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  • Opponents protest LG&E permit request

    The Trimble Banner   A public hearing regarding a permit requested by LG&E’s Trimble power plant from the Kentucky Division of Water provided a forum for environmental groups to protest the power plant’s expansion. The hearing was held Thursday night, Nov. 5, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. According to Mike Winkler, LG&E’s manager of e

  • A LINE OF THE TIMES

    The Trimble Banner Several dozen Trimble County residents lined up for the first H1N1 vaccination clinic to be offered at the Trimble County Health Department in Bedford. The department was giving free doses of the intranasal vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of swine flu, which has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Though the clinic started at 5 p.m., pe

  • Honoring the Best & the Bravest

    Many have been waiting years for this day to finally arrive — the day that the American Korean War veterans would be honored for their service in the war. On Nov. 7, the American Legion Post 41 held a ceremony to recognize Carroll County’s veterans who answered the call for duty. About 165 people were in attendance.

    “A day that we can recognize the men and women that have served our country is a good day for all of us,” Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Jimmy Supplee said.

  • Markland gate removed by floating gatelifter

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has removed the remaining damaged gate leaf from the floor of a lock chamber at the Markland Locks and Dam near Warsaw.

    The downstream lock gate on the 1,200-by-110 foot chamber failed during operation on Sunday, Sept. 27. Since that time one of the two gate leaves has been resting on the bottom of the lock chamber.

  • Garage usage debated in home occupation ordinance

    Carrollton planning and zoning commissioners are considering prohibiting the use of garages for home occupation.

    At their monthly meeting on Nov. 2, P&Z commissioner Sam Burgess reported back to the committee that city council recommended the home occupation ordinance 156.004 state that garages must share a common wall with the residential structure, and dettached garages are not to be allowed.  

  • City to seek grant for market analysis

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution Monday night to seek grant funding for a downtown market analysis.

  • FRIGHT NIGHT IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    It clearly wasn’t all tricks on Halloween Night in the county, as treats were handed out to ghosts, goblins and even skeletons who haunted Milton Elementary School’s Trunk or Treat, left; at Milton Baptist Church’s Trunk or Treat, above, where hot dogs were served along with lots of candy; and along the streets of downtown Bedford, top, where Vicky Lagle got a “hand” distributing candy and other treats to local tricksters.

  • Fall Festival comes to ‘Bear Country’ Nov. 7

    The Trimble Banner Haven’t had your fill of top-rate fish dinners this year? You are in luck. Bedford Elementary School will be featuring a fish fry at this year’s Fall Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the school, 204 Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625). Adult

  • TRIMBLE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERING SECOND FLU-SHOT CLINIC

    The Trimble County Health Department is following up an intranasal H1N1 flu vaccination clinic held last Thursday with a flu-shot clinic from 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the health department office, 138 Miller Lane, Bedford, behind the Post Office and Morgan Drugs.

    Following recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the clinic will provide vaccination injections free of charge to individuals who fall into these specific target groups on a first-come, first-served basis:

    pregnant women;

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Local author visits Trimble Co. Library Dean Bowling, former Trimble County teacher and author of the recently released “Mules and Wildcat Heads” memoir, will be featured at a reception and book-signing from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Trimble County Public Library. Business donates to building fund The Bedford Subway is hosting a one-day fund-raiser for the Trim