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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, Feb. 25

    “Green Your Home” lesson will be taught by Valerie Holland, Jefferson County Extension agent, at 1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. Open to the public.

    Distribution of February commodities has been rescheduled for today, from 2-4 p.m. by the Tri-County Community Action Agency at the senior building at Trimble County Park.

    Friday, Feb. 26

  • Area officials excited about bridge project

    The Trimble Banner

    MADISON, Ind. –“We are so excited,” said Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, smiling broadly after a Monday news conference with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in Madison’s City Hall.

    Stevens said he and other Trimble officials are thrilled to see the project moving forward, especially “after seeing things go backward, with the weight-limit reduction, and the poor rating [of the bridge].”

  • Craigs continue Brinley’s Bash fund-raiser

    The Trimble Banner

    One year ago this weekend, Amanda and Trampus Craig celebrated the first birthday of their son, Brinley, with a community event to raise funds for the disease that would take the infant’s life just two months later.

    Brinley was born with Type 1 mucopolysaccharidoses, also known as Hurler’s Disease, a hereditory disease that causes the absense of an enzyme. The lack of the enzyme can lead to damage to internal organs, bones, joints and the respiratory and nervous systems.

  • State, federal officials commit to funding bridge project

    The Trimble Banner

     

    MADISON, Ind. – There were no surprises in Monday’s news conference with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at Madison’s City Hall.

    LaHood, who earlier in the day had visited officials with the Louisville bridges project in Jeffersonville, Ind., was escorted into Madison by Indiana Congressman Baron Hill to personally pledge the $20 million in federal grants awarded to the Milton-Madison Bridge project.

  • Chism to serve 1 year in jail

    The Trimble Banner

    A former Trimble County High School teacher was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 18, to one year in jail with five years’ conditional discharge on a single count of first-degree sexual assault.

  • Heart-stopping win ends girls JV season

    The Trimble Banner

    Seconds before the final buzzer, a Western Hills foul took McKenzie Dunlap, No. 32, to the free-throw line during the junior varsity game Friday night at Trimble County High School.

    With the swoosh of the net, the game was tied 39-39 and sent into overtime. It took everyone by surprise.

  • Hospital to offer free prostate screenings

    Editor: For the past 26 years, Carroll County Memorial Hospital has offered free prostate screenings for the male population of this area. Physicians, as well as hospital staff and community volunteers have offered their time to provide this important service. This year’s screening is from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 6, in

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Bingo at Post No. 41 of the American Legion in Carrollton, 123 Fifth St. Doors open at 5 p.m. All are welcome. Cartmell Elementary School Site

  • Surgery was successful to remove brain tumor

    Editor: My daughter, 12-year-old Sabrina Oliver, a seventh grader at Carroll County Middle School underwent high risk brain surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 9. The surgery started at 7:45 a.m. and ended around 3:50 p.m. Sabrina has weakness in her right side, but her doctors say with rehab and spe

  • Westside Fire continues to upgrade equipment

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department recently replaced a unit in its fleet as it continues to update its equipment. Chief Clyde Rowlett said the department purchased a 1985 Pierce Arrow fire engine from a dealer out of Indianapolis, Ind., for $16,000 on Feb. 18. It was formerly used by the Washington-Township Fire Department in Indianapolis.