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Today's News

  • Planning underway for Park to Park Trails project

    Planning is underway in earnest for the Park to Park Trails project which organizers hope will connect 14 miles of recreational trails between Point Park, General Butler State Resort Park and the Robert Westrick Memorial Park. Twenty-four persons representing various interests on the local and state levels attended an organizational meeting a

  • CCMS football meeting

    Carroll Co. Middle School Football Team will start its 2010 season practice on Monday July 5, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. There will be a meeting first with the player and parents in the Sam P. Simpson Auditorium at The Carroll Co. Middle School. Carroll Co. Middle School Football Program is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth grade students who wish to play. Before a player can start prac

  • Former Miss Carroll County thanks her supporters

    Dear Editor, I would like to start my letter by telling you all a little story about how becoming Miss Carroll County has always been a dream of mine. In 1995 I was crowned Little Miss Carroll Co., and at 5 years old I told the emcee my adult dreams of becoming a doctor, teacher and a lawyer, at the time this goal seemed easy, because accord

  • Soccer camp to be held July 12-16

    Carroll County High School soccer will be holding a camp on July 12-16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Robert Westrick Memorial Park on Ladder Lane. For U6 kids, the cost is $15 for the week with an hour of instruction each night. For U8-8th grade kids, the cost is $25 for the week. In order to receive a t-shirt, the student must be signed by July 1. However, the camp will be taking sign-

  • Changes made to school year by legislature

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved a calendar revision for the 2010-11 school year. The revision adds to days to the calendar year as directed by the recent special session of the General Assembly. The legislative body had originally cut two days from the calendar during the regular session in the spring. “The legislature h

  • Cornhole, wiffle ball take over the park

                       It’s a battle. A gauntlet of cornhole boards lay in perfect rows awaiting their competitors.                     Frank Geers, presi

  • Madison gears up for hydroplanes this weekend

    The 2010 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane World Tour kicks off this weekend as Madison hosts the 60th running of the Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup Race. Twelve of the world’s fastest boats are expected to race deck-to-deck on the two-and-a-half-mile Bill Cantrell Memorial Race Course on the Ohio River. An equal number of automotive-powered Grand National/National Modified hy

  • Class reunion planned for 1969-72

    Editor   Attention Carroll County Graduates of the following classes: 1969, 1970, 1971, & 1972, an invitation was sent to you earlier this year to invite you to a Multi Reunion. If for some reason you did not receive this invitation or you just haven’t responded & would like to attend, please respond as soon as possi

  • City considers paving old Bedford Cemetery road

    Trimble Banner Intern Repairs to the road in the old Bedford Cemetery topped discussion of the Bedford City Commission during its regular meeting Monday, June 21. A pothole was repaired on the old road last week, but city commissioners discussed the possibility of repaving the entire road. The city bought the cemetery from the Interna

  • U.S. Olympic judo coach leads seminar with local instructors

    Trimble Banner Intern “Its not every day you get a two-time Olympian in Trimble County,” judo instructor Jessie Crawford said. Patrick Burris is not only a two-time Olympian, he also is a seven-time national champion and the current coach of the U.S. Olympic judo team. He visited Trimble County on Saturday, June 12, to mee