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Today's News

  • Jackson, Melvin beat challengers

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    The Trimble Banner

    After a seemingly endless political season, Trimble County voters spoke Tuesday and the results are in.

    In Trimble County’s main contested races, Denny Jackson prevailed over challenger Steve Brierly to retain the mayor’s office in Milton. Jackson received 143 votes to Brierly’s 54 votes.

  • Nights of frights, delights
  • Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison wins hometown Governor's Cup race

    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 over the July 4th weekend.

     

  • Kentucky Speedway will host Sprint Cup race in 2011

    With a Sprint Cup race car as a backdrop and surrounded by NASCAR and state government dignitaries, Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith announced that Kentucky Speedway will play host to its inaugural 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

  • Meeting offers ways to prevent falls from getting people down

    Do you have an elderly relative that you are fearful might someday fall and injure him or herself? Is this somebody you?
    Yes, the risk of falling and being seriously injured in a fall increases with age, but most adults are not falling because of age. Anyone can take a serious fall and be injured.
    Join us Thursday, Nov. 11 for a program, “Don’t Let Falls Get You Down” at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension office. This is the Extension Homemakers November lesson, but all interested residents are invited to attend.

  • Lonnie offers recipe for grilled apricot chicken

    Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to move forward to the next holiday, Thanksgiving. While writing this column, I started thinking about that pumpkin and Cushaw squash on my front porch, oh, and my butternut squash that I haven’t cooked yet. If squash, such as zucchini and pumpkin makes really good bread, why not try some of the others that I have in these recipes. I will have to get back with you on that and let you know what happened with them, but I have to finish this column first. I am really excited about my next experiment!

  • Composting, mulching makes good use of yard waste

    Autumn is a beautiful time in Kentucky gardens, but it can also be a messy one. The season brings piles of leaves from our trees and spent shoots from our flower beds. 
    The way we address this yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and the environment. Gardeners commonly rake up and bag leaves to be hauled away to yard waste dumps.
    This option, while tidy, uses a lot of energy, both yours and the energy to transport the leaves and mixed garden waste.

  • Rachel's Challenge
  • Meeting set to prepare for prom lock-in party

    There will be a meeting Nov. 4 for parents of juniors and seniors and anyone else willing to help with a prom lock-in at Carroll County High School this school year.
    The meeting will be held in the high school media center at 5:30 p.m.
    Organizers say they need extra hands to help set up, clean up, tear down, serve the students and handle other duties during the night or donate food, such as chips, drinks, cookies and brownies.

  • Carroll County Middle School Honor Roll

    Carroll County Middle School recently announced its honor roll for the first nine weeks. Students making the honor roll are listed below:

    6TH GRADE
    ALL ‘A’S