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  • Quilts of Valor

    The Quilts of Valor program is a group of volunteer quilters across the country who make individual quilts for United States military service members. When an online request is made for a veteran, someone takes the name and makes a quilt for the veteran. The finished quilt is then sent to a state coordinator, who makes arrangements for the presentation. 

  • Sheriff's Office | April 23, 2015

    Three arrested on drug charges

    Carrollton Police Officer Keith Dews responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle at Prestonville Shell at 5:13 a.m. April 8. Upon arrival, he found an individual later identified as Zach Maddox, 18, of Milton in possession of suspected heroin. Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rodney Hawkins said Dews called him to work the case. Five tenths of a gram of suspected heroin was found in Maddox’s possession, Hawkins said.

  • Two dead in Gallatin County, KSP investigating

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 are investigating an apparent murder that occurred April 13, at 212 Riverview Drive in Warsaw.

    KSP Post 5 dispatch received a 911 call at approximately 8:39 p.m. about a male complaining of chest pain.  Preliminary investigation shows that Anthony Upton, 51, suffered a heart attack and died after being transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital, according to state police. 

  • Fiscal Court purchases power load system, accepts batting cage bid

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to purchase a bariatric power load system for loading patients in to the ambulance. The county has two ambulances outfitted with the systems now.

    Carroll County Emergency Services director Ed Webb said that he had received a $20,000 grant to pay for most of the system. Bidders for the project had three options, bid the system, bid installation or bid both. The county received two bids, one for the system and one for the installation.

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  • Carrollton Main Street Program nationally accredited for 12 years

    Carrollton Main Street Program has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach.

  • C’ton pair arrested for shoplifting

    Carrollton Police arrested two Carrollton residents for allegedly stealing from Wal-Mart and then fleeing from police.

  • Man arrested for impersonating deputy

    A Louisville man was arrested and charged with impersonating a Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

  • New booster seat law; how to buckle in correctly


    The Courier-Journal

    Starting this summer, parents will be required to keep children secured in booster seats a little longer under a new state law that aims to improve safety in motor vehicles.

    The law, enacted in this year’s legislative session, includes two key changes related to age and height that parents should heed, otherwise they could face a $25 fine.

  • City to apply for grant to pave along Ky. River

    The city will be applying for a federal grant to construct a paved trail along the Kentucky River. Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Bob Yoder said the Land and Water Conservation Fund grant is a 50-50 matching grant, and applications are due by April 30.