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  • TCMS cross-country squad undefeated

    Special to The Banner The Trimble County Middle/Elementary School Cross Country team traveled to the state capital last Wednesday to compete in the Frankfort Archives All-Comers Meet. The squad competed against teams from Bondurant, Elkhorn, Frankfort Christian, Christ the King, Good Shepard, Frankfort and East Jessamine middle schools. The Lady Raiders dominated their competit

  • Special to The Banner Saturday was an exciting day for the Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League, when two of the Raider teams played in Eminence. The Junior Varsity Raiders youth team continued a spotless record, bringing it to 4-0 with a 39-6 victory over the Campbellsburg Bengals. Raider quarterback Dawson Porter performed at his usual high level, running for th

  • Squads improve times at Trinity/Sacred Heart Invitational

    Special to The Banner The Trinity/Sacred Heart Invitational this year again was the most competitive and biggest race in the state of Kentucky.  The event featured 16 state-ranked teams from the commonwealth and 11 ranked squads from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee, including the nationally ranked squad from Carmel, Ind.  In the girls race, the Lady Raiders finished 17th o

  • Jackson to fill Oakley's mayoral term

    The Trimble Banner Milton City Commissioners elected Denny Jackson to fill out Donnie Oakley’s unexpired term as mayor during a special meeting Monday, Sept. 28, at city hall. Jackson had been serving as mayor pro tem and officiating at meetings in Oakley’s absence for several months. Oakley, who had been battling cancer, wa

  • Rain dampens Trimble's Repair Affair

    The Trimble Banner Heavy rains during the week leading up to Trimble County’s eighth annual Repair Affair put some projects on hold Saturday morning. About half the projects scheduled for Saturday were postponed to Oct. 3. Others, like a ramp project at Viola Powell’s home on Foxgate Lane in Milton, went on as scheduled. Jon Dunlap of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank

  • Grant OK’d; moratorium continues on EIP funding

    Carrollton City Council approved a $4,000 Enterprise Incentive Program grant Monday night to Port William Historical Society after it was determined the group’s application came in prior to a moratorium imposed on spending by Mayor Dwight Louden.

    Historical society president Karen Claiborne asked council to approve the money to help with ongoing restoration work at the Masterson House. She said the request filed in June was part of a project to replace the worst windows on the house.

    “I understand this has been held up,” Claiborne said.

  • ‘Catastrophic’ failure closes lock at Markland

    Barge traffic is once again on the move after a structure failure at Markland Locks and Dam stopped traffic on the Ohio River early Sunday.

    No injuries were reported after a miter gate on the downriver end of the main lock collapsed, according to Todd Hornback, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    Traffic on the river was stopped in both directions at about 9 a.m. Sunday, Hornback said. By the time an auxiliary lock was put in service at 8 p.m., there were about six towboats with barges waiting to lock through.

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  • County flood recovery could total $900,000

    The Trimble Banner Work to remove rocks and debris from five Trimble County creeks is under way, and the total cost could reach as much as $900,000. The work is being supervised by the federal Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Services, which is helping to fund the bulk of the cost of damage to creeks after torrential rains drenc