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  • 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

  • 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