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  • Bid opening held for renovation at Cartmell Elementary

    Representatives from the Lexington firm RossTarrant Architects, opened bids Friday from contracting firms hoping to secure the contract to renovate the Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School. The bid opening was held in the conference room at the school corporation’s central office. Renovations at the school, located at 1706 Highland Av

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Local couple collects donations for Kosair

    Amanda and Trampus Craig are collecting donations of new toys, which they plan to take to the children staying at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville this Christmas holiday.

  • Bridge meetings today

    The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team will meet with historic preservation groups at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec.

  • Hospital employees finally get back pay settlement

    Former Carroll County hospital employees who worked for Associated Healthcare Systems Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., have received more than $560,000 in back pay the company owed to them from 2007. Associated Healthcare Systems operated Carroll County Regional Medical Center, which is now Carroll County Memorial Hospital, from Jul

  • Covington office to hire 1,200 census workers

    The Trimble Banner Local residents are needed to help with the final phase of the 2010 Census count.

  • State, local highway crews ready for winter weather

    Last week’s brief snowfall and blast of arctic air served notice that winter is right around the corner. Local and state road crews are prepared for the onslaught of winter weather, according to officials from both agencies. “That little burst of winter kind of caught everyone off guard,” said Carroll County Judge-Executive

  • NAS tourney expansion to boost local economy

    Carroll County High School will host the seventh annual North American Stainless Basketball Classic on Dec. 21-23. Local officials hope the tournament will bring a boost to the local economy as players, coaches and fans of competing schools from around the state will spend time and dollars in local hotels, restaurants and stores. Next week&r

  • Army Corps of Engineers target April to reopen lock

    Repairs continue on the miter gate leaves of  Markland Locks and Dam  damaged in a failure of the facility’s 1,200-foot lock chamber on Sept. 27.

    Both gate leaves sustained structural damages when one totally collapsed, but can be repaired, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The dam is located on the Ohio River near Warsaw, 14 miles upstream from Carrollton.

  • New charges filed against Carrollton man in 2007 motorcycle crash

      Bernard Kalep King was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on charges of second-degree manslaughter, third-degree fetal homicide, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants and first-degree persistent felony offender on Nov. 18, 2009, according to Steve Tedder, communications director for the Jefferson County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. A $50

  • County receives $2.12 million grant for Early Head Start

    The Carroll County School District will soon offer an Early Head Start Program for its children under three years old. The school district will receive $1,044,140 in federal stimulus funding in 2010 as part of the $2.12 million two-year American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Early Head Start Expansion Grant, according to a Carroll County Sch