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  • Cartmell’s Got Talent!

    The Cartmell Elementary Winter Artists Showcase was held Monday, Dec. 16. Before the show began, the history club presented a “Living History Museum,” where students portrayed historical figures. The art students displayed their masterpieces, and the Lego League gave demonstrations on their first Lego League Core Values, Project and Robot Missions.

  • The Lost Mitten

    The Cast:

    Little Boy: Jack Chowning

    Mr. Mouse: Lyric McKinney

    Squirrel: Parker Sauls

    Wise Old Owl: Alyssa Horner

    Rabbit: Elle Spencer

    Clever Fox: Celia Tuttle

    Sly Wolf: Madi Groves

    Friendly Bear: Wade Gibson

    Miss Cricket: McKenzie Hearn

     

     

  • Search of Trimble home leads to the arrest of four

    Four people were arrested Dec. 18, after Kentucky State Police troopers served a search warrant at the home of Daniel McFarland, 423 Harley Lane, Bedford, according to a news release.

    Troopers obtained the warrant after receiving information that large amounts of drugs and stolen items were located in the home, police said.

    While searching the home, troopers located 10 portable generators and six industrial fans. 

  • Carroll County man dies in flooded creek Saturday

    A Carroll County man died Saturday night in a creek near his home on Gilgal Road.

    Arnold Ray Smith Jr., 48, of 1426 Gilgal Road in Turners Station was at a friend’s house, located at 1453 Gilgal Road, and left between 10:30 and 11 p.m. on a four-wheeler, Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Trooper Brad Arterburn said. The friend’s driveway has a bridge that crosses a creek. When the friend went to check his mail Sunday morning, he found Smith submerged in the water, Arterburn said.

    KSP received a call on the incident at 8:51 a.m. Sunday.

  • Christmas at CAC
  • Phase I designs near completion for new JCTC building

    Architects hired to complete a master plan for the proposed new Carrollton campus for Jefferson Community and Technical College are preparing to take their preliminary Phase I designs to Frankfort next month to help the project get funded in the 2014-16 state budget.

  • Fiscal OK’s SO budget, plans polling relocation

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a $552,500 budget for the sheriff’s office in 2014, the same total as the current year.

    Sheriff Jamie Kinman told fiscal court Tuesday morning that there was little change to the budget this year.

    Funds were included to hire Whitney Jump full-time in the office, Kinman said. She currently works part-time for the sheriff.

    Additionally, about $12,000 was cut from the overtime section of the budget, he told fiscal court.

  • Study shows I-71 expansion won’t be any time soon

    Making improvements to the I-71 Corridor, from Louisville to the junction of I-75 in Boone County, will take a lot of time and a lot of money.

    That was the basic thrust of an overview of a study being conducted by Qk4. The Frankfort engineering firm was hired earlier by Kentucky Connected, the six-county partnership established in 2012 to focus on regional economic development along the I-71 corridor. The study focused on safety and capacity issues along the 77-mile stretch of highway that slices through the southern portion of Carroll County.

  • Families enjoy food, carols at Nutcracker Tea
  • Goff adds name to judge-executive election; Miller, Cable also running

    The May Primary promises to have some interesting contests in Carroll County.

    Five more Democrats have filed as candidates for county offices.

    Retired insurance agent Kathy Goff filed Dec. 13 as a candidate for judge-executive, joining District 2 Magistrate Dean Miller and former deputy sheriff Clay Cable on the ballot for that office.