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Today's News

  • Fairness of violations questioned in Ghent

    Editor:

    As a citizen of the United States, I was under the impression that everyone was equal with the same rights and expectations to be treated the same as others. However, as a resident of Ghent, I have found that is not the truth.

    I moved into the city about three years ago and the complaints started shortly thereafter. There are members of city council who are constantly looking for something to complain about here.

  • Carrollton Manor resident indicted with assaulting two C’ton police officers

    Two Carrollton Police officers were injured trying to arrest a resident of Carrollton Manor with a history of violence, mental illness and was placed here as a condition of his bond two days earlier.

    Police were called to Carrollton Manor Thursday, Sept. 3 at 10:09 p.m. to answer a call of one resident allegedly choking another resident, according to police chief Mike Willhoite.  The owner wanted Mark Alan Turley, 36, removed from the premises, Willhoite said.

  • Can a safe Milton-Madison bridge be built in a year, less?

    The Trimble Banner On both sides of the Ohio River, residents are concerned that a proposed project to replace the Milton-Madison Bridge will sacrifice safety for expedience. “Urgency is not the best time to buy,” warned Milton resident and businessman Allen Cox. Cox was one of 18 people who spoke

  • Gardening proves to be a delight

    “If you have a garden and a library, you have every thing you need.” — Cicero

  • Singin’ the Blues
  • Thanks extended for golf scramble

     Editor:

    I would like to thank all the individuals and companies that helped to make the 14th annual Charity Golf Scramble for the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch a huge success. Our combined effort with the Owen County Sheriffs’ office helped to raise more than $11,000. This ranch facility allows children, who otherwise may never have this experience, attend summer camp each year and participate in various activities as well as educational classes. Again thank you for your support and help.

  • Teacher to start ‘Special’ athletes’ program

    The Trimble Banner Special Olympics has a special place in Amy Hewitt’s life. A special education teacher at Cartmell Elementary School in Carrollton, Hewitt is one of the coordinators of the athletic program for physically and mentally challenged children and adults in Carroll County. Because children can’t join Special Olym

  • CCHS runners compete in Williamstown meet

    Running fast and for long distance are the only things that matter in cross country and the Carroll County Panthers showed how good they can be at Williamstown Tuesday, September 1.

    The Panthers met Gallatin and Trimble counties, Walton Verona and Williamstown, and both the girls’ and the boys’ teams had finishers in the top 15.

  • Milton Mayor Donnie Oakley has died

    Funeral arrangements have been set for Donald V. Oakley, Milton's mayor.

    Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Milton Methodist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Milton Methodist Church Building Fund or Gideon's International.

    Oakley had been battling cancer and was still recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident that occurred earlier this summer.

    A full story will appear in Wednesday's Trimble Banner.

  • Lady Panthers net win over Trimble rivals

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers weathered a great start by Trimble County to overcome the visitors 22-25, 25-18 and 25-18 in volleyball action Sept. 9.

    “We always seem to win by the skin of our teeth,” Carroll coach Kristen Arbinger said. “It’s always a work in progress. As we keep working at it we’ll be able to take it to the next level. They can do everything they set their minds to.”