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Today's News

  • Sheriff acquitted of 1877 murder

    The story reads like the synopsis for a 1950s television pilot about the old west. But it really happened—not in Hollywood but here in Carroll County in 1877. Sometime late in the evening hours of Monday, July 16, and the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 17, 1877, Carrie Anderson was shot to death at her family’s home in Worthville. Those arrested and charged in connection with

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Sept. 23 Environmental Pollutants and Nutrition: Eating Right for a Healthier You – “Nuts and Seeds” will be offered at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension office at 1:30 p.m. This lesson will be taught by Maryellen Garrison, Henry County family and consumer sciences agent. Signature HealthCare, 50 Shepherd Lane, Bedford, is hosting its annual “Homet

  • City’s attorneys seek to dismiss portions of suit

    The Trimble Banner Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad will hear a motion on Friday, Oct. 1, to dismiss portions of a lawsuit filed against the City of Milton by former clerk/treasurer Shannon Hoskins. Hoskins filed a wrongful termination suit July 30 against the city and Mayor Denny Jackson, alleging that she was fired July 22 out of retribution for being a whistleblower. The suit also allege

  • County road barn set to get ‘facelift’

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Road Department’s barn will soon get a facelift. Fiscal Court on Monday gave the OK to Judge-Executive Randy Stevens to hire Eddie Riley of North Carolina to paint the exterior of the road barn for $5,200. Stevens said Riley was recommended to him by farmers in the county who have hired him in the past to paint their barns. He said Riley will pressur

  • Parents: Kindergarten classes too full

    The Trimble Banner Just weeks after the 2010-11 school year started, parents of kindergartners at Milton Elementary School are asking district officials for a third kindergarten teacher. This is the first year for all-day kindergarten in the district, and projections fell short of the actual number of children who would be enrolled at the school. At the Sept. 15 Board of Education meeting, a gr

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    County agency, KSP collecting old drugs The Kentucky State Police and the Tri-County Community Action Agency each will be hosting a collection for unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Both events will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collection sites will be available at all KSP posts statewide, including Post 5 in Campbellsburg. Visit KentuckyStatePolice.org for more in

  • Board OKs changes to student discipline code

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Board of Education approved some minor changes to the district’s Student Discipline Code during its regular meeting Wednesday, June 23. The changes will be effective when the 2010-11 school year starts in both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school. Several points under “Behavior Violations” were amended

  • Raiders win NCKC cross-country meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER  The Runnin’ Raiders took top honors at the North Central Kentucky Conference cross-country meet hosted by Carroll County High School on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The team bested runners from Walton-Verona, Williamstown, Carroll, Eminence, and Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties. In the middle-school/junior varsity race, the Lady Raiders won by a margin of 23 points, f

  • Race track gears up for memorial race Sept. 25

    The Trimble Banner Riders from around the region will be revving up their engines Saturday morning for the inaugural Nick Howard Memorial Motocross Race at Nickota Motorsports Park on Bucks Run road, outside of Bedford. Cleveland and Debbie Howard opened the track a year ago and have been hosting practices for aspiring racers throughout the summer. Along with being the first race to honor their

  • Reader questions Trick-or-Treat on Sunday

    Editor: For those who don’t know yet and to those who care, our local government (confirmed by the mayor’s office) has set the annual Trick-or-Treat night to be actual Halloween, Oct. 31. While I don’t have a problem with children having fun dressing up and getting candy, I do object to it being on a Sunday. The hours are usually from 6-8 p.m. spanning the time that most if no