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  • KSP offers Citizens' Police Academy

    The Henry County Local

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – Next month, Trimble County residents can get a closer look at how Kentucky State Police do what they do every day.

  • Wood calls it a day

    The Trimble Banner Perhaps snow, rain, heat or the gloom of night never kept Pete Woods from completing his appointed rounds, but retirement will. Wood, who has been a mail carrier for the Milton Post Office for nearly 39 years, will finish his route for the last time on Friday, Oct. 1. Postmaster Cecilia Oak is hosting a retirement open house for Wood from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2, at

  • Three charged in Bedford meth lab arrests

    The Trimble Banner Three Bedford residents were arrested Wednesday, Sept. 22, after law enforcement officials found an operational methamphetamine lab at the residence. Robert Lee Stivers, 37; Susie Beatrice Stivers, 38; and Melissa B. Brewer, 34, face one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense. Each is being held at Carr

  • Masons to burn mortgage on new lodge

    Less than a year after adding its lodge onto the existing Milton Lions Club building on U.S. 421 South in Milton, members of Milton Masonic Lodge F&AM No.

  • NCLB brings mixed results to Trimble County schools

    The Trimble Banner There was good news and bad for Trimble County Public Schools last week, when the results of the federal No Child Left Behind progress reports were released statewide. The reports are based on the percentage of students in each school who earn a proficient or distinguished rating on the Kentucky Core Content Test, which measures student progress for the federal program. Pr

  • Candidates square off on state, national issues

    The Oldham Era LA GRANGE, Ky. – State spending, expanded gambling and the future of roads and schools are key issues in the races for Kentucky’s Senate District 26 and House District 47. Candidates engaged in a 90-minute forum Sept. 16 that drew an estimated 350 people to Oldham County High School. Hosted by the Tri-County Tea Party, candidates responded to about 20 questions aske

  • City applies for grant to assess for chemical

    The city of Carrollton is seeking federal grant funds to determine if a specific chemical is present in soil. If not found it will make the sale of real estate here easier for its owners. City council unanimously agreed to authorize Mayor Dwight Louden to enter into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for the city to act as the applicant for the Brownfields Assessment Grant at

  • 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