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  • Robbery suspect arrested by KSP

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  • Sturgill sentenced to 20 years

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    Calvin Sturgill is no longer a ward of the Trimble County jailer.

    After pleading guilty in February to one count of incest, Sturgill was sentenced Thursday, April 15, to 20 years with the Kentucky Department of Corrections, plus five years’ conditional discharge by Circuit Court Judge Karen L. Conrad.

    Sturgill was credited for 938 days already served. Upon his release, Sturgill will have to register with authorities as a sex offender for life. He also was ordered to submit a DNA sample.

  • Cton shooting leaves one injured, one on the loose

    Carrollton Police are looking for a Carrollton man they believe was involved in a shooting Monday night. Randy Howard Jr., 21, allegedly shot Tyler Hudson, 32, also of Carrollton, in multiple areas in front of the Riverside Apartments complex at 2513 Highland Avenue, according to Chief Mike Willhoite. Hudson was taken from the scene by Carroll County EMS and airlifted to Universi

  • Local legislators optimistic about passage of budget

    Kentucky lawmakers who represent Carroll and surrounding counties anticipate a special session of the General Assembly will be held this month to adopt a state budget. Last week in a letter to legislators, Gov. Steve Beshear reiterated that the General Assembly must pass a budget by June 1, or face a partial shutdown of state government. When legislators concluded their regular s

  • 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

  • Rough, rising waters
  • 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