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Today's News

  • Surgery was successful to remove brain tumor

    Editor: My daughter, 12-year-old Sabrina Oliver, a seventh grader at Carroll County Middle School underwent high risk brain surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 9. The surgery started at 7:45 a.m. and ended around 3:50 p.m. Sabrina has weakness in her right side, but her doctors say with rehab and spe

  • Westside Fire continues to upgrade equipment

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department recently replaced a unit in its fleet as it continues to update its equipment. Chief Clyde Rowlett said the department purchased a 1985 Pierce Arrow fire engine from a dealer out of Indianapolis, Ind., for $16,000 on Feb. 18. It was formerly used by the Washington-Township Fire Department in Indianapolis.

  • New center addresses seniors’ needs

    A new program available through Carroll County Memorial Hospital will help area seniors learn how to deal with life’s obstacles. The Senior Living Program addresses the needs of “any senior who is having life issues that they are having a difficult time coping with,” RN Director Dawn Hoop said. The program serves seniors

  • Operation Prom Dress event raises $500

    Editor:  On Feb. 13, Operation Prom Dress hosted the Sweetheart’s Silent Auction at Butler Outlet Mall. The turnout was amazing, and we were able to raise more than $500. The Operation Prom Dress staff would like to take this opportunity to thank those who helped make this event a success. First, thank you to the news

  • Cartmell, Winn reflect on ‘50s, ’60s this week

    While students at Cartmell Elementary School are celebrating the 1960s this week, Kathryn Winn Primary students are celebrating the decade of the 1950s. The special reflections are being held in conjunction with events scheduled at the schools Thursday and Friday. Cartmell students are celebrating the 1960s in anticipation of opening a time

  • Ladies fall in road game

    Luck just wasn’t on the Lady Panthers’ side in their road game against host Walton-Verona Friday night. The two teams were tied 23-23 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Lady Bearcats outscored their opponent 11-6 to win 34-29 on senior night. The low-scoring game was a result of poor shooting, as both teams shot a dismal 22

  • Floyd’s Jewelry closes after 23 years in business

    Floyd’s Jewelry, located at 2551 Hwy 227, next door to Kroger, has closed after 23 years and is in the process of liquidating inventory via auction. The auction was held over two days last weekend and will continue this Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. “We just had more (inventory) than we anticipated,” store owner

  • Yager: District ‘wide open’

    This week’s 31st District Tournament in high school boys’ basketball could be one of the most wide open in years as the Carroll County Panthers, Owen County Rebels and Henry County Wildcats descend on Warsaw’s Gallatin County High School gymnasium tonight and Saturday. Carroll (5-18) faces the host Gallatin County Wildcats

  • Freshmen Panthers win District
  • Huff county’s top speller for 2010

    The Trimble Banner

    The contest to determine which of the county’s four top spellers would represent Trimble at the regional Spelling Bee in Louisville was quick, but not so painless.

    Held Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Bedford Elementary School library, the county spelling bee pitted BES fifth-grader Emily Line against Trimble County Middle School sixth-grader Austin Huff, Milton Elementary fourth-grader Savanna Putman and county homeschool winner Sabrina Moll.