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  • Two arrests early Sunday, drugs involved

    Two Louisville residents were arrested after fleeing Carrollton police in the early morning hours of June 6 in downtown Carrollton. William C. Taylor, 34, of Louisville, was charged with second degree fleeing or evading police; second degree assault of a police officer; first degree possession of a controlled substance; first degree traffick

  • JCTC facility doesn’t land funding in state budget

    Funding for a new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton did not make the final budget approved May 29 by state lawmakers. While the project had been included in the Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget presented to the Kentucky General Assembly earlier this year, the $12 million in funding for the project didn’t m

  • Robbery not first incident at Milton residence

    The Trimble Banner Just over a year after two men robbed Milton resident Josh Broughton Sr. at the 284 Snell Lane home he shares with his father-in-law, Ed Snell, police are investigating a similar robbery at the same residence. This time, Broughton allegedly was shot in the shin by one of the suspects, police said. Snell called 911 to rep

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    One-lane traffic on bridge The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, as engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet monitor portions of the span highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection report. The inspection is required by the cabinet every two months. The lane-closure date is subject to change. Call

  • Saturday designated ‘Crosstimes’ at fair with faith-based entertainment, events

    The Carroll County Fair Board has designated Saturday, June 12, as a faith-based day at the Fair. “The day is called ‘Crosstimes,’” program coordinator Melanie Stewart said. Stewart, also a fair board member, said the day will feature faith-based music, entertainment and door prize giveaways. “There will be Chr

  • Library receives $500,000 federal grant

    The Trimble Banner After applying more than a year ago, Trimble County officials learned last month that the county won a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant. Fiscal Court applied for federal grant on behalf of the Trimble County Public Library board. The funds, distributed through the state Department of Local Government, will be f

  • Grand jury indicts McCane on 19 sex-related charges

    The Trimble Banner A 65-year-old Trim-ble County man has pleaded not guilty after being indicted by a grand jury May 20 on 19 counts of sex-related charges against a young girl allegedly in his care. The indictments on the charges, ranging from first-degree rape and sodomy to first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree sodomy, supercede an or

  • Crowning achievement
  • New deputy joins S.O., CPD looking to hire soon

    As the dust settles following the spring elections, changes have begun at the local law enforcement agencies. Former Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Hamilton resigned on election night, May 18, leaving a vacant spot on the department. Hamilton was unavailable for comment. Sheriff Ben Smith hired Michael Whalen on May

  • A hard-knock life!