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  • A TRIUMPHANT RETURN

    The Trimble Banner The sweltering heat and late-evening threat of rain may have forced an early end to this year’s Trimble County Relay for Life, but didn’t dampen spirits of the volunteers. Relay is a community event – held nationwide – that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams sell items and offer activities to raise fund

  • Academy aims to ease transition to middle school

    The Trimble Banner The transition from elementary to middle school can be one of the toughest for young people, but a program at Trimble County Middle School is designed to ease the stress for incoming sixth-graders this year. Principal Mike Genton is hoping for 100 percent turnout for the Sixth-Grade Academy at TCMS

  • CPA assists city during clerk's leave

    The Trimble Banner While the city of Milton is waiting to see what happens with the clerk-treasurer position, Karen Hardin, a certified public account based in Madison, Ind., has been helping to keep the books straight. Hardin, who is in Milton to conduct the city’s audit for the 2009-10 fiscal year, handed Mayor Denny Jackson an

  • County awarded state assistance after flood

    Carroll County is among three counties designated by Gov. Steve Beshear to receive state financial help and 17 counties designated for all categories of public assistance as part of Kentucky’s federal disaster declaration following a May 1 storm. On June 11, Beshear and the Department for Local Government announced the award of Flood C

  • A Week of Fun at the County Fair
  • Out-sourced services may allow alcohol sales at park

    Carrollton’s General Butler State Resort Park is among Kentucky State Park facilities that may privatize food services, golf operations and begin selling alcohol by the drink. On Thursday, June 10, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet launched a plan that state officials said was designed to transform and modernize the Kentu

  • Mobile home park permit suspended

    Three Rivers District Health Department suspended the permit of John Davis, owner of Green Acres Mobile Home Park located at 4784 Hwy. 36 East in Sanders, due to failure to repair repeated regulation violations. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Public Health file on the case stated the permit suspension occurred June

  • P&Z approves building plans for Dollar Barn on Highland

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission approved design plans for the potential construction of a new retail business in Carrollton June 7. The design was approved contingent upon improvements being made to the appearance of the exterior front façade, the addition of two 4 by 4 ft. windows and the endorsement of the color of t

  • TCHS issues 94 diplomas to Class of 2010

    The Trimble Banner In the standing-room-only gymnasium at Trimble County High School, 94 members of the Class of 2010 received their diplomas – marking the completion of their 12-year education. After a performance of “My Old Kentucky Home” by the TCHS band and an invocation by Daryl Haveline, Hanna

  • Court approves $11,500 repair to ambulance

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court voted Friday to spend $13,500 for repair and maintenance of one of the county-owned ambulances. During the special meeting, Magistrate Kirby Melvin informed the court that the engine block needs to be replaced because of damage to a cylinder and blades on the turbo. The vehicle was refurbished after being damaged severa