Local News

  • STAND strength team to visit Carroll County

    The STAND Team is coming to Carroll County and to the Worthville Baptist Church, Nov. 2 through Nov. 4. 

    STAND is a national and international non-profit organization standing before thousands of people yearly. They go into public and private schools, prisons, churches and give concerts using feats of strength to illustrate a powerful message.

  • Adolescent substance abuse program opens

    Adolescents in Carroll County and the surrounding area have a new place to seek help for their substance abuse issues-an intensive outpatient program designed specifically for teens within walking distance of both Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School.

    Operated by the Brook Hospital at KMI, the Brook Outpatient Center is a new chemical dependency treatment center conveniently located behind the William L. Wheeler Hall of Justice on Clay Street. 

  • Riding to Give
  • Broecker, Rand face off for District 47 House seat

    Theodore “TK” Broecker

    Political party:  Republican

    Full name: Theodore “TK” Broecker

    Age: 34

    Occupation: Owner of TS Photo (MotoPhoto)

    City: LaGrange

    Web site: www.tkbroecker.com

    Family: Married to Shari Z. Broecker.  1 Child: Mary Elizabeth “ME” Broecker - 4 year old.

  • Chamber awards honors at its annual banquet

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honored a local advocate for animals, a local businessman and a pastor and his church Thursday night with its top honors for 2012.

    More than 250 people filled the Convention Center at General Butler State Resort Park for the awards program and “An Evening of Laughter” featuring humorist Carl Hurley.

    But before the laughs filled the room, chamber leaders struck a more serious note by honoring those who have worked to make improvements in the community.

  • Dr. Martin celebrates milestone

    Dr. Cecil Martin reached a milestone Sept. 19 as he celebrated his  40th year of practicing medicine in Carrollton.

    Sitting in his office Thursday at Riverbourne Medical Center on Marwill Drive, Martin reflected on his four decades of practice here.

    “It’s been a wonderful experience, and the people have been very good to me,” he said. “And, hopefully, I’ve been good to them. So that’s why we’ve had a good association.”

  • A statement from Stacy Tuttle on behalf of the family

    “Thank you all for your prayers, calls, emails and texts.  Our hearts are broken over the death of our sweet Caroline.  We thank you  for your compassion while our family deals with this personal tragedy.

  • Officials React

    “Our main concern is the safety of the children. All the family and everyone involved is in our prayers. The sheriff’s office is available if anyone needs anything. We’re just keeping everyone in our prayers during this hard time. I would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and concerns. That’s what’s great about living in a small community, and I’m proud to be the sheriff of Carroll County, knowing that everyone comes together during such a tough time.”

    Sheriff Jamie Kinman

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Office

  • Timeline Of The Tragedy

    4:32 p.m. - Call comes in to Carroll County Dispatch.

    5 p.m. - Carroll County Superintendent Lisa James arrives at the accident scene.

    5:12 p.m. - Two helicopters are on scene. The first helicopter flies out.

    5:16 p.m. - The second helicopter flies out.

    5:17 p.m. - Emergency crews perform rescue tasks that sound as if they are beating on top of the bus.

    5:18 p.m. - A third helicopter flies in. Workers begin to secure the bus by putting poles and ladders underneath it.

    5:22 p.m. - A fourth  helicopter flies in.

  • Tragedy on Boone Road: Two Carroll County children die in bus accident

    A school bus accident on Boone Road in Carroll County claimed the lives of two Carroll County Head Start students Monday, Oct. 29, when the bus they were riding in veered off the road to the left, overturned and hit a tree.

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 spokesman Trooper Brad Arterburn said there were nine Head Start students on the bus at the time of the wreck.

    The two children killed in the accident have been identified as Ryder Deitz and Caroline Tuttle, both 3 years old and both of Carrollton, according to a KSP news release Tuesday afternoon.