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  • Harris plans to seek fifth senate term

    State Sen. Ernie Harris said last week that he will seek re-election in November. Harris, who is in his fourth term in the Kentucky Senate, said Thursday, Jan. 14, he would be filing as a candidate this week. “It’s really been a pleasure to represent my district,” he said in an interview following the public hearing at Milton Elementary School for the Milton-Mad

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Public invited to Sachleben reception An open house to honor retiring Board of Education member J.W. Sachleben will precede this month’s regular board meeting. The public is invited to the reception from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, today, Jan. 20, at Milton Elementary School. The board meeting will follow immediately at 7 p.m. in the sch

  • Overcoming adversity
  • Sheriff remains in hospital a week after accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith remains hospitalized in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville while recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident which occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

  • Deadline to run for office quickly approaching

    Fifteen have filed paperwork in preparation for the May 18 primary as all Carroll County officials are up for election in 2010.

  • Cancer resources soon available at CCMH

    Individuals and families who have been affected by cancer will soon have a valuable, new resource available to them at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center will offer information about programs and services offered through ACS and will be giving away items such as wigs, scarves, turbans and prosthetics to patients and their families. The grand opening is tentatively scheduled for Feb. 3. 

  • Public hearing last chance to comment on bridge project

    The Trimble Banner The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team will present the Environmental Assessment during a public hearing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at Milton Elementary School. John Carr, project manager with Wilbur Smith Associates, the engineering firm hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to

  • Update on Sheriff Ben Smith's condition

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith remains listed in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville.

    On Friday, Chief Deputy Jim Hamilton said family members have told him Smith is sitting up and eating and says he's ready to come home. He said Smith is no longer in the hospital's ICU unit.

    Hamilton said doctors have told the sheriff's family that they “expect him to make a full recovery.”

  • Bedford seeks recreational trails grant

    The Trimble Banner The city of Bedford plans to apply for a federal grant that could help build a new city park at Bedford springs. A public hearing on the application is planned for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at City Hall in the Morgan Community Center. The deadline to apply is at the end of February. Assistant city clerk Rita Davis

  • Sheriff 'serious' after traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith was injured in a one-vehicle accident while responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday.

    Smith, 59, was traveling south on M&T Road when the accident occurred. It appeared his Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle left the roadway, swapped ends and came to rest against some trees over a hillside.