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Today's News

  • Live Your Passion | G - Guitar Enthusiast Juan Fernandez

    Juan Fernandez purchased his first guitar about two weeks after moving permanently to the United States in 1992. However, it would be more than 10 years later before he learned how to play beyond the basics.

    Today, he owns 12 guitars and plays the musical instrument every day–a pastime he now craves, as it helps him relax and spend some alone time.

    The son of Juan Jose and Carmencita Fernandez, Juan grew up in La Linea de la Concepcion in the south of Spain. “The Rock of Gibraltar is a five-minute walk from my house,” he said.

  • Carroll man sentenced in child abuse case

    A Carrollton man has been sentenced to jail after he pleaded guilty to five counts of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Raymond E. Hendricks Jr., 53, of Carrollton was originally indicted on first-degree criminal attempt to commit sodomy, a class C felony; second-degree rape, a class C felony; first-degree sodomy, a class A felony; first-degree criminal attempt to commit rape, a class B felony; and first-degree sexual abuse, a class C felony.

  • Duncan’s walk-off single gives Carroll the win over Henry

    With the top seed in the 31st District Tournament up for grabs one would expect the game to be a dogfight and it did not disappoint as Carroll County earned its third walk-off win of the season with an 8-7 victory over Henry County.

    “I am super, super proud of this bunch of young men,” Carroll County head coach Kevin Goins said. “Our big dog struggling and down 4-0 and we fought back three times tonight.”

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  • Carroll hospital upgrades its CT machine

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital recently upgraded its computed tomography equipment, more commonly known as a CT machine.

    Diagnostic Imaging Manager Jill Sachleben said the upgrade replaces one that the hospital had in service since 2006.

    The greatest improvement, she explained, is the detail the new machine offers radiologists and doctors with compressed 64 slices or images to make one image. The old unit could only get 16 slices to make an image.

  • Sheriff’s Office hours limited to weekday day shift only

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is now covering calls during daytime hours only.

    New Sheriff Philip Marshall said deputies will respond to calls between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday as they can, when other duties such as court, taxes or serving papers don’t have them tied up. Calls outside of those hours will be handled by Kentucky State Police.

    “They are pretty much worn out,” Marshall said. “I can see the exhaustion in them.”

  • Vote daily to bring mobile theater to Carroll

    Students in Carroll County High School young leaders program tossed about ideas for a USA Today’s A Community Thrives grant program application, before zeroing in on one to submit. Now the young leaders need votes to make it a reality.

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  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Three things to consider for spring fishing

    The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concern about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring: