Local News

  • Return to Learn

    School resumed Wednesday, Aug. 12, for students at Carroll County Schools and Christian Academy of Carrollton.

  • Road Closed | Aug. 13, 2015

    Ghent Eagle North will be closed Aug. 17-31, according to Carroll County Emergency Management. A concrete box culvert will be constructed on Ghent Eagle North, approximately 1/2 mile from the intersection of Dividing Ridge Road and Ghent Eagle North. The public’s patience and cooperation during this time will be greatly appreciated.

  • Yoder out as CCCDC executive director

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation is seeking a new executive director, as Bob Yoder is “no longer with” the organization as of Friday, Aug. 7, Chairman Bill Osborne said Monday.

  • Stop sign added in Carrollton

    In an attempt to slow down speeders, Carrollton City Council voted Monday to add a stop sign at the corner of Eighth and Taylor streets. Planning and Zoning recommended adding the new stop sign after citizens expressed their concerns at a recent city council meeting. The new sign will create a four-way stop at the intersection.


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  • Florida man arrested after high speed chase

    Joshua Winburn, 31, of Ocala, Fla., is facing a slew of charges after allegedly leading Carrollton police officer Keith Dews on a high speed chase through downtown Carrollton, Sunday, Aug. 2.

    Dews had responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Rite-Aid store on the corner of Highland and Park avenues. Rite-Aid employees said the suspect was driving a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser.

    After leaving the store, Dews encountered a vehicle matching the description that was heading west on Highland Avenue.

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  • Complaint alleging sexual abuse filed against Horine

    Carrollton resident Adam Horine, who is at the center of a case that launched a criminal investigation into the actions of Police Chief Mike Wilhoite and Officer Ron Dickow in April, was named in a sexual-abuse complaint filed by a Florence, Ky., detective on July 1.

    According to the complaint, Horine is accused of groping a female patient while he was a patient at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

  • Dead Poet Society of America enjoys Trimble, Carroll visits


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    On Monday, July 20, Walter Skold drove his van entitled “Dedgar the Poemobile,” into beautiful Trimble County. He was ecstatic to be in Kentucky and had a great deal on his agenda. His first visit to Kentucky was back in 2009.

    This trip he hopes to enjoy a little more down time. On his 62-day trip he has visited 80 graves in cemetery visits around the state.

  • Hwy. 227 railroad crossing finally being fixed

    Reconstruction of the railroad crossing on Hwy. 227 will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.  The project is expected to take four to five days to complete, Carroll County Emergency Management Director Ed Webb said in a news release.

  • City moves ahead with Main Street project, will work on ways to curb speeding issue

    The sidewalk and utilities project on Main Street between Fifth and Sixth streets in front of Down On Main restaurant is finally getting started. Council unanimously approved moving forward on the project, despite cost estimates of about $40,000 more than what was budgeted.