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Today's News

  • Tomlinson declares state of emergency

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson has declared the county in a state of emergency due to recent flooding that occurred on May 1. “We were spared a lot of harm,” Tomlinson said during last week’s meeting of Carroll County Fiscal Court. “We’re still doing some assessment” t

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, May 19  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Car

  • Panthers take second place at Nelson County tournament

    Carroll County took runnerup honors in the Cardinal Classic Baseball Tournament, held at Nelson County High School over the weekend. The Panthers defeated host Nelson County 8-7 in their first round game, but fell short to tournament champion Central Hardin 6-4 in the title game. Central Hardin had defeated Nelson County 2-0 to reach the fin

  • Carroll County Girls' Tennis
  • VOTERS SELECT KINMAN, WILHOITE

    Carrollton police officer Jamie Kinman, a former deputy sheriff, defeated incumbent Ben Smith Tuesday in a five-way race for the Democratic nomination for Carroll County Sheriff. Incumbent David Wilhoite overwhelmingly won the party’s nomination for county coroner in a race with two former deputy coroners, while voters gave their

  • Panther baseball plans May 22 alumni game

    The Carroll County High School Panthers baseball program will pay tribute to Bob Coots on Saturday, May 22. Panther Field will play host to the first annual Carroll County Baseball Alumni Game in memory of Coots. “He was a great member for the program, the community and friend to us all,” Panther Head Coach Jay Jones said in an e

  • Mass-mailing before election brought ugliness to county

    Several weeks ago, we received a “poem” – for lack of a better word – that just recently was included in a mass-mailing aimed at Trimble County voters.

    Whether the individual or group who sent it to our office meant for it to be published, I don’t know. But, we didn’t – for two reasons.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, May 20 Rand Insurance and Real Estate’s Relay for Life hosts a barbecue at 11 a.m. Orders accepted; $6 per plate. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Soceity. Trimble County Lady Klunkers will host a Bunk-O tournament at Morgan Community Center at 7 p.m. Easy to learn. Refreshments and door prizes. $10; proceeds benefit Relay for Life. (502) 268-3106 or 268-3112. Apr

  • STEVENS, COONS RETAIN OFFICES

    The Trimble Banner Change, apparently, was not the will of Trimble County voters in the 2010 Primary Election on Tuesday, May 18. The final tally by County Clerk Jerry Powell showed Randy K. Stevens retaining his seat by nearly 340 votes, with 1,464 votes to challenger Scott Burrows’ 1,122 votes. The sheriff’s race,

  • Track teams closing in on season’s end

    The Carroll County boys track and field team finished in fourth place, while the girls team finished in seventh, without senior Teila Winburn, at the Walton-Verona Class “A” meet on Saturday. Chris Satterly and Nora Fremin won the boys team MVP and girls team MVP awards, respectively, by scoring the most individual points. Sat