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Today's News

  • Committee explores Kysoc possibilities

    An exploratory group interested in the future of Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc met recently to discuss the possibility of reopening the facility. The property and buildings have been vacant since Cardinal Hills Healthcare System closed Easter Seals Camp Kysoc and abandoned the property in late May. Cardinal Hills transferred the property to the Kentucky Department of Parks. Thirty of the 124-ac

  • Girls’ soccer improving as season rolls along

    While Thursday night was not the historic first victory for the Lady Panthers’ soccer team, it was definitely a step in the right direction. Carroll County fell 6-0 to Whitefield Academy at Panther Field, but Carroll Head Coach Greg Damron saw only positives in his team’s performance. “Even though the score didn’t show it, tonight was a major accomplishment for us,&rdquo

  • Volleyball drops home match to Trimble

    The Lady Panthers came out dominant in the first game, winning 25-19, but could not keep up the momentum in the second and third, losing to Trimble County Wednesday night at home. Carroll County struggled with their serves and got frustrated as the match wore on, losing 25-14 and 25-13 in the last two matches. “We’ve got this mentality that once they get down a couple, it’s th

  • County student scores show improvement

    Carroll County schools made gains on the 2009-10 Kentucky Core Content Test results announced last week but failed to meet No Child Left Behind criteria. Both Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School scored above the state average in all but one category, science at CCMS and on-demand writing at CCHS. “It was an extremely a large movement for both schools,” Carro

  • Sheriff acquitted of 1877 murder

    The story reads like the synopsis for a 1950s television pilot about the old west. But it really happened—not in Hollywood but here in Carroll County in 1877. Sometime late in the evening hours of Monday, July 16, and the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 17, 1877, Carrie Anderson was shot to death at her family’s home in Worthville. Those arrested and charged in connection with

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Sept. 23 Environmental Pollutants and Nutrition: Eating Right for a Healthier You – “Nuts and Seeds” will be offered at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension office at 1:30 p.m. This lesson will be taught by Maryellen Garrison, Henry County family and consumer sciences agent. Signature HealthCare, 50 Shepherd Lane, Bedford, is hosting its annual “Homet

  • City’s attorneys seek to dismiss portions of suit

    The Trimble Banner Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad will hear a motion on Friday, Oct. 1, to dismiss portions of a lawsuit filed against the City of Milton by former clerk/treasurer Shannon Hoskins. Hoskins filed a wrongful termination suit July 30 against the city and Mayor Denny Jackson, alleging that she was fired July 22 out of retribution for being a whistleblower. The suit also allege

  • County road barn set to get ‘facelift’

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Road Department’s barn will soon get a facelift. Fiscal Court on Monday gave the OK to Judge-Executive Randy Stevens to hire Eddie Riley of North Carolina to paint the exterior of the road barn for $5,200. Stevens said Riley was recommended to him by farmers in the county who have hired him in the past to paint their barns. He said Riley will pressur

  • Parents: Kindergarten classes too full

    The Trimble Banner Just weeks after the 2010-11 school year started, parents of kindergartners at Milton Elementary School are asking district officials for a third kindergarten teacher. This is the first year for all-day kindergarten in the district, and projections fell short of the actual number of children who would be enrolled at the school. At the Sept. 15 Board of Education meeting, a gr

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    County agency, KSP collecting old drugs The Kentucky State Police and the Tri-County Community Action Agency each will be hosting a collection for unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Both events will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collection sites will be available at all KSP posts statewide, including Post 5 in Campbellsburg. Visit KentuckyStatePolice.org for more in