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Today's News

  • Whitney Ballinger leading Lady Tigers

    Whitney Ballinger is leading the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers in scoring and rebounding even though hamstrung by foul trouble while CU has rung up three impressive wins.

    A former star player at Carroll County High School, Ballinger transferred to Campbellsville after spending a year at Western Kentucky University.

    “Whitney has been a terrific addition to our program,” said Campbellsville Coach Ginger Colvin. “She is an excellent student, player and person.”

  • Carrollton couple dies in Saturday collision in crash on Hwy. 36

    A Carrollton couple was killed in an early morning collision Saturday, Nov. 21, on state Hwy. 36 at Hampton Lane, just past the Trimble County line.

    Benjamin Edwards, 30, of Carrollton was driving a Chevy S-10 pickup truck eastbound on 36 at about 2:19 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a Ford passenger car driven by Kelly Strausbaugh, 30, also of Carrollton, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    The truck went over an embankment and caught fire after coming to rest on the north side of the roadway, the release said.

  • Repairs under way on cemetery wall

    The Trimble Banner Recent damage to the ancient stone wall surrounding Bedford Cemetery is being repaired, with the costs being covered by LG&E. Tom Crutcher, general manager of LG&E’s Trimble generating station, said Steve Land of Milton was hired to make repairs to damage caused by a truck making a de

  • Scouting for Food

    The Scouting for Food drive surpassed last year’s collection amount after receiving donations from a variety of sources, including the door-to-door collection on Saturday, Nov. 21, Carroll County Schools  and Dow Corning.

    According to Director of Public Relations for Carroll County Schools Jeff Fremin, the total for the drive from November through Saturday was 14,785. Last year’s total was 13,043. The food is donated to the Community Food Pantry, which is housed at St. John’s Church in Carrollton.

  • Local JAG program helps students earn GED, become better citizens

    One of the most important tools a person can arm themselves with when stepping out into the world is an education. Chuck Roberts and the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program want to help students who dropped out of high school earn their GED and open themselves up to more job and life opportunities.

  • Milton planning ahead for growth

    The Trimble Banner If all the residential development planned within Milton’s city limits was built tomorrow, capacity of the city’s sewage treatment plant would be at 94 percent and the city would be faced with the need to add a new facility to keep ahead of demand. Of course, this isn’t going to happen. In fact, many pla

  • Volunteers thanked for CCMS library support

    Dear Editor:

    We would like to thank the community volunteers at Carroll County Middle School for volunteering their time at our school library, to help our school.

    We are so grateful and appreciate them donating their time to us. Without them we would not be able to keep the library alive.

    We want to thank them for impacting our education and letting us be able to check in and out books.

    Taylor Hayden

    and Carmen McArter

    CCMS Learners

     

  • Local pilots write book about 1986 flight around the globe

    The Trimble Banner

    Even when meeting Jim Pirtle and H. Shirmer Riley in person for the first time, the depth of their friendship is obvious.

    The two men have known each other for years and share many interests – but the one, true passion that seals their relationship is flying.

  • Rumpke granted Bedford garbage contract for 2010

    Despite providing the higher bid, Rumpke was chosen Monday night by Bedford City Commission to continue providing garbage collection service to Bedford residents and City Hall. The commission opened sealed bids from Rumpke and Elite Waste Systems, a new start-up garbage hauling service located in Milton. Rumpke bid to collect garbage from the 232 units in the city limits for $2,4

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Nov. 5

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. at Bedford Pentecostal Church on U.S. 42 West. Everyone is invited.

    Saturday, Nov. 7

    Tri-County Community Action Agency and Trimble Co. Community Education is hosting a Relationship Enhance-ment Retreat from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Agape Wilderness Retreat, 831 Barebone Road, Bedford. Call Barbara Dukes at (502) 255-5110, Ext. 1045, for reservations or more information.