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  • Young racing fan Davis meets favorite driver

    J.T. Davis of Carrollton is a huge NASCAR fan. He watches virtually every Monster Energy Series race that is on television, as well as many of the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series races. He keeps a schedule of the races on his refrigerator, but he can tell you exactly which race is next on the circuit without looking. His favorite driver is Kyle Busch, but if he isn’t racing, he knows which cars Busch owns and cheers for them instead.

    J.T. is also just eight years old.

  • Dispatch supervisor, grass height discussed at city council

    Carrollton City Council tabled a proposal from Carroll County Dispatch June 26, to create a dispatch supervisor position. “The new position would not mean hiring a seventh person,” Carrollton Assistant Police Chief Tim Mitchell said. “It would be hiring one of the six dispatchers currently working for the center.”

  • See what’s closed during Brent Spence Bridge repairs

    By SARAH BROOKBANK

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Prepare for big delays on the Brent Spence Bridge as the bridge is down to two lanes in each direction.

    Work on the bridge deck will continue through the summer.

    Several ramps also will shut down during the project.

    In Ohio, the ramps to southbound I-71/75 from Fort Washington Way and Third Street will be closed. In Kentucky, the ramp to northbound I-71/75 from Fourth Street in Covington and the ramp to Ky. 236 in Erlanger from southbound I-71/75 will be closed.

  • Mutton Bust

    Carroll County Extension Service hosted the annual Mutton Bust competition June 6, at the Carroll County Fair.

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  • KITP Truck and Tractor Pull | Small block engine
  • 2017 Two Rivers Bass Tournament

    Local results

    1. Gary Edwards of Milton and Stacey Edwards of Milton - 18 pounds, 11 ounces

    9. Ryan McIntosh of Patriot, Ind., and Ronnie Brewer of Bedford - 13 pounds, 2 ounces

    10. Jeremy Pence of Worthville and Trey Lenear - 13 pounds, 2 ounces

    14. Philip Wright of Bedford and Nathan Wilhoite of Carrollton - 11 pounds, 6 ounces

    15. Scot A. Peters of Carrollton and Scot W. Peters of Carrollton - 10 pounds, 13 ounces

  • Demo Derby, June 3, at the Carroll County Fair

    Big Car Mini Stock

    First place: Chuck Roby, No. 18

    Second place: Timmy Isaacs, No. 42

    Third place and Mad Dog: Craig Bowling, No. 22

    Others racing: Jimmy Crafton, No. 13; Michael Payton, No. K2M; Thomas Tracy, No. 11; and Stephen Couch, No. 96X

    Circle Track

    (Heat No. 3)

  • Midway thrills at the Carroll County Fair
  • Willhoite on track to have case dismissed in October

    Special District Judge Karen A. Thomas repeated several times how impressed she is with the work Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite has accomplished thus far with the Carroll County Mental Health Collaborative.

    Following a contempt of court hearing regarding his and CPD Officer Ron Dickow’s actions in the Adam Horine case, Thomas ordered Willhoite to create a community collaborative addressing mental health issues in Carroll County. She wanted Willhoite to reach out to all the members of the community and law enforcement and to be a bridge builder.

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