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Today's News

  • Melvin thanks voters of May 18 Primary

    Editor: To the voters of District 2, your support in the May 18 Primary Election is greatly appreciated. I also appreciate the kindness shown during the campaign, as I always enjoy visiting and talking with each of you. Thanks, also, to those of you who were kind enough to let me display my campaign signs, those who came by and those who phoned. I am grateful to my family, who

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Website updated for bridge project The Milton-Madison Bridge project website has been upgraded with many features designed to help those who cross the Ohio River span to get to jobs, shopping or other activities. Easier to navigate, the site now allows users to keep up with real-time information about closures and, once construction begins, ferry schedules. Users also can subscri

  • Reader wants coverage of the Moving Wall

    Editor: Why did your newspaper have an article in the Wednesday, May 12 issue regarding The Moving Wall Memorial, yet no information in your Wednesday, May 19 issue - not even in the Community Calendar? For Carroll County to host this extraordinary memorial replica should have been front page of your paper since it was the day before the wall’s arrival. While detai

  • Historic 1929 film restored, preserved

    The Trimble Banner A significant piece of local history soon will return to Historic Madison Inc. The original 1929 film shot during the opening of the Milton-Madison Bridge is on it’s way back home, along with DVD copies to be distributed to historical societies and officials on both sides of the river. Dean Plionis of Colorlab in R

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, June 16 Simply Sharing Homemak-ers meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office. This month’s lesson is on The Kentucky Quilt Trail, presented by Extension agent Jane Proctor. Open to members and guests. Pitch-in lunch follows; bring a dish to share. (502) 255-7188 Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6

  • A TRIUMPHANT RETURN

    The Trimble Banner The sweltering heat and late-evening threat of rain may have forced an early end to this year’s Trimble County Relay for Life, but didn’t dampen spirits of the volunteers. Relay is a community event – held nationwide – that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams sell items and offer activities to raise fund

  • Academy aims to ease transition to middle school

    The Trimble Banner The transition from elementary to middle school can be one of the toughest for young people, but a program at Trimble County Middle School is designed to ease the stress for incoming sixth-graders this year. Principal Mike Genton is hoping for 100 percent turnout for the Sixth-Grade Academy at TCMS

  • CPA assists city during clerk's leave

    The Trimble Banner While the city of Milton is waiting to see what happens with the clerk-treasurer position, Karen Hardin, a certified public account based in Madison, Ind., has been helping to keep the books straight. Hardin, who is in Milton to conduct the city’s audit for the 2009-10 fiscal year, handed Mayor Denny Jackson an

  • Raider’s teams fare well at CCHS Invitational meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble Co. Track team competed with 12 other schools in the Carroll County Invitational on Friday, May 7, at Carroll County High School in Carrollton.  Injuries and a school field trip left the Runnin’ Raiders a little short-handed, but team members who participated still managed to break school records. The Lady Raiders fared well despite

  • County awarded state assistance after flood

    Carroll County is among three counties designated by Gov. Steve Beshear to receive state financial help and 17 counties designated for all categories of public assistance as part of Kentucky’s federal disaster declaration following a May 1 storm. On June 11, Beshear and the Department for Local Government announced the award of Flood C