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  • Development Corporation celebrates ‘positive’ year

    “Despite the recession, the Development Corporation had many positive accomplishments last year,” Joan Moore, Executive Director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, said in her report during the CCCDC annual shareholders’ meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the General Butler State Resort Park’s Two Rivers Restaurant.

  • RISING RATES

    E.ON U.S., parent company of Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric Company, announced plans last week to file rate adjustment requests with the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

  • Sheriff ‘doing exceptionally well’ following traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith will be coming home soon, according to his wife, Cheryl. He is currently in a private room at Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville, Ky.

    “He is just doing exceptionally well,” she said Monday. “He is ready to get out and go to work.”

  • Kentucky’s jobless rate increases in December

    While Carroll County’s unemployment numbers have improved slightly, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent in December 2009 from a revised 10.6 percent in November 2009, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Carrollton infant dies at home

    An autospy is being conducted to determine the cause of death of a five-month-old Carrollton infant who died at her home Sunday, Jan. 24

  • Panel reconsiders emergency transport plan

    Project leaders for the proposed Milton-Madison Bridge replacement are considering additional options for emergency medical services to Trimble County during the six to 12 months the span could be closed in 2011. At the same time, transportation officials from Indiana, Kentucky and the Federal Highway Administration are awaiting word on the status of a $95 million federal grant fo

  • Harris plans to seek fifth senate term

    State Sen. Ernie Harris said last week that he will seek re-election in November. Harris, who is in his fourth term in the Kentucky Senate, said Thursday, Jan. 14, he would be filing as a candidate this week. “It’s really been a pleasure to represent my district,” he said in an interview following the public hearing at Milton Elementary School for the Milton-Mad

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Public invited to Sachleben reception An open house to honor retiring Board of Education member J.W. Sachleben will precede this month’s regular board meeting. The public is invited to the reception from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, today, Jan. 20, at Milton Elementary School. The board meeting will follow immediately at 7 p.m. in the sch

  • Overcoming adversity
  • Sheriff remains in hospital a week after accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith remains hospitalized in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville while recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident which occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 12.