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Today's News

  • 2010 Relay has something for everyone, June 11-12

    The Trimble Banner Meetings have been held monthly, teams have been chosen, yard sales, cookouts, bake sales and bike runs have been going on for months. All to benefit the 2010 Trimble County Relay for Life. Friday night will start the third continuous year in Trimble County. And it’s the third year to use the front parking lot of Be

  • JCTC facility doesn’t land funding in state budget

    Funding for a new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton did not make the final budget approved May 29 by state lawmakers. While the project had been included in the Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget presented to the Kentucky General Assembly earlier this year, the $12 million in funding for the project didn’t m

  • Robbery not first incident at Milton residence

    The Trimble Banner Just over a year after two men robbed Milton resident Josh Broughton Sr. at the 284 Snell Lane home he shares with his father-in-law, Ed Snell, police are investigating a similar robbery at the same residence. This time, Broughton allegedly was shot in the shin by one of the suspects, police said. Snell called 911 to rep

  • Panthers perform well at regionals, advance to state

    The Carroll County track and field team had 13 individuals earn automatic bids into the state meet held at the University of Louisville June 5 based on their performances on the Class A Region 5 Championship on May 29. There are two ways to advance to the state meet, head coach Joe Creager said. The athlete must finish in first or second place in their event and earn an automatic

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, June 9 Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center on Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Car

  • Volunteers needed for Medride service

    Editor: The Medride Program in Carrollton is in need of volunteers. It is operated out of the Senior Center on Sixth Street and the van is parked in front of the center. Volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments, usually to Madison, Ind., La Grange, Louisville and occasionally to Campbellsburg or Warsaw. We could use more retir

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, June 10 Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building, 10179 U.S. 421 N. Friday, June 11 Angelfood ordersfor June will be taken from noon to 2 p.m. and from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, at the Milton Wesleyan Church, 252 State Hwy. 36 East, in Milton, Ky. Distribution is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26. Menus are available a

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    One-lane traffic on bridge The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, as engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet monitor portions of the span highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection report. The inspection is required by the cabinet every two months. The lane-closure date is subject to change. Call

  • Saturday designated ‘Crosstimes’ at fair with faith-based entertainment, events

    The Carroll County Fair Board has designated Saturday, June 12, as a faith-based day at the Fair. “The day is called ‘Crosstimes,’” program coordinator Melanie Stewart said. Stewart, also a fair board member, said the day will feature faith-based music, entertainment and door prize giveaways. “There will be Chr

  • Let’s play nicely and stop spreading nasty rumors

    "If I have to tell you one more time to stop it, I’m gonna turn this car around and we’ll go back home!” How many times do we remember that threat – made by our exasperated parents – when we, as children, were behaving badly on a trip in the car? Well, I’m starting to feel like the parent of naughty chil