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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Nov. 11

    Veteran’s Day

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Public Library presents Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Markland gate removed by floating gatelifter

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has removed the remaining damaged gate leaf from the floor of a lock chamber at the Markland Locks and Dam near Warsaw.

    The downstream lock gate on the 1,200-by-110 foot chamber failed during operation on Sunday, Sept. 27. Since that time one of the two gate leaves has been resting on the bottom of the lock chamber.

  • River walk needed to make downtown a true ‘destination’

    Potential. Ask just about anyone what they think about downtown Carrollton and you will eventually hear talk about the potential they see in reviving the once bustling business district.

    Situated right on the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers, downtown Carrollton is at first glance a quaint and attractive area with the historic look of a river town from the past. Many buildings have undergone restoration work to restore the Victorian facades that make it so special.

    But a closer look reveals the challenges that face efforts to bring new life to downtown.

  • Panther runners compete in Region 5 meet at Trimble

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers finished sixth in the Class 1A Region 5 Championship, held Saturday at the Trimble County Park near Bedford. Carroll’s boys were one runner short of having enough participants to field a complete team in the 5K run.

    “The weather was beautiful, and the course was well laid out,” Carroll County Coach Joe Creager said.

  • Fall festival event for Relay a success

    Editor:

     On behalf of the Carroll County Relay For Life Committee (and especially for the many people and families that are battling cancer) I would like to thank everyone who made the “Fall Fun Festival” at the Armory on Oct. 31 a huge success.  All of the volunteers worked really hard before, during and after the event ... creating a fun, family friendly evening for the entire community.

  • Garage usage debated in home occupation ordinance

    Carrollton planning and zoning commissioners are considering prohibiting the use of garages for home occupation.

    At their monthly meeting on Nov. 2, P&Z commissioner Sam Burgess reported back to the committee that city council recommended the home occupation ordinance 156.004 state that garages must share a common wall with the residential structure, and dettached garages are not to be allowed.  

  • City to seek grant for market analysis

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution Monday night to seek grant funding for a downtown market analysis.

  • STATE PLAYOFFS

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County High School Raiders advance into state playoffs with a 3-7 overall season record. They stand at 1-3 in the district. The Raiders play Beechwood Independent High School in Fort Mitchell, Ky., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Beechwood. With a 5-0 record, the Tigers are No. 1 in District 3 of Class 1A; the Raiders are No. 4 in District 4, behi

  • 'Litmust test' for Letters to Editor; how to send photos by e-mail

    So, now Halloween is over and the clocks have been moved back an hour. Let the holiday season begin! It’s hard to believe that I’ve been editor – officially – at the Banner since mid-summer. (Unofficially, I’ve been here since the beginning of April). So, already it’s been for the better part of a year. There are a few things that have been pe

  • BES Fall Festival offers fun-filled day on Nov. 7

    Editor: We would like to invite you to our annual Fall Festival at Bedford Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. We will be serving fish dinners at 11 a.m. Each includes a fish sandwich, chips, cole slaw, baked beans, a drink and a dessert. We also will have games starting at 3 p.m. and a raffle, and will end the evening w