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  • New center addresses seniors’ needs

    A new program available through Carroll County Memorial Hospital will help area seniors learn how to deal with life’s obstacles. The Senior Living Program addresses the needs of “any senior who is having life issues that they are having a difficult time coping with,” RN Director Dawn Hoop said. The program serves seniors

  • Cartmell, Winn reflect on ‘50s, ’60s this week

    While students at Cartmell Elementary School are celebrating the 1960s this week, Kathryn Winn Primary students are celebrating the decade of the 1950s. The special reflections are being held in conjunction with events scheduled at the schools Thursday and Friday. Cartmell students are celebrating the 1960s in anticipation of opening a time

  • Floyd’s Jewelry closes after 23 years in business

    Floyd’s Jewelry, located at 2551 Hwy 227, next door to Kroger, has closed after 23 years and is in the process of liquidating inventory via auction. The auction was held over two days last weekend and will continue this Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. “We just had more (inventory) than we anticipated,” store owner

  • Huff county’s top speller for 2010

    The Trimble Banner

    The contest to determine which of the county’s four top spellers would represent Trimble at the regional Spelling Bee in Louisville was quick, but not so painless.

    Held Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Bedford Elementary School library, the county spelling bee pitted BES fifth-grader Emily Line against Trimble County Middle School sixth-grader Austin Huff, Milton Elementary fourth-grader Savanna Putman and county homeschool winner Sabrina Moll. 

  • HERE WE SNOW AGAIN ...

    The Trimble Banner

    Last week’s “one-two punch” from Old Man Winter apparently was only a warm-up for Monday’s near-blizzard snowstorm.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    ‘Alice in Wonderland’

    postponed to Feb. 26-27

    The Trimble County High School Drama Club has postponed its stage presentation of the Lewis Carroll classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” originally set for this weekend, Feb. 12-13.

  • Bridge project awarded $20 million in TIGER Grant funds

    The federal government Wednesday announced it would fund $20 million of the $95 million requested by the transportation agencies of Kentucky and Indiana for replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge. The grant was split evenly between the two states. In a news release announcing the recipients of funding from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant program,

  • County plans to launch new effort against illegal dumping

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday gave solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom the OK to buy a new surveillance camera to install at a known illegal-dumping location. Two security cameras previously installed at the location were stolen last year. No arrests have been made in the incident. Gossom gave the court an overview of cameras he had researched at Janua

  • Donation adds vehicle to Milton VFD fleet

    The Trimble Banner

    Milton Volunteer Fire Chief Ronnie Barnes can be seen riding in style these days.

    Barnes and the department recently received a 1998 Ford Crown Victoria from the Zoneton Fire District in Shepherdsville, Ky. 

    Last week, the car, with about 120,000 miles on it, was detailed, striped and lettered by Super Shine in Madison, Ind., free of charge.

  • WINTER’S ONE-TWO PUNCH

    The Trimble Banner

    Winter delivered a double-whammy to Trimble County, with a 2- to 3-inch snowfall Friday night followed by another 8 inches Tuesday, closing all schools and some businesses throughout the region Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    County Clerk Jerry Powell closed his office before noon Tuesday. His staff made it in, but he said they had had no customers most of the morning. He said other offices in the county courthouse also were closing early Tuesday.