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Today's News

  • Stepping down, Duncan thanks TCYL board, volunteers, players

    Editor: This is my final letter to interested Trimble County Youth League participants. I would like to thank everyone for allowing me the opportunity to be involved in enhancing the youth of our community in the aspects of baseball, teamwork, leadership and friendship. It is time for me to step down from the TCYL board and allow a new generation to continue the development of o

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    The holidays are coming up soon, and The Trimble Banner wants to promote your special events. Please be sure to send information about holiday activities for the Community Calendar to hparrish@mytrimblenews.com or editor@mytrimblenews.com. You may also fax information to (502) 255-7797.   Thursday, Dec. 3 Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. at Bedford United Methodist Church

  • INNOVATIONS IN THE CLASSROOM

    The Trimble Banner Remember the good old days, when taking a language in high school meant endless hours of “My name is Fred,” translating vocabulary words and listening to the teacher repeat everything in English so you’d know what she was saying? And maybe, if you were lucky and went to a large school, you may have had a choice of languages to study &ndas

  • Budget, again, top issue for Legislature

    The Trimble Banner As the Kentucky General Assembly gears up for the regular session in January, a projected $1.3 billion shortfall in 2012 is weighing heavy on the minds of legislatures. State Rep. Rick Rand (D-47th District) of Bedford, Ky., said that the commonwealth’s budget for 2011 is “in pretty manageable shape,” thanks to $3 billion from the federal stim

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Steampipe cleaning

    process set to begin

    LG&E/KU will be conducting “air blows” at Trimble County 2 Generating Unit to clean the major-boiler steampipe system of debris left behind by the construction process.

  • ‘Mike and Debbie Plus 3'

    Landmark News Service At a time in life when people usually kick back and contemplating retirement, Debbie and Mike Beeles decided to start a family. After more than 30 years of teaching and administering to hundreds of students, Debbie, the principal at Bedford Elementary, finally pulled the trigger on a decision to adopt — not one, but three children. Debbie received her e

  • Insurance, flexible spending discussed at council

    City employees will begin paying for a portion of their city health insurance coverage for their spouses and children Jan. 7, the beginning of 2010 payroll.

    While full-time employees will continue to be covered for free, spouses will be charged $10 per week, and children $5 per week. This fee is not administered per child.

  • Ballinger Conference Player of Week

    Campbellsville University junior center Whitney Ballinger is the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced today.

    The award is Ballinger’s first of the season and the third of her career.

     The Carrollton native, averaged 32 points and 14.5 rebounds in a pair of wins for the Lady Tigers last week.

  • Support made food drive a big success

    Editor:

    To the citizens of Carroll County, we’d like to thank you all for your contributions to the recent "Scouting for Food" food drive. Your generosity is much appreciated.  

    As previously communicated, the 2008 count was eclipsed by nearly 1,700 items, approximately 14,800 items in all….this despite a continued sour economy. This was awesome.

    The Carroll County Schools continue to do an outstanding job of supporting the food pantry – couldn’t do it without you.

  • Lady Panthers shock Shelby's Lady Rockets in overtime

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers opened their season Monday with a nail-biting 63-59 win in overtime over the Shelby County Lady Rockets. This marks the first time Head Coach Randy Mefford has beaten them in his seven-year tenure as head coach.

    “I’m elated,” Mefford said. “It’s exciting to be able to pull off a win against Shelby County. Our girls played their hearts out.”