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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, July 21 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. American Legi

  • Committee looks to improve signage leading into city

    Carrollton City Council authorized Mayor Dwight Louden to apply for cultural and recreational signage through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and to spend $1,280 on the project. Downtown Revitalization Committee Chairman Sam Burgess presented information about the state Department of Transportation Cabinet Parks and Recreational Signage

  • Tribute is offered to local ‘fallen hero’

    Editor: To a great fallen hero, Christopher Stout, I would like to say thanks for your sacrifice, dedication, honor and duty to our great country and the state of Kentucky. Because of great soldiers like you, we have this freedom of speech and religion to worship the only true God. We will miss you greatly and our prayers will be with your wonderful wife, children and family.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Saturday, July 17 New Life Assembly of God Church will hold a Kid’s Carnival, ages 4-12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 222 Church St., Bedford. There will be Bible stories, songs, games, entertainment and lunch. For more information, call (502) 641-0451.  Angelfood orders for July will be accepted 10 a.m. to noon today and 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at Milton Wesleyan Ch

  • Sheriff Coons suffers minor heart attack; back on job next week

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons suffered a mild heart attack early Tuesday morning, July 6.

  • Delinquent taxes to be sold July 20

    The Trimble Banner   Tax bills that are not paid on time can be sold to third parties who pay the back taxes owed, then go to work collecting that payment – plus interest – from the delinquent taxpayer, according to Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell. A taxpayer whose deliqent tax bill is $600 could triple to $1,800, with interest and fees that can legally be tac

  • Henry County woman takes home Miss Trimble crown

    The Trimble Banner A Henry County woman took home the title of Miss Trimble County this year. This was the first time the Fair Board did not restrict the Trimble fair pageants to Trimble County residents, said board President Linda Craig. Jessica Ottersback, 19, of Smithfield took home the crown. She will represent Trimble County in the Miss Kentucky County Fair pageant at the K

  • Crowds declined through fair week

    The Trimble Banner Though final tallies were not available, Fair Board President Linda Craig said attendance for the 2010 Trimble County Fair was down from last year. The event was moved from mid-June to the first week of July to accommodate Kissel Entertainment, the company that provides the carnival rides, Craig said. The move put the Tr

  • Sadly, Miss Trimble, runners-up aren’t from Trimble

    I  know some people will bristle at this, but I have to be honest – I’m not really a fan of beauty pageants. Though I’ve heard arguments to the contrary, I feel they exploit young women. To me, anytime you base winning a scholarship – or any prize – on how good a girl looks in a bathing suit, she is being objectified. I feel that even more strong

  • Green Acres’ license re-instated

    The residents of Green Acres Mobile Home Park likely rested easier this weekend after learning that owner, John Davis, had his permit reinstated after a re-inspection July 8. The inspection found all previous violations had been corrected. Three Rivers District Health Department had suspended Davis’ permit to operate the park due to failure to repair repeated regulation viol