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  • Bedford to combine sexton duties

    The Trimble Banner A plan to combine maintenance duties at Bedford Cemetery could end up saving the city money, according to city attorney Genon Hensley. Hensley, a member of the Bedford Cemetery committee, asked commissioners Monday, March 15, to OK a plan to add mowing and other maintenance to the sexton position. Currently, the sexton is a contract employee responsible for ope

  • Sheriff back in the saddle

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith is back on the job after recuperating from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Jan. 12. Smith was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 2350 (Martin Road) while responding to a domestic violence call when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the roadway, impacting with nearby tr

  • Carrollton JCTC facility included in House budget

    The third time could be the charm for the long-anticipated $12 million Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College. The Kentucky House of Representatives last week voted to include the appropriation for the JCTC project in its version of the 2010-2012 state budget, said Rep. Rick Rand (D-47th, Bedford). Carroll County an

  • CCHS drama club brings popular musical to the stage

    Pirates, a nursemaid and a famous major-general take the stage in the Carroll County High School drama club production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The musical will be held on Friday March 26 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday March 27 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for

  • KSP arrests 15 Carroll County residents on drug charges

    Kentucky State Police arrested 15 Carroll County residents on drug charges, mostly related to prescription pills, on March 8, 9 and 11. Those arrested by troopers from Campbellsburg Post No. 5 were taken into custody at the Carroll County Detention Center, according to Public Affairs Officer Trooper Michael Webb. One vehicle, numerous firear

  • Carrollton to host traveling Vietnam memorial in May

    It’s official. “The Moving Wall,” the half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is coming to Carrollton May 20-24.

    Like the full-size original, the traveling memorial contains the names of the more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in the Vietnam War.

  • Bridge project deadline extended to late 2012

     

  • Program aims to help workers find jobs

    The Trimble Banner

    With unemployment in the double-digits, trying to find work is a full-time job in itself.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Milton Lions Club hosting yard sale The Milton Lions Club is planning a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, to raise money for its eye-care programs. Donations for the yard sale will be accepted at the clubhouse on U.S. 421 North in Milton from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13. All pro

  • Hospitals reduce inmate's medical charges

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court approved payment of two hospital bills incurred in November when an inmate at Carroll County Detention Center suffered a heart attack. In a special meeting Friday afternoon, March 5, Judge-Executive Randy Stevens presented magistrates with two negotiated bills for treatment given to Calvin Sturgill, 45, of Milton. Sturgill has been