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  • 2010 Relay kicks off

    Relay for life organizers and volunteers hope to raise money to help “toon out” cancer at this year’s event. The 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held on Friday May 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The goal for this year’s event, themed “Let’s Toon Out Cancer,&

  • COPPER TARGET OF THEFT

    The Trimble Banner Nugent Sand Company is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of people responsible for a theft that occurred early Wednesday, March 17, at it’s Carroll County operation on State Hwy. 36, just east of Milton, Ky. At about 6:15 a.m., Nugent employees discovered the conveyor that

  • Carroll County gets healthy
  • Tips sought in daytime burglaries

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public regarding two recent home burglaries. The first incident occurred sometime between 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the 1000 block of 421 South, just outside of Bedford. Intruders apparently used a crow bar to force open a side door to en

  • Man charged in meth bust

    The Trimble Banner An anonymous tip led law enforcement to a possible methamphetamine lab in a Trimble County home on Saturday, March 13. Trimble Sheriff Tim Coons said Monday that he and two of his deputies, Brian Denton and Dale Ralston, assisted Kentucky State Police troopers in the arrest of James P. McFarland, 27, at his 23 Orchard Cou

  • Milton panel to consider variance

    The Trimble Banner The developer of the former Milton Elementary School is seeking a variance from Milton City Commission regarding the installation of water lines into the building. Riverside Contracting and Excavating, owned by former Trimble County resident Lisa Hammock and her husband, Tom, plan to convert the 50-year-old building into

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    2010-11 kindergarten registration to start Register your child for kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Bedford Elementary School, or from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Milton Elementary School. Eligible children must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 10, 2010. For more information

  • Bedford to combine sexton duties

    The Trimble Banner A plan to combine maintenance duties at Bedford Cemetery could end up saving the city money, according to city attorney Genon Hensley. Hensley, a member of the Bedford Cemetery committee, asked commissioners Monday, March 15, to OK a plan to add mowing and other maintenance to the sexton position. Currently, the sexton is a contract employee responsible for ope

  • Sheriff back in the saddle

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith is back on the job after recuperating from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Jan. 12. Smith was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 2350 (Martin Road) while responding to a domestic violence call when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the roadway, impacting with nearby tr

  • Carrollton JCTC facility included in House budget

    The third time could be the charm for the long-anticipated $12 million Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College. The Kentucky House of Representatives last week voted to include the appropriation for the JCTC project in its version of the 2010-2012 state budget, said Rep. Rick Rand (D-47th, Bedford). Carroll County an