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Today's News

  • Skepticism abounds during public hearing on bridge plan

    The Trimble Banner Area residents are not sold on a reconstruction plan proposed for the Milton-Madison Bridge project. Officials are working on a plan to remove the superstructure of the bridge and build a new superstructure on the existing piers. If transportation officials from Kentucky and Indiana manage to get federal stimulus funding

  • Vandals leave mess, damage at Point Park

    Vandals struck Carrollton’s Point Park again Wednesday night leaving behind a mess that took city workers several man-hours hours to clean up.

    Signs were removed and thrown on the ground, trash was strewn in front of the skate park and tracks were left in the grass where a vehicle had made doughnuts tearing up the lawn.

    One pavilion was littered with trash, while the other was left with tables stacked in a pyrimiad with a garbage can atop the issue.

  • KSP seizes 1,580 lbs. of pot on interstate

    The Trimble Banner Kentucky State Police officers arrested a truck driver Monday, Sept. 14, after seizing almost 1,600 pounds of marijuana from his tractor-trailor on Interstate 71 in Oldham County. Sohrab F. Shamoil, 47, of Mesa, Ariz., was charged with careless driving and first-offense trafficking in marijuana over 5 pounds, a Class C felo

  • I-35 bridge also rated ‘structurally deficient’

     The 40-year-old Interstate 35W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minn., collapsed into the Mississippi River on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100. In November 2008, the National Transportation Safety Board cited errors in the original design of the gusset plates in the o

  • The Winners Circle
  • Carroll soccer takes 6-0 win!

    Finally, the monkey is off the back of the Carroll County varsity soccer team as they take a 6-0 win from Burgin Independent High School in Harrodsburg, Ky.

    The Panthers took the long trip to the Burgin Bulldogs field and came out sluggish in the first half according to head soccer coach Ben Crutcher. They finished the first half 1-0 and Crutcher said he told his team they needed to play better and they could get a win against the second-year program.

  • Homecoming court
  • Local taxes increase despite recession

    Editor:

    Here’s the whole country in a state of economic depression. The worst in decades.

    Businesses shutting down, people losing jobs, their homes and vehicles. The President ordered Congress to pass bills to pass out stimulus monies to save banks and the auto industry, which in turn we hope will save homes and jobs.

    There’s talk in the news media that those receiving social security benefits will not see a cost of living increase for the next two years.

  • Panthers topple KCD for fourth win

    Two unbeaten gridiron teams took to the field Friday night and the Carroll County Panthers came up with a big win over Kentucky Country Day, extending their record to 4-0.

  • Fairness of violations questioned in Ghent

    Editor:

    As a citizen of the United States, I was under the impression that everyone was equal with the same rights and expectations to be treated the same as others. However, as a resident of Ghent, I have found that is not the truth.

    I moved into the city about three years ago and the complaints started shortly thereafter. There are members of city council who are constantly looking for something to complain about here.