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  • Banner named 2nd best in class at state press awards banquet

     The Trimble Banner was named one of the best newspapers in its class for 2009 at the Kentucky Press Association awards banquet Friday, Jan. 22, in Lexington, Ky. The banquet was the culmination of a two-day newspaper journalism conference held at the Embassy Suites.

  • Voters may register until April 19 for May Primary

    The Trimble Banner Anyone who is a resident of Trimble County and is 18 years old – or will be before the next General Election on Nov. 2, 2010 – is eligible to vote in the May 18 Primary Election. The deadline to register as a voter in the county is Monday, April 19. Voter registration is available at Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell’s office, located in the

  • Federal money received for watershed projects

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved an Emergency Budget Amendment Reading during its Jan. 26 meeting that acknowledges the receipt of federal reimbursement dollars back into the county budget. The county had paid for repairs to area creeks and a landslide near Worthville as part of a federal emergency watershed program. The total cost of th

  • Cannon ordered to make restitution in cruelty case

    Donnie R. Cannon, 50, of Worthville appeared in Carroll County District Court, Thursday, Jan. 28, to face 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage located on Cemetery Lane in Worthville.

  • Hospital raises over $100,000; court matches

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will give $100,000 to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital fundraiser, as a matching donation to the funds already raised by the hospital.

  • Suitin’ up for Sunday

    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Carroll and Trimble counties will now be able to attend meetings closer to home. The church will be opening a new Carrollton Branch at 501 Main Street on the corner of Main and Fifth streets. The first meeting will be held Sunday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. LDS will also be holding an open house in the near future for members of the community to come and look around.

  • Retiring Sachleben honored with reception

    The Trimble Banner Members of the community and former colleagues gathered at Milton Elementary School on Wednesday evening to wish J.W. Sachleben a happy retirement. Sachleben, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in Trimble County Schools, resigned earlier this month from his seat on the Board of Education. An emotional Sc

  • County OKs subsidy funds for sheriff

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons was granted $20,000 in subsidy funding by Fiscal Court on Monday, Jan. 18, to bolster his amended 2010 budget. Some of the funding, Coons said, will help pay for one new part-time deputy at the Sheriff’s Office. Coons has hired Larry “Bo” Simpson, a retired 20-year law-enforcement veteran from Oldham County, to work about 20 hour

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

     Trimble library to host second Job Fair

    Trimble County Public Library is hosting a second Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8.

    The event is organized by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, a Kentuckiana Works One-Stop Partner.

    Representatives from employers will interview job applicants during the fair, which is free and open to the public. Applicants should bring a copy of their updated resumés and be sure to dress appropriately for interviews.

  • Neighbors voice concerns over proposed park

    By HILDA PARRISH The Trimble Banner Downpouring rain did not keep a group of concerned citizens from attending a public hearing Thursday, Jan. 21, at Bedford City Hall to learn more about a grant application for walking trails at Bedford Spring. The City of Bedford is applying for a $50,000 matching grant to build walking trails around wha