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Today's News

  • New name. New entrance. New year.

    Carrollton City Council tentatively approved “Panther Way” as the official name for the road that will connect 11th Street to the entrance of Carroll County High School on Hwy. 227 and an honorary name to be given to the current Schuerman Street. Construction workers installed sidewalks as part of the project to move the entran

  • Camp Kysoc's rich history began with construction in 1959

    The property stands idle after a 50-year history of service as a summer residential camping facility for special needs individuals from the summer of 1960 until May 29, 2010. When first opened, Camp Kysoc was considered to be a premiere camping facility for special needs children and the first of its kind in the nation. During the years of o

     

  • Services honor Stout’s life, career

    Carroll County and neighboring county residents are encouraged to attend a community memorial service on Friday, July 30, to “honor the life of Staff Sgt. Chris Stout.” The announcement was made on Monday, July 26, by Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Stout was among three soldiers killed on Ju

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, July 28 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County Chamber of Commerce holds auditions for Carroll County’s Got Talent, library, 5:30 p.m. CANCELLED: Music o

  • Utility’s rate increases cause concern

    Editor: Shelby Energy Cooperative has filed a request to increase rates as much as 15 percent on top of an additional 6 percent rate increase from East Kentucky Power, Shelby Energy’s power supplier. I believe Shelby Energy has created a veil of secrecy about our cooperative’s operation and management that causes the member-customer to pay more money for less service.

  • July 2 Senior Carnival was a great success

    Editor: The Senior Carnival was a great success Friday, July 2. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support of local businesses and individuals. We would like to take the time to recognize those who made the carnival possible: Rand insurance, Hometown Pizza, Bray’s Orchard, Niles Bray’s Fruit Stand, All the Buzz Barber Shop, Tracey and Greg Heveline, Fra

  • Vote to determine Milton clerk’s fate

    The Trimble Banner Milton Mayor Denny Jackson last week informed the city’s long-absent clerk/treasurer of his intention to terminate her employment. City attorney Genon Hensley said Monday that Jackson’s letter, mailed Tuesday, July 13, to Shannon Hoskins’ attorney in Louisville, states the mayor’s intention to recommend that city commissioners vote to fi

  • Routines are crucial to one’s sanity -- and car battery

    Recently, I heard of a study that says people who multi-task don’t really get better at it over time – they actually lose their ability to concentrate. I don’t doubt the accuracy of this finding. My job requires me to multi-task all the time; I’m constantly switching from editing to writing to laying out pages, all the while trying to keep organized to make

  • Trimble players take Henry County league title

    Special to The Banner For one team, it was a shocker. For the other, it was dominance. In the Minor League Division for 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds, the Red Sox finished with an impressive 20-1 overall record, and easily won the tournament. Their one loss came against the Reds during the regular season. “I didn’t think we were goin

  • Businesses a-buzzing in Bedford, Milton

    Trimble Banner Intern Kaleb Bullock, 3, sits in the oversized barber’s chair at Donald Hall’s barbershop. He wiggles around, abruptly turns his head and scrunches his face as falling hair tickles his nose. Hall laughs and remains patient, reminding Kaleb to look to the opposite wall toward a poster with flashing lights. Ha