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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, July 28 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 Chamber of Commerce holds auditions for Carroll County’s Got Talent, library, 5:30 p.m. CANCELLED: Music o

  • Utility’s rate increases cause concern

    Editor: Shelby Energy Cooperative has filed a request to increase rates as much as 15 percent on top of an additional 6 percent rate increase from East Kentucky Power, Shelby Energy’s power supplier. I believe Shelby Energy has created a veil of secrecy about our cooperative’s operation and management that causes the member-customer to pay more money for less service.

  • July 2 Senior Carnival was a great success

    Editor: The Senior Carnival was a great success Friday, July 2. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support of local businesses and individuals. We would like to take the time to recognize those who made the carnival possible: Rand insurance, Hometown Pizza, Bray’s Orchard, Niles Bray’s Fruit Stand, All the Buzz Barber Shop, Tracey and Greg Heveline, Fra

  • Vote to determine Milton clerk’s fate

    The Trimble Banner Milton Mayor Denny Jackson last week informed the city’s long-absent clerk/treasurer of his intention to terminate her employment. City attorney Genon Hensley said Monday that Jackson’s letter, mailed Tuesday, July 13, to Shannon Hoskins’ attorney in Louisville, states the mayor’s intention to recommend that city commissioners vote to fi

  • Routines are crucial to one’s sanity -- and car battery

    Recently, I heard of a study that says people who multi-task don’t really get better at it over time – they actually lose their ability to concentrate. I don’t doubt the accuracy of this finding. My job requires me to multi-task all the time; I’m constantly switching from editing to writing to laying out pages, all the while trying to keep organized to make

  • Trimble players take Henry County league title

    Special to The Banner For one team, it was a shocker. For the other, it was dominance. In the Minor League Division for 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds, the Red Sox finished with an impressive 20-1 overall record, and easily won the tournament. Their one loss came against the Reds during the regular season. “I didn’t think we were goin

  • Businesses a-buzzing in Bedford, Milton

    Trimble Banner Intern Kaleb Bullock, 3, sits in the oversized barber’s chair at Donald Hall’s barbershop. He wiggles around, abruptly turns his head and scrunches his face as falling hair tickles his nose. Hall laughs and remains patient, reminding Kaleb to look to the opposite wall toward a poster with flashing lights. Ha

  • Open county pageants offer girls opportunity

    Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to clear a few things up. Contrary to popular belief, a beauty pageant is much more than parading around in a bathing suit. Simply put, it’s about making friends, making memories, enhancing public speaking and people skills, increasing self-confidence and instilling a dream and a goal into

  • Mullins murder trial set for Feb. 7 in Trimble

    The Trimble Banner Two major criminal cases have been scheduled for jury trials in February. Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad scheduled Clester E. Mullins’ murder trial to begin before a Trimble County jury Feb. 7. Mullins is charged with the Dec. 6, 2008, murder of his roommate, Stephen Michael “Catfish” Jones, in a trailer they shared on Coopers Bottom Road in

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Food Bank open to local residents The Dare to Care Food Bank will be open from 1-3 p.m. Friday, July 23, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. The Food Bank is open only to Trimble County residents. For more information, call Rita Davis at (502) 255-4879. Attention Trimble sixth-graders Don’t forget, the Sixth-Grade Academy is