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Today's News

  • Henry Co. stumps Panthers in overtime

    A big play by junior forward Zach Wise at the end of regulation play bought some extra time for the Carroll County Panthers in last week’s home matchup with Henry County. Carroll’s hopes disintegrated in the overtime period, however, as the Panthers couldn’t find the basket and fell 59-50 for their 10th loss in 13 starts this season.

  • Raiders hoops teams experience ups, downs

    TCHS Correspondent The Raiders started out Homecoming week with a win against the Walton-Verona Bearcats on Tuesday Jan. 5. Fighting through the whole game, the Raiders pulled it out with a score of 53-44. Justin Webb led the Raiders, scoring 19 points, followed by Zach Adair, 11; Josh Edington, eight; Craig Ward, Dylan Staples and Skiler

  • Sheriff 'serious' after traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith was injured in a one-vehicle accident while responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday.

    Smith, 59, was traveling south on M&T Road when the accident occurred. It appeared his Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle left the roadway, swapped ends and came to rest against some trees over a hillside.

  • “Kentucky Afield” host to speak at Carroll County Middle School

    Tim Farmer from KET’s “Kentucky Afield” television show will be speaking to the middle school as a part of the communications cluster of their career fair on Friday at 1 p.m. in the auditorium.

  • Shop with a Cop kicks off 2010 program

    Editor:

    The Carrollton Police Department has began preparations for our 2010 Shop With A Cop program. This year will mark the tenth anniversary of the program and our goal is to provide for 100-plus children.

  • Lady Panthers score 66 points in victory

    Cool and confident, the Carroll County Lady Panthers held off district foe Henry County 66-56 to claim their seventh win of the season.

    Sophomore Hannah Devine led all scorers with 21 points, while senior Sarah Osborne also hit double-digits, scoring 11 points.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Jan. 14 The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team is hosting a public hearing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Milton Elementary School. Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed bridge project is welcome to attend. Monday, Jan. 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 5:30 p.m. at the judge-executive’s office next to the courthouse. Bedford

  • Local police recover more than 30,000 pills

    Carrollton Police have been doing their part to take prescription drugs off the streets in town. The department’s pharmaceutical recovery program, which began in August 2009, has collected 30,624 pills, 107 ounces of liquid, 35 inhalers/nasal sprayers and 39 pain patches through Dec. 31.

  • Sachleben retires from board of education

    The Trimble Banner Longtime educator and former school superintendent J.W. Sachleben has resigned from the Trimble County Board of Education. A member of the board since his election in 2003, Sachleben announced his departure with three years remaining in his current term. “The school system is financially in good shape,” Sachle

  • I'm setting goals -- not making resolutions -- for 2010

    I rarely make New Year’s resolutions. I’ve tried in the past – when I was young and optimistic; but, I learned quickly that I’m not good at changing my habits. Good or bad. In lieu of resolutions, I have set goals. You may recognize some of them: Lose weight (or at least get back into those smaller sizes gathering dus