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  • P&Z seeks input for comprehensive plan at Aug. 11 meeting

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission wants to hear from residents for development of the new comprehensive plan that will guide the city’s development over the next five years.

    The Aug. 11 special meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall on Clay Street.

  • Massie to speak at Tuesday events in Carroll County

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, a Republican from Lewis County, will hold a Coffee with your Congressman event in Carrollton Tuesday, Aug. 9.

    The program will be at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant, 505 Main St., beginning at 10:30 a.m.

    Following that event, Massie is also set to attend and speak at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon, held in the Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • National pageant winners
  • Pursuit injures two, one arrested; pair arrested when stolen cars found in city

    Carrollton Police engaged in a motorcycle pursuit, resulting in both riders being injured.

  • Bus routes updated due to P’ville bridge weight limit

    The Carroll County Schools bus routes have been changed due to the new weight restriction on the Prestonville Bridge. Contact (502) 732-7099 for more information.

    Bus No. 141

    A.M.

  • Judge denies motion to dismiss Kinman case

    The case against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman will go to trial after a Special Circuit Court Judge Richard A. Brueggemann denied the defense’s motion to quash or dismiss the indictment in an order entered into the Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office July 19.

  • Dixie Chixx softball wins national championship

    The Dixie Chixx 14U softball team completed a magical two-week run that earned them a state championship and cumulated with a national championship.

    The team defeated Crete Phoenix 4-0 in the USSSA National Championship Great Lakes on July 24, in Columbus, Ind.

    The team only won one pool game at the national championships that helped to determine where they would land in the brackets. But once the team reached the double elimination bracket play, it swept all four games in route to the championship.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Nieves Leon

    Nieves Leon knows what it is like to be a stranger in a foreign country, unable to communicate with others. Twenty-five years ago when she and her husband and daughter moved to Carrollton from Spain, she did not know a single word of English.

    Now, after years of additional education and practice, she uses her experience and knowledge to pay it forward.

    Nieves is the daughter of Felix Leon and Nieves Rodriguez and is from Ponferrada in northern Spain. Her father worked as a train conductor, while her mother stayed at home with the six children.

  • Humphrey to appeal AG’s ruling of open records law

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s Office ruled that Carroll County Jailer Michael W. Humphrey violated the state’s Open Records Act in denying a request made by Crystal Emberton.

    Emberton made a request April 12, 2016, to inspect or obtain public records/video records/ evidence that depict an incident that occurred in the lobby of the Carroll County Detention Center on the morning of Tuesday, April 12, 2016, between the hours of 10-11 a.m.

  • Butler Park hosts Pokemon Go event Saturday

    By LAUREN HOLLOWAY

    Landmark News Service Intern

    You may have noticed a surge of people out and about with phones extended in front of them as if they are following a map on their mini screens leading them to gold.

    Except in reality, these hunters are not out for gold, they’re out for Pokemon.