Today's News

  • Now’s your chance to dispose of household hazardous waste

    Ahh, spring! The weather, so far, has been really beautiful and I’m enjoying it despite the allergies that go along with re-awakening nature. It is literally a joy to go outside to cover sports and other events. I even walked with my camera bag to the courthouse Tuesday to take photos of a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection there. (

  • Panthers top Pacers, fall short at Frankfort

    Carroll County’s baseball Panthers added Switzerland County to their list of conquests in this young season following a heartbreaking loss to state power Franklin County last week. Will Yager got the win on three shutout innings after giving up only three hits as Carroll topped the Pacers 11-1 in Vevay on Wednesday. Jesse Proctor came

  • CCHS boys’ tennis slams first win

    The Panthers conquered the first hurdle of the season: winning their first game. Carroll County defeated Gallatin County 3-2 on March 30 on the road. While Carroll County Head Coach Juan Fernandez was happy with his team’s win, he was disappointed that they did not go undefeated against the Wildcats. He pointed to unforced errors as th

  • Lady netters top Gallatin Co.

    The Lady Panthers shutout Gallatin County at home, winning 5-0 on March 30. “We just played a lot better,” Head Coach Larry Morgan said. “It was a combination of us playing well and them not playing up to their potential. In No. 1 singles, senior Priya Patel won against Brooke Clark 6-1, 6-4. In No. 2 singles, senior Staci McArter won against Anna Beth Edens 7-


    Friday, April 9 Trimble County Senior Citizens will hold a bake sale at the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank. Proceeds to go to the TC Relay for Life. Angel Food Ministries has moved to the New Life Assembly of God, located at the end of Church Street in Bedford. Order times are from 6-7 p.m. and Sat., April 10 from 11 a.m. to 12. Distribution will be on April 24 from 8:30-9:

  • New mayor of Prestonville aims to clean up town

    When the mayor’s position became vacant, the city of Prestonville did not look far for his replacement. Robert “Spike” Barnes, then a city commissioner, was nominated by his fellow commissioners to become the next mayor. Barnes, who was three years into his first term before becoming mayor, served his first day in office o

  • Burglars strike twice at Trimble Co. home

    The Trimble Banner Lightning may not strike twice, but Rob and Nikki Davis of Milton found out that burglars sometimes do. The couple’s home at 3286 Milton-Bedford Pike was reported burglarized on Thursday, April 1. Rich Knighten, chief deputy for Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons, said the Davises reported that someone had entered th

  • Main Street thanks its Easter event supporters

    Editor: The Carrollton Main Street Program would like to express its sincere thanks to all who helped to make this year’s Easter on the Square a huge success. We would like to especially thank the following: The Kentucky Kruisers, Family Worship Center youth group and parents, The Carrollton Police Department, the City of Carrollton Pu


    Teen Leadership Trimble sponsors blood drive Trimble County High School student Brian Hemmer and Teen Leadership Trimble are sponsoring the group's annual American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium. Because of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, plus the snowstorms, The Red Cross asked Hemmer to


    Wednesday, April 7 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. Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall. Thursday, April 8 Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Pa