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  • CHIP PERRY -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Chip Perry said he has covered at least three-quarters of the county while campaigning for Trimble County sheriff. “I’ve been knocking on a lot of doors. I’m amazed how many people have dogs,” he said, adding that he has learned to always carry dog biscuits while stumping. “I’m g

  • Thieves hit area vending machines

    Kentucky State Police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly have broken into vending machines in Henry and Trimble counties. The latest incident occurred over the weekend at the Milton Car Wash in downtown Milton, next to the Swifty gas station, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public affairs officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The two men wer

  • Bedford commission awards sexton contract

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission awarded Gerald Kincaid of Bagdad, Ky., a one-year contract to handle sexton duties at Bedford Cemetery during a special meeting Wednesday, April 14. Kincaid was one of four bidders for the contract, which includes mowing and other lawn care, as well as opening and closing graves, maintanance and repairs. Mr. Kincaid had the lowest bid o

  • County’s cleanup continues

    The Trimble Banner Residents have another opportunity to help clean up Trimble County. Fiscal Court is sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Trimble County Park. The event is going to be managed by Safety Kleen of New Castle, Ky. On Monday, April 19, county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom told Fiscal Court that all oil collect

  • 100 years and counting ...

    The Trimble Banner Once, when Carl Allen was about 8 or 10 years old, he was riding on a wagon with his Uncle Will. They passed a house where an old man with a long, white beard sat on the porch. Uncle Will said the old man was probably 70 years old, Allen recalled. At the time, he said, “I thought, ‘I

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Area doctor dies in Madison plane crash

    Dr. H. Shirmer Riley, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, April 19, when his single-engine Piper Commanche crashed shortly after takeoff about 11:30 a.m. from Madison Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Ind.

  • 2010 Prom Court
  • Champions to host child abuse awareness event Friday night

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring an evening event Friday, April 23, to increase awareness of the issues connected with child abuse, substance abuse and preventing both in our community. The event will be held on the courthouse square from 5-7:30 p.m., and will feature free food and entertainment. Included in the enterta

  • Getting down to Earth
  • Camp Kysoc to close, JCTC may lease property

    Easter Seals Camp Kysoc in Carrollton will cease operation effective May 29. Cardinal Hill Healthcare System, based in Lexington, made the annoucement Monday. The firm also said its lease on the property at 1902 Easterday Road (Hwy. 36) would be assumed by Jefferson Community and Technical College. For that to happen, local officials say the transfer will require approval of the K