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  • 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

  • Worthville soldier is Afghanistan casualty

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday.             Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,

  • Court OKs 2010-11 asphalt, rock bids

    The Trimble Banner Only two companies submitted bids last month to provide Trimble County with supplies needed for road projects. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Fiscal Court opened the sealed bids during a special meeting Wednesday, June 30. Stevens said Nugent Sand of Carroll County bid to provide rock and gravel, offering dense-grade aggragate – the most-used kind of

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.