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  • Church News | June 15, 2017

    First Apostolic hosts anniversary service

    The First Apostolic Church at 111 3rd Street, Carrollton, will host an Anniversary Service at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 18.  The Rev. David Croucher will be celebrating his fifth anniversary as pastor of the assembly.  His father, the Rev. Dennis Croucher, founder and past president of Indiana Bible College, will be the guest speaker of the service.

  • Community Calendar | June 15, 2017

    New events

    June 16-17

    Relay for Life at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at 6 a.m. Saturday. See pages 16-17 for more information about the event.

    Saturday, June 17

    Carroll County River Sweep will be held at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Friends of Butler presents the Backyard Concert Series at the back lawn of the Historic Butler Turpin House. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. and features Whiskey Bent Valley, a folk and bluegrass band.

  • Kemper will add off-street parking at new Gillock location

    Kemper Construction will add off-street parking at its building on the corner of Gillock Avenue and Park Avenue.

    Tim Chilton of Kemper Construction told Carrollton City Council June 12, he has worked with Code Enforcement Official John Welch and Planning and Zoning about the proposed site improvements. The plan will add a total of 24 off-street spaces–11 on the existing south side of the parking area, including two handicap spaces located close to the main entrance, and 13 spaces on the north side of the building.

  • Carrollton man arrested after shooting gun on Fifth St.

    A Carrollton man was arrested after firing five shots into the woods in the 1000 block of Fifth Street June 10.

    Carroll County Dispatch received a call at 9:22 p.m. that a male subject on a bicycle fired off five rounds and threw the gun in the woods at 1018 Fifth St., in Carrollton. The caller was a witness on scene and was the owner of the house the suspect shot near. The caller described the male as wearing khaki pants and a gray tank top, and he fled the scene on a bicycle.

  • Carbon Cub airplanes flying into Carrollton June 16-17

    Carrollton will see plenty of small plane traffic June 16 and 17 as the Carbon Cub Flying Club will be coming to Crawdaddy Landing as part of their round robin flying circuit.

    Event spokesperson Rick Tapp of Louisville said there could as many as 20 planes flying in over the two days. The planes would arrive in groups of four or five and stay in the area for a little while. The schedule would not be set until Friday morning after a weather briefing.

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  • Carrollton Utilities, city acquires city of Campbellsburg’s sewer system

    Carrollton Utilities has acquired the city of Campbellsburg sewer system.

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution Monday, June 12, authorizing the mayor to execute the asset purchase agreement, bill of sale and two warranty deeds conveying all assets of the Campbellsburg sewer system to the city of Carrollton.

  • Man arrested in Tennessee in connection with Ghent robbery

    Police arrested the suspect sought in connection with an armed robbery at the Ghent Cowboy’s gas station May 31.

    Billy Sangster, 47, of Warsaw was apprehended at about 4 p.m. June 6, in Knox County, Tenn. Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sangster just outside of Knoxville, Tenn., in a truck stop parking lot, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Information obtained by KSP provided the sheriff’s office with a location for Sangster, and he was found at the truck stop in a stolen dump truck from Indiana.

  • Winn Primary visits the outdoor classroom

    Students from Kathryn Winn Primary visited the outdoor classroom, May 19. Students rotated through stations that featured art, crafts, water quality, planting wild flower seeds, rocketry and soils.

  • Carrollton Fire Department/Rina Moore Vankleef WHAS Crusade for Children Concert