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  • 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

  • New Milton mayor 'hands on'

    The Trimble Banner Having raced hydroplanes at speeds of 120 mph or higher and having taught high school for 31 years, it seems Denny Jackson’s newest job as mayor of Milton, Ky., would be a walk in the park. “A lot more goes on in a small town than people realize,” Jackson said Tuesday, March 23, in his Milton City Hall office. “There are plenty of headac

  • Local burglaries still being investigated

     

    The Trimble Banner

    Another daytime home burglary was reported in Trimble County last week. A family member reported that a home in the 300 block of Powell Hill Road was broken into through a side window.

  • Carrollton man arrested on warrant, new charges

    A local man was arrested Sunday on two warrants out of Boone County, as well as drug charges and potential stolen property charges out of Carroll County. Drake Meyer, 18, of Carrollton, was arrested by Carrollton Police Officer Michael Jump and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, prescription

  • Carroll County school board seeks replacement for Riley

    Lisa James, Carroll County Superintendent of Schools, has begun the process to appoint a replacement for board of education member Rob Riley who resigned earlier this month. “I need to resign from the school board position because I have purchased a home that is no longer in my district,” Riley told fellow board members during th