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  • Easter on the Square means spring is near

     

    Two things tell me that spring is here — the forsythia in my yard is close to blooming and I’ve been working with the Main Street Promotions Committee to plan this year’s Easter on the Square event.

  • City accepting bids for Polk Street project

    The city of Carrollton is currently advertising bids for the Polk Street project. An advertisement ran in last week’s News-Democrat, and another will appear this week, Mayor Dwight Louden said. There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting on March 31 at 10 a.m. for all those bidding on the project. The deadline to submit a bid is April

  • 2010 Relay kicks off

    Relay for life organizers and volunteers hope to raise money to help “toon out” cancer at this year’s event. The 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held on Friday May 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The goal for this year’s event, themed “Let’s Toon Out Cancer,&

  • Panther baseball facility seeing makeover

    Preparations are underway for Carroll County High School to host the Eighth Region Baseball Tournament at the end of May, according to Head Baseball Coach Jay Jones. “We are under construction in attempt to change the culture of baseball in Carroll County,” Jones said in an email on Monday. When completed, the new fieldhouse fa

  • COPPER TARGET OF THEFT

    The Trimble Banner Nugent Sand Company is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of people responsible for a theft that occurred early Wednesday, March 17, at it’s Carroll County operation on State Hwy. 36, just east of Milton, Ky. At about 6:15 a.m., Nugent employees discovered the conveyor that

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  • Find commuter solutions now, before bridge closes

    Kentucky and Indiana legislators are working now to determine how to pay their share of the $111 million not funded by the federal government for the Milton-Madison Bridge project. The good news is each state has agreed to foot half of the bill; the Kentucky House of Representatives included Kentucky’s share in its version of the state

  • Tips sought in daytime burglaries

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public regarding two recent home burglaries. The first incident occurred sometime between 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the 1000 block of 421 South, just outside of Bedford. Intruders apparently used a crow bar to force open a side door to en

  • Man charged in meth bust

    The Trimble Banner An anonymous tip led law enforcement to a possible methamphetamine lab in a Trimble County home on Saturday, March 13. Trimble Sheriff Tim Coons said Monday that he and two of his deputies, Brian Denton and Dale Ralston, assisted Kentucky State Police troopers in the arrest of James P. McFarland, 27, at his 23 Orchard Cou