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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Friday, June 25 Senior Carnival at the Trimble County Senior Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with plenty of food, games and prizes. Milton United Methodist Church will have the Vacation Bible School picnic at 6:30 p.m. Its closing ceremony for Bible School will be during the morning service on Sunday June 27 at 10:30 a.m. A pitch-in meal will follow. Saturday, June 26 The City of M

  • In the heat of summer, hell hath frozen over

    Apparently, hell has frozen over. For the life of me, I don’t have an opinion on anything local today. Huh. Anyone who knows me even a little should find that surprising. I guess that’s summer in rural Kentucky. Not a lot of controversy, now that the Primary Election is out of the way. But, we still have plenty of things coming up, in terms of activities. First is R

  • Signature HealthCare celebrates its nurses

    Editor: Signature HealthCare of Trimble County celebrated Nurses Week on May 6 and CNA Week, June 14-18. The residents and stakeholders at Signature would like to thank the following people for a job well done: Pam Larimore, Brenda Largen, Carolyn Colbert, Nellie Hewitt, Jessica Dukes, Jo Adkins, Randi Fitzgerald, Becca Hewitt, Barbara Jone

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Trimble’s River Sweep rescheduled Volunteers are still needed for this year’s River Sweep. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 19, but heavy rains early that morning led county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom to postpone it until this week. Volunteers interested in helping to clean up Milton’s riverba

  • Bidding process starts for bridge-replacement project

    The Trimble Banner With funding in place for the $131 million replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River, the actual project begins in earnest this week, as officials begin advertising for bid proposals from qualified contractors and design firms. Potential bidders will be able to request a “contract book” from either the Indiana Department of Transp

  • Legislature must focus on Ky. horse industry

    Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along U.S. Hwy. 42, taking me through each county in the 26th District and enjoying the beauty of horse farms along the way. Their important roles in Kentucky’s signature industry have always been taken for granted by me, until the last few years. The thoroughbred business and horse racing in Kentucky are in dee

  • Carrollton should be proud of its hospital

    Editor: Those of you that go to the “city” for medical care need to pay attention. We have a jewel of a hospital in Carrollton. We have had the misfortune of having immediate family members in three or four hospitals in Louisville and every hospital in Lexington, plus Madison, Ind. and La Grange. Our 16 day stay in Carroll Co

  • High water, rain does not stop River Sweep volunteers

    Despite early morning rain and high river levels, 90-100 people showed up Saturday morning at Point Park to participate in the 21st annual Carroll County River Sweep. “I think all things considered, it went very well,” Main Street Manager Sam Burgess said. Participants cleaned up the Ohio and the Kentucky riverbanks, as well as

  • Barkley would be good board member

    Editor: You may have heard of Tona Barkley because she and her husband, John Harrod, are local musicians who perform throughout the region. Another reason you may know her is because she is on the ballot to serve as a director of Owen Electric Cooperative. We have known Tona for more than 30 years. She is an intelligent, hardworking an

  • IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

    Carroll County emergency services personnel put their skills to the test June 16 with a disaster drill that involved the simulated release of two hazardous chemicals in separate incidents. The drill, coordinated by Carroll County Emergency Services, began at 9:20 a.m. with a scenario where hydrochloric acid was accidentally released at Dow C