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Today's News

  • Officials ID deputy, deceased suspect in Gallatin shooting

    By Sheila McLaughlin

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Kentucky State Police detectives are investigating a police-involved shooting Saturday that left a man dead in rural northern Gallatin County.

    Gallatin County Deputy Edwin Caldwell was dispatched to Hwy. 16 on report of an intoxicated person around 5 p.m. Calwdell was approached by 41-year-old Gary Burdine, who pulled a gun and threatened to shoot the deputy.

    Caldwell then shot Burdine, who died at the scene.

  • Grimes’ $2.7M haul called record for race

    By James R. Carroll

    The Courier-Journal

    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes reported raising $2.7 million in the first three months of the year for her Senate race — $300,000 more than the incumbent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

    The Grimes campaign released its figures Tuesday, one day after McConnell, R-Ky., reportedraising $2.4 million and his GOP challenger, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin, reported his best quarter with $1.1 million in contributions.

  • Panthers win All ‘A’ championship

    The Carroll County High School baseball team (8-5) won three games over two days to become the 8th Region All ‘A’ champions Saturday. The team will play 7th Region All ‘A’ champion Kentucky Country Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Panther Field to earn a spot in the state tournament in Lexington.

    “It feels great,” head coach Jimmy Ray saidTuesday. “They deserved to win.”

  • ‘No More Secrets’ offers body safety message

    Elementary students in Carroll and four neighboring counties will learn about “body safety” through performances of “No More Secrets” by Blue Apple Players of Louisville this month.

    The 10 performances are sponsored by Ohio Valley United Charities Inc. in recognition that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    The two performances in Carroll County are planned for April 25.

  • Full STEAM Ahead!

     

     Kathryn Winn Primary students enjoy a day full of STEAM activities Friday.


  • State climatologist offers perspective on weather

    Kentucky Press

    News Service

    BOWLING GREEN – State Climatologist Stuart Foster offered perspectives on weather and climate in Kentucky at an April 9 meeting in Frankfort.

    Foster’s presentation was part of “Nature’s Call to Action II,” a conference co-sponsored by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky division of the Federal Highway Administration.

  • Tennis teams win NCKC tournament

    The Carroll County boys and girls tennis teams won the NCKC team championships Saturday at Trimble County. Winners are determined by adding up the number of points the schools earned in each match. The Carroll County boys won their side with this method. However, all three girls teams were tied after counting match points, so individual games won were counted and the Carroll County girls won.

    “The boys killed it,” head coach Juan Fernandez said.

  • Carroll rallies in 6th for comeback win

    Ice cold off the bench (literally), Mackenzi Hawkins hit a sacrifice grounder to second base to score a run in the middle of Carroll County’s sixth-inning rally at home Tuesday against Gallatin County. The junior clipped on her gear and caught an inning behind the dish, before her big moment in the bottom of the seventh inning. With two outs and bases loaded, Hawkins singled to centerfield to score the game-winning run, 5-4.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 10, 2014

    Thursday, April 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; UFO craft time, 3 p.m.

    Saturday: April 12: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; genealogy walk-in help, 10 a.m.-noon; game day, 1-4 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Gravity”, 2 p.m.

    Monday: April 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carrollton Utilities to flush fire hydrants April 17 around the city

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests residents not wash clothes while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining could occur.