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  • Deaths of Carroll teacher, wife under investigation

    Indiana officials are investigating the Friday deaths of a Cartmell Elementary School teacher and his wife, in Jefferson County, Ind.

    Madison Police found Anthony “Tony” Russell, 51, of Deputy, Ind., dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a vehicle when they responded to a call to the 800 block of South Second Street, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the agency leading the investigation.

  • CCMS review set on work deadline

    The Oct. 7 deadline for Marrillia Construction to complete the Carroll County Middle School renovation and expansion project has passed, but two major projects were completed in the week leading up to that date.

    Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan said in an interview Oct. 11, that the two projects were finished while students were out on their fall break. The drainage issue in front of the gym entry doors on the east side has been addressed. This work was completed on Oct. 7.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.

  • Guidarini named new site manager at Dow Chemical

    Jim Guidarini is the new site manager at the Carrollton Dow-Corning site as the operation begins its integration into the Dow Chemical Company family.

    Guidarini takes over for Larry Tarvestad who will remain at the Carrollton site. Tarvestad, who was site manager for six years, will work on expanding the Carrollton site through integrating parts of other Dow-Corning sites as Dow Chemical integrates changes.

  • KSP seeks assistance identifying sexual assault suspect

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation. Shortly after 10 p.m. Sept. 20, KSP received a call that an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford, Ky., according to a news release. The incident occurred on West Avenue, and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on Hwy. 42 to report the incident.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll County

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.

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  • Sing-Off Competition at the Tobacco Festival
  • Ninja obstacle course set to visit CCMS this month

    The Urban Ninja Project Obstacle Course is coming to Carroll County Middle School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22.

    CCMH will host the Urban Ninja Project Obstacle, which is an easier version of what you see on American Ninja Warrior.

    Students from elementary school age through high school and even adults can participate.  The cost is $3 for a single run, $5 for two runs or $10 for all day access. 

    Come show off your skills and let out that inner Ninja.

  • Chapman appointed to BOE; budget discussed

    Gwen Chapman was welcomed as the District 5 Board of Education member at the Sept. 22 meeting. Chapman fills the vacancy left when Mary Ann Pearson chose not to run for re-election when her term expired Dec. 31, 2014. Chapman’s appointment ends Dec. 31, 2016. She is unopposed on the ballot for the November election for the unexpired term of District 5 seat.

    2016-2017 budget

    The Carroll County Board of Education passed a working budget totaling $26,201,930 for this current budget year.