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  • Drunken drivers can’t hide behind Halloween costumes 

    As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween this October, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) reminds everyone to keep the party off the road. 

     “There isn’t a Halloween costume clever enough to hide an impaired driver who has made the poor decision to get behind the wheel,” said KOHS Director of Highway Safety Bill Bell. “Whether you’ve had one too many or way too many it is just not worth the risk. Remember, Buzzed driving is drunk driving.”

  • Motorcycle Awareness Program held at CCHS


    Carroll County Youth Services Center would like to say “Thank You” to Glenda Hobbic and the KMA for the motorcycle awareness program that was presented to the juniors and seniors. You did a great job and we appreciate your efforts.

    A special “Thank You” goes out the Ron “Jonsey” Jones, John “JD” Dolby, Ricky Howard and Butch Smith for being at the presentation.

    Please be aware of motorcycles. They are everywhere.

    Tracey Reynolds, Ma, MSW, LCSW

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 26, 2011

    Council approves EIP funding proposal

    Steve Buchanan and his business, Tea Shop, located at 408 Main Street, will receive $2,400 in Enterprise Incentive Program funds to improve the building’s façade and signage. According to the application, Buchanan will be removing the broken glass front and replacing it with decorative stones.

    Carrollton City Council originally tabled the proposal because they wanted more information on the materials being used in the construction. 

  • Sheriff's Office Briefs - Oct. 26, 2011

    Overturned semi blocks interstate, no one hurt

    A FedEx double semi tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 71 early Wednesday morning, shutting down the northbound lanes for five hours.

    Robert Curtin of Troy, Ohio, was traveling northbound at about 5:20 a.m. when he swerved to miss a deer, according to a news release from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle went off the left side of the road and the driver attempted to regain control.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Oct. 26, 2011

    Fiscal court considers cameras to monitor county park facilities

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  • Florida doctors can now check patients’ pill use

    KPA News Content Service

    Florida has finally implemented an electronic database where the state’s doctors can check their patients’ prescription drug history. It’s hoped the information will curb doctor shopping and other pain pill abuses.

    The Palm Beach Post reported that the Electronic Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation system went online Oct. 17. The bill establishing the system was nearly killed by Florida’s Republican governor and other influential GOP lawmakers.

  • Deer activity increasing as winter approaches

    The Kentucky State Police Post No. 5 is reminding drivers to be cautious as deer activity and movement is increasing now through the winter months.

    The seasonal temperature and time changes initiate deer mating season, which puts the animals on the move during times when they’re least visible.  Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that approximately 150 people are killed in the nation resulting from a collision involving deer. 

    The following tips will improve driver safety:

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