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Today's News

  • Military veterans sought for new county book

    Editor: I am working on a second book of “People and Places” of Trimble County.  I plan to dedicate a section of this to the veterans of Trimble County. I would like everyone who has pictures that are not in this last book to send me one to four photos, along with information about where the veteran served. This is not lim

  • Education shouldn’t be based on income

    Editor: Ever hear how education is the key to one’s future. Now that being so, what smart government person came up with the idea, that if a person makes too much money, his child can not start school in Head Start. That has got to be one of the dumbest things I have ever heard. Now if I crossed the border with kids and ended up here

  • Chamber honors community's best for 2010

    Rhonda Welch, Carroll County Schools and Cornerstone Floral and Gift were honored at the 13th annual Carroll County Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday night at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Welch received the top honor, the Raymond Ray Community Service Award, while schools were recognized with the community impac

     

  • Preliminary master plan presented for linking local parks

    A committee working on the Carroll County Trails project got its first look Wednesday at a preliminary master plan prepared by a Nashville, Tenn., landscaping architecture and engineering firm. Michael Pavin, with Lose and Associates, Inc., said the preliminary plan was developed from input provided during the June organizational meeting o

  • Carroll County golf sweeps Gallatin County

    The Carroll County High School golf teams are starting off the season on a good note, as both teams defeated Gallatin County in their first home matches of the season. The boys’ team won 185-207 with junior Jacob Meadows taking medalist honors with a low score of 43. Sophomore Kyle Supplee and junior John Michael Williams both shot 46,

  • Carrollton’s namesake steamer destroyed by fire in 1895

    There were quite a number of steamboats in the 19th and early 20th centuries named for various cities and towns sprinkled along America’s inland waterways. Famous boats operating on the Ohio and Mississippi included namesakes for Louisville, Cincinnati, Madison, St. Louis, Natchez, Memphis and many others. Carrollton had a namesake packet for just under five years near the e

  • Lady Panthers fall at home for 4th loss

    A lackluster physical performance was blamed after the Lady Panthers’ volleyball team fell to North Oldham 25-11 and 25-9 on Thursday. It was Carroll’s fourth loss in five outings this season. “This game, we fell apart physically,” Head Coach Kristen Arbinger said. “We didn’t do the little things right. We

  • CCMH benefits from book program founded by teen

    You are never too young or too old to make a difference in someone’s life. Carah Austin, a 16-year-old from Whiteland, Ind., has done more in her young life for the benefit of others than some may do in triple the amount of time. Austin founded the Find a Book a Home Foundation/History Makers of the Future Inc., which collects and don

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Aug. 25 Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Ky., continues through Aug. 29 with gates open 7 a.m., exhibit buildings open 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily. (Some areas close earlier on Sunday, Aug. 29, thrillway hours Monday-Friday open at 2 p.m., weekends open at noon, for more information call (502) 367-5002 or visit Website: www.faceboo

  • Girls soccer offer stiff competition in first matchup

    It was an historic day at Panther Field Wednesday night. The Lady Panthers hit the pitch for the first time in the soccer program’s history, taking on the visiting Henry County Lady Cats. Despite their inexperience, the Lady Panthers fought hard and kept the game close, but ultimately fell 2-1. In his post game comments, Head Coach