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  • Program aims to help workers find jobs

    The Trimble Banner

    With unemployment in the double-digits, trying to find work is a full-time job in itself.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Milton Lions Club hosting yard sale The Milton Lions Club is planning a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, to raise money for its eye-care programs. Donations for the yard sale will be accepted at the clubhouse on U.S. 421 North in Milton from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13. All pro

  • Hospitals reduce inmate's medical charges

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court approved payment of two hospital bills incurred in November when an inmate at Carroll County Detention Center suffered a heart attack. In a special meeting Friday afternoon, March 5, Judge-Executive Randy Stevens presented magistrates with two negotiated bills for treatment given to Calvin Sturgill, 45, of Milton. Sturgill has been

  • STATES AGREE TO SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE

    The Trimble Banner With $20 million in TIGER grant funding pledged by the federal government, officials from Indiana and Kentucky say that each state is committed to paying its share of the remaining $111 million needed to replace the superstructure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Though the exact source of Indiana’s share hasn’t been established, Will Wingfield, commun

  • Local band ‘Cost of Sin’ opens show in Louisville

    Residents of Tilley Street and those in the surrounding area may have noticed a heavy vibration in the neighborhood in recent weeks. The pounding of a steady rock drumbeat, the heavy throb of a driving bass guitar, soaring guitar leads and vocal exercises by an intense lead singer herald the coming of a new musical force in Carrollton. That f

  • New opportunities for riverfront

    After years of discussion and months of negotiations, the city of Carrollton is the new owner of the 12-acre Liter’s Quarry property, which is bound by the Kentucky River, south of U.S. 42 at the Carrollton-Prestonville Bridge, west of Second Street and stops at Bakers Auto Salvage. “It feels great,” Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden said. “... Folks have been

  • Dispatch to get digital logging system

    Carroll County’s emergency dispatch will soon have a new, digital voice logging system. The members of Carroll County Fiscal Court approved the purchase during their Feb. 23 meeting. Funding for the equipment is through a 911 grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The Carroll County 911 Board was notified in October 2009 it

  • New Carrollton JCTC building included in House budget, Rep. Rand announces

    A long-awaited $12 million addition to the Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College is included in the House budget approved Tuesday night by the chamber’s Appropriations and Revenue Committee, state Rep. Rick Rand announced today.               “As many may recall, this project was veto

  • City receives grant for sewer projects

    Major infrastructure improvements to area sewer systems are underway thanks in part to a federal grant. Carrollton, in partnership with the Gallatin County Fiscal Court and the city of Glencoe, recently received $2,783,000 through the Economic Development Administration, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for sanitary sewer impro

  • Repaired Markland chamber resumes locking tows

    The Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began locking Ohio River traffic through the repaired 1,200-foot chamber late in the day on Monday, March 1, according to Carol Laboshosky, media spokesperson for the Corps of Engineers Louisville District. “The lock opened last night,” Laboshosky said Tuesday morning. &ldqu