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  • School board considers early childhood wing at Winn

    The Carroll County Board of Education is studying the possible addition of 800 square feet of classroom space to the Kathryn Winn Primary School. The wing would accommodate the Early Head Start and the Head Start students, according to Lisa James, superintendent of Carroll County Schools. The school district received a two-year $2.12 mil

  • Carroll County unemployment rate declined in March

    Unemployment numbers showed improvement in Carroll County for March, down by nearly a full percentage point from February. While this was the trend here and in neighboring counties this year, rates were up in Carroll and 60 other Kentucky counties between March 2009 and March 2010, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Traini

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, May 5 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall. Thursday, May 6 Carroll County Board of Educati

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  • Council hears first readings for city, CU 2010-2011 fiscal budgets

    Property acquisition along the Ohio River front and the completion of major construction projects in town are the focus of the city’s 2010-2011 fiscal year budget, which came up for its first reading at the April 26 council meeting. “We’ve made great strides in trying to improve the appearance of Carrollton for the benef

  • Groundbreaking marks start of Polk Street extension work

    State and local representatives gathered at Carroll County High School Thursday morning to ceremonially break ground on the Polk Street extension project. The long-awaited project will officially begin at the end of May, according to Ohio Valley Asphalt Vice President Jamie King, whose company was awarded the contract at the city council meeting on April 12. OVA, located in Carro

  • Arrest made in Milton robbery

    A Madison resident is arrested in connection with the robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located in Trimble County on April 27.

    Gregory A. Goins, 44, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Through an investigation led by KSP Detective Jason Brown, it was determined that Goins is the suspect seen in the surveillance footage using a handgun to rob the store, according to the release.  Goins was located and arrested at a homeless shelter in Louisville by the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force.

  • Budget impasse could shut down state government

    The lack of a state budget when the new fiscal year begins on July 1 would have an adverse effect on local and county governments. “I have a real concern over the state budget situation,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday. “Kentucky’s commitment for the Milton-Madison bri

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  • Suspect sought in Milton armed robbery

    Kentucky State Police released surveillance photos of a man suspected of robbing a clerk at the Milton Discount Tobacco store about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.