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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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  • Splash park funds part of city’s budget

    A splash park at Point Park, new sidewalks, city hall maintenance and new equipment for each department highlight the city of Carrollton’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. Council held the first reading to approve the new budget, as well as to amend the fiscal year 2016-2017 budget at its meeting April 24. The second readings will be held at the May 8, council meeting.

  • Happy Hollow needs help addressing drug problem

    Mick Dunaway, president of the Happy Hollow Owners Association and Shannon Moore, chairman of the board, appeared before Fiscal Court seeking their help.

    The Happy Hollow association is in need of legal help to curtail the drug issue at the resort.