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  • Ambulance involved in accident

    The Carrollton Police Department investigated a traffic accident Friday, Feb. 26, involving an ambulance belonging to the Carroll County Ambulance Service and two other vehicles. At 11:53 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26 in the 300 block of Highland Avenue. According to Assistant Chief Steve Abbott who investigated, a 2006 Ford ambulance driven by Nicol

  • Student faces charges after pellet gun bus incident

    A 10-year-old Cartmell Elementary School student is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property and two counts of fourth-degree assault in connection with a pellet pistol allegedly fired on a school bus. On Monday Feb. 22 at about 2:45 p.m. in the Cartmell Elementary School parking lot on the school bus, a 10-year-old all

  • Time capsule tells story of school’s origin

    A new elementary/junior high school opened in September 1963 on U.S. Hwy. 42 on the east end of Carrollton. During that inaugural 1963-64 school year in the facility, a time capsule was sealed within the structure to be opened someday in the future. That day came Friday as school officials who have begun a major renovation of the school campu

  • Sturgill pleads guilty to incest; sentencing set for April 15

    The Trimble Banner Nearly two years after first being charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl and sexual abuse of two other girls – one younger than 12 and one over 12 – Calvin Sturgill, 45 last week signed an agreement pleading guilty to one charge of incest. Sturgill was indicted in June 2007 and January 2008 on

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    No makeup days set for school year – yet Superintendent Marcia Haney-Dunaway said Friday that Trimble County Schools have missed 10 days so far this year because of inclement weather. The last day of school is now set at Friday, June 4. That date would change if additional days are missed, she said. So far, no makeup days have been scheduled.

  • Academic Team wins regional Governor’s Cup competition

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER

    In a region with some of the very best performing school districts in the state, Trimble County High School made it to the top in the Governor’s Cup Competition last weekend.

    Oh Saturday, the TCHS A-Team won the 8th Region Academic Team meet against Shelby, Conner, Ryle and other top high schools in Northern Kentucky.

  • Most TIGER-funded eeprojects involve rail

    The Trimble Banner

    The Milton-Madison Bridge project was one of 50 projects selected for funding out of a total of about 1,400 applications submitted for the a total of $60 billion in grants.

    The majority of the projects selected for Transportation Investment Growing Economic Recovery grant funding were those improving major railway and interstate corridors nationwide.

  • Area officials excited about bridge project

    The Trimble Banner

    MADISON, Ind. –“We are so excited,” said Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, smiling broadly after a Monday news conference with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in Madison’s City Hall.

    Stevens said he and other Trimble officials are thrilled to see the project moving forward, especially “after seeing things go backward, with the weight-limit reduction, and the poor rating [of the bridge].”

  • State, federal officials commit to funding bridge project

    The Trimble Banner

     

    MADISON, Ind. – There were no surprises in Monday’s news conference with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at Madison’s City Hall.

    LaHood, who earlier in the day had visited officials with the Louisville bridges project in Jeffersonville, Ind., was escorted into Madison by Indiana Congressman Baron Hill to personally pledge the $20 million in federal grants awarded to the Milton-Madison Bridge project.

  • Chism to serve 1 year in jail

    The Trimble Banner

    A former Trimble County High School teacher was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 18, to one year in jail with five years’ conditional discharge on a single count of first-degree sexual assault.