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  • Turning Pointe Dance recital
  • CCHS Trap Shooting Team

    Carroll County High School trap shooting team invited Superintendent Bill Hogan, Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak and Athletic Director Paul Stone to attend practice June 1, and challenged them to a contest. The student-athletes outscored the administrators, with Kinley Huesman leading all shooters with 23 out of 25. Oak led the administrators with 15 out of 25.

     

    Trap scores
    (out of 25 shots)

  • Shaw to receive $300,000 in civil suit settlement

    A settlement in the civil suit filed Aug. 26, 2014 by former Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw was reached June 12, and approved by Carroll County Fiscal Court on June 13.

    Carroll County Attorney Nick Marsh told fiscal court Tuesday that he attended a mediation hearing on June 12, with the attorney representing the county, Jeffrey C. Mando of Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, P.L.L.C., and John Sparks, a claims representative for Carroll County’s insurance provider, Kentucky Association of Counties.

  • Minimal damage at Christman fire

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department and Carrollton Fire Department extinguished a debris fire at Christman & Sons Farms, 10 Dunn St., in Prestonville Tuesday morning.

    The fire was about 120 feet up in the air in the elevator between the wet holding bin and the storage bins. Owner Kevin Christman said the flames were about six feet high when he called Carroll County Dispatch at 8:31 a.m.

  • Carrollton mother arrested after her child ingests meth

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the drug overdose of her 8- month-old child.

    At about 5:19 p.m. June 9, Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.

  • Sheriff’s 2015 audit has several comments noted

    Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon raised several areas of concern in a delayed 2015 audit report on the Carroll County Sheriff’s office under then Sheriff Jamie Kinman.

    Harmon released the audit of the 2015 financial statement June 12.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Department office manager Mandy Tuttle said the auditor’s office overlooked the department for 2015 audits.

  • Kemper will add off-street parking at new Gillock location

    Kemper Construction will add off-street parking at its building on the corner of Gillock Avenue and Park Avenue.

    Tim Chilton of Kemper Construction told Carrollton City Council June 12, he has worked with Code Enforcement Official John Welch and Planning and Zoning about the proposed site improvements. The plan will add a total of 24 off-street spaces–11 on the existing south side of the parking area, including two handicap spaces located close to the main entrance, and 13 spaces on the north side of the building.

  • Carrollton man arrested after shooting gun on Fifth St.

    A Carrollton man was arrested after firing five shots into the woods in the 1000 block of Fifth Street June 10.

    Carroll County Dispatch received a call at 9:22 p.m. that a male subject on a bicycle fired off five rounds and threw the gun in the woods at 1018 Fifth St., in Carrollton. The caller was a witness on scene and was the owner of the house the suspect shot near. The caller described the male as wearing khaki pants and a gray tank top, and he fled the scene on a bicycle.

  • Carrollton Utilities, city acquires city of Campbellsburg’s sewer system

    Carrollton Utilities has acquired the city of Campbellsburg sewer system.

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution Monday, June 12, authorizing the mayor to execute the asset purchase agreement, bill of sale and two warranty deeds conveying all assets of the Campbellsburg sewer system to the city of Carrollton.

  • Man arrested in Tennessee in connection with Ghent robbery

    Police arrested the suspect sought in connection with an armed robbery at the Ghent Cowboy’s gas station May 31.

    Billy Sangster, 47, of Warsaw was apprehended at about 4 p.m. June 6, in Knox County, Tenn. Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sangster just outside of Knoxville, Tenn., in a truck stop parking lot, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Information obtained by KSP provided the sheriff’s office with a location for Sangster, and he was found at the truck stop in a stolen dump truck from Indiana.