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  • A Super Saturday at Butler Park
  • 2009 Goldenrod Gala

    CRAFTERS

    1. Melissa Strauss - Hairbows, flip flops, hairbow hangers & hair clippies.

    2. The Potter’s Touch - Stoneware pottery - one-of-a-kind.

    3. Charissa Spinks - Purses, tote bags featuring artists, actors & musicians.

    4. Wild Things - Hand painted, framed turkey feathers & tail feather fans.

    5. Tricia’s Treasurers - Christmas ornaments and jewelry.

    6. Crazy Granny Studio - Ceramics, jewelry-wire wrapped/local stones.

    7. Victoria Buhlig Meister - Children’s Book - original story by Vicky.

  • Streetscape project wins $186,622 grant

    The four-block area surrounding the courthouse in downtown Carrollton will soon have new sidewalks, landscaping and lighting with funding from a $186,622 grant awarded last week.

    The project will also bring new informational signs about the community’s history to the courthouse square area, which is surronded by Highland Avenue, Main, Court and Fifth streets.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced the $186,622 Transportation Enhancement grant for the streetscape project Thursday.

  • Mound Hill road work to begin Sept 8

    COVINGTON, Ky. (September 3, 2009) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 Superintendent David Bailey announced the following maintenance activities in Carroll County for the week September 7 - September 11th:

    Monday, September 7 * Labor Day Holiday

    Tuesday, September 8 - Friday, September 11 * Crews will continue to remove trees and brush from state right of way on KY 549 (Mound Hill Road) from KY 55 to KY 55 (0 - 4.7 mile marker). Watch for flaggers, equipment and lane closures.

  • City paving plan includes four alleys

    Five streets, four alleys and a parking lot will be paved in Carrollton this year with the alleys receiving almost half of the $57,993 budget.

    City council approved the recommendation during its regular meeting Monday, Aug. 24 to spend $23,723 on four alleys with the remaining $34,270 allocated to five streets and a parking lot. Council gave approval without any questions or discussion.

    Ohio Valley Asphalt won the bid in the spring and will be doing all the work, according to Susie McGee, assistant city clerk.

  • Numbers increase at county schools

    Enrollment and attendance are up over past school years, according to a report given to the Carroll County Board of Education last week by Larry Curell, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Pupil Personnel for Carroll County schools.

    With 1,929 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12, Curell said there were 23 new students in the system as the school year began.

  • Panther pride
  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS AT A GLANCE

    CLARIFICATION: Landfill closing days

    misreported last week

    Starting in September, Valley View Landfill will be closing on most Saturdays. The landfill will be open to the public on the last Saturday of each month only.

    The Trimble Banner erroneously reported in the Aug. 19 issue that the landfill would be closed one Saturday each month.

  • CARR ON THE BRIDGE

    The Trimble Banner

    Depending on one’s point of view, the latest twist in the Milton-Madison Bridge project could be seen as a “perfect storm” or a “harmonic convergence.”

    Love it or hate it, one thing is clear – the consultants hired to help determine whether to repair or replace the bridge linking Trimble County, Ky., to Jefferson County, Ind., have chosen to apply for a substantial federal grant that would help pay for replacing the superstructure on the existing piers.

  • Bedford Bash a smash-hit

    The streets of downtown Bedford were filled with fun and frivolity during the annual Bedford Bash on Friday, Aug. 21. Here are just a few moments from the evening's festivities.