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Today's News

  • Schools set SBDM council elections

    The election for parent members of the 2010-11 Bedford Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council is 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 13, in the school lobby. Candidates are Tony Walker, Leigh Ralston, Stacey Melvin and John Ogburn. At Milton Elementary School, the SBDM Council election for parent members on

  • PARTNERS IN SOLVING CRIME

    The Trimble Banner In a darkened conference room at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 headquarters in Campbellsburg, representatives from law-enforcement agencies throughout the six counties in the Post 5 district were learning to use a new website intended to aid in drug investigations. The site is set up as a sort of database, where officers and detectives give share limited but

  • CORRECTIONS/CLARIFICATIONS

    On Page 7 of the May 5, 2010, issue, Stephen Stark was mistakenly identified as an unopposed candidate.

    Don McCarty also is seeking the magistrate seat for District 4 and will be on the ballot May 18.

  • Leadership program encourages teens to ‘follow their hearts’ in serving community

    The Trimble Banner Ideas ranged from spending time with senior citizens and helping ensure children have something to eat over a weekend to helping with an organization that provides therapy to special-needs children through horses. Those were the projects that students in the Trimble County High School Teen Leadership Program either completed during the school year, or have comm

  • Members of the Trimble County Klunkers are escorted Saturday down Connector Road toward the Pioneer Power Club tractor show in Carrollton. Fourteen riders participated to raise funds for the Klunker’s Relay for Life team, lining up at 9 a.m. in the parking lot at Trimble County Middle School after having a good, hearty breakfast. This was the eighth year for the tractor sh

  • Graduates should be celebrated, not mourned

    Editor: We are nearing the time during which many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life’s goals.  Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone. Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the mix and brings tragic re

  • Teenage drinking has a big price tag

    Editor: We are nearing the time where many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life goals. Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone. Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the m

  • Baseball Panthers win NCKC tournament

    The Carroll County Panthers have won the North Central Kentucky Conference baseball tournament for the second year in a row. The Panthers topped Trimble County in Thursday’s opening round contest at Bedford, overcame Henry County in the tournament’s final four on Saturday at Walton-Verona and went on to defeat hosts Walton-Verona

  • Panthers host 12 schools in track invitational meet

    Carroll County High School hosted the second annual Carroll County Invitational Track Meet Friday. Twelve schools from Kentucky and Indiana competed in the event. “Overall the night went very well especially with the large number of teams that we had attending the meet,” Carroll County Head Coach Joe Creager said. “It was a

  • City leaders eye incentive options to aid downtown

    Local officials continuedto discuss potential changes to the Enterprise Incentive Program, which is designed to spur economic growth in downtown Carrollton. “The idea for EIP was to help someone start a new business or somebody who had an existing business that needed some help, but … what we need is to do is attract new busine