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  • Clem to return as Carrollton Housing Authority director

    Ray Clem will succeed Harold Malcomb as the executive director of the Carrollton Housing Authority next month. Clem, who is currently the administrator of New Horizons Assisted Living Center in Carrollton, returns to the position he held previously from 1979 to 1984. “Ray starts the first of November and Harold’s retirement is at the end of November so there will be an overlap for

  • Louden seeks to build on initiatives he started

    Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden hopes to continue his plans for revitalizing the downtown area with an improved riverfront and new businesses as well as working towards cleaning up the city if elected to another four years in office.

  • 50th reunion planned at Camp Kysoc Nov. 13

    A 50th anniversary reunion is being planned for former campers, camp staff and concerned citizens who hope to see Carrollton’s former Camp Kysoc reopened as a camping facility for special needs children and adults. A special account has been opened by the Carrollton Rotary Club to accept tax-exempt donations as seed money to be used for a local entity to operate the facility under new man

  • Poker Run Oct. 24 to benefit local Shop With A Cop

    The third annual Shop With A Cop Poker Run will be held Sunday, Oct. 24. Sign-ups will be held from 9-11 a.m. at the front entrance (Hwy. 227) of General Butler State Resort Park with the run starting at 11 a.m. In case of rain on Oct. 24, the event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 31, rain or shine. Registration fees are $20 per couple or $15 for a single. Extra hands can be purchased for $5. A ca

  • Political candidates respond to questionnaires

    Candidates for city and county offices and those for state legislature respond on a series of questions posed in a questionnaire. Only races that are contested are included in these profiles. MAYOR OF PRESTONVILLE Vickie Burgin Political Office: Mayor Prestonville Age: 34 How long have you been a resident of Carroll County? All my life, and 16 years in Prestonville. Where did you attend hi

  • MES panel requests 3rd kindergarten teacher

    The Trimble Banner Members of the Site Based Decision Making Council for Milton Elementary School voted Thursday to recommend hiring a third kindergarten teacher. The additional teacher is intended to reduce class size for the all-day kindergarten program, which began in Milton and Bedford elementaries this year.   Principal Sharon James told the council that, as of that day, 61 kind

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Community invited to Yenowine service A Celebration for Life is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at Bedford Elementary School to honor the late Cmdr. George H. Yenowine III. Mr. Yenowine died unexpectedly on Sept. 19. The Trimble County community is invited to attend. Police search Milton trailer for meth lab Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 and personnel from the Trimble Count

  • Two file as write-ins for Milton commission

    The Trimble Banner Two Milton residents have filed as write-in candidates for city commissioner. Paul Muck and Tom Mahoney now are in the running for the four available positions, according to Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell. Candidates have until Oct. 22 to file as write-ins for the Nov. 2 General Election. The two men will be running against incumbents Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen, and

  • WALSH OFFICIALS EXPLAIN BRIDGE PROJECT

    The Trimble Banner Area residents were delighted by the news last week that the company that won the contract for the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project plans to close the Ohio River crossing for just 10 days during the course of the project. “All of us who rely on this river crossing as a means of making a living and to support our families should feel a huge sense of release,&rd

  • Field fire kept under control

    The Trimble Banner It was only a matter of time. Drought conditions have left crops and grasses throughout the county dried to a crisp, and on Friday afternoon a field outside of Bedford caught fire during harvest. Cody Thomas, who has been farming land owned by Cary Cassell for about five years, said he was combining the soybean field when he noticed smoke behind him. “I have no idea&r