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Today's News

  • Safety first: Rescue must obey traffic laws

    Carroll County Rescue Squad officers and members will no longer be allowed to put a flashing light on a personal vehicle, use a siren or speed to the scene of an accident.

    A new policy adopted by Carroll County Fiscal Court Tuesday requires all rescue squad members and officers to “obey all traffic signals, signs and laws.”

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the policy is needed after several recent accidents involving rescue personnel who were responding to calls.

  • Cellular Connection offers scholarships

    Children ages 13 and younger in Carrollton have the opportunity to receive college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities: coloring. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announced today that its “Color for College” program will donate $1,500 college scholarships to students nationwide at nearly 300 of its stores.

  • Witte promoted

    Mississippi Lime Company has announced that  Randy Witte has joined the Huron, Ohio lime plant as the Operations Manager.  

  • School Menu | Aug. 14, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools. Changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.

     Friday, Aug. 15, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange or applesauce.

  • Frustrations build over the political gridlock in nation

    Frankfort State Journal

    When we look at the political gridlock in our nation’s capital — and to an extent in our own capital — as citizens and taxpayers we’re reminded of the story told by the late Southern comedian Jerry Clower (1926-98). It went something like this:

    While walking in the woods, two men encountered a wildcat on the trail. One of the men began to run and found a tree to climb. The wildcat gave chase and went right on up after him.

  • Transportation proves a key to the economy in Kentucky

    Over the last several weeks, there has been renewed discussion about two of Kentucky’s oldest forms of transportation: rivers and railroads.

    Late last month, the General Assembly’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Transportation dedicated part of its monthly meeting to learn more about the central role Kentucky plays when it comes to barge traffic.

  • TCHS class of 1974 reunion

    Reunion plans for the 1974 Class of Trimble County High School are being finalized.

    Letters have been mailed to class members with details.

    The reunion will be held Oct. 11 at Shaker Village and organizers are expecting a wonderful event.

    Class members, please complete the surveys and postcards and return  them as instructed.

  • Minor injuries in interstate incident
  • Celebrating the first day of school

    Christian Academy of Carrollton students returned from summer break Wednesday, Aug. 13.


  • Young Lady Panthers will gain experience through long season

    After graduating eight seniors, including seven members of the program’s first four-year class, the Lady Panthers soccer team will be inexperienced this season. Led by five seniors, including team captains Teresa Garrett and Satori Drake, the team has seven juniors, five sophomores, three eighth graders and seven seventh graders.