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Today's News

  • Board OKs changes to student discipline code

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Board of Education approved some minor changes to the district’s Student Discipline Code during its regular meeting Wednesday, June 23. The changes will be effective when the 2010-11 school year starts in both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school. Several points under “Behavior Violations” were amended

  • Raiders win NCKC cross-country meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER  The Runnin’ Raiders took top honors at the North Central Kentucky Conference cross-country meet hosted by Carroll County High School on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The team bested runners from Walton-Verona, Williamstown, Carroll, Eminence, and Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties. In the middle-school/junior varsity race, the Lady Raiders won by a margin of 23 points, f

  • Race track gears up for memorial race Sept. 25

    The Trimble Banner Riders from around the region will be revving up their engines Saturday morning for the inaugural Nick Howard Memorial Motocross Race at Nickota Motorsports Park on Bucks Run road, outside of Bedford. Cleveland and Debbie Howard opened the track a year ago and have been hosting practices for aspiring racers throughout the summer. Along with being the first race to honor their

  • Reader questions Trick-or-Treat on Sunday

    Editor: For those who don’t know yet and to those who care, our local government (confirmed by the mayor’s office) has set the annual Trick-or-Treat night to be actual Halloween, Oct. 31. While I don’t have a problem with children having fun dressing up and getting candy, I do object to it being on a Sunday. The hours are usually from 6-8 p.m. spanning the time that most if no

  • Concern raised over school tax rate hike

    Editor: It is a well known fact that we are going through tough economic times. Most of us have experienced higher rates on our utilities. Also the cost of the basic necessities of life have gone up. Many people are struggling to make ends meet. A couple of weeks ago the paper reported that the county and the Ghent fire district were going to leave taxes at their present rate. I don’t r

  • Cheerleader’s mother responds to letter

    Editor: This letter is in response to Jennifer Liter’s letter about the CCHS cheerleaders. First of all, thank you for such a wonderful letter. The CCHS Cheerleaders are an amazing group of young women. They are all full of love and caring and are always looking out for or helping others. I love them all like daughters! As for the young lady in the wheel chair, her name is Skylar and she

  • Carroll tops Gallatin in tight net contest

    When the Carroll County Lady Panthers and Gallatin County’s Lady Wildcats meet on the volleyball court spectators can expect a real cat fight. The Lady Panthers (4-8) hosted their neighboring rivals on Thursday. Each contest went down to the wire before Carroll triumphed 25-23, 25-22. Exactly a month previously Gallatin had defeated the Lady Panthers in Warsaw by scores of 25-22 and 25-18

  • Residents have until Oct. 4 to register to vote

    Deadlines for the upcoming fall elections in Carroll County are quickly approaching. Carroll County residents have until Oct. 4 to register to cast their votes on Nov. 2, Deputy County Clerk Patti Mefford said. Those who may not be in town or unable to get out and vote on election day may now begin calling the Carroll County clerk’s office to request an absentee ballot. Absentee voting a

  • Carroll hosts cross country conference meet at Butler

    Carroll County High School hosted a North Central Kentucky Conference cross country meet on Sept. 14 at General Butler State Resort Park. Walton-Verona took home the top honors in both boys’ and girls’ varsity competition. Trimble County was victorious in boys’ and girls’ junior varsity competitions. Carroll’s Panthers did not have enough runners to post team scor

  • Washburn/Moore Cemetery will not be moved

    A private family cemetery, located about three-quarters of a mile off Gilgal Road and accessed by a lane called Zen Forest Road, will not be moved. Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite, a funeral director with Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, confirmed Monday that deed records indicate the cemetery was excluded from being sold with the remainder of the original farm on which it was locate