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  • With Mitchell out, Trimble loses big to Carroll

    The Trimble Banner CARROLLTON, KY. – With leading scorer Macy Mitchell on the bench nursing a leg injury, the Lady Raiders had trouble finding the basket Wednesday, Jan. 20, and lost 52-24 to rival Carroll County.  “We didn’t know until this morning about midday that we weren’t going to have her,” Head Coach Kerrie Stewart said. “That&rsqu

  • Coons faces 3 on May ballot

    The Trimble Banner Several Trimble County races this year may be hotly contested. The sheriff’s race has a slate of four candidates, including incumbent Tim Coons, and incumbents in the races for jailer, judge-executive and magistrates in all four districts will face challengers on May 18. The following is a list of all Democratic candidates for 2010 who filed by the Jan.

  • Banner named 2nd best in class at state press awards banquet

     The Trimble Banner was named one of the best newspapers in its class for 2009 at the Kentucky Press Association awards banquet Friday, Jan. 22, in Lexington, Ky. The banquet was the culmination of a two-day newspaper journalism conference held at the Embassy Suites.

  • Voters may register until April 19 for May Primary

    The Trimble Banner Anyone who is a resident of Trimble County and is 18 years old – or will be before the next General Election on Nov. 2, 2010 – is eligible to vote in the May 18 Primary Election. The deadline to register as a voter in the county is Monday, April 19. Voter registration is available at Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell’s office, located in the

  • Federal money received for watershed projects

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved an Emergency Budget Amendment Reading during its Jan. 26 meeting that acknowledges the receipt of federal reimbursement dollars back into the county budget. The county had paid for repairs to area creeks and a landslide near Worthville as part of a federal emergency watershed program. The total cost of th

  • Cannon ordered to make restitution in cruelty case

    Donnie R. Cannon, 50, of Worthville appeared in Carroll County District Court, Thursday, Jan. 28, to face 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage located on Cemetery Lane in Worthville.

  • Former M&T workers interested in holding reunion this year

    Editor: In 1960, The Metal & Thermit Co, as it was called at the time, conceived, designed, and built a highly specialized plant for the manufacture of specialty coatings. These coatings were used in General Electric dishwashers (in Louisville), in Chevrolet station wagons (in Cleveland) and a variety of other metal cabinetry. In 1962,

  • Girls Scouts collect jeans for earthquake victims in Haiti

    Editor: Carrollton Girl Scout Troop No. 306 is collecting gently used jeans in all sizes for Haiti victims. This is in collaboration with the Aeropostal Company, which is matching every 100,000 pairs of jeans with 100,000 new jeans to be sent to Haiti. This is a great opportunity to reach out and help those who have lost a lot. I am sure t

  • Turnovers, rebounds keys to Lady Panthers’ defeat

    Carroll County (11-10) had a tough night offensively and on the boards, losing 55-36 at home to South Oldham Monday night. “I don’t know if the girls were as focused as they need to be playing one of the top teams in the region,” Head Coach Randy Mefford said. “It’s disappointing that we didn’t play bette

  • Franklin extends thanks for support in state fair pageant

    Editor: Recently, I competed in the Miss Kentucky County Fair state level pageant. I represented Miss Carroll County among 88 other beautiful women. I would like to take this opportunity to thank a few helpful individuals and organizations who helped make this experience an event I will never forget. First and foremost, I would like to thank pageant director and coordinator Ji