Laura Ball, Lorinda Bennett, Tori Burgin, Mason Byrd, Dalton Furnish, Esmeralda Garcia, Preston Hunter, Lauren Perkinson, Jacklyn Ray, Andrea Searcy, Carmen Simo Perkins, Derrius Watson, James Webster and Jenna Wilson.
Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman pleaded guilty Monday, April 3, to five felony indictments, three misdemeanor indictments and three malfeasance violations, and he resigned his position as sheriff.
He accepted a plea agreement that requires him to successfully complete a one-year residential substance abuse treatment program at Canaan Land Ministries in Autaugaville, Ala., and complete a five-year Pretrial Diversion program.
Sometimes when life gives you a lemon, you are not old enough to make lemonade. But when the dust finally settles, you find yourself surrounded by love sitting on the porch sipping a tall glass of cold lemonade.
That describes Emma Jean Pate’s start in life. She was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Campbellsburg, Ky., the 10th child born in about 20 years. Her mother passed away Jan. 28, leaving her father with an infant and nine other children.
During a special meeting of the Ghent City Commission March 21, city leaders discussed plans for a new city building with David Eberenz of Heritage Engineering. The proposed building will be located on Ann and Liberty streets in Ghent.
Carrollton City Council approved a motion March 29, to give the Carrollton Police Department a 5 percent base pay increase and the other city departments a 4 percent increase. Department heads will distribute the pay raise as they see fit, and the mayor will distribute the department heads’ increases. Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Public Works Supervisor Ronnie Knight both said they would forego the full 4 percent raise so that the remainder would go toward their employees’ raises.
The first Carroll County verses Trimble County softball border war game went to the Lady Raiders as they won round one 4-3 at the Carroll County Classic tournament sponsored by The News-Democrat, April 1.