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Today's News

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Pie-baking contest returns to festival Make a mean apple pie? Then sign up to enter the Apple Pie Contest during the Trimble County Apple Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11-12. First place prize is $100 cash; second place, $50; and third place, $25. For information about the contest or to sign up, call Leslie Cutshaw at (502) 2

  • Shepherdsville firm wins library building project

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County is one step closer to getting a new library facility. The Board of Trustees for the Trimble County Public Library awarded the project Monday, Aug. 16, to EH Construction of Shepherdsville, Ky. The company was the lowest of six bids received for the project. Originally, 15 companies had expressed interest i

  • Commission OKs new flooring for Morgan center

    The Trimble Banner

    New flooring is on its way to the Morgan Community Center.

  • Farmers coop offers chance to link with larger accounts

    Auctions are a place where learning to detect and interpret even the most minute change of body language is key.  As the amplified voice of the owner and auctioneer, David Neville, rambles the increment prices of the merchandise, most of the communication on the floor of Capstone Produce Market was being done through looks, small nods of the head and quick hand gestures. Othe

  • Military veterans sought for new county book

    Editor: I am working on a second book of “People and Places” of Trimble County.  I plan to dedicate a section of this to the veterans of Trimble County. I would like everyone who has pictures that are not in this last book to send me one to four photos, along with information about where the veteran served. This is not lim

  • Education shouldn’t be based on income

    Editor: Ever hear how education is the key to one’s future. Now that being so, what smart government person came up with the idea, that if a person makes too much money, his child can not start school in Head Start. That has got to be one of the dumbest things I have ever heard. Now if I crossed the border with kids and ended up here

  • Chamber honors community’s best for 2010

    Rhonda Welch, Carroll County Schools and Cornerstone Floral and Gift were honored at the 13th annual Carroll County Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday night at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Welch received the top honor, the Raymond Ray Community Service Award, while schools were recognized with the community impac

  • Preliminary master plan presented for linking local parks

    A committee working on the Carroll County Trails project got its first look Wednesday at a preliminary master plan prepared by a Nashville, Tenn., landscaping architecture and engineering firm. Michael Pavin, with Lose and Associates, Inc., said the preliminary plan was developed from input provided during the June organizational meeting o

  • Carroll County golf sweeps Gallatin County

    The Carroll County High School golf teams are starting off the season on a good note, as both teams defeated Gallatin County in their first home matches of the season. The boys’ team won 185-207 with junior Jacob Meadows taking medalist honors with a low score of 43. Sophomore Kyle Supplee and junior John Michael Williams both shot 46,

  • Carrollton’s namesake steamer destroyed by fire in 1895

    There were quite a number of steamboats in the 19th and early 20th centuries named for various cities and towns sprinkled along America’s inland waterways. Famous boats operating on the Ohio and Mississippi included namesakes for Louisville, Cincinnati, Madison, St. Louis, Natchez, Memphis and many others. Carrollton had a namesake packet for just under five years near the e