Today's News

  • Ballinger is NAIA Player of the Week

    For the second time in three weeks, Campbellsville University junior center Whitney Ballinger, of Carrollton, is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week.

  • Carroll ladies top Trimble for 10th win

    With Lady Raiders leading scorer Macy Mitchell out with a leg injury, the Lady Panthers (10-9) dominated, winning 52-24 at home on Wednesday night.


    Wednesday, Jan. 27

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Sheriff ‘doing exceptionally well’ following traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith will be coming home soon, according to his wife, Cheryl. He is currently in a private room at Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville, Ky.

    “He is just doing exceptionally well,” she said Monday. “He is ready to get out and go to work.”

  • Comeback falls short for Panthers

    A lackluster performance during the second quarter sent the Carroll County Panthers to the halftime locker room trailing by 16. The Panthers showed defensive tenacity during the second half reducing the deficit to six points with 1:30 left to play, but fell 69-61 to visiting Kentucky Country Day, Monday.

  • Kentucky’s jobless rate increases in December

    While Carroll County’s unemployment numbers have improved slightly, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent in December 2009 from a revised 10.6 percent in November 2009, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Carrollton infant dies at home

    An autospy is being conducted to determine the cause of death of a five-month-old Carrollton infant who died at her home Sunday, Jan. 24

  • Hamilton to seek re-election to Trimble Fiscal Court

    Editor: I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the office of District 1 magistrate. I have filed all the necessary papers with the Trimble County clerk’s office. It has been an honor and privilege to serve you the past three years. If you have any county problems or issues in District 1, feel free to contact me 24 hours a day


    The first winter storm of the year dropped at least 4 inches of snow on Trimble County and Bedford, above, closing schools Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7-8, and cancelling Friday's homecoming game. Trooper Michael Webb of KSP Post 5 and county Sheriff Tim Coons both reported only minor traffic accidents during Thursday's storm. Lauren Smith, 4, of Bedford got to work immediately on a snow angel, while Gizzie Wood seemed less than impressed by the white stuff.

  • Panel reconsiders emergency transport plan

    Project leaders for the proposed Milton-Madison Bridge replacement are considering additional options for emergency medical services to Trimble County during the six to 12 months the span could be closed in 2011. At the same time, transportation officials from Indiana, Kentucky and the Federal Highway Administration are awaiting word on the status of a $95 million federal grant fo