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  • Sheriff remains in hospital a week after accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith remains hospitalized in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville while recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident which occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

  • Deadline to run for office quickly approaching

    Fifteen have filed paperwork in preparation for the May 18 primary as all Carroll County officials are up for election in 2010.

  • Cancer resources soon available at CCMH

    Individuals and families who have been affected by cancer will soon have a valuable, new resource available to them at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center will offer information about programs and services offered through ACS and will be giving away items such as wigs, scarves, turbans and prosthetics to patients and their families. The grand opening is tentatively scheduled for Feb. 3. 

  • Public hearing last chance to comment on bridge project

    The Trimble Banner The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team will present the Environmental Assessment during a public hearing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at Milton Elementary School. John Carr, project manager with Wilbur Smith Associates, the engineering firm hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to

  • Update on Sheriff Ben Smith's condition

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith remains listed in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville.

    On Friday, Chief Deputy Jim Hamilton said family members have told him Smith is sitting up and eating and says he's ready to come home. He said Smith is no longer in the hospital's ICU unit.

    Hamilton said doctors have told the sheriff's family that they “expect him to make a full recovery.”

  • Bedford seeks recreational trails grant

    The Trimble Banner The city of Bedford plans to apply for a federal grant that could help build a new city park at Bedford springs. A public hearing on the application is planned for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at City Hall in the Morgan Community Center. The deadline to apply is at the end of February. Assistant city clerk Rita Davis

  • Sheriff 'serious' after traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith was injured in a one-vehicle accident while responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday.

    Smith, 59, was traveling south on M&T Road when the accident occurred. It appeared his Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle left the roadway, swapped ends and came to rest against some trees over a hillside.

  • “Kentucky Afield” host to speak at Carroll County Middle School

    Tim Farmer from KET’s “Kentucky Afield” television show will be speaking to the middle school as a part of the communications cluster of their career fair on Friday at 1 p.m. in the auditorium.

  • Local police recover more than 30,000 pills

    Carrollton Police have been doing their part to take prescription drugs off the streets in town. The department’s pharmaceutical recovery program, which began in August 2009, has collected 30,624 pills, 107 ounces of liquid, 35 inhalers/nasal sprayers and 39 pain patches through Dec. 31.

  • Sachleben retires from board of education

    The Trimble Banner Longtime educator and former school superintendent J.W. Sachleben has resigned from the Trimble County Board of Education. A member of the board since his election in 2003, Sachleben announced his departure with three years remaining in his current term. “The school system is financially in good shape,” Sachle