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Today's News

  • Stories, photos sought of veterans’ military service for newspaper

    This is a column about stories. Our newspaper is filled each week with stories about local happenings in government, school administration, courts and law enforcement, civic activities and the numerous happenings that influence our lives on an ongoing basis in Carroll County.

  • Youth to collect canned goods Oct. 29

    Editor:

    Please let everyone know that on Thursday night, Oct. 29, St. John’s youth group will be going door to door from 6-8 p.m. for the second annual Trick-or-Treat for canned goods.

    All donations of non-perishable food items are appreciated and will go to replenish the community food pantry.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Oct. 28

    American Red Cross holds a blood drive donation, 2-6 p.m.,in front of Wal-Mart, 200 Floyd Drive in Carrollton.

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

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

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

  • Dermon, Landherr take part in state pageants

    Dear Editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank the beautiful young ladies that represented Carroll County last weekend in the state pageants that were held at The Crown Plaza hotel in Louisville.

    Representing our Pre-Teen Division for the State Competition was Kacie Dermon. Kacie placed in the top 17 category out of an astounding 72 girls. Kacie is the 11-year-old daughter of Todd and Tina Dermon, residing in Carrollton.

  • Overturned semi closes NB ramp at Exit 44 ramp

    The northbound exit ramp for I-71 Exit 44 was closed for several hours on Thursday, Oct. 22 due to an overturned semi, according to Director of Emergency Management Ed Webb. The I-71 northbound entrance ramp remained open.  

     

    At about 9:40 a.m., an ASA Recycling truck tipped over while driving along a curve on the ramp, spilling its cargo of scrap metal in the road, along the guardrail and in the grass.

     

  • Bedford, Tri-County to open food bank

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission and the Tri-County Community Action Agency plan to work together to offer a food pantry at Morgan Community Center. Pam Craig, director/coordinator of TCCAA, told commissioners at the Monday night meeting that the food pantry would be operated in conjunction with the Dare to Care Food Bank in Lou

  • TCHS honors senior athletes of fall sports

    Seniors participating in all fall sports this year were honored during the last home football game Friday at Raiders Stadium. Football Josh Edington, son of Sonya Smith and Robert Edington, also is a member of the basketball and track teams. He plans to study civil engineering. Dustin Christman, son of Jinny and Doug Bruce, was 2009 football homecoming king and plans to attend J

  • MES Fish Fry a whale of a good time

     

    Though the official tally of attendees and funds raised at Saturday’s Fish Fry and fall festival at Milton Elementary School is not yet final, organizers were pleased with the crowds who came during the day-long event.

    There also was a large raffle, door prizes and an auction, and performances by MES students in the gymnasium.

     

  • LG&E to pay for damage to cemetery walls

    The Trimble Banner   An LG&E official says the company intends to make repairs to stone walls that front Bedford Cemetery on the north and south sides of U.S. 42. Portions of the walls were damaged Oct. 4 when a tractor-trailer hauling equipment to LG&E’s Wise’s Landing site allegedly had trouble negotiating the tur

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, Oct. 21 “Gifts of Gratitude” presented by Nelda Moore, Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences Agent at 1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office. All are welcome and invited to attend. Thursday, Oct. 22 Senior Bingo at 1p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Pumpkin Painting Crafts at 3:30 p.m. at the Trimbl