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  • Carroll kicks off Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Perhaps the little blue ribbons in trees on the courthouse square and in area school yards have caught the attention of passers-by this week.  Local students and church youth groups placed the ribbons there as a kickoff to National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness a

  • KSP charges Carrollton man with first-degree sodomy

    A Carrollton man has been charged with first-degree sodomy with a victim under 12 years of age, a Class A felony offense. Kentucky State Police Det. Kevin Johnson arrested Kenny W. Stephens, 29, of Carrollton at 9:32 p.m. on April 5, following an interview at the KSP Campbellsburg Post No. 5, according to Public Affairs Officer Trooper Mich

  • Local GOP meets Senate candidates

    The three candidates for the U.S. Senate race in the May 18 Republican Primary came to Carrollton Saturday to spell out the reasons they believe they should lead the GOP ticket in Kentucky’s fall elections. John Stephenson of Fort Mitchell, Trey Grayson of Boone County and Dr. Rand Paul of Bowling Green are hoping to succeed Jim Bunning who will retire at the conclusion of h

  • 12 complete EMT training at Bedford station

    The Trimble Banner Twelve fledgling emergency medical technicians were graduated Saturday from the first EMT class offered in Trimble County since 1995. Instructor Dianne Logsdon of Louisville, who is director of Stars of Life Qualification Services of La Grange, and her co-instructor, Mike Terrell, handed certificates to the new graduates

  • New mayor of Prestonville aims to clean up town

    When the mayor’s position became vacant, the city of Prestonville did not look far for his replacement. Robert “Spike” Barnes, then a city commissioner, was nominated by his fellow commissioners to become the next mayor. Barnes, who was three years into his first term before becoming mayor, served his first day in office o

  • Burglars strike twice at Trimble Co. home

    The Trimble Banner Lightning may not strike twice, but Rob and Nikki Davis of Milton found out that burglars sometimes do. The couple’s home at 3286 Milton-Bedford Pike was reported burglarized on Thursday, April 1. Rich Knighten, chief deputy for Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons, said the Davises reported that someone had entered th

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Teen Leadership Trimble sponsors blood drive Trimble County High School student Brian Hemmer and Teen Leadership Trimble are sponsoring the group's annual American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium. Because of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, plus the snowstorms, The Red Cross asked Hemmer to

  • Eggs-traordinary Fun

    Children enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at Easter on the Square, decorating eggs, bouncing on the inflatables, visiting with the Easter Bunny, playing games, gathering eggs and much more!  

  • Harris: ‘too early to tell’ on new Carrollton campus

    The failure of the Kentucky House and Senate to agree on budget issues leaves in doubt the possibility of a new Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community Technical College being included in a budget during this session. “It’s too early to tell what’s going to happen on the budget,” State Senator Ernie Harris said durin

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED IN DOWNTOWN MILTON

    The BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been lifted for customers in downtown Milton who were without service part of Friday, April 9.

    The Kentucky Division of Water gave Milton City Hall the OK after testing confirmed there was no contamination during the repair work to a valve on Milton Hill. City officials are confident that this problem has been permanently fixed.