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Today's News

  • Couch addresses 3CDC annual meeting

    Jack Couch, a former Trimble County Judge Executive, was the featured speaker Tuesday, Jan. 20, at  Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s annual shareholders meeting.

    “My job is to speak and your job is to listen, and I hope you don’t finish first,” Couch said, quoting 1950s presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson from a campaign speech.

    Couch commended the shareholders for the good decisions they have made as they have tried to grow the local economy and improve the quality of life in Carroll County.

  • Girls lose to South Oldham, 37-42

    The Lady Panthers traveled down Interstate 71 to South Oldham High School on Monday, Feb. 2, and lost a hard-fought game against the Lady Demons , 37-42.

    The Lady Panthers got off to a slow start, finishing the first period at 7-12, but were able to come back in the second period.

    They went to the locker room down by only two points at the half.

    The third quarter was a rough one for the Lady Panthers, who scored only nine to South Oldham’s 14 points.

  • Panthers break slump with KCD win

    A win on the road was exactly what the Panther varsity basketball team needed to get out of its slump, and is what they got at Kentucky Country Day School last week.

    The Carroll County High School boys team pulled off a thriller against KCD Jan. 26, finding themselves down by 10 points and went on a scoring frenzy with just a few minutes left in the game.

    In the end, the Panthers won by three points, 56-53, Head Coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Chili supper fund-raiser kicks off CCHS basketball homecoming

    The public is invited to the annual chili supper and silent auction from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Carroll County High School cafeteria.

    The meal is $5 and includes a bowl of chili, a sandwich, a homemade dessert and a beverage. All proceeds from the chili supper will benefit the Panther basketball program.

    Following supper, the Lady Panthers will hit the court at 6 p.m. against the Williamstown Lady Demons for the first game of a CCHS homecoming double-header.

  • Mail carriers did their best during ice storm

    Editor:

    First I would like to thank everyone who cleaned their steps, porches and in front of their mail boxes during the recent snow and ice; it was a tremendous help.

    Further, I would like to thank the employees who came to work every day – some of whom did not have electricity for several days at home, and yet made every effort to get the mail delivered.

  • Walk for Awareness to raise funds to battle congenital heart defects

    Area residents can put on their walking shoes Saturday, Feb. 7, to help raise money for children with congenital heart defects.

    The Walk for Awareness begins at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 213 Main St., Owenton, and will feature shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts, inflatables for children, a silent auction and a book fair, along with entertainment.

    Proceeds will benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital’s Cardiology Division and God’s Special Little Hearts, which is co-sponsoring the event with the Owen County Extension Homemakers.

  • Curtain to rise on student production of ‘Grease’

    The Pink Ladies and T-Birds of Rydell High will be be-bopping onstage in a musical production of “Grease” this weekend at Carroll County Middle School.

    Performances are set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-7, in the Sam Simpson Auditorium at CCMS. Tickts are $5, and are only being sold at the door.

  • County recovering from storm’s effects

    Carroll County wasn’t spared in last week’s snow-and-ice storm, which battered most of the eastern half of the United States that started with snow Monday, followed by sleet and freezing rain – then more snow – Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The ice did the worst damage, bringing down trees and power lines and leaving 1,234 Carroll County customers of Owen Electric Cooperative without power. Co-op officials said service was restored Monday evening, Feb. 2, to all 18,000 customers who lost power.

  • Electronic polling to be used in bridge design selection

    By LORRIE KINKADE

    The Trimble Banner

    Electronic polling will be used next week to help designers learn more about what local residents want to see in a new bridge.

    A meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Brown Memorial Gymnasium in Madison, Ind. will give the general public the opportunity to talk with designers and engineers working on the Milton-Madison Bridge project, as well as look at some design elements that could be included in a possible new bridge.

  • Details of murder released

    By LORRIE KINKADE

    The Trimble Banner

    Additional details about the death of Steven Michael “Catfish” Jones were released yesterday, as his accused killer appeared in Trimble County District Court for a preliminary hearing.

    Judge Jerry Crosby agreed with prosecutors that the evidence presented yesterday was sufficient to bound the case over to a Trimble County Grand Jury and ordered Clester E. “Cletus” Mullins’ to remain in jail, pending bond.