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  • 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. 

  • FIRE DESTROYS MILTON TRAILER

    The Trimble Banner While Brittney Gribbins went outside to put hamburgers on the grill just before 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, a pan of grease intended for french fries overheated and ignited a fire in the kitchen. The fire spread and quickly destroyed the trailer home at 1174 Coopers Bottom Road, Milton, that she and her husband, Steven, bou

  • GOING, GOING, GONE

    The old furniture factory water tower at the corner of Fourth and Taylor Streets was knocked down Monday by Nixon Construction and Kemper Construction following a number of requests by Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden for it to be painted or removed. “It went reasonably the way we wanted it,” Kemper Construction Owner Paul Kemper

  • Rand Paul and Trey Grayson to speak at Lincoln & Reagan Day Luncheon

     

  • Carroll plans groundwater study

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted March 23 to contribute $5,000 toward a funding agreement that will allow a new study of groundwater level measurements and model simulations of the alluvial aquifer around Carroll County. “The total cost of the plan is $110,000,” Bill Osborne, general manager of Carrollton Utilities, told the mag