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Today's News

  • 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

  • Ghosts, goblins and other ghouls haunt Trimble County this week

    Be ready: They’re coming to get you. ... OK, they’re coming to get your candy.

    Either way, official Trick or Treat night for children in Trimble County is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

    For those who just can’t wait until Halloween, Milton Elementary School is hosting it’s annual “Trunk or Treat” night at the school from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29.

  • Disability awareness walk set for Nov. 7

    The third annual Disability Awareness Week walk will take place on Nov. 7. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the first 75 participants will receive a free t-shirt.

    Chair Amy Hewitt said that individuals are asked to raise $50 and teams $50 per team member. However, no one will be turned away from the event.

    “If you can’t raise the $50, we still want you to come and support our cause,” Hewitt said, a Cartmell Elementary special education teacher.

  • Parents present plea for all-day kindergarten

    The Trimble Banner Of the 174 school districts scattered throughout the commonwealth, 11 still offer half-day kindergarten. Trimble County parents are hoping to convince the Board of Education to bring that number down to 10. “I was appalled we were one of those districts,” said Tara Isley, a parent and a teacher at Milton Elem

  • Coach upbeat after 4th Panther loss

    Class 2-A powerhouse DeSales galloped out of Carrollton with an impressive win Friday. The Colts, ranked sixth in the state in 2-A, scored early and often en route to a 54-6 triumph over the Carroll County Panthers.

    “That’s the best opponent we’ve ever seen since I’ve been associated with this team, hands down. They’re very athletic,” Carroll County Head Coach Mike Weedman said.

    In spite of the lopsided decision, Weedman was upbeat in post-game comments to his team.

  • 17 members of Search Unit attend fall training

    Editor: Trimble County Emergency Search Unit held its fall training at Avalon nature reserve on Saturday, Oct 17, with 17 members attending. During the event, members practiced the Wilderness First Aid and had a mock nighttime search. Instant command was set up, with two teams going out and looking for two lost subjects. One subject could

  • County awarded two homeland security grants

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson reports that he has received notification that the county has been awarded two grants which will be used to improve communications and purchase mobile data computers for local law enforcement. A third application was not funded.

    “Two out of three is not bad,” Tomlinson said.