Today's News

  • Eminence denies Raiders a win in final home game

    With the home-field advantage and at least a No. 2 spot in the district standings on the line, the Trimble County High School Raiders (3-5) came into the Bedford Bank Bowl Friday night, Oct. 16, hoping to stretch their winning streak to three games. On Oct. 2, the Raiders handed undefeated Carroll County their first loss, 31-19, and followed up with a 40-0 blowout against winless

  • H1N1 Question: Is the Swine Flu in Trimble County?

    The Trimble Banner In a letter sent out to Trimble County parents Tuesday, Assistant Superintendent Jessica Wilcoxson reports that cases of Type A Influenza have been confirmed in all four of the district’s schools. Type A Influenza is confirmed by a simple test in a doctor’s office. Health officials say a positive test for

  • Runnin Raiders bring home NCKC title

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER   Traditionally very competitive, the North Central Kentucky Conference Championship race has boasted many state-ranked individuals and teams over the years. This year was no different. The championship last Tuesday, held at General Butler State Resort Park in Carroll County and hosted by the CCHS Panthers, dre

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  • Markland Dam lock undergoes inspection and salvage work

    Inspections are underway this week to determine if one of the miter leaf gates was damaged when the downstream lock gate on the 1,200-by-110 foot chamber failed during operation Sunday, Sept. 27.

    The second of the two leaves is resting on the bottom of the lock chamber. The other inoperable lock leaf remained affixed to the lock chamber and required stabilization after what was termed a “catastrophic failure,” by officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District.

  • Experience shows city is a place that writer loves


    I love Carrollton, and for the last decade I’ve known many great people that work in, and for, this community.

    I know them because my work has brought me into this town so much of these years and I’ve spent literally thousands of hours experiencing this place called “Carrollton.”  I know these people and have seen what they do.

  • Carroll harriers scramble in two meets

    Carroll County High School hosted the Carroll County Invitational cross country meet last week. Lady Panthers runners finished fourth overall in the event. Carroll finished sixth in the boys’ meet.

    Times for Carroll’s girls were: Brittany Arvin finished 16th with a time of 24:02.6; Kirsten Arvin, 24:05.1, 17th; Mary Hill, 25:46.3, 20th; Sydney Brewer, 25:52.6, 21st; Mikaila Woods, 26:03.0, 22nd; and Kimberly Ketterer, 29:23.7, 25th.  Andrea Hardesty had a time of 31:21.6, while sophomore Ana Jimenez Luttrell ran the course in 31:23.0.

  • Library begins quilting project as part of October program, display

    October may mean football and pumpkins to some. To others, it mean quilts.

    The Carroll County Public Library highlights quilts by hanging them throughout the facility and adding quilting-related events to their programming.

    On Oct. 5, the library held its opening night for displaying the Carroll County quilts and spotlighted the artwork of student artist Elizabeth Clark.           

  • Haunted train ride and castle of doom open Thursday night

    Children of all ages are invited to experience the spooks and thrills of Halloween at General Butler State Park.

    The annual Haunted Train Ride and Castle of Doom opens Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for anyone 3 years and older. The Carroll County Fair Board, the Tobacco Festival Committee and the Kentucky Kruizers sponsor the event.

  • Old firehouse contract will address walls

    Despite weather-related and unexpected setbacks, the old firehouse project continues to make some headway.

    On Oct. 16, the Carrollton City Council opened  bids for the firehouse wall stabilization project on Court Street.

    Council received four bids, and following an executive session,  unanimously voted to award the contract to low-bidder Brasch & Barry General Contractors Inc. of Carrollton for $23,572. All of the council members except for Councilman Adam Raker were present for the vote.