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  • 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

  • Crowds declined through fair week

    The Trimble Banner Though final tallies were not available, Fair Board President Linda Craig said attendance for the 2010 Trimble County Fair was down from last year. The event was moved from mid-June to the first week of July to accommodate Kissel Entertainment, the company that provides the carnival rides, Craig said. The move put the Tr

  • Green Acres’ license re-instated

    The residents of Green Acres Mobile Home Park likely rested easier this weekend after learning that owner, John Davis, had his permit reinstated after a re-inspection July 8. The inspection found all previous violations had been corrected. Three Rivers District Health Department had suspended Davis’ permit to operate the park due to failure to repair repeated regulation viol

  • Upcoming bridge construction will impact local traffic

    Several upcoming bridge repair and replacement projects will affect local motorists in the weeks, months and years to come. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson briefed the magistrates of the county’s Fiscal Court about state and U.S. highway road projects during that government body’s June 29 mee

  • Cannon faces new court date in 2009 animal cruelty case

    Donnie Cannon, who pleaded guilty on Jan. 28 to one count of second degree cruelty to animals, faces another court date on Aug. 26 for allegedly violating the terms of his conditional discharge. Cannon, 50, of Worthville, was arrested on charges of 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage

  • Families ‘kick off’ school year

    The summertime smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill on a hot summer afternoon drew a crowd at the Carrollton Walmart on Saturday for the third annual Carroll County Schools on the Road kick off for the 2010-2011 school year. The event helped bring together school faculty, parents and children to meet, ask questions and exchange inform

  • Carrollton Police awarded two grants

    The Carrollton Police Department recently received two grants to increase both its resources and coverage within the city limits. Chief Mike Willhoite said CPD received a Justice Assistance Grant of $1,500 for two permanent pharmaceutical drop-off boxes to expand the recovery program. The department currently owns two drop-off boxes, one permanent and one mobile, that it previous