Local News

  • Fiscal court approves part-time deputy hire

    Carroll County Fiscal Court unanimously approved Sheriff Jamie Kinman’s request for a part-time deputy at the May 15 meeting.

    “I have a retired city police officer that is interested in working part-time,” Kinman said. “His retirement limits him to 99 hours per month and the county would not have to pay any insurance or retirement benefits.”

    Kinman stated that the hire would serve papers and transport prisoners but would not be doing any casework. He would also be a presence at night and on the weekends.

  • Sheriff’s Office works theft, burglary cases

    A three-day crime spree involving theft of mail and a burglary ended when the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office arrested two suspects May 14.

  • Carroll County At Work: Magali McCarty (I for Interpreter)

    Being an interpreter is more than just being able to speak multiple languages. It takes accuracy, precision and focus to do the job.

    Magali McCarty is Carroll County’s only certified Spanish interpreter through the Administrative Office of the Courts and the only AOC-certified Portuguese interpreter in the state of Kentucky, earning her certifications in 2004.

  • TRDHD outlines its goals for 2019

    Reducing tobacco use, teen pregnancy and the rate of preventable hospital stays top Carroll County’s preliminary health goals, as determined by the Three Rivers District Health Department, with assistance from the Carroll County Health and Safety Partnership.

  • Bevin, Conway win Carroll County


    The News-Democrat and The Courier-Journal

    Republican Matt Bevin and Democrat Jack Conway carried unofficial vote tallies in Carroll County as they sought their party nominations for governor in Tuesday’s statewide primary election.

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  • Carroll named a Work Ready In Progress area

    Carroll County joins Boyd, Greenup, Knott and Lawrence counties as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress status, and Hopkins County was certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in an announcement from Gov. Steve Beshear’s office.

    The Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet assures employers that a local workforce has the talent and skills necessary to staff existing jobs and to master the innovative technologies new jobs will require.

  • Christian Academy celebrates National Day of Prayer

    Christian Academy of Carrollton celebrated National Day of Prayer May 7, with several class performances and a speech from the Rev. Dr. Chris White, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton.

    1 Thessalonians 5:17 “Pray without ceasing.” That was the Bible verse of the day at Christian Academy.

    “When is God listening?” White asked the children. “… I know I can pray all the time, but when is God listening?”

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  • New high school athletic complex tops $3 million

    Carroll County Board of Education accepted a bid of more than $3.4 million for the construction of the Carroll County High School athletic complex at a special meeting Monday, May 11.

    Other items on the agenda were change orders to the Carroll County Middle School construction project and a land purchase on Fourth Street.

    The school board voted to accept the bid submitted by Weir Construction for the athletic field upgrades. Weir was the only bidder for the project.