Today's News

  • 12 complete EMT training at Bedford station

    The Trimble Banner Twelve fledgling emergency medical technicians were graduated Saturday from the first EMT class offered in Trimble County since 1995. Instructor Dianne Logsdon of Louisville, who is director of Stars of Life Qualification Services of La Grange, and her co-instructor, Mike Terrell, handed certificates to the new graduates


    Hundreds of children of all ages attended the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, at Trimble County Park, sponsored by the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. About 3,000 eggs were hidden for children in four age groups to find. Above, older children take off to find eggs in the main field that stretches from U.S. 421 North to one

  • Group appreciates support for chili supper

    Editor: Thank you to everyone from all of us in Carroll County Animal Support and all our dogs and cats who will benefit from your wonderful generosity. We would like to say a big thank you for helping make the chili supper at News Auction for Carroll County Animal Support on March 13, 2010 a huge success. First, I would like to say thank

  • Eight-run inning buries Lady Panthers

    Despite jumping out to a 2-1 lead, Carroll County gave up eight runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to a 16-3 home-opening loss in six innings to Gallatin County on March 30. “Gallatin County hit the ball well, and they hit it where we weren’t,” Head Coach Duke Boles said. “We tried to adjust people and move

  • Now’s your chance to dispose of household hazardous waste

    Ahh, spring! The weather, so far, has been really beautiful and I’m enjoying it despite the allergies that go along with re-awakening nature. It is literally a joy to go outside to cover sports and other events. I even walked with my camera bag to the courthouse Tuesday to take photos of a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection there. (

  • Panthers top Pacers, fall short at Frankfort

    Carroll County’s baseball Panthers added Switzerland County to their list of conquests in this young season following a heartbreaking loss to state power Franklin County last week. Will Yager got the win on three shutout innings after giving up only three hits as Carroll topped the Pacers 11-1 in Vevay on Wednesday. Jesse Proctor came

  • CCHS boys’ tennis slams first win

    The Panthers conquered the first hurdle of the season: winning their first game. Carroll County defeated Gallatin County 3-2 on March 30 on the road. While Carroll County Head Coach Juan Fernandez was happy with his team’s win, he was disappointed that they did not go undefeated against the Wildcats. He pointed to unforced errors as th

  • Lady netters top Gallatin Co.

    The Lady Panthers shutout Gallatin County at home, winning 5-0 on March 30. “We just played a lot better,” Head Coach Larry Morgan said. “It was a combination of us playing well and them not playing up to their potential. In No. 1 singles, senior Priya Patel won against Brooke Clark 6-1, 6-4. In No. 2 singles, senior Staci McArter won against Anna Beth Edens 7-


    Friday, April 9 Trimble County Senior Citizens will hold a bake sale at the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank. Proceeds to go to the TC Relay for Life. Angel Food Ministries has moved to the New Life Assembly of God, located at the end of Church Street in Bedford. Order times are from 6-7 p.m. and Sat., April 10 from 11 a.m. to 12. Distribution will be on April 24 from 8:30-9:

  • New mayor of Prestonville aims to clean up town

    When the mayor’s position became vacant, the city of Prestonville did not look far for his replacement. Robert “Spike” Barnes, then a city commissioner, was nominated by his fellow commissioners to become the next mayor. Barnes, who was three years into his first term before becoming mayor, served his first day in office o