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  • 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

  • Prestonville dedicates city park

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson joined Prestonville Mayor Robert “Spike” Barnes Saturday in dedicating the city’s park, which has been under construction for more than a year. The county and city have worked together to “provide a place for children to have things to do and play and be safe,” Tomlinson said. Barnes thanked the county for its assistance saying the city could not have completed the park without the assistance of fiscal court.

  • Green Acres residents out of the loop

    Frustrated. That’s the feeling of residents at Green Acres Mobile Home Park after owner John Davis’ permit was suspended by the Three Rivers District Health Department June 3. The action, based on violations found at the mobile home park, left its residents with 35 days from that date to move. But as of Thursday, June 17, some

  • Library grant to benefit adult literacy program

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a $12,776 grant to Carroll County Public Library to help enhance the educational services offered to those in the community. This is the second straight year the library has received the grant, which runs from May to May, Youth Services Librarian Leslie Sutherland said. An organization may recei

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Website updated for bridge project The Milton-Madison Bridge project website has been upgraded with many features designed to help those who cross the Ohio River span to get to jobs, shopping or other activities. Easier to navigate, the site now allows users to keep up with real-time information about closures and, once construction begins, ferry schedules. Users also can subscri