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Today's News

  • Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt, child restraint enforcement

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety recently honored law enforcement officers from 122 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

    The Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. Awards were presented to officers with the most occupant protection citations in each agency and division. There are six divisions, broken down by number of officers within the agency, and a division for Kentucky State Police.

  • Milton’s Barnes named to Team Kentucky for 2018 Special Olympics

    Michelle Barnes of Milton has been named to compete as part of Team Kentucky at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games next summer. She will be part of the bowling delegation at the Games, competing in the singles, doubles and team competitions.

    Barnes, 27, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 13 years, competing in track and field, alpine skiing and snowshoeing in addition to bowling. She is making her first appearance ever at a Special Olympics competition above the state level. Barnes is the first athlete from Carroll County ever to compete at the USA Games.

  • Teen Court, Rocket Docket coming to local judicial system

    Over the past couple of months there has been quite a bit going on in the Carroll County legal community, and I am not talking about all of the activity on the public records page of the newspaper. I am referring to the two new initiatives that are being put in place in our court systems: Teen Court and Rocket Docket.

    Teen Court

  • Rapid DNA testing discussed before Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary

    Laura Sudkamp with the Kentucky State Police crime lab remembers when it took months to process one DNA sample.

    “You literally had to stick the film in the freezer for six to eight weeks,” the KSP Central Lab manager told the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary last week. Her lab can now generate a profile on a DNA sample in one or two days, she said, but even that’s a bit longer than need be under some new technology.

  • 4-H Pistol

    4-H shooting sports held target pistol practice at the range located behind Herb Kinman Chevrolet.

  • Youth Soccer Camp

    Carroll County High School youth soccer camp will be held Aug. 8-10, at the high school.

    Children ages 4-6 will attend from 5:30-6:30 p.m., while children seven years old up to sixth grade will attend from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Cost is $25 per camper, $20 per additional sibling and $15 for campers 4-6 years old. Registration will be held before camp Aug. 8.

    Campers will learn the skills needed to play soccer, including dribbling, passing, defending, shooting and have fun with the high school boys and girls team players.

  • Girls Basketball Camp

    Carroll County High School girls basketball camp will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-9, at the high school.

    Camp is for girls entering the first through eighth grades. The cost is $30 and includes a t-shirt.

    Campers will work with Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School staff on improving their basketball skills. Ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting and other fundamental skills will be emphasized.

    To register, contact CCHS girls head coach Ron Henderson, (502) 310-1616 or rlh1150@bellsouth.net.

  • Caby Froman club celebrates 100 years

    The Caby M. Froman Club began its new year of study at the beautiful Owl Creek Country Club in Anchorage, Ky., on June 9. The members and their guest were all adorned in their hats in honor and respect of club traditions.

    Sandra Scott Thomas, president, welcomed everyone to the meeting and all stood and sang “My Old Kentucky Home.” The blessing was given by Dr. Elizabeth Tharp Jones. The menu for the luncheon was salmon served on a bed of rice pilaf, roasted asparagus, salad, rolls and a decadent dessert of ice cream served with a brownie and sauce.

  • Toombs wins Carrollton’s Hottest Dog
  • Carroll County Public Library | July 20, 2017

    When school’s out, Shakespeare’s in! Explore the theatre arts through imaginative play, visual arts, movement, storytelling, design and more! This one week camp will result in a performance of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies. Camp Shakespeare will be held July 17-21 every afternoon from 1-4 p.m., Sign-up now please.

    New events

    Thursday, July 20: Camp Shakespeare 1-4 p.m.; Environmental evenings with Faith Kutnicki, an informative series will continue to address environmental topics in July 6 p.m.