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  • Three out-of-state juveniles arrested for multiple burglaries

    Three Mississippi juveniles were arrested Thursday June 24 after allegedly breaking into three homes and an abandoned trailer off Hwy. 36 East in Carroll County. The juveniles—a 15-year-old girl, a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy—were charged with four counts of second-degree burglary and one count of receiving stolen pro

  • Planning underway for Park to Park Trails project

    Planning is underway in earnest for the Park to Park Trails project which organizers hope will connect 14 miles of recreational trails between Point Park, General Butler State Resort Park and the Robert Westrick Memorial Park. Twenty-four persons representing various interests on the local and state levels attended an organizational meeting a

  • Changes made to school year by legislature

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved a calendar revision for the 2010-11 school year. The revision adds to days to the calendar year as directed by the recent special session of the General Assembly. The legislative body had originally cut two days from the calendar during the regular session in the spring. “The legislature h

  • Cornhole, wiffle ball take over the park

                       It’s a battle. A gauntlet of cornhole boards lay in perfect rows awaiting their competitors.                     Frank Geers, presi

  • City considers paving old Bedford Cemetery road

    Trimble Banner Intern Repairs to the road in the old Bedford Cemetery topped discussion of the Bedford City Commission during its regular meeting Monday, June 21. A pothole was repaired on the old road last week, but city commissioners discussed the possibility of repaving the entire road. The city bought the cemetery from the Interna

  • Trimble sheriff, KSP arrest Ind. fugitive

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons and troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 on Wednesday, June 16, arrested a Lawrenceburg, Ind., man wanted on four felony charges of child molestation. In an interview Friday, Coons said he was called at home Wednesday afternoon by detectives from the Lawrenceburg Police Department who suspected Carlos A. Posas, 37, had fle

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Trimble’s River Sweep rescheduled Volunteers are still needed for this year’s River Sweep. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 19, but heavy rains early that morning led county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom to postpone it until this week. Volunteers interested in helping to clean up Milton’s riverba

  • Bidding process starts for bridge-replacement project

    The Trimble Banner With funding in place for the $131 million replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River, the actual project begins in earnest this week, as officials begin advertising for bid proposals from qualified contractors and design firms. Potential bidders will be able to request a “contract book” from either the Indiana Department of Transp

  • High water, rain does not stop River Sweep volunteers

    Despite early morning rain and high river levels, 90-100 people showed up Saturday morning at Point Park to participate in the 21st annual Carroll County River Sweep. “I think all things considered, it went very well,” Main Street Manager Sam Burgess said. Participants cleaned up the Ohio and the Kentucky riverbanks, as well as

  • IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

    Carroll County emergency services personnel put their skills to the test June 16 with a disaster drill that involved the simulated release of two hazardous chemicals in separate incidents. The drill, coordinated by Carroll County Emergency Services, began at 9:20 a.m. with a scenario where hydrochloric acid was accidentally released at Dow C