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Today's News

  • Special Olympics thrives with support

    Editor: Carroll County Special Olympics has had a very successful 2009-2010 sports season. In the fall, we participated in bowling, both at regional and state level. In January, we went to Perfect North Slopes for Winter Games, competing in alpine skiing and snowshoeing. A basketball team with Carroll and Gallatin County athletes, coached

  • Court OKs 2010-11 asphalt, rock bids

    The Trimble Banner Only two companies submitted bids last month to provide Trimble County with supplies needed for road projects. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Fiscal Court opened the sealed bids during a special meeting Wednesday, June 30. Stevens said Nugent Sand of Carroll County bid to provide rock and gravel, offering dense-grade aggragate – the most-used kind of

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, July 8 Milton City Commission has its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 10179 U.S. 421 North. Friday-Sunday July 9-11 29th Annual Berea Craft Festival, with 115 craft artists at Indian Fort Theatre in Berea. Call (800) 598-5263 or visit Bereacraftfestival.com for more information. Saturday, July 10 A catfishing tournament is planned in me

  • Trimble County Youth Football League accepting applications

    Trimble County Youth League Football is accepting applications from children wanting to play. League representatives have a booth at the Trimble County Fair near the food vendors, where parents may sign up their children for the league. Applications also are available at Midway and Bedford Stop-n-Go and the Modern Hair Shop. For applications or for more information, call Christy

  • SPORTS BRIEFS

    Nora Fremin, Chris Satterly named 2nd team all-state On June 28, KYtrackXC.com named freshman Nora Fremin and senior Chris Satterly to the second team all-state. Head Coach Joe Creager said these are just two more awards that were well deserved from an outstanding season by the boys and girls Panthers Track and Field Team. Creager said he lo

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.

  • Sometimes it's fun to be a 'tourist' in your hometown

    When I was a very young reporter living in Fairfield County, Conn., I was able to get together with a good friend I’d met a few years earlier when we were both students at Ohio University in Athens. Penny lived in New York City, and I had always envied her. She was very sophisticated and cosmopolitan, compared to me – a small-town girl from Northwest Ohio. NYC was

  • Many upset by closing of Kysoc

                Rhonda Burns of Carrollton attended Camp Kysoc for over two decades, but this summer Burns won’t have the chance to participate in her favorite camp activities or see her camp friends.             “The way Ca

  • Sheriff appreciates support for camp

    Editor:   I would like to say a big THANK YOU to the following for helping us take seven boys from our community to the Kentucky Sheriffs Boys and Girls Ranch last week: Earl Floyd Ford-Jason Stephenson and Kinman Chevrolet-Herb Kinman thank you for providing vans to transport the children to and from camp last week. Without support an

  • Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison wins Governor’s Cup

             Madison’s city-owned Unlimited hydroplane U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto, driven by Steve David, capped a near-perfect weekend by winning the 60th running of the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race Sunday.          The defending National High Points Champion was the weekend’s fastest team in qua