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Today's News

  • Carrollton to host traveling Vietnam memorial in May

    It’s official. “The Moving Wall,” the half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is coming to Carrollton May 20-24.

    Like the full-size original, the traveling memorial contains the names of the more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in the Vietnam War.

  • Health fair offerings are too good to miss

    Local residents have the chance to learn more about their health and learn about ways to make their lifestyles healthier Saturday at the Carroll County Health and Safety Fair. The National Guard Armory will be packed with more than 40 healthcare providers and organizations between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., with most offering free services along wit

  • Bridge project deadline extended to late 2012

     

  • Lady Raiders vow return to the top

    The Trimble Banner A young, enthusiastic team and a new venue may give Coach Walter McHargue all he needs to bring the Lady Raiders fast-pitch softball team back to “powerhouse” levels. McHargue said the varsity softball team this year will be using the softball field at Trimble County Park for practice and for games

  • Program aims to help workers find jobs

    The Trimble Banner

    With unemployment in the double-digits, trying to find work is a full-time job in itself.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Milton Lions Club hosting yard sale The Milton Lions Club is planning a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, to raise money for its eye-care programs. Donations for the yard sale will be accepted at the clubhouse on U.S. 421 North in Milton from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13. All pro

  • CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER ...

    With some incredible costumes and set designs, the cast and crew of "Alice in Wonderland" gave a commanding performance Friday and Saturday night at Trimble County High School.

    The first act featured Kim Minch as "Wonderland Alice" and depicts all the strange characters she encounters in Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. The second act featured Shelby Copeland as "Through the Looking Glass" Alice, who is working through the eight steps of becoming a queen.

  • Hospitals reduce inmate's medical charges

    The Trimble Banner Trimble County Fiscal Court approved payment of two hospital bills incurred in November when an inmate at Carroll County Detention Center suffered a heart attack. In a special meeting Friday afternoon, March 5, Judge-Executive Randy Stevens presented magistrates with two negotiated bills for treatment given to Calvin Sturgill, 45, of Milton. Sturgill has been

  • STATES AGREE TO SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE

    The Trimble Banner With $20 million in TIGER grant funding pledged by the federal government, officials from Indiana and Kentucky say that each state is committed to paying its share of the remaining $111 million needed to replace the superstructure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Though the exact source of Indiana’s share hasn’t been established, Will Wingfield, commun

  • Raiders field young, ‘fiesty’ ball team

    Like the Lady Raider’s softball team, the Raiders baseball program also is fielding a fairly young – but fiesty – team this year. Of 23 boys on the team, six are returning from last year, including the lone senior Ethan Turner; juniors Cameron Adamski, Jimmy Duncan and Luke Sands; and sophomores Skiler Alexander and Dylan Staples. Except for Turner, the returnin