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  • Cannon arrested on animal cruelty charges

    A Worthville man has been arrested and charged with cruelty to animals, second-degree, in connection with the alleged confinement of more than 200 animals in less than optimal conditions.

    Donnie R. Cannon was arraigned before District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk on Oct. 7. Cannon was released from the Carroll County Regional Detention Center after posting bail. He faces a court date on Oct. 22. The misdemeanor charge is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $500 fine, if he is found guilty.

  • County’s tax collection undergoes changes

    Property tax bills have been delivered to households in Carroll County, but land owners may have already noticed a change. The bills have been simplified, and there are a few other modifications property owners should be made aware of before heading down to the courthouse this year.

  • Carrollton mourns loss of ‘weather man’

     “It’s going to be real nice today, sunny with no rain and 80 degrees!”

    Anyone walking along Highland Avenue, visiting any office in the Carroll County courthouse, or shopping at any number of businesses downtown could expect a report on the projected atmospheric conditions from a personable gentleman many knew as the “weather man.” It didn’t matter if it was your first encounter with Eldon Brown. He knew no strangers.

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  • Milton PTO putting ‘fun’ into annual fund-raiser

    The Trimble Banner Members of the Parent-Teacher Organization are hoping area residents will mosey on over Saturday to the new Milton Elementary School to lasso some grub at this year’s Fish Fry. This is the first year the school’s annual fall festival will be held at the new building, and though it’s also the first year

  • Rains halt creek repairs in county

    The Trimble Banner The deluge that dumped another 4.5 inches of rain onto parts of the Trimble County Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9, has frustrated repair efforts in some county creeks damaged by torrential rains Aug. 4. All the work completed so far to remove rock washed down into Corn Creek and repair its banks was basically reversed, Tri

  • DAR honors students

    The Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their April 21 luncheon at the General Butler State Resort Park to honor the recipients of the Good Citizens Award given annually to outstanding high school students.

    Regent Nancy Jo Grobmyer presented this year’s Good Citizen Awards to two outstanding young ladies, Christin Stoops, a senior at Carroll County High School; and Molly Wright, a senior at Christian Academy of Carrollton.

  • Two Indiana men die after jumping off bridge

    Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Kentucky State Police were called to the Milton-Madison Bridge last week in two seperate incidents in which witnesses saw men jumping off the Ohio River span. The first incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. KSP Public Information Officer Seth Willis said witnesses watched as a Madison man parked his car on the bridge near the Indi

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Bedford man charged

    in stabbing incident

    Jeff Elam, 45, was arrested Thursday, July 2, after a New Hope Road man called 9-1-1 to report he’d been stabbed.

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons said Elam was apprehended at his home on U.S. 421 in Bedford within 20 minutes of the alleged assault, which occurred at 1 p.m.

    The victim, Tony Redman, was treated for a stab wound to his leg, receiving six stitches at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. He was released the same day.

  • Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

    Kenneth and Patricia Montgomery were honored with a surprise 50th wedding anniversary reception given by their four children, Glenda Montgomery, Gloria Habas, Greg Montgomery and  Gwen (Steve) Abbott; and their five grandchildren, Brittany Martin, Patrick Habas, Nicholas, Natalie and Neil Abbott. on Sunday, April 26 at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. Many friends and relatives helped celebrate.

    Ken and Pat were married on April 24, 1959, at the Carrollton Christian Church officiated by the late Rev. Roger I. Amason.