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Today's News

  • About 200 animals confiscated

    Henry County Animal Control officials on Monday, Dec. 12, seized more than 100 dogs and as many as 100 other animals from buildings on a property located at 25 Allison Lane in rural Campbellsburg.

    The animals were being held in crates and cages in a single-wide trailer, a camper, outdoor kennels and a large outbuilding.

    The stench emanating from the property could be detected from the road.

  • Have you met ... Karen Pribble

    Karen Pribble does not know a stranger. If you have made a late-night trip to Carrollton’s Walmart in the last few years, she probably greeted you at the front door or in the checkout lane with a friendly smile and a “How are you?”

  • Fired teacher’s sex abuse charges sent to grand jury

    Sex abuse charges against a former Carroll County teacher have been bound over to the grand jury following a hearing in Carroll County District Court Thursday.

    Following a limited hearing in District Court Nov. 8, Judge Elizabeth Chandler found there was sufficient evidence to bind John F. Jones IV over to a grand jury on sex abuse charges.

  • Questions remain after Bedford shooting

    A Carroll County man is recuperating in a Louisville hospital from a gunshot wound sustained at a residence south of Bedford late Saturday.

    The Kentucky State Police said in a news release that dispatchers from Post 5 in Campbellsburg received 911 calls at 11:24 p.m. reporting that a man had been shot at a residence on Harley Lane. Upon arrival at 617 Harley Lane, troopers found the victim, 29-year-old Timothy Kurtz, of Ghent, with a gunshot wound in the abdomen.

  • Company seeks more barges at Carrollton River Terminal facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments on proposed changes to a permit for the Carrollton River Terminal, located .7 miles south of the confluence of the Kentucky and Ohio rivers.

    The terminal, a storage facility for liquid asphalt, seeks to increase barge unloadings from three per year to six, and allow them to unload any day. Currently, the terminal can only receive barges Monday through Friday. The permit change notice states that barges would not unload during events that take place on the Kentucky River or on summer holidays.

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  • Cauley honored as part of WKU design team

    A Carrollton native was part of a Western Kentucky University design team that won four awards and an honorable mention at the 2011 Professional Marketing Association Markie Awards.

    Clay Cauley worked as an intern in 2010 for Imagewest, a one-of-a-kind advertising and public relations agency run by WKU students. Each semester, a new team with fresh minds intern at the agency to produce work for clients.

    Cauley worked on the team in the fall 2010 semester.

  • Circuit court clerk’s office to close for inauguration

    The Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 13 and reopen Wednesday, Dec. 14 on normal schedule.

    Chief Justice John D. Minton has announced the judicial branch of state government will join the executive branch in closing for business on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, to observe the inauguration of Gov. Steve Beshear.

    Gov. Beshear has declared Dec. 13 to be a state holiday in recognition of the inauguration for his second term in office.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Dec. 7, 2011

     The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 7: Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Thursday, Dec. 8: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 9, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon; dancing at the Madison Senior Center, 5 p.m.

  • Library offers ‘perks’ to seek item returns

    Carroll County Public Library is offering some free “perks” this holiday season.

    The entire month of December will be Amnesty Month. Below are the details:

    • An overdue item returned with a non-perishable food item will have fines forgiven.

    • Lost items.  Two non-perishable food items will have fines/processing fees forgiven and 50 percent of the replacement value forgiven.

    • One non-perishable food item will forgive any outstanding fines, if all items have been returned.