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Today's News

  • Sherrard joins N-D as staff writer

    Kristin Sherrard has joined the staff at The News-Democrat as a staff writer.

    A Louisville native, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky in May 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in journalism and a Bachelors of Business Administration in management.

    News-Democrat Publisher Jeff Moore said he is pleased Sherrard is joining the news team.

    “Kristin is a very talented journalist and photographer,” Moore said. “Please join me in welcoming her to our community.”

  • Army Corps evaluating Markland lock repair plans

    The Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has preliminary repair plans underway to fix the Markland Lock Gate near Warsaw.

    The downstream lock gate on the 1,200-by-110 foot chamber failed during operation on Sunday, Sept. 27. One of the two leaves is resting on the bottom of the lock chamber. The other inoperable lock leaf is still affixed to the lock chamber and requires stabilization, according to Carol Labashosky, media spokeswoman for the Corps of Engineers Louisville District.

  • Down on the farm
  • Veterans, flags should have led way in parade

    Editor:

    I would like to thank all volunteers involved in planning and working our 2009 Tobacco Festival and Parade (job well done).

    It was very heart-breaking to see pageants and ATV’s lead the parade before the American Flag, veterans and active duty soldiers.

    Has it come to the point that beauty is more important than our freedom?

    Our Carroll County Band of Gold was placed toward the end of the parade. Do we not support our schools anymore? These kids missed a competition so that they could march in their hometown parade.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday-Friday, Oct. 8 & 9 Commodity card recertification will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Senior Building. Bring proof of income and information on any changes in your family’s case. Call 255-7514 if you cannot come during those hours. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 9-10 Milton Baptist Church is hosting a “24-Hour Fall Break

  • Renovation plans move ahead at Cartmell

    Carroll County Board of Education viewed the latest floor layout and exterior elevation renderings of the upcoming renovation of the Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School at its meeting Thursday. The renovation, set to begin in January, is necessary due to overcrowding issues at the facility.

    John Gilbert, representing RossTarrant Architects, a Lexington firm, brought samples of exterior materials for the board members to examine. The existing exterior materials will be removed and replaced with limestone and metal, according to Cartmell Principal Doug Oak.

  • Big Dippers
  • TCMS cross-country squad undefeated

    Special to The Banner The Trimble County Middle/Elementary School Cross Country team traveled to the state capital last Wednesday to compete in the Frankfort Archives All-Comers Meet. The squad competed against teams from Bondurant, Elkhorn, Frankfort Christian, Christ the King, Good Shepard, Frankfort and East Jessamine middle schools. The Lady Raiders dominated their competit

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Saturday, Sept. 26 The Seventh Annual Repair Affair starts with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Building at Trimble County Park. Anyone may volunteer their time and talents to help repair homes for the elderly and disabled in Trimble County. The Trimble County Klunkers Antique tractor club will host a trail ride beginning at 10 am at David Liters farm on Liberty Rd.

  • Special to The Banner Saturday was an exciting day for the Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League, when two of the Raider teams played in Eminence. The Junior Varsity Raiders youth team continued a spotless record, bringing it to 4-0 with a 39-6 victory over the Campbellsburg Bengals. Raider quarterback Dawson Porter performed at his usual high level, running for th