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  • Committee explores Kysoc possibilities

    An exploratory group interested in the future of Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc met recently to discuss the possibility of reopening the facility. The property and buildings have been vacant since Cardinal Hills Healthcare System closed Easter Seals Camp Kysoc and abandoned the property in late May. Cardinal Hills transferred the property to the Kentucky Department of Parks. Thirty of the 124-ac

  • County student scores show improvement

    Carroll County schools made gains on the 2009-10 Kentucky Core Content Test results announced last week but failed to meet No Child Left Behind criteria. Both Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School scored above the state average in all but one category, science at CCMS and on-demand writing at CCHS. “It was an extremely a large movement for both schools,” Carro

  • City’s attorneys seek to dismiss portions of suit

    The Trimble Banner Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad will hear a motion on Friday, Oct. 1, to dismiss portions of a lawsuit filed against the City of Milton by former clerk/treasurer Shannon Hoskins. Hoskins filed a wrongful termination suit July 30 against the city and Mayor Denny Jackson, alleging that she was fired July 22 out of retribution for being a whistleblower. The suit also allege

  • County road barn set to get ‘facelift’

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Road Department’s barn will soon get a facelift. Fiscal Court on Monday gave the OK to Judge-Executive Randy Stevens to hire Eddie Riley of North Carolina to paint the exterior of the road barn for $5,200. Stevens said Riley was recommended to him by farmers in the county who have hired him in the past to paint their barns. He said Riley will pressur

  • Parents: Kindergarten classes too full

    The Trimble Banner Just weeks after the 2010-11 school year started, parents of kindergartners at Milton Elementary School are asking district officials for a third kindergarten teacher. This is the first year for all-day kindergarten in the district, and projections fell short of the actual number of children who would be enrolled at the school. At the Sept. 15 Board of Education meeting, a gr

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    County agency, KSP collecting old drugs The Kentucky State Police and the Tri-County Community Action Agency each will be hosting a collection for unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Both events will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collection sites will be available at all KSP posts statewide, including Post 5 in Campbellsburg. Visit KentuckyStatePolice.org for more in

  • Board OKs changes to student discipline code

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Board of Education approved some minor changes to the district’s Student Discipline Code during its regular meeting Wednesday, June 23. The changes will be effective when the 2010-11 school year starts in both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school. Several points under “Behavior Violations” were amended

  • Residents have until Oct. 4 to register to vote

    Deadlines for the upcoming fall elections in Carroll County are quickly approaching. Carroll County residents have until Oct. 4 to register to cast their votes on Nov. 2, Deputy County Clerk Patti Mefford said. Those who may not be in town or unable to get out and vote on election day may now begin calling the Carroll County clerk’s office to request an absentee ballot. Absentee voting a

  • Washburn/Moore Cemetery will not be moved

    A private family cemetery, located about three-quarters of a mile off Gilgal Road and accessed by a lane called Zen Forest Road, will not be moved. Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite, a funeral director with Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, confirmed Monday that deed records indicate the cemetery was excluded from being sold with the remainder of the original farm on which it was locate

  • Stainless markets look bright for NAS, Acerinox

    Officials from North American Stainless and Acerinox, its parent company, delivered a clear message Thursday: The company is strong, healthy and well-positioned for the future. “We are a good customer and a good supplier,” CEO Bernardo Velazquez said during the first Acerinox Investor and Analyst’s Day held at the NAS plant in Ghent. Velazquez told more than 50 investor