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  • Mullins murder trial set for Feb. 7 in Trimble

    The Trimble Banner Two major criminal cases have been scheduled for jury trials in February. Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad scheduled Clester E. Mullins’ murder trial to begin before a Trimble County jury Feb. 7. Mullins is charged with the Dec. 6, 2008, murder of his roommate, Stephen Michael “Catfish” Jones, in a trailer they shared on Coopers Bottom Road in

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Food Bank open to local residents The Dare to Care Food Bank will be open from 1-3 p.m. Friday, July 23, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. The Food Bank is open only to Trimble County residents. For more information, call Rita Davis at (502) 255-4879. Attention Trimble sixth-graders Don’t forget, the Sixth-Grade Academy is

  • Leaders tackle plan for bridge closure

    Local business and government leaders discussed potential marketing strategies for Carroll County Wednesday in preparation for the 2011 closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, as well as Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden and Carroll County

  • Stout remembered as devoted family man, spiritual servant

    Initiate a conversation with any relative or friend of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Todd Stout and very soon the subject of his preaching and singing ministries will come to the fore. Stout and two fellow soldiers were killed on July 13 while repelling insurgents during a complex attack on the Afghan National Civi

  • Local soldier killed in Afghan insurgent attack

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday. Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23, and Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate, 27 – died “of wounds sustained when insu

  • Residents return to ask council to address erosion

    Carrollton residents who live along Main Street requested that council put together a committee to address the erosion issue along the Ohio riverbank. The group had previously attended the Feb. 8 Carrollton City Council meeting in which Main Street resident Jimmy Supplee requested council and Mayor Dwight Louden look

  • Committee looks to improve signage leading into city

    Carrollton City Council authorized Mayor Dwight Louden to apply for cultural and recreational signage through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and to spend $1,280 on the project. Downtown Revitalization Committee Chairman Sam Burgess presented information about the state Department of Transportation Cabinet Parks and Recreational Signage

  • Sheriff Coons suffers minor heart attack; back on job next week

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons suffered a mild heart attack early Tuesday morning, July 6.

  • Delinquent taxes to be sold July 20

    The Trimble Banner   Tax bills that are not paid on time can be sold to third parties who pay the back taxes owed, then go to work collecting that payment – plus interest – from the delinquent taxpayer, according to Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell. A taxpayer whose deliqent tax bill is $600 could triple to $1,800, with interest and fees that can legally be tac

  • Henry County woman takes home Miss Trimble crown

    The Trimble Banner A Henry County woman took home the title of Miss Trimble County this year. This was the first time the Fair Board did not restrict the Trimble fair pageants to Trimble County residents, said board President Linda Craig. Jessica Ottersback, 19, of Smithfield took home the crown. She will represent Trimble County in the Miss Kentucky County Fair pageant at the K