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  • Crowell resigns, dispatch revenue options discussed

    Carrollton City Council accepted the resignation, with regrets, of Carrollton Police Officer Jennifer Crowell at its Feb. 22, meeting. Her last day is March 4. Crowell was the department’s first female police officer and has been working for the department since August 2013.

    Mayor Robb Adams said he told Crowell no one wants to see her leave, and maybe one day the city would get her back.

  • Fiscal court seeks funds for van costs; first reading held for golf cart ordinance

    Carroll County Fiscal Court is looking at the availability of Federal Transportation Authority grant funds to help cover the expenses involved with the costs associated with vans used for its senior center programs.

    At the Tuesday, Feb. 23, Fiscal Court meeting, Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick said no income is being generated with the senior vans and he is looking at how they can get money coming in to cover operating expenses.

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week Feb. 22-28

    Partnering with Kentucky Emergency Management and the National Weather Service,  Carroll County Emergency Management recognizes Feb. 22 – 28, 2016 as “Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky.”  

  • Hearing sought to get Kinman charges dismissed

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman is seeking either the dismissal of his indictment or an evidentiary hearing pertaining to the Carroll County Grand Jury that indicted him Nov. 3, 2014.

  • Sunday snow causes wrecks throughout county

    Heavy snowfall Sunday, Feb. 14, caused wrecks throughout Carroll County, forcing Carroll County Emergency Management to declare a Level Three snow emergency that evening. About 3-5 inches of snow accumulated in Carroll County Sunday.

  • Girls only: Teen night to include makeovers, games

    If pizza, full makeovers, and games sound like fun, then Teen Night might be for you.

    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to attend the event, sponsored by the Carroll County Health Department and Haven of Hope Pregnancy Center,   It will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Haven of Hope Pregnancy Center, 537 Highland Ave.

    Organizers Maria Breeden and Hayley Franklin have planned a fun evening for girls to come together to talk about teen pregnancy in a laid back, informal, non-presentation manner.

  • Man arrested for robbing, kidnapping a woman at a home off Hwy. 227

    A robbery at gunpoint and kidnapping in Carroll County led to the arrest of a Carrollton man Wednesday, Feb. 10.

    Ricky L. Welch, 42, of Carrollton was arrested and held in the Carroll County Detention Center on charges of first-degree robbery and kidnapping and on a parole violation warrant.

  • Kroger pharmacies to dispense Naloxone without a prescription

    The Kroger Co., Cincinnati/Dayton division, announced Feb. 12,  that it will make the opioid overdose reversal medicine Naloxone available without a prescription at its 84 pharmacies in Ohio and 16 pharmacies in Northern Kentucky beginning Monday, Feb. 15.

    Carrollton’s Kroger is in the Louisville division. Public Affairs Manager of the Louisville Division Tim McGurk said he expects naloxone will be available at the Carrollton Kroger and throughout Kentucky later this year. “We do not have specific dates or plans ready to announce yet.”

  • KSP arrests a Carrollton man on sexual abuse charges

    A Carrollton man has been arrested on multiple charges of sexual abuse.

    Kentucky State Police served Raymond E. Hendricks Jr., 52, of Carrollton with a complaint warrant Feb. 11, and he was taken into custody.

  • Arrest made in connection with thefts

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Saturday, Feb. 13, in connection with multiple thefts that occurred last month in a three-county area.

    Deputy Rodney Hawkins said Jeremy J. Combs, 37, of Morning View, Ky., was arrested on five counts of theft and is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center.

    The charges are linked to thefts on Jan. 15, involving items such as guns, chain saws, jewelry and other items that could be sold or pawned for money, Hawkins said.