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  • Carroll plans groundwater study

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted March 23 to contribute $5,000 toward a funding agreement that will allow a new study of groundwater level measurements and model simulations of the alluvial aquifer around Carroll County. “The total cost of the plan is $110,000,” Bill Osborne, general manager of Carrollton Utilities, told the mag

  • New Milton mayor 'hands on'

    The Trimble Banner Having raced hydroplanes at speeds of 120 mph or higher and having taught high school for 31 years, it seems Denny Jackson’s newest job as mayor of Milton, Ky., would be a walk in the park. “A lot more goes on in a small town than people realize,” Jackson said Tuesday, March 23, in his Milton City Hall office. “There are plenty of headac

  • Local burglaries still being investigated

     

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    Another daytime home burglary was reported in Trimble County last week. A family member reported that a home in the 300 block of Powell Hill Road was broken into through a side window.

  • Carrollton man arrested on warrant, new charges

    A local man was arrested Sunday on two warrants out of Boone County, as well as drug charges and potential stolen property charges out of Carroll County. Drake Meyer, 18, of Carrollton, was arrested by Carrollton Police Officer Michael Jump and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, prescription

  • Carroll County school board seeks replacement for Riley

    Lisa James, Carroll County Superintendent of Schools, has begun the process to appoint a replacement for board of education member Rob Riley who resigned earlier this month. “I need to resign from the school board position because I have purchased a home that is no longer in my district,” Riley told fellow board members during th

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY IN PLACE IN MILTON

    The city of Milton has issued a "boil water" advisory for downtown Milton water customers today, Wednesday, March 31. Crews were out most of the afternoon working to repair a broken water line in Milton hill. The advisory was issued as a precaution, in case the city's water was contaminated when the break occurred. 

    The advisory will be lifted once the city receives authorization from the Kentucky Division of Water, which will test the city's water to determine if any contamination occurred.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Board of Ed sets end of school, graduation The last day of classes in the Trimble County Schools for the 2009-10 school year will be Friday, June 4, with graduation set for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Trimble County High School. The Board of Education moved graduation to Sunday to avoid conflict with a track meet scheduled for Saturday, June 3. Graduation ceremonies have been he

  • Carrollton man charged with manslaughter in fatal wreck

    A Carrollton man has been charged with second degree manslaughter after leaving the scene of an accident late Sunday night. Esteban Valasquez, 25, allegedly was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer south on I-71 when he lost control and hit a pillar supporting an overpass at mile-marker 34. Kentucky State Police believe that alcohol was a contribut

  • TCMS receives $113,000 in federal grants

    The Trimble Banner Tier I status is what all schools nationally are trying to avoid under the federal No Child Left Behind law, but it seems being there for a year or two isn’t the worst that could happen. Trimble County Middle School recently received a federal grant for $113,000 to help teachers bridge the achievement gap on the CATS tests between students who rece

  • KSP investigating shooting death of Bedford teen

    The Trimble Banner It may be several weeks before Kentucky State Police detectives can determine the circumstances surrounding Monday’s shooting death of a Bedford teenager. Amanda Ralston, 19, was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. Monday, March 29, by Trimble County Coroner Fredrica Ransdell Congleton. Ralston apparently died of a gunshot wound, which was reported in a 9-1-1