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Today's News

  • Jail budget presented, grants discussed

    Carroll County Jailer Michael Humphrey presented his budget to Carroll County Fiscal Court March 22, as required by state statute.

    Humphrey said the budget went up a little bit due to the 3 percent salary increase for staff. The increase also affects social security and retirement contributions.

    For the second time during his time as jailer Humphrey said the county will have to help balance the budget. Last year he asked for $100,000 as he had some carryover, but this year it would be $250,000.

  • Winter sports banquet

    Carroll County High School basketball and cheerleading held the winter sports banquet Sunday, March 20, at the high school. Student-athletes were recognized for both their academic and athletic achievements. 

  • Preparing for prom
  • Successful Season
  • Scam alert: IRS officials will not contact taxpayers over the telephone or email

    FRANKFORT, KY. (Feb. 2, 2016) – During tax season, Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking consumers to be on alert for IRS scams targeting Kentuckians, especially seniors, through unsolicited phone calls and emails.

  • Slugs can cause a lot of plant damage if not controlled

    Spring is here, and what a welcomed sight it is!

    After experiencing two very cold winters, this past winter has been rather mild.  Because of the mild temperatures, it is a good chance that slugs have survived, which may cause our plants some issues.

    Slugs use their rasping mouthparts to tear tissue from leaves, stems, and flowers.  New transplants and small seedlings are especially vulnerable to these creatures.  Feeding damage and silvery slime trails on bedding plants is a sign of the creatures.

  • Growing and cooking with herbs

    We all want to eat food that tastes good. One of the most common ways we tend to make food taste good is by adding salt. Unfortunately, most American diets are too high in sodium. Diets high in sodium can raise blood pressure, which can lead to many major health issues including heart disease. Herbs provide a great way for us to limit our sodium intake while still consuming flavorful foods.

  • Arrest

     Kentucky State Police arrested two Trimble County residents on drug charges. 

    Amanda Wright, 35, of Milton and Roby Webster, 37, of Milton were both arrested March 10, and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.  

    Zachary Waters, 31, of Bedford also was arrested March 10, and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

  • Paul visiting Carroll Co. on March 31

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will host a town hall meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the second floor courtroom at the Carroll County Courthouse.

    Paul will speak for 10-15 minutes on Senate issues and then open the floor for questions.

    The event is open to the public and those attending can ask questions.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 17, 2016

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

     

    March 17, Snap Ed sponsored by the Extension Service 5:30 - 7:15 p.m.

    March 18,  Board of Trustees’ Meeting, noon

    March 18,  Shawl Knitting, 3:30 p.m.

    March 19,  Dating Old Photographs, 1 p.m.

    March 21, Court Street Cinema:  Brooklyn (Rated: PG-13), 6 p.m.

    March 23, Painted Rocks!, 3:30 p.m.

    March 24, Snap Ed sponsored by the Extension Service, 5:30–7:15 p.m.

    March 26, Family Movie:  The Peanuts Movie, 2:30 p.m.