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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Nov. 4

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

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

    Thursday, Nov. 5

  • Heating assistance program underway

    For those struggling to pay their heating bills this winter, consider applying for the low-income home energy assistance program, known as LIHEAP.

  • Neighbors helping neighbors

    Project Comfort brought out 68 volunteers who performed

    various repairs at 15 homes and yard work at five others Saturday

    morning. The community effort is now in its fourth year of helping homeowners with needed repairs.

     

  • Spray vaccine clinic Nov. 5

    The Trimble Banner If you’re anxious to get the H1N1 vaccination, tomorrow may be the day you’ve been waiting for – if you fall into the right target groups. The Trimble County Health Department will host a vaccination clinic from 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 5, using the intranasal (nasal spray) H1N1 vaccine. The vaccine wil

  • Banner newsstand price raises to 75 cents on Nov. 4

    The Trimble Banner They say that nothing is certain except for death and taxes. But there is one other thing – inflation. The recession has hit everyone hard, and our business is no exception. Costs that go into producing newspapers continue to rise, along with the price of gasoline and utilities. Overall, the cost of bringing you t

  • Group eyes options for revitalizing Downtown

    A river walk, new shops and venues, and beautification top the wish list for the city officials, local organization members and local business owners who met on Oct. 20 at the fiscal courtroom to discuss ways to revitalize downtown.

    “I think we’re running in a vicious cycle,” Carroll County Chamber of Commerce member and local restaurant owner Rhonda Welch said. “You can’t get people because you don’t have anything to keep them here. You can’t keep them here because you don’t have people.”

  • Council, P&Z to discuss home occupation ordinance

    “We’ve got to make our mind up and move.” These words from Carrollton City Councilman Mike Gordon at the Oct. 12 city council meeting sum up the feelings of both the city council and planning and zoning commission about the home occupation ordinance. In the August 5, 2009 article, The News-Democrat reported that Mayor Dwight Louden had brought up the issue in th

  • Runnin’ Raiders’ first invitational a success

    The Runnin’ Raiders may not have been the best hosts at Trimble County’s first Cross-Country Invitational, . After all, they took first place over all the teams they had invited to run with them Saturday at Trimble County Park. Schools throughout the Bluegrass state attended the race, including Lexington Christian Academy, Sayre High School in Lexington, Burgin Indepe

  • Football Raiders suffer tough loss

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County High School football Raiders suffered a crushing defeat in the next-to-last game of the season. Traveling to Frankfort on Friday, Oct. 23, the Raiders were handed a 48-0 loss by the Panthers, a tough team that had only lost two games so far in the season – one to Spencer County and one to Western

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, Oct. 29 Trunk or Treat is 5:30-7:30 at Milton Elemetary School. Come celebrate Halloween in a family friendly environment with games and activities. Trimble County Middle School PTO will meet at 6 p.m. All parents are urged to attend. Saturday, Oct. 31 Palmyra Community Trick or Treat is 5-9 p.m. at The Nixon Farm on Palmyra Roa