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  • Council hears first readings for city, CU 2010-2011 fiscal budgets

    Property acquisition along the Ohio River front and the completion of major construction projects in town are the focus of the city’s 2010-2011 fiscal year budget, which came up for its first reading at the April 26 council meeting. “We’ve made great strides in trying to improve the appearance of Carrollton for the benef

  • Groundbreaking marks start of Polk Street extension work

    State and local representatives gathered at Carroll County High School Thursday morning to ceremonially break ground on the Polk Street extension project. The long-awaited project will officially begin at the end of May, according to Ohio Valley Asphalt Vice President Jamie King, whose company was awarded the contract at the city council meeting on April 12. OVA, located in Carro

  • Arrest made in Milton robbery

    A Madison resident is arrested in connection with the robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located in Trimble County on April 27.

    Gregory A. Goins, 44, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Through an investigation led by KSP Detective Jason Brown, it was determined that Goins is the suspect seen in the surveillance footage using a handgun to rob the store, according to the release.  Goins was located and arrested at a homeless shelter in Louisville by the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force.

  • Budget impasse could shut down state government

    The lack of a state budget when the new fiscal year begins on July 1 would have an adverse effect on local and county governments. “I have a real concern over the state budget situation,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday. “Kentucky’s commitment for the Milton-Madison bri

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  • Suspect sought in Milton armed robbery

    Kentucky State Police released surveillance photos of a man suspected of robbing a clerk at the Milton Discount Tobacco store about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

  • RICHEY DUNLAP -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Richey Dunlap is one of two candidates vying for Trimble County sheriff with no background or training in law enforcement. But that, he said, should not be an issue among voters in the May 18 Primary Election. Dunlap said, historically, most candidates elected sheriff in Trimble had no previous law

  • PAUL POE -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Paul Poe is no stranger to running for Trimble County sheriff. After two previous bids in 2002 and 2006, he is hoping this time will be the charm. If elected, Poe said he would make combating drugs in the county his top priority. “I hate drugs,” he said. He said programs addressing the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse are needed in the county, a

  • ‘A GREAT THING’

    The Trimble Banner Sometimes, the success of an event outpaces everyone’s expectations. Such was the case Saturday, April 24, at the county’s first Household Hazardous Waste Day at Trimble County Park. County solid-waste coordinator Matt Gossom estimated about 80 vehicles came to the park’s maintanence barn to unload eve

  • Carroll County Cares

    The rains stopped mid-afternoon Friday just in time for the Carroll County Cares celebration on the courthouse lawn to raise awareness of child abuse in the community. Sponsored by Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, the event included fun and games, inflatables and free hamburgers and hot dogs for the more than 400 who attended to stress the message of child abuse preventio