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Today's News

  • Young Leaders explore Carroll County agriculture

    The Carroll County High School Young Leaders program kicked off their training program with Agriculture Day, Sept. 18. The students visited a grain operation, a sawmill and a beef cattle farm.

    “I learned in everyday life how (agriculture) is around us,” sophomore Lauren Oak said.

  • Down on the farm
  • Celebrating our heritage

    Port William Historical Society helds the annual Heritage Day event Saturday, Sept. 13. The event included a number of children’s activities, demonstrators and an historical baseball game featuring the Vevay White Stockings playing by the 1859 rules.

  • Happy Hollow Resort wants a clarification

    Discussions have begun on clarifying whether or not Happy Hollow Resort in Worthville should be treated the same as a private residence when it comes to criminal investigations.

    Happy Hollow Resort representatives Mitchell Dunaway and Shannon Moore asked Fiscal Court Tuesday for clarification on why their private property is treated differently by law enforcement and the court system than other individual’s private property.

  • Resident wants trees removed; City, Kevco settle

    A Carrollton resident wants the city to remove several trees on Main Street.

    Donald Jones, who lives at 309 Main Street, addressed City Council about removing the four honey locusts near his home. He said the trees fill his truck with leaves daily and get into his filter. He wants the trees either removed or trimmed.

  • KSP looking for suspect in Love’s robbery

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Troopers are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Love’s Travel Stop in Sparta.

    Gallatin County dispatchers received the call and advised KSP Post 5 of the robbery at 8:42 p.m. Witnesses advised that a black male, approximately 5 feet 11 inches came into the store wearing a navy blue sweatshirt and a blue cap, according to state police.

  • Honoring the Super Readers
  • Resurfacing to begin on I-71 in Henry and Trimble counties

    Motorists traveling on northbound Interstate 71 in Henry and Trimble Counties will see construction signs being installed this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for asphalt resurfacing on the northbound lanes of I-71 between the KY 55 overpass in Henry County and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 37.1 to 38.8). 

    Contract crews are scheduled to begin work on Wednesday, Sept. 24, performing pavement base failure repairs in advance of asphalt paving.

  • 2014 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants
  • Jackson trained many officers during 35 years of service

    One of the Carrollton Police Department’s longest-serving officers died Saturday at his home.

    Sgt. Richard V. “Rick” Jackson, 60, died Saturday and was pronounced dead by Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite.

    An autopsy was performed Sunday at the medical examiner’s office in Louisville, Wilhoite said Tuesday. Results are not yet available, however the preliminary cause of death is myocardial infarction, which is a major heart attack, he said.