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Today's News

  • County’s tax collection undergoes changes

    Property tax bills have been delivered to households in Carroll County, but land owners may have already noticed a change. The bills have been simplified, and there are a few other modifications property owners should be made aware of before heading down to the courthouse this year.

  • City only cares for those with money, influence

    Editor:

    This letter is to sound off about this little town called Carrollton. I have only been here a short time, but Carrollton has already taught me that if you don’t have a title, high status, or lots of money, then you are a nobody.

    No one around here has any respect for their neighbors. It just seems like you can do whatever you want to terrorize your fellow man.

  • ‘Crunch of metal’ draws big crowd

    Engines roar and gasoline fumes fill the crisp night air at the Carroll County Fairgrounds Saturday for the 2009 Fall Brawl. A favorite for many locals, the event also brings guests from out of town who love to see and hear the crunch of metal on metal.

    “It draws a lot of people from out of town to the community,” Kevin Craig, president of the Carroll County Fair Board, said. “They come from Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, everywhere for our demo derbies. They really enjoy them.”

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, Oct. 14 Angel Food Ministries will take orders from 5-6 p.m. at Milton Baptist Church. Menus have been distributed to Morgan’s, Midway and Riverside. Specials can now be purchased without purchasing items from the main menu. Any questions please call Kate Bowling at (502) 553-5889. Trimble County Middle School Site Bas

  • Carrollton mourns loss of ‘weather man’

     “It’s going to be real nice today, sunny with no rain and 80 degrees!”

    Anyone walking along Highland Avenue, visiting any office in the Carroll County courthouse, or shopping at any number of businesses downtown could expect a report on the projected atmospheric conditions from a personable gentleman many knew as the “weather man.” It didn’t matter if it was your first encounter with Eldon Brown. He knew no strangers.

  • Sports briefs

    Lady Panthers set basketball Midnight Madness event

    The CCHS Lady Panther Basketball team will be having “Midnight Madness” on Friday night to celebrate the start of basketball practice for the 2009-2010 season. The workout will start at 10:30 p.m., and will last until 12:30 a.m. The event is open to the public.

    Registration set for Parks & Recreation girls basketball

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Oct. 14

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

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

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

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

  • Carroll tumbles 44-6 to Centurians

    The Carroll County football Panthers were no match for a determined Christian Academy of Louisville on Friday, tumbling 44-6 for their second loss in as many weeks in Carrollton.

    The home turf was drenched by a heavy downpour that prevailed throughout the game. Panther Field, normally friendly territory for the local squad, was muddy and slick, almost alien to the Panthers as they slogged their way to one touchdown late in the first half for their only score of the game.

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  • Milton PTO putting ‘fun’ into annual fund-raiser

    The Trimble Banner Members of the Parent-Teacher Organization are hoping area residents will mosey on over Saturday to the new Milton Elementary School to lasso some grub at this year’s Fish Fry. This is the first year the school’s annual fall festival will be held at the new building, and though it’s also the first year