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  • Crawford, Foster announce son’s birth

     Randy Cull Crawford III was born, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, to Randy Crawford Jr. and Tammy Foster of Mayfield, Ky., both formerly of Carrollton, Ky.

    Sisters, Makaela and Kelsie Crawford of Murray, Ky. and brothers, Leon and Micah Burchfield of Mayfield, helped welcome him home.

    Paternal grandparents are Randy Crawford, Sr. of Independence, Ky. and Angela Corado Gonzalez of Carrollton. Paternal great-grandmother is Rose Adams of Carrollton.

  • United Citizens honors Berry posthumously

    United Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of Carrollton recently honored posthumously a proclamation for John M. Berry, Jr. recently of Henry County.

    Berry served the bank as a director for more than 50 years and served as president of their holding company for some time. He was a farmer, a staunch supporter of the family farm and was involved in many agricultural projects and programs. He served the tobacco farmer extensively by being President of the Burley Tobacco-Growers Coop for many years.

  • Visions of Sugar Plums bake-off

    Grand Prize Winner: Raetta Porter


    1st: Raetta Porter

    2nd: Misty Kinman

    3rd: Sharon Hartman


    1st: Phyllis Leach

    2nd: Susan Hughes

    3rd: Phyllis Leach

    Cookie & Candy:

    1st: Mary Foster

    2nd: Shelby Trapp

    3rd: Vickie Hadley


    1st: Erica Noble

    2nd: Martha Noffsinger

    3rd: Robert Gaddis

    12 and under Cookie Contest:

    1st: Grayson Kinman

    2nd: Kaitlyn Kukes

  • Nieberding honored with award

    Lion Denny Nieberding was presented with the Lions Club Melvin Jones Award on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award is awarded to Lions who have shown dedication and longevity in their work as a Lion. The money raised from this award is donated to support disaster relief throughout the world.

  • Young Leaders learn about criminal justice system

    Amid flashing blue lights, Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman placed six Carroll County High School students under arrest for the robbery of a local gas station Friday, Dec. 9.

    The arrests were part of a simulation for sophomores participating in the Young Leaders program sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Community Development Corporation.

    County Attorney Nick Marsh planned the court system as part of the Carroll County community service day for the leadership development program.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Xavier Carter

    Sit and talk a while with Xavier Carter and you will find he is a wealth of knowledge on anything related to dirt bikes, and he is only 14 years old.

    The son of George and Felicia Carter, he is the second youngest of eight: Izzy, Destiney, Brittany, Tyler, Nathan, Zack and Rodney. He and his sister Izzy, 11, are the only two children still living at home.

    “Me and her usually hangout at the house, play PS2, PS3,” Xavier said. Their favorite game to play is “MX Unleashed,” which, of course, is a dirt bike game.

  • Project will honor active soldiers with banners in C’ton

    Banners honoring active military, veterans and first responders may soon hang in downtown Carrollton.

    Operation Honor is a non-profit organization located in Owen County. The company hires veterans to build triangle-shaped boxes to hold the American flag and is in the process of building a warehouse, Mayor Robb Adams explained to City Council Dec. 12. To help fund this project, the organization is soliciting cities to sign on with its banner project.

  • Fiscal court looks to fill void left by CCAS decision

    Carroll County Fiscal Court opened a dialog with community volunteers about opportunities for the Carroll County Animal Shelter.

    Carroll County Animal Support announced two weeks ago that they would be suspending their volunteer work after the current set of foster dogs were moved through the rescue/adoption process.

    Carroll County Judge Bobby Lee Westrick said the court felt like it had been blindsided by the announcement.

  • Trimble Co. woman dies in hit-and-run

    Kentucky State Police investigators from Campbellsburg Post 5 are continuing to seek input from the public regarding the Dec. 8, traffic death of 28-year-old Donna Frazier on Ky. 36 in Milton. At this time there has been no arrest nor has a suspect been identified in the vehicle/pedestrian hit and run accident.