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  • Suspect sought in Milton armed robbery

    Kentucky State Police released surveillance photos of a man suspected of robbing a clerk at the Milton Discount Tobacco store about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

  • RICHEY DUNLAP -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Richey Dunlap is one of two candidates vying for Trimble County sheriff with no background or training in law enforcement. But that, he said, should not be an issue among voters in the May 18 Primary Election. Dunlap said, historically, most candidates elected sheriff in Trimble had no previous law

  • PAUL POE -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Paul Poe is no stranger to running for Trimble County sheriff. After two previous bids in 2002 and 2006, he is hoping this time will be the charm. If elected, Poe said he would make combating drugs in the county his top priority. “I hate drugs,” he said. He said programs addressing the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse are needed in the county, a

  • ‘A GREAT THING’

    The Trimble Banner Sometimes, the success of an event outpaces everyone’s expectations. Such was the case Saturday, April 24, at the county’s first Household Hazardous Waste Day at Trimble County Park. County solid-waste coordinator Matt Gossom estimated about 80 vehicles came to the park’s maintanence barn to unload eve

  • Carroll County Cares

    The rains stopped mid-afternoon Friday just in time for the Carroll County Cares celebration on the courthouse lawn to raise awareness of child abuse in the community. Sponsored by Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, the event included fun and games, inflatables and free hamburgers and hot dogs for the more than 400 who attended to stress the message of child abuse preventio

  • TIM COONS -- INCUMBENT

    The Trimble Banner Each of the three challengers for Trimble County sheriff in the May 18 Primary Election have stressed the belief that residents need to know they can call on the sheriff or his deputies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Incumbent Tim Coons couldn’t agree more. He says that’s why he’s worked for nearly eight years to increase the staff in

  • CHIP PERRY -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Chip Perry said he has covered at least three-quarters of the county while campaigning for Trimble County sheriff. “I’ve been knocking on a lot of doors. I’m amazed how many people have dogs,” he said, adding that he has learned to always carry dog biscuits while stumping. “I’m g

  • Thieves hit area vending machines

    Kentucky State Police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly have broken into vending machines in Henry and Trimble counties. The latest incident occurred over the weekend at the Milton Car Wash in downtown Milton, next to the Swifty gas station, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public affairs officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The two men wer

  • Bedford commission awards sexton contract

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission awarded Gerald Kincaid of Bagdad, Ky., a one-year contract to handle sexton duties at Bedford Cemetery during a special meeting Wednesday, April 14. Kincaid was one of four bidders for the contract, which includes mowing and other lawn care, as well as opening and closing graves, maintanance and repairs. Mr. Kincaid had the lowest bid o

  • County’s cleanup continues

    The Trimble Banner Residents have another opportunity to help clean up Trimble County. Fiscal Court is sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Trimble County Park. The event is going to be managed by Safety Kleen of New Castle, Ky. On Monday, April 19, county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom told Fiscal Court that all oil collect