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  • Carrollton woman arrested for trespassing

    Carrollton Police arrested a local woman for entering a stranger’s home and refusing to leave.

    The police received the call at 7:37 p.m. on April 23 from 322 Port William Lane. The caller allegedly said reported a strange female in her house that would not leave, according to the police report.

    Cassie L. Yeary, 36, of Carrollton was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing first degree and public intoxication. She also had three Trimble County District Court warrants for theft by deception.

  • CPD arrests woman in local store

    A Worthville woman was arrested on drug and shoplifting charges in Trader Bakers April 22.

  • Milton-Madison span reopens a day early

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    Due to an outstanding effort by work crews and the cooperation of the weather, the Milton-Madison Bridge reopened 24 hours ahead of schedule at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

  • Pascual, Jimenez prom royalty
  • Kaelyn Gault crowned 2012 Derby Festival Queen

    “Enjoy every minute of sleep you get Monday.”

    Sage advice from one beauty queen, Heather French Henry, to another – Kaelyn Gault of Carrollton, who was chosen to reign as queen over more than 70 events taking place during the two weeks of the 2012 Kentucky Derby Festival.

  • Park manager position is vacant again

    The Two Rivers RV Campground is without a manager yet again.

    Mayor Gene McMurry confirmed in an interview Tuesday that Frances Wyman turned down the job because she did not like the contract and what it asked her to do.

    Carrollton City Council had agreed on the terms of the contractor position of Two Rivers RV Park campground manager at an  April 26 special meeting. It was approved 5-0. Councilman Adam Raker was not present for the vote.

  • Marsh begins work on policy manuals

    County Attorney Nick Marsh is beginning work on policy manuals for the offices headed by elected officials, such as the sheriff and county clerk.

    The issue of office policies arose last month at the fiscal court meeting when County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said he would like to see consistency among the courthouse offices on when they close for holidays.

  • Two arrested after three-county pursuit

    A pursuit on I-71 that spanned three counties ended with two subjects being apprehended by the Kentucky State Police.

    Trooper Zack Morris responded to a call of a possible driving under the influence on Interstate 71 North in Henry County at about 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, according to a state police news release.

    After observing the vehicle, Morris activated the lights and siren on his cruiser to warn the vehicle to stop. The driver of the vehicle, Marcus E. Gritton, 33, of Louisville, continued driving, according to the news release.

  • Revised job descriptions place six under police chief’s supervision

    Carrollton City Council approved revisions to 10 job descriptions on first reading Monday night, most of them tied to a change that places 911 dispatch under the direction of the police department.

    One other change was made in the job description of the city’s building inspector and code enforcement officer, removing language stating that the person will work in the public works department one or two days a week.

    Council will have a second reading of the changes at its May 14 meeting.

  • Carrollton man arrested following search

    A knock-and-talk visit by law enforcement officials to a Ninth Street apartment yielded a find of items used to make and ingest methamphetamine.

    Carroll County Deputy Sheriffs J.T. Shaw and Clay Cable went to 1209 Ninth St., Carrollton, the residence of Machiel A. Martin on Thursday, April 19. The Sheriff’s Office had received a report that methamphetamine was present in the apartment and was being manufactured in the dwelling, according to a news release.