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Today's News

  • Carrollton mourns loss of ‘weather man’

     “It’s going to be real nice today, sunny with no rain and 80 degrees!”

    Anyone walking along Highland Avenue, visiting any office in the Carroll County courthouse, or shopping at any number of businesses downtown could expect a report on the projected atmospheric conditions from a personable gentleman many knew as the “weather man.” It didn’t matter if it was your first encounter with Eldon Brown. He knew no strangers.

  • Sports briefs

    Lady Panthers set basketball Midnight Madness event

    The CCHS Lady Panther Basketball team will be having “Midnight Madness” on Friday night to celebrate the start of basketball practice for the 2009-2010 season. The workout will start at 10:30 p.m., and will last until 12:30 a.m. The event is open to the public.

    Registration set for Parks & Recreation girls basketball

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Oct. 14

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Ave., Call (502) 732-5253.

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

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Carroll tumbles 44-6 to Centurians

    The Carroll County football Panthers were no match for a determined Christian Academy of Louisville on Friday, tumbling 44-6 for their second loss in as many weeks in Carrollton.

    The home turf was drenched by a heavy downpour that prevailed throughout the game. Panther Field, normally friendly territory for the local squad, was muddy and slick, almost alien to the Panthers as they slogged their way to one touchdown late in the first half for their only score of the game.

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  • Milton PTO putting ‘fun’ into annual fund-raiser

    The Trimble Banner Members of the Parent-Teacher Organization are hoping area residents will mosey on over Saturday to the new Milton Elementary School to lasso some grub at this year’s Fish Fry. This is the first year the school’s annual fall festival will be held at the new building, and though it’s also the first year

  • Lady Panthers win tourney opener

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers, fresh off a season-closing win over Owen County in last week’s “Volley for the Cure” game at Owenton, opened post-season play in the 29th District Tournament by defeating Trimble County in two sets of 25-17 and 25-17.

    The game stats, according to Carroll Coach Kristen Arbinger, were “not exactly impressive, but they got the job done.”

  • Rains halt creek repairs in county

    The Trimble Banner The deluge that dumped another 4.5 inches of rain onto parts of the Trimble County Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9, has frustrated repair efforts in some county creeks damaged by torrential rains Aug. 4. All the work completed so far to remove rock washed down into Corn Creek and repair its banks was basically reversed, Tri

  • Officers thanked for recovering motorcycle

    Editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons and Kentucky State Police Trooper Trimble for the recovery and return of my motorcycle.

    Their quick response and diligence on this case was overwhelming.

    Thanks again.

    Greg Waddle

    Bedford, Ky.

  • Monitoring monarch migration

    The Trimble Banner

    For 12 years, second-graders in Carolee Kunkel’s class at Bedford Elementary School have watched caterpillars turn into monarch butterflies.