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  • District poised to weather economic ‘storm’

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County School District is in good shape to weather the economic storm through the next two fiscal years, according to Bob Waggoner of School Management Associates Inc. Waggoner outlined his draft of the district’s 2010-11 budget to the Board of Education at its Jan. 20 meeting at Milton Elementary School. Waggoner said the positive outlook h

  • Coons faces 3 on May ballot

    The Trimble Banner Several Trimble County races this year may be hotly contested. The sheriff’s race has a slate of four candidates, including incumbent Tim Coons, and incumbents in the races for jailer, judge-executive and magistrates in all four districts will face challengers on May 18. The following is a list of all Democratic candidates for 2010 who filed by the Jan.

  • Banner named 2nd best in class at state press awards banquet

     The Trimble Banner was named one of the best newspapers in its class for 2009 at the Kentucky Press Association awards banquet Friday, Jan. 22, in Lexington, Ky. The banquet was the culmination of a two-day newspaper journalism conference held at the Embassy Suites.

  • Voters may register until April 19 for May Primary

    The Trimble Banner Anyone who is a resident of Trimble County and is 18 years old – or will be before the next General Election on Nov. 2, 2010 – is eligible to vote in the May 18 Primary Election. The deadline to register as a voter in the county is Monday, April 19. Voter registration is available at Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell’s office, located in the

  • Federal money received for watershed projects

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved an Emergency Budget Amendment Reading during its Jan. 26 meeting that acknowledges the receipt of federal reimbursement dollars back into the county budget. The county had paid for repairs to area creeks and a landslide near Worthville as part of a federal emergency watershed program. The total cost of th

  • Cannon ordered to make restitution in cruelty case

    Donnie R. Cannon, 50, of Worthville appeared in Carroll County District Court, Thursday, Jan. 28, to face 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage located on Cemetery Lane in Worthville.

  • Hospital raises over $100,000; court matches

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will give $100,000 to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital fundraiser, as a matching donation to the funds already raised by the hospital.

  • Suitin’ up for Sunday

    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Carroll and Trimble counties will now be able to attend meetings closer to home. The church will be opening a new Carrollton Branch at 501 Main Street on the corner of Main and Fifth streets. The first meeting will be held Sunday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. LDS will also be holding an open house in the near future for members of the community to come and look around.

  • Retiring Sachleben honored with reception

    The Trimble Banner Members of the community and former colleagues gathered at Milton Elementary School on Wednesday evening to wish J.W. Sachleben a happy retirement. Sachleben, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in Trimble County Schools, resigned earlier this month from his seat on the Board of Education. An emotional Sc

  • County OKs subsidy funds for sheriff

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons was granted $20,000 in subsidy funding by Fiscal Court on Monday, Jan. 18, to bolster his amended 2010 budget. Some of the funding, Coons said, will help pay for one new part-time deputy at the Sheriff’s Office. Coons has hired Larry “Bo” Simpson, a retired 20-year law-enforcement veteran from Oldham County, to work about 20 hour