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  • County awarded state assistance after flood

    Carroll County is among three counties designated by Gov. Steve Beshear to receive state financial help and 17 counties designated for all categories of public assistance as part of Kentucky’s federal disaster declaration following a May 1 storm. On June 11, Beshear and the Department for Local Government announced the award of Flood C

  • A Week of Fun at the County Fair
  • Out-sourced services may allow alcohol sales at park

    Carrollton’s General Butler State Resort Park is among Kentucky State Park facilities that may privatize food services, golf operations and begin selling alcohol by the drink. On Thursday, June 10, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet launched a plan that state officials said was designed to transform and modernize the Kentu

  • Mobile home park permit suspended

    Three Rivers District Health Department suspended the permit of John Davis, owner of Green Acres Mobile Home Park located at 4784 Hwy. 36 East in Sanders, due to failure to repair repeated regulation violations. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Public Health file on the case stated the permit suspension occurred June

  • P&Z approves building plans for Dollar Barn on Highland

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission approved design plans for the potential construction of a new retail business in Carrollton June 7. The design was approved contingent upon improvements being made to the appearance of the exterior front façade, the addition of two 4 by 4 ft. windows and the endorsement of the color of t

  • TCHS issues 94 diplomas to Class of 2010

    The Trimble Banner In the standing-room-only gymnasium at Trimble County High School, 94 members of the Class of 2010 received their diplomas – marking the completion of their 12-year education. After a performance of “My Old Kentucky Home” by the TCHS band and an invocation by Daryl Haveline, Hanna

  • Court approves $11,500 repair to ambulance

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court voted Friday to spend $13,500 for repair and maintenance of one of the county-owned ambulances. During the special meeting, Magistrate Kirby Melvin informed the court that the engine block needs to be replaced because of damage to a cylinder and blades on the turbo. The vehicle was refurbished after being damaged severa

  • Two arrests early Sunday, drugs involved

    Two Louisville residents were arrested after fleeing Carrollton police in the early morning hours of June 6 in downtown Carrollton. William C. Taylor, 34, of Louisville, was charged with second degree fleeing or evading police; second degree assault of a police officer; first degree possession of a controlled substance; first degree traffick

  • JCTC facility doesn’t land funding in state budget

    Funding for a new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton did not make the final budget approved May 29 by state lawmakers. While the project had been included in the Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget presented to the Kentucky General Assembly earlier this year, the $12 million in funding for the project didn’t m

  • Robbery not first incident at Milton residence

    The Trimble Banner Just over a year after two men robbed Milton resident Josh Broughton Sr. at the 284 Snell Lane home he shares with his father-in-law, Ed Snell, police are investigating a similar robbery at the same residence. This time, Broughton allegedly was shot in the shin by one of the suspects, police said. Snell called 911 to rep