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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Dec. 23 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school. Carrollton Utilities Commission monthly meeting

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Local couple collects donations for Kosair

    Amanda and Trampus Craig are collecting donations of new toys, which they plan to take to the children staying at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville this Christmas holiday.

  • Raiders’ hoops teams both struggling for win

    TCHS Correspondent The Trimble County High School Raiders fought the good fight but lost in tournament play against Spencer County on Friday, Dec. 10, despite a spectacular score at the halftime buzzer. The Raiders were down 33-27 at halftime, and for a time saw opportunity as Craig Ward tied the game at 33 points with a pair of treys. “After a period of time we began

  • Bridge meetings today

    The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team will meet with historic preservation groups at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec.

  • Shop With A Cop celebrates with 81 kids

    Editor: The Carrollton Police Department hosted our ninth annual Shop With A Cop program on Dec. 17. Once again this program was very successful as we provided Christmas for 81 children in our community and spent $17,421.08. A nine year total for this program shows that we have spent $118,373.94 to provide a Merry Christmas for 577 children.

  • Hospital employees finally get back pay settlement

    Former Carroll County hospital employees who worked for Associated Healthcare Systems Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., have received more than $560,000 in back pay the company owed to them from 2007. Associated Healthcare Systems operated Carroll County Regional Medical Center, which is now Carroll County Memorial Hospital, from Jul

  • Covington office to hire 1,200 census workers

    The Trimble Banner Local residents are needed to help with the final phase of the 2010 Census count.

  • State, local highway crews ready for winter weather

    Last week’s brief snowfall and blast of arctic air served notice that winter is right around the corner. Local and state road crews are prepared for the onslaught of winter weather, according to officials from both agencies. “That little burst of winter kind of caught everyone off guard,” said Carroll County Judge-Executive

  • NAS tourney expansion to boost local economy

    Carroll County High School will host the seventh annual North American Stainless Basketball Classic on Dec. 21-23. Local officials hope the tournament will bring a boost to the local economy as players, coaches and fans of competing schools from around the state will spend time and dollars in local hotels, restaurants and stores. Next week&r

  • Army Corps of Engineers target April to reopen lock

    Repairs continue on the miter gate leaves of  Markland Locks and Dam  damaged in a failure of the facility’s 1,200-foot lock chamber on Sept. 27.

    Both gate leaves sustained structural damages when one totally collapsed, but can be repaired, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The dam is located on the Ohio River near Warsaw, 14 miles upstream from Carrollton.