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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • TCHS band room needs repair

    Editor: The band room at Trimble County High School is a shambles. No matter how much the band director or the band members try to clean it, it still is in bad need of repair.  The tile and carpet have been down for too many years to even mention. The walls are in need of repainting. Band members even state that there are ants in the c

  • Cannon arrested on animal cruelty charges

    A Worthville man has been arrested and charged with cruelty to animals, second-degree, in connection with the alleged confinement of more than 200 animals in less than optimal conditions.

    Donnie R. Cannon was arraigned before District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk on Oct. 7. Cannon was released from the Carroll County Regional Detention Center after posting bail. He faces a court date on Oct. 22. The misdemeanor charge is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $500 fine, if he is found guilty.

  • Longtime friend shares Eldon Brown memorial

    By LISA CONNOR

    Special to The News-Democrat

    Eldon Brown’s life began on Oct. 25, 1959 in Covington. He was born to Eldon and Janet Brown. Life for the Brown family was difficult, and it was especially trying to care for a child as rambunctious and as energetic as their little Eldon.  

  • 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