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Today's News

  • Kentucky fried donation
  • I am No. 24601 — and so are you

    In case you haven’t seen “Les Misérables” — go see it. In case you don’t fully understand the concept of the power of grace and mercy to change a human heart — go see it.

    In case you’re caught up in the drive to make others pay for their wrongs and can’t see your own — go see it.

    I heard it said once that all of life illustrates Bible doctrine, and this movie does just that.

  • Parrish retires after 14 years as Trimble Banner office manager

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    The News-Democrat

    It’s the end of an era at The Trimble Banner, as office manager Hilda Parrish heads off into retirement on Jan. 1.

    Parrish started working at the Banner on June 30, 1997, after working 10 years at the nursing home in Bedford. Since then, she has worked alongside five editors [including this writer], helping to put out the weekly newspaper that covers Trimble County.

  • Hoskins earns ‘master municipal clerk’ title

    City of Carrollton deputy clerk Shannon R. Hoskins has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Inc.

  • Drug recovery program nets record amount

    The Carrollton Police Department’s pharmaceutical recovery program collected a record amount of prescription drugs in 2012.

    The department collected 137,728 pills, 5.5 gallons of liquid medication, 389 inhalers and 262 patches. The drugs have a street value of $42,000, according to Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite.

  • A merry Prestonville Christmas

    The City of Prestonville hosted its annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 22. Santa came to visit, and there was a lot of fun things to do for the children. Even a few four-legged friends stopped by for pictures with Santa.

    Children received free gifts from Santa and Mrs. Clause, along with photos to cherish.

     

  • Local church to participate in prayer event

    The First Apostolic Church of Carrollton will represent Kentucky for the Worldwide Moms’ Day of Prayer from 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 19. All moms in Kentucky and Southern Indiana are encouraged to come any time during those hours to pray specifically for our children.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Jan. 9, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library  regular children’s programming will resume in February. Call the library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon.

    Friday, Jan. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Jan. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; photography class, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 9, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 9: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 10: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Jan. 11: Nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 14: Ice cream social, noon.

    Tuesday, Jan. 15:Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 16: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

  • Making the holidays warm at Green Valley