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Today's News

  • County budget to decline, tax rate to remain steady

    Carroll County Fiscal Court appears poised to adopt a 2010-11 budget that is similar to its current spending plan. The county’s projected budget for 2010-11 is $10.82 million, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Carroll County Fiscal Court held the first reading of the budget during t

  • Panther track teams take first at Henry

    The Panthers track and field team won first place in both the boys and girls teams’ scoring at the Henry County All-Comers meet on Thursday May 13. The girls team defeated Henry, Trimble and Walden, while the boys defeated Henry, Trimble, Gallatin, Walden and Eminence. The Panthers also broke some previously held personal records. Wit

  • Tomlinson declares state of emergency

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson has declared the county in a state of emergency due to recent flooding that occurred on May 1. “We were spared a lot of harm,” Tomlinson said during last week’s meeting of Carroll County Fiscal Court. “We’re still doing some assessment” t

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, May 19  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 High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Car

  • Panthers take second place at Nelson County tournament

    Carroll County took runnerup honors in the Cardinal Classic Baseball Tournament, held at Nelson County High School over the weekend. The Panthers defeated host Nelson County 8-7 in their first round game, but fell short to tournament champion Central Hardin 6-4 in the title game. Central Hardin had defeated Nelson County 2-0 to reach the fin

  • Carroll County Girls' Tennis
  • VOTERS SELECT KINMAN, WILHOITE

    Carrollton police officer Jamie Kinman, a former deputy sheriff, defeated incumbent Ben Smith Tuesday in a five-way race for the Democratic nomination for Carroll County Sheriff. Incumbent David Wilhoite overwhelmingly won the party’s nomination for county coroner in a race with two former deputy coroners, while voters gave their

  • Panther baseball plans May 22 alumni game

    The Carroll County High School Panthers baseball program will pay tribute to Bob Coots on Saturday, May 22. Panther Field will play host to the first annual Carroll County Baseball Alumni Game in memory of Coots. “He was a great member for the program, the community and friend to us all,” Panther Head Coach Jay Jones said in an e

  • Mass-mailing before election brought ugliness to county

    Several weeks ago, we received a “poem” – for lack of a better word – that just recently was included in a mass-mailing aimed at Trimble County voters.

    Whether the individual or group who sent it to our office meant for it to be published, I don’t know. But, we didn’t – for two reasons.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, May 20 Rand Insurance and Real Estate’s Relay for Life hosts a barbecue at 11 a.m. Orders accepted; $6 per plate. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Soceity. Trimble County Lady Klunkers will host a Bunk-O tournament at Morgan Community Center at 7 p.m. Easy to learn. Refreshments and door prizes. $10; proceeds benefit Relay for Life. (502) 268-3106 or 268-3112. Apr