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Today's News

  • Fund set up for family affected by fire

    Editor:

    Losing everything you have in a fire must be devastating and losing it during the holidays is even worse.  

    Thank God that Linda and Herman Smith did not get injured when their house caught fire on Sunday Nov. 23, just four days before Thanksgiving.    

    Herman is a 26-year veteran.  

    An account has been opened at First National Bank of Carrollton for donations.  

    Linda and Herman lost furniture, household goods clothes and everything.  

  • Rousing sendoff for Runnin’ Raiders

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER Everyone seemed to get into the spirit Friday to send off the Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders cross-country team to the state competition, held Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Parents and other team supporters gathered around the courthouse about 10 a.m. Friday to wave as the team bus trav

  • Madison’s Oberto seals 2nd national title

    DOHA, Qatar—Steve David, driving the city-owned U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto from Madison, Ind., survived a spectacular 360-degree blowover accident in a preliminary heat Saturday and went on to capture the 2009 H1 Unlimited National High Points Championship for the second year in a row. The race, in Doha Bay in the Persian Gulf, was the first Unlimited hydroplane race held outside the Americas.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS BRIEFS

    One-lane traffic on bridge briefly Oct. 26 Drivers will be restricted to one lane on the Milton-Madison Bridge from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The lane closure will allow inspectors from Linebach-Funkhouser Inc. to examine the structure for asbestos in joint-compound materials and sealants between sections of the bridge deck. The company was hired to do the work by the Kentucky T

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Nov. 18

    Carroll County Clerk’s Office will be closed to attend training in Louisville. The office will reopen on Nov. 19 with regular business hours.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    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.

  • CCHS senior Woods earns high marks in school, activities

    Success is possible both in and out of the classroom. Just ask Angela Woods.

    Woods, a senior at Carroll County High School, has achieved some of the highest standardized testing scores in the state of Kentucky while still being actively involved in school and community activities.

    “I’m very grateful for all the people who have helped me along the way,” Woods said. “I couldn’t have done it without my parents and teachers and (guidance counselor) Ms. (Sheree) Richter.”

  • CCMS basketball in action
  • A new twist on Cinderella

    A prince with crazy break-dance moves? Three stepsisters named Matilda, Griselda and Frump? A Fairy Godfather? This is definitely not the traditional “Cinderella” story.

    Carroll County Middle School’s first-year drama club presents a modernized, comedic version of the classic fairy tale at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $3 for adults, $1 for students.

    “I wanted a story that was familiar to them, but that we could show in a new way because this is their first experience with theater for most of them,” director Whitney Christensen said.

  • County may host Vietnam Moving Wall visit in May

    Carroll County may be among the 40 or so communities nationwide selected to host a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial next spring.

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson made this announcement during the Nov. 10 Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Coach Mefford: Experience is key to Lady Panthers’ hopes in hoops

    Carroll County High School girls’ head coach and athletic director Randy Mefford is looking ahead to the 2009-2010 basketball season with great enthusiasm.

    “Our strengths will be experience and the fact that our girls like each other,” Mefford said. “They are very coachable which makes it fun to be around them.”