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  • Milton panel to consider variance

    The Trimble Banner The developer of the former Milton Elementary School is seeking a variance from Milton City Commission regarding the installation of water lines into the building. Riverside Contracting and Excavating, owned by former Trimble County resident Lisa Hammock and her husband, Tom, plan to convert the 50-year-old building into

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    2010-11 kindergarten registration to start Register your child for kindergarten for the 2010-11 school year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Bedford Elementary School, or from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Milton Elementary School. Eligible children must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 10, 2010. For more information

  • Bedford to combine sexton duties

    The Trimble Banner A plan to combine maintenance duties at Bedford Cemetery could end up saving the city money, according to city attorney Genon Hensley. Hensley, a member of the Bedford Cemetery committee, asked commissioners Monday, March 15, to OK a plan to add mowing and other maintenance to the sexton position. Currently, the sexton is a contract employee responsible for ope

  • Sheriff back in the saddle

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith is back on the job after recuperating from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Jan. 12. Smith was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 2350 (Martin Road) while responding to a domestic violence call when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the roadway, impacting with nearby tr

  • CCHS drama club brings popular musical to the stage

    Pirates, a nursemaid and a famous major-general take the stage in the Carroll County High School drama club production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The musical will be held on Friday March 26 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday March 27 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for

  • 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

  • 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

  • Local band ‘Cost of Sin’ opens show in Louisville

    Residents of Tilley Street and those in the surrounding area may have noticed a heavy vibration in the neighborhood in recent weeks. The pounding of a steady rock drumbeat, the heavy throb of a driving bass guitar, soaring guitar leads and vocal exercises by an intense lead singer herald the coming of a new musical force in Carrollton. That f