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Today's News

  • Pioneers Senior Event was successful community effort

      The 2010 Carroll County Senior Event held Thursday evening was again a big success as senior citizens from Carroll and surrounding counties came out to enjoy “Pioneers at the Point.” We wish to thank the hard work of the planning committee, time given to building the fort, wishing well and other effects for the event. We wis

  • Panthers hold on to win on the road

    Leading up to their contest Friday night, Walton-Verona held an edge over visiting Carroll County even before they stepped on to the football field: the emotional edge. Friday was the first game under the new lights at the Bearcats’ home field, and they had had two weeks to prepare for the Panthers, who were still recovering from their loss the previous week to Kentucky Country Day. Despi

  • Serving up food ‘n fun
  • English school reunion planned Saturday, Oct. 2

    Editor: It’s hard to believe it has been almost a year since the little town of English experienced a very unique event: the first-time ever English School reunion. The idea was born by a hand full of alumni and nurtured by a 17-20 member committee. The event came to fruition the first Saturday in October last year and was a huge success. Pastor Dave and Mrs. Willena Finley, present

  • Girls, boys teams show well at St. X’s Tiger Run

    St. Xavier’s Tiger Run is annually one of the top opening-day races in the state of Kentucky. The meet was held this year at the River Road Country Club in Louisville, Ky.  Twelve boys teams and 14 girls teams listed in the KyTrackXC.com preseason rankings were among the field to compete. The race also included top-ranked teams fr

  • Raiders play strong, but can't break Mustangs

     After last week’s 20-12 loss to Magoffin County, the Raiders came home on Aug. 26 to face off against Bishop Brossart. Despite some well-executed and aggressive offensive and defensive plays, the Raiders suffered another loss, this time 42-6.

    The Alexandria, Ky., Mustangs, one of nine schools with a 2-0 record so far in Class 1A, won it’s first game against Betsy Layne High School the previous week. Next up for the Raiders is an away game against the Henry County Wildcats starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3.

  • Bird’s-eye view of the county worth a moment of terror

    I would have to say that it takes a lot to really scare me. I get creeped out by scary movies and scary novels, but it’s a type of “scary” that I love. I rarely am so scared by them that I lose sleep or have nightmares. There is, however, just one exception: It is because of Barnabas Collins that I

  • Brierly challenges Jackson in Milton mayoral race

    The Trimble Banner The race for the Milton mayor’s office has heated up, with Commissioner Steve Brierly throwing his hat into the ring with current Mayor Denny Jackson. Jackson was voted in as mayor by the commissioners after Donnie Oakley died while in office. Oakley died in September 2009 after a long battle with cancer. Jackson to

  • Jelly Bean Run joins 20th Trimble County Apple Festival

    Downtown Bedford again will be the host of the Trimble County Apple Festival. This is the 20th year for the event, which is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11-12, on the Courthouse Square. The Jelly Bean Run, a motorcycle ride to raise money for several local charities, joins the festival this year. Registration is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. The t

  • Milton VFD receives county’s $15,000

    The Trimble Banner Fiscal Court has released one-half of the 2010-11 funds it had committed to the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens said Monday that he hand-delivered the check for $15,000 to the department’s treasurer last week. The county has budgeted $30,000 for each depart