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Today's News

  • Sewer, water rates to increase

    Carrollton Utilities is proposing a 2 percent increase across the board for its sewer and water services. The increase was included in the 2010-11 budget approved by council, and the first reading of the ordinance took place at the June 28 council meeting. The second reading will take place at the next meeting on July 12. If passed, the inc

  • Cost-cutting plans may change with legislation

    A Marshall County legislator plans to pre-file legislation for the 2011 regular session that would stop a plan to close state resort parks — including General Butler State Resort Park—for two days each week in the winter. Local legislators told The News-Democrat they are not aware of the specifics of 6th District State Rep. Will Coursey’s (D-Benton) proposed legi

  • Caption should have been more sensitive

    Editor: This is in regard to the piece put in the paper for the Trimble County Youth League. (See Page 6, June 23, 2010, issue.) In my opinion, this [league] is just for fun and a learning experience for years to come. It’s not that they lost. This is about having fun and learning the fundamentals of the sport. The parents yelling and

  • SEARCH PARTY

    The Trimble Banner A troubled woman is missing. Her car is found near a heavily wooded area, and she’s believed to have gone into the woods with a loaded handgun. Her family fears the worst. Members of the Trimble County Search and Rescue team treated this make-believe scenario like the real thing during a training mission Saturday morning, June 26. The team works regularl

  • Gravel road frustrates Stauffer Farm subdivision residents

    The Trimble Banner Several residents of Stauffer Drive in the Stauffer Farms subdivision in southern Trimble County appealed to Fiscal Court during it’s regular meeting Monday, June 21, to have their road paved. Approved as a county-maintained road, Stauffer Drive is still a gravel road with drainage problems for some homeowners.&nbsp

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, July 1 Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. at the Poplar Ridge Baptist Church on Hwy 625 (Mt. Pleasant Road) in Bedford. Everyone welcome. Saturday-Monday, July 3-5 Holiday closings: Trimble County Clerk, Trimble County Circuit, and Trimble County PVA offices will be closed for the the Independence Day holiday. Offices wi

  • State targets Hwy. 625 in 2010-11 road plan

    The Trimble Banner Representatives fromthe Kentucky Transporta-tion Cabinet presented plans to Trimble County Fiscal Court for the 2010-11 Rural Secondary Roads funds in the county. The program is funded by 22.2 percent of the state’s motor-vehicle fuel tax and used for construction, reconstruction and maintenance of secondary and rural roads in all 120 counties. Funding i

  • First regatta queen was Carrollton’s Miss Kentucky

    Carroll County was well represented in this week’s Miss Madison Regatta pageant. The present Miss Carroll County, Christin Stoops, and her immediate predecessor, 2009 Miss Carroll County Hayley Franklin, are the latest in a long line of Carroll County representatives to compete for the regatta crown. The most recent winner from this county was Dee Ann Patton, Miss Madison Reg

  • CCHS volleyball camp July 12-14

    The Carroll County High School volleyball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on July 12-14 at the CCHS gym. Incoming fourth graders and up are welcome to attend. The pre-registered cost is $50 for all three days. The at-the-door cost is $60 or $20 per day. Contact Head Coach Kristen Arbinger if you would like to attend: (419) 250-2486.

  • Main Street thanks all who helped with River Sweep

    Editor:       The Carrollton Main Street Program would like to thank all those who helped to make Carroll County’s Ohio River Sweep 2010 a success. In spite of stormy weather and the condition of the river, approximately 100 volunteers participated in this year’s event. Special thanks to the following for th