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  • Bridge down to one lane on Oct. 3

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind., will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. 

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in recent inspections. 

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  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Oct. 3, 2012

    Wednesday, Oct. 3

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Oct., 4

    Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group meets at the Carroll County Extension Office from 6-7 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Passport.

  • Local barrel racing champ to defend title

    When children get involved in an activity, many times, their parents get roped in as well. Carroll County’s John Perkins was one such parent. What he did not expect was to come off the sidelines and jump in himself.

  • Moore to retire from CCCDC

    Often, family events lead us to make major changes in our lives.

    For Joan Moore, the impending birth of her first grandchild is the catalyst for her decision to retire as executive director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation – a position she has held nearly five years.

    “That’s the driving factor,” Moore said Monday of her grandson, Owen Michaels Daugherty, who is soon to be born to her son, Eric, and his wife, Amy, in Atlanta, Ga. “It will be nice to be able to go visit when I want to.”

  • Construction on I-71 to begin Oct. 5

    Motorists planning to travel Interstate 71 beware — road work on the highway gets underway Friday and could slow travel, especially on nights and weekends.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday that crews will begin the $11.6 million project Oct. 5 in the evening hours. To minimize disruption of business travel, he said, the work will be performed at night and on weekends. He expects the evening work could begin around 7 p.m.

  • Police check on registered sex offenders

    Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a check on 45 of the 48 registered sex offenders in Carroll County on Thursday, Sept. 27. The other three listed on the registry live in Indiana. Three arrests were made and two citations were issued.

  • Carroll County sex offender list

    James Allen Abercrombie, 62, 110 Hwy. 467, Worthville, Ky; compliant; move in from Indiana, original conviction for child molestation, age 14.

    Rod Matthew Adams, 28, 1499 Wrights Ridge Rd., Milton, Ky; compliant; convicted of third degree rape of 15-year-old victim.

    William Baker, 54, 1006 Fifth St., Carrollton, Ky.; compliant; convicted of two counts sodomy with 9-year-old victim.

  • Troopers arrest Worthville fugitive

    A prisoner who walked away from the Bluegrass Development Center in Richmond, Ky., has been captured by Kentucky State Police Troopers in Carroll County.

    Russell Allen Helm, 33, from Worthville, Ky., was apprehended Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at 811 Happy Hollow Lane in Worthville.

    Helm had walked away from the center on Thursday, Sept. 20, according to a KSP news release. 

    Also arrested with Helm was Latosha Marcum, 24, of Worthville.

  • Monk and Marsh EIP application moves on

    Design and Review Board voted 4-0 to recommend Monk and Marsh’s Enterprise Incentive Program application to Carrollton City Council at a special meeting held Monday night.

    Jim Monk missed the reguarly scheduled meeting because of a prior engagement, and the ordinance states the person applying for the grant money must attend the DRB meeting.