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Today's News

  • 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.

  • CCHS Tennis Camp
  • Stay cool by fixing salads, grilling/cooking outdoors

    Hello once again, my friends. As I write this article there is only one thing I can say. It’s hot! It’s summer time, of course, so I guess it should be, but it always surprises me at how quickly I am ready for the dog days of summer to be over even when they are just first starting.

    That leads me right in to this month’s cooking thoughts. When it’s boiling hot outside, it’s time to pull out all the stops to make food preparation easier.

  • Grobmyer retires after 60 years as music director at St. John’s Church

    After 60 years, Nancy Jo Grobmyer will retire as the music director at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, effective June 30.A reception was held in her honor June 11, at the parish hall.

  • Man arrested in Tennessee in connection with Ghent robbery

    Police arrested the suspect sought in connection with an armed robbery at the Ghent Cowboy’s gas station May 31.

    Billy Sangster, 47, of Warsaw was apprehended at about 4 p.m. June 6, in Knox County, Tenn. Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sangster just outside of Knoxville, Tenn., in a truck stop parking lot, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Information obtained by KSP provided the sheriff’s office with a location for Sangster, and he was found at the truck stop in a stolen dump truck from Indiana.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Midway thrills at the Carroll County Fair