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Local News

  • Upcoming bridge construction will impact local traffic

    Several upcoming bridge repair and replacement projects will affect local motorists in the weeks, months and years to come. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson briefed the magistrates of the county’s Fiscal Court about state and U.S. highway road projects during that government body’s June 29 mee

  • Cannon faces new court date in 2009 animal cruelty case

    Donnie Cannon, who pleaded guilty on Jan. 28 to one count of second degree cruelty to animals, faces another court date on Aug. 26 for allegedly violating the terms of his conditional discharge. Cannon, 50, of Worthville, was arrested on charges of 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage

  • Families ‘kick off’ school year

    The summertime smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill on a hot summer afternoon drew a crowd at the Carrollton Walmart on Saturday for the third annual Carroll County Schools on the Road kick off for the 2010-2011 school year. The event helped bring together school faculty, parents and children to meet, ask questions and exchange inform

  • Carrollton Police awarded two grants

    The Carrollton Police Department recently received two grants to increase both its resources and coverage within the city limits. Chief Mike Willhoite said CPD received a Justice Assistance Grant of $1,500 for two permanent pharmaceutical drop-off boxes to expand the recovery program. The department currently owns two drop-off boxes, one permanent and one mobile, that it previous

  • Worthville soldier is Afghanistan casualty

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday.             Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,

  • Court OKs 2010-11 asphalt, rock bids

    The Trimble Banner Only two companies submitted bids last month to provide Trimble County with supplies needed for road projects. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Fiscal Court opened the sealed bids during a special meeting Wednesday, June 30. Stevens said Nugent Sand of Carroll County bid to provide rock and gravel, offering dense-grade aggragate – the most-used kind of

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Starting Monday, July 12, Mount Pleasant Road (State Hwy. 625) will be closed between Pryors Fork and Corn Creek roads as work crews from the state Transportation Cabinent replace two culverts.

    Motorists are advised to follow the detour signs during the closure.

    Completion of the project is expected in mid-August.

  • Many upset by closing of Kysoc

                Rhonda Burns of Carrollton attended Camp Kysoc for over two decades, but this summer Burns won’t have the chance to participate in her favorite camp activities or see her camp friends.             “The way Ca

  • WorkNow Kentucky offers employment for summer

    Local teens and young adults seeking summer work opportunities may apply online for employment with a new federal program called WorkNow Kentucky.             “It’ll start this week because we’re just now getting the information,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Ha

  • School system tackles multiple building projects

    While construction continues on Phase I of an extensive renovation of Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School, the design phase is underway for an addition to Kathryn Winn Primary School across town. Ron Murrell, of the Lexington consulting firm Ross Tarrant Architects, updated board members on the progress of construction at Cartmell Ele