Local News

  • Routine maintenance on voting machines; Dale wants complex out for bid

    Carroll County’s voting machines underwent routine preventative maintenance that is planned every five years to make sure they operate properly.

    At the June 13, Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting, Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh said Harp Enterprises comes in during a non-election year and literally takes them apart and test all the components. The county has a non-election year every fifth year, she said.

    Marsh presented magistrates two invoices on the machines.

  • Cemetery dissolves old, appoints new board

    The Worthville Cemetery lot owners set in place reorganization of its board of directors at a special meeting Saturday, June 17 that was called by lot owners.

    Lot owners were unhappy about how the board they elected April 29, 2017 was conducting business, according to a letter on the special meeting from newly-elected treasurer and board member Marty Reynolds. Discussion by lot owners led to changes in the bylaws and then the lot owners voting to dissolve the board.

  • Moving on to the 2017 State Fair

    These Carroll County 4-H projects are moving on to the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 17-27, in Louisville.

  • Turning Pointe Dance recital
  • CCHS Trap Shooting Team

    Carroll County High School trap shooting team invited Superintendent Bill Hogan, Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak and Athletic Director Paul Stone to attend practice June 1, and challenged them to a contest. The student-athletes outscored the administrators, with Kinley Huesman leading all shooters with 23 out of 25. Oak led the administrators with 15 out of 25.


    Trap scores
    (out of 25 shots)

  • Shaw to receive $300,000 in civil suit settlement

    A settlement in the civil suit filed Aug. 26, 2014 by former Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw was reached June 12, and approved by Carroll County Fiscal Court on June 13.

    Carroll County Attorney Nick Marsh told fiscal court Tuesday that he attended a mediation hearing on June 12, with the attorney representing the county, Jeffrey C. Mando of Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, P.L.L.C., and John Sparks, a claims representative for Carroll County’s insurance provider, Kentucky Association of Counties.

  • Minimal damage at Christman fire

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department and Carrollton Fire Department extinguished a debris fire at Christman & Sons Farms, 10 Dunn St., in Prestonville Tuesday morning.

    The fire was about 120 feet up in the air in the elevator between the wet holding bin and the storage bins. Owner Kevin Christman said the flames were about six feet high when he called Carroll County Dispatch at 8:31 a.m.

  • Carrollton mother arrested after her child ingests meth

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the drug overdose of her 8- month-old child.

    At about 5:19 p.m. June 9, Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.

  • Sheriff’s 2015 audit has several comments noted

    Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon raised several areas of concern in a delayed 2015 audit report on the Carroll County Sheriff’s office under then Sheriff Jamie Kinman.

    Harmon released the audit of the 2015 financial statement June 12.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Department office manager Mandy Tuttle said the auditor’s office overlooked the department for 2015 audits.

  • Kemper will add off-street parking at new Gillock location

    Kemper Construction will add off-street parking at its building on the corner of Gillock Avenue and Park Avenue.

    Tim Chilton of Kemper Construction told Carrollton City Council June 12, he has worked with Code Enforcement Official John Welch and Planning and Zoning about the proposed site improvements. The plan will add a total of 24 off-street spaces–11 on the existing south side of the parking area, including two handicap spaces located close to the main entrance, and 13 spaces on the north side of the building.