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Today's News

  • Miss Teen Carroll County Fair
  • Miss Carroll County Fair
  • Community Calendar | June 16, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, June 16

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County hosts a heroin town hall meeting at 6 p.m. at Ghent City Park. Residents from Ghent, Prestonville, Sanders and Worthville are encouraged to attend.

    Saturday, June 18

    Ohio River Sweep in Carrollton, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., cleanup begins at 9 a.m. Win lots of prizes. Sponsored by the Main Street Program. For more information call 732-5713.

  • 2016 Carroll County Fair Pageant Winners
  • Motion to dismiss judge denied, contempt hearing delayed

    Special District Judge Karen A. Thomas of Campbell County denied a motion Monday to dismiss the contempt of court charges because of double jeopardy against Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow. The contempt of court hearing will be held, however, the date has been pushed back to Oct. 3-4, after a discussion on what must be proven to show contempt of court.

    The pre-trial hearing began more than half an hour late as the court waited on Campbell County Assistant County Attorney Steve Dasenbrock to arrive.

  • Compromise reached on golf cart law

    After a very heated discussion involving Carroll County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick, Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams and members of city council that lasted almost an hour, it appears the city of Carrollton will adopt an ordinance allowing golf carts and utility vehicles to be driven within the city limits.

  • Hayes hired as new CEO of hospital

    A four-month, nationwide search helped Carroll County Memorial Hospital directors find their new chief executive office close by in Crestwood.

    CCMH Corporation President Dennis Raisor announced Tuesday that Harry M. Hayes has been hired as the hospital’s new chief executive officer. The hospital board interviewed four finalists from across the United States prior to selecting Hayes for the job.

  • Meredith newest deputy on force

    By LAUREN HOLLOWAY

    Landmark Media Service Intern

    Brandon Meredith of Switzerland County, Ind., signed a three-year contract with the Carroll County Sheriff´s Office in April of this year, making him the newest member on the team.

    After graduating from Switzerland County High School in 2006, Meredith joined the United States Army where he served as a sergeant in the military police for seven years.

  • Church camp offers youth local overnight options

    There is a place that has existed in Carroll County for 56 years, yet not many people know about it: Happy Hills Christian Service Camp.

    “The camp has been a well kept secret to Carroll County,” English Christian Church pastor Keith Miller said. “A number of people I talk to do not realize the camp is there.”

  • Hunt, Deitz welcome son

    Jeremy Hunt and Ronica Deitz of Worthville, Ky. announce the birth of their son, Isaac Carter Hunt born June 1, 2016, at 7:49 a.m. at the Baptist Health in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His brothers and sisters, Jordan, Gavin, Aydan and Kirsten helped welcome him home.

    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Diana Deitz of Sanders

    Paternal Grandparents are Juanita Hunt of Carrollton and the late Larry Hunt.