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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Friday, April 9 Trimble County Senior Citizens will hold a bake sale at the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank. Proceeds to go to the TC Relay for Life. Angel Food Ministries has moved to the New Life Assembly of God, located at the end of Church Street in Bedford. Order times are from 6-7 p.m. and Sat., April 10 from 11 a.m. to 12. Distribution will be on April 24 from 8:30-9:

  • New mayor of Prestonville aims to clean up town

    When the mayor’s position became vacant, the city of Prestonville did not look far for his replacement. Robert “Spike” Barnes, then a city commissioner, was nominated by his fellow commissioners to become the next mayor. Barnes, who was three years into his first term before becoming mayor, served his first day in office o

  • Burglars strike twice at Trimble Co. home

    The Trimble Banner Lightning may not strike twice, but Rob and Nikki Davis of Milton found out that burglars sometimes do. The couple’s home at 3286 Milton-Bedford Pike was reported burglarized on Thursday, April 1. Rich Knighten, chief deputy for Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons, said the Davises reported that someone had entered th

  • Main Street thanks its Easter event supporters

    Editor: The Carrollton Main Street Program would like to express its sincere thanks to all who helped to make this year’s Easter on the Square a huge success. We would like to especially thank the following: The Kentucky Kruisers, Family Worship Center youth group and parents, The Carrollton Police Department, the City of Carrollton Pu

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Teen Leadership Trimble sponsors blood drive Trimble County High School student Brian Hemmer and Teen Leadership Trimble are sponsoring the group's annual American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium. Because of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, plus the snowstorms, The Red Cross asked Hemmer to

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, April 7 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall. Thursday, April 8 Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Pa

  • Eggs-traordinary Fun

    Children enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at Easter on the Square, decorating eggs, bouncing on the inflatables, visiting with the Easter Bunny, playing games, gathering eggs and much more!  

  • Harris: ‘too early to tell’ on new Carrollton campus

    The failure of the Kentucky House and Senate to agree on budget issues leaves in doubt the possibility of a new Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community Technical College being included in a budget during this session. “It’s too early to tell what’s going to happen on the budget,” State Senator Ernie Harris said durin

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED IN DOWNTOWN MILTON

    The BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been lifted for customers in downtown Milton who were without service part of Friday, April 9.

    The Kentucky Division of Water gave Milton City Hall the OK after testing confirmed there was no contamination during the repair work to a valve on Milton Hill. City officials are confident that this problem has been permanently fixed. 

  • Game provides special needs youth a day to be like every other kid

    Children all over the United States await the advent of spring and the beginning of the baseball season. High school all the way down to t-ball teams are being selected and play is beginning on the many ball fields around Carroll County. This past weekend my husband Jim and I had a wonderful opportunity to see the purest form of baseball on