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  • Consultants update board on Cartmell renovation

    Contractors working on renovations at Cartmell Elementary School have uncovered instances of masonry work problems in the original structure and asbestos that they have had to remove. Representatives from RossTarrant Architects, Inc., gave an update on the progress of the construction project currently underway at the school during the March

  • Carrollton Fire responds to unauthorized burn

    The Carrollton Fire Department responded to a grass fire between the 800 and 900 block of Fourth Street Saturday night. The call was dispatched at 9:49 p.m., and two engines and 11 personnel arrived on scene at 9:55 p.m. according to Fire Chief Randy Tharp. Carrollton Fire requested Westside Volunteer Fire Department to assist with their brush truck. Two trucks and fire fighters r

  • City accepting bids for Polk Street project

    The city of Carrollton is currently advertising bids for the Polk Street project. An advertisement ran in last week’s News-Democrat, and another will appear this week, Mayor Dwight Louden said. There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting on March 31 at 10 a.m. for all those bidding on the project. The deadline to submit a bid is April

  • 2010 Relay kicks off

    Relay for life organizers and volunteers hope to raise money to help “toon out” cancer at this year’s event. The 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held on Friday May 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The goal for this year’s event, themed “Let’s Toon Out Cancer,&

  • COPPER TARGET OF THEFT

    The Trimble Banner Nugent Sand Company is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of people responsible for a theft that occurred early Wednesday, March 17, at it’s Carroll County operation on State Hwy. 36, just east of Milton, Ky. At about 6:15 a.m., Nugent employees discovered the conveyor that

  • Carroll County gets healthy
  • Tips sought in daytime burglaries

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public regarding two recent home burglaries. The first incident occurred sometime between 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the 1000 block of 421 South, just outside of Bedford. Intruders apparently used a crow bar to force open a side door to en

  • Man charged in meth bust

    The Trimble Banner An anonymous tip led law enforcement to a possible methamphetamine lab in a Trimble County home on Saturday, March 13. Trimble Sheriff Tim Coons said Monday that he and two of his deputies, Brian Denton and Dale Ralston, assisted Kentucky State Police troopers in the arrest of James P. McFarland, 27, at his 23 Orchard Cou

  • Milton panel to consider variance

    The Trimble Banner The developer of the former Milton Elementary School is seeking a variance from Milton City Commission regarding the installation of water lines into the building. Riverside Contracting and Excavating, owned by former Trimble County resident Lisa Hammock and her husband, Tom, plan to convert the 50-year-old building into

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    2010-11 kindergarten registration to start Register your child for kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Bedford Elementary School, or from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Milton Elementary School. Eligible children must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 10, 2010. For more information