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Today's News

  • Relay for life exceeds ‘09 goal

    Despite the struggling economy, Carroll County Relay for Life exceeded its expectations and made this year’s event a success.

    At the beginning, the goal of reaching $100,000 seemed to be a stretch. But with the help of 25 fundraising teams, several sponsoring businesses and companies, and a number of inspirational members of the community, the committee raised a grand total of $100,462, said Carroll County Chairman Scott Niswonger.

  • EMTs recognized at class graduation

    SSG Donald O’Brien has done this before. As a medic in the U.S. Army, he spent two years working in a hospital treating wounded soldiers. He has served 28 years combined in active duty for the Army and for the National Guard Reserves. However, as he nears retirement next year from his post as a supply sergeant for the National Guard unit in Carrollton, O’Brien realized that he would need to go back to class before he could continue caring for patients.

  • Golf scramble supports sheriffs’ ranch youth

    Editor:

    The 14th annual Owen and Carroll County Charity Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch, was held Monday, Aug. 31, with Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond and Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith hosting the event.

  • Local support makes fall festival a success

    Editor:

    The Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee would like to thank the entire community for helping make the 2009 festival a success.  A special thanks goes to the Carroll County Fiscal Court, the City of Carrollton and City Council, Carrollton Utilities, the Carroll County Sheriffs Office, the Carrollton Police Department and Arctic Cat/Paul’s Tire.

     A lot of work went into building the floats and other entries in the parade. This parade is enjoyed by a huge number of people as you see along the parade route.

  • Devilish time at Angels' car show

    The Trimble Banner Visitors to the Asphalt Angels’ October car show were greeted by sunny skies, crisp autumn air and some ghastly sights Sunday, Oct. 11, at Milton City Park. Angels’ member Joy Kidwell said the seventh annual Terry McCord Memorial Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show reached the 100-entry mark and attracted at least

  • County sets nonemergency ambulance rates

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court has set “private pay” rates for residents who require nonemergency ambulance service for patient transport to local or regional hospitals by Trimble County Ambulance Service. The court voted Sept. 21 to set the rates at $300 for local nonemergency trips, such as to Carroll County Me

  • Cross-country team dominates first home meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER   The Trimble County cross-country team pulled out the broom and swept the competition last Tuesday night in their first home race of the season.  All four teams won their races by big margins on a rainy and muddy night. Participating teams were from were Gallatin County, Eminence, Walton-Verona, and He

  • Hospital facelift underway

    Remodeling is underway in the medical-surgical wing of the Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The wing was a part of the 1971 expansion to the hospital, which was opened in 1955. The board of directors for the CCMH Corporation began discussing the project two to three years ago and will be receiving progress reports at their monthly meetings.

  • Lady Raiders end volleyball season 11-10

    Special to The Banner The Trimble County High School volleyball team honored its seniors during the last home game of the 2009 season Thursday, Oct. 8. Rachel Massie, Megan Morris and Kim Minch were honored for their participation in the sport before playing their final home game against the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats. The Lady Rai

  • Event helps build business for county

    Editor:

    On Sept. 17, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Carroll County Community Development Corp. partnered in hosting its second annual Business Celebration Day.  

    The event was free to the public and showcased about 40 chamber members.   Food was served, inflatables were available for children, and a fashion show was hosted by both Carrollton Wal-Mart and VF Outlet. The theme this year was a Think Local, Buy Local Campaign, and all members received a Buy Local Window Cling to display in their businesses.