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Regional

  • Ramp closures to resume on I-71 at KY 153, exit 28 in Henry County

    Louisville, KY (June 30, 2014) – Contract crews will resume ramp repairs next week at the Interstate 71/KY 153 interchange in Henry County.  Ramp construction was postponed until the week of July 7 due to the NASCAR races at the Kentucky Speedway last week and the Independence Day holiday this week.
    The southbound exit ramp from I-71 to KY 153 (Exit 28) is scheduled to close on Tuesday, July 8 at 7:00 a.m.  This ramp will be closed through Thursday, July 17 for removal and replacement of the concrete pavement.

  • Kickoff is tonight for new JCTC Carrollton Campus

    By JACOB BLAIR
    The Trimble Banner Intern
    The first kickoff event to help recruit donors for the new building project as well as display features of the new building’s layout at the Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton campus will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at the General Butler State Park Conference Center in Carrollton.

  • Conway warns consumers of IRS phone scam

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway is warning Kentuckians to protect themselves from fraud and to be vigilant of phone scams claiming to be associated with the Internal Revenue Service.

  • State police warn against leaving children in hot cars

    (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.

  • Edwards appointed new division director for Ky. Protection, Advocacy

    Frankfort, KY – Public Advocate Ed Monahan announced that Jeff Edwards has been appointed Director of the Protection and Advocacy Division. Jeff replaces Marsha Hockensmith who led Protection and Advocacy for six years and who worked for P & A for 20 years with distinguished devotion to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities. Marsha Hockensmith said. “I am confident P&A will continue saving lives and changing systems under Jeff’s leadership.”

  • Post 5 troopers honored at KSP Awards Banquet
  • Kentucky retail food prices get slight bump

    Louisville, KY – The latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation in March 2014, indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state are holding fairly steady with just slight increases reported in the first quarter of the year. According to the survey findings, the total cost of 40 basic grocery items was $120.69. These results were $0.61, or 0.5 percent, higher than the same list of items reported in the fourth quarter of 2014, the previous record high.

  • State Police plan checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of April 21 - May 5, 2014.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • KSP to conduct checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of April 14 - 28, 2014.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Carroll man arrested for murdering son

    A Carroll County man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his two-year-old son, Kentucky State Police said. Douglas Allen, 26 years old from Ghent, was charged in connection with the Feb. 19 death of his son.