drive taken. Free hot dogs and drinks will be available, as well as inflatables for children.

  • Governor’s Scholars

    Carroll County High School junior Elliann Yocum and Christian Academy of Carrollton junior Matthew Newcomer have been selected for the 2015 Governor’s Scholars Program. GSP is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors.

  • ‘Phantom load’ a drain on your wallet

    A dripping faucet can make a water bill soar, so rather than watch money go down the drain, you’d probably grab a wrench or call a plumber. But there are equally expensive leaks elsewhere in your house, and you probably aren’t aware of them. They’re called phantom loads, and they’re constantly draining electric current.

  • Winter damage to plants vary depending on type

    Over the past couple of weeks, our flowering trees and plants have really been showing off. Isn’t it a welcomed sight, especially after the winter we experienced? Those pretty flowers make it easy to forget about those cold temperatures.

    Well, sort of.

    Just like last year, we are seeing just how hardy our evergreens and marginally hardy plant species are in our area.

  • iLead moves forward, 2015-2016 calendar announced

    Carroll County Schools has received 10 applications for its six spots in the new iLead Academy, Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan reported to the Board of Education at its meeting April 23. iLead Academy is the state’s first regional career academy emphasizing instruction in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 30, 2015

     Monday, May 4

    Community Advisory Panel meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 41 meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Legion hall, 123 Fifth St., Carrollton. Anyone wishing to join may pick up a membership application at the hall.

    Carrollton Planning & Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Debate on spiritual gifts continues

    The debate over spiritual gifts has been going on in the local churches of this age for many years. Although this debate is not new to the church, we are still in disagreement when it pertains to what the Bible states about spiritual gifts. The Bible must be the final authority on all questions pertaining to its contents. Therefore we must search the scriptures to find out, what are spiritual gifts, their purpose and are all of the spiritual gifts still given today?

  • 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.”