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Today's News

  • Carrollton Police awarded two grants

    The Carrollton Police Department recently received two grants to increase both its resources and coverage within the city limits. Chief Mike Willhoite said CPD received a Justice Assistance Grant of $1,500 for two permanent pharmaceutical drop-off boxes to expand the recovery program. The department currently owns two drop-off boxes, one permanent and one mobile, that it previous

  • Worthville soldier is Afghanistan casualty

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday.             Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, July 14 Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County Public Library holds its Wednesdays @ One progra

  • Willie B. and Mary Ricketts celebrate 75 years

    Carrollton residents Willie B. and Mary Ricketts reached a major milestone in their journey through life together, celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary July 4. Their achievement was recognized in letters from President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear. The couple has three children, 12 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, 17 great-grand and step great-grandchildren, tw

  • Special Olympics thrives with support

    Editor: Carroll County Special Olympics has had a very successful 2009-2010 sports season. In the fall, we participated in bowling, both at regional and state level. In January, we went to Perfect North Slopes for Winter Games, competing in alpine skiing and snowshoeing. A basketball team with Carroll and Gallatin County athletes, coached

  • Court OKs 2010-11 asphalt, rock bids

    The Trimble Banner Only two companies submitted bids last month to provide Trimble County with supplies needed for road projects. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Fiscal Court opened the sealed bids during a special meeting Wednesday, June 30. Stevens said Nugent Sand of Carroll County bid to provide rock and gravel, offering dense-grade aggragate – the most-used kind of

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, July 8 Milton City Commission has its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 10179 U.S. 421 North. Friday-Sunday July 9-11 29th Annual Berea Craft Festival, with 115 craft artists at Indian Fort Theatre in Berea. Call (800) 598-5263 or visit Bereacraftfestival.com for more information. Saturday, July 10 A catfishing tournament is planned in me

  • Trimble County Youth Football League accepting applications

    Trimble County Youth League Football is accepting applications from children wanting to play. League representatives have a booth at the Trimble County Fair near the food vendors, where parents may sign up their children for the league. Applications also are available at Midway and Bedford Stop-n-Go and the Modern Hair Shop. For applications or for more information, call Christy

  • SPORTS BRIEFS

    Nora Fremin, Chris Satterly named 2nd team all-state On June 28, KYtrackXC.com named freshman Nora Fremin and senior Chris Satterly to the second team all-state. Head Coach Joe Creager said these are just two more awards that were well deserved from an outstanding season by the boys and girls Panthers Track and Field Team. Creager said he lo

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.