Worthville Volunteer Fire Department and Ghent Fire Department Station 2 responded to a fully involved structure fire on Wednesday Dec. 16 in Worthville. The departments were dispatched at 7:21 a.m. to the home of Chad and Tracy Stark at 401 Jackson Ridge Road. The fire was determined to be fully involved at 7:33 a.m. according to Assistant
The purchase of the former Woods Reynolds Warehouse by the county has been finalized, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. The property is on the corner of Eighth and Polk Streets, located directly behind and adjoining the Carroll County Regional Detention Center property. “It is in our nam
The Carroll County Board of Education voted on Tuesday, Dec. 22 to hire Marksbury Cornett Engineering Corp., Inc., of Louisville as the contractor for the renovation project at the Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School. Marksbury Cornett had submitted the low bid of 11 received by the school corporation. The company’s base
The Carrollton Fire Department held its annual Christmas with a Fireman event on Christmas Eve. The department bought a holiday meal, toys and clothes for six children, and the firefighters helped Santa deliver them to the children’s homes. Odd Fellows Lodge contributed a monetary donation to the cause.
Consultants for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet solicited opinions from historic preservationists and other officials Thursday, Dec. 10, on design details for the planned replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge. The preservationists comprise the Section 106 panel, named for a section of federal law that mandates the mitigation of any negative impact a project might have on ne
The city of Worthville is working to provide free wireless Internet service to its residents, beginning in the center of town and spreading outward. Currently, the city is working to obtain Insight Communications service, before establishing city hall as its base for the service. Mayor Terry Hagedorn said she hopes the wireless Internet will
Gov. Steve Beshear commended Carroll County for its commitment to education during his trip to Carrollton on Friday. Carroll County Schools recently announced that it had received a two-year, $2.12 million federal stimulus grant to create an Early Head Start program. “This has been a very long awaited day… but now we’ve re