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  • 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.

  • Kicking off Early Head Start

    The Carroll County School District will hold an open house for the new Early Head Start program Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The open house will provide both an opportunity for parents to receive more information about the program, as well as further details about the new jobs the program will cre

  • Wintery Blast

    Winter has struck with a vengeance, blasting the entire country with blistery temperatures and heaps of snow. In Carroll County, two snowfalls totaled an estimated foot and a half in some areas, blanketing everything in white. Local snow crews have been working around-the-clock to ensure that the roads are safe for drivers. Carrollton Public Works Supervisor Ronnie Knight said h

  • Today is Treasure Finder Day in Carroll County

    Wednesday, Feb. 17, has been designated as Treasure Finder Day in Carroll County, from noon to 4 p.m., at the old courtroom of the Carroll County Courthouse, 440 Main Street, in Carrollton. Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach visited Carrollton Friday to introduce the program to local government officials and volunteers who will assist

  • House faces 'defining moment' with state budget

    FRANKFORT – As the clock tick-tocked on a session still without a formal budget proposal, the General Assembly this week stared down the barrel of what one leader called its 'defining moment,' moving ahead with what another leader called its greatest challenge since at least 1990.

     

  • TCHS academic team wins 7th-straight district title

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER

    Different district, different opponents, doesn’t matter.  

    Trimble County High School’s academic team – despite being moved to the 29th district with Oldham, North Oldham, and South Oldham – won the district title for the seventh year in a row.