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Today's News

  • One person dies in motorcycle crash in Trimble County

    Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 5 responded to a fatal collision  at 9:38 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Trimble County.

    The investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, of Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the 9900 block of U.S. 421 in Milton when he apparently failed to negotiate a curve, resulting in impact with a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw (27 years old from Sulphur), were thrown from the motorcycle during impact, according to a state police news release.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    ­Fiscal court donates to fire safety ed drive

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a donation of $350 at its Oct. 11 meeting to Carrollton Fire Department for the purchase of fire safety educational materials that will be passed out in the schools. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the materials are sent home with students as part of the fire prevention program. He said the county has contributed in past years. The county’s contribution will provide materials for 200 students.

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  • Goff, McNeal’s, Down on Main honored with top awards at chamber banquet

    Rock-and-roll oldies filled the air at the Historic English Schoolhouse as the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honored local residents during the 14th annual awards and recognition banquet Thursday.

    The evening began with classics played by the Kentucky Kruizers to prepare those attending for two performances by Elvis impersonator Todd Bodenheimer.

    While Elvis was “in the building,” the stars of the night were the winners of the chamber’s community service, community impact and beautification awards.

  • A Night of Terror from Poe

    Expect to be chilled and thrilled as the Carroll County High School drama club presents the works of classic author Edgar Allan Poe in their fall production. The show will be performed on Friday, Oct. 28 for the student body and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 for the public  in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • CCMH nurse arrested for stealing drugs

    Kentucky State Police arrested a registered nurse at Carroll County Memorial Hospital Monday on charges of stealing drugs from the hospital.

    Carrie Leoren Shuck, 34, from La Grange was charged with theft of a controlled substance first offense, a class D felony. She is currently being held at the Carroll County Detention Center.

    According to the KSP report, Shuck allegedly stole and consumed 76 containers of liquid narcotics including Morphine, Demerol, Dilaudid and Toradol from the hospital between the dates of Sept. 5 and Oct. 4.

  • Zoning violation dispute packs meeting

    A dispute over an alleged zoning violation brought tempers to a boil during the Ghent City Commission meeting Tuesday, Oct. 11.

    Carroll County deputies J.T. Shaw and Daniel Rose attended the meeting, which brought a capacity crowd to city hall.

    Shaw more than once was called on to keep the crowd orderly.

  • Office assists with Capitol visit plans

    Are you planning a visit to Washington, D.C.?  Whether you are coming on a school trip, family vacation or business trip, my office can help you make arrangements for some of the more popular attractions and landmarks in our nation’s capital.  We are available to help you reserve tours of the U.S. Capitol Building, Pentagon, and White House.  These tours are an excellent way to see the highlights of Washington at no charge to you.

  • State nature preserves land, water, wildlife

    “Buy land,” Mark Twain once said.  “They’re not making any more of it.”

    That investment advice has been taken to heart by the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, which formally celebrated 35 years of service last week.

    Since it began, the commission has permanently set aside more than 25,000 irreplaceable acres for future generations.  Their 60 nature preserves range from the Blanton Forest near Virginia to Three Ponds along the Mississippi River.

  • United Charities kicks off 2012 fund campaign to raise $90,000

    “Reaching out, sharing all, changing lives” is the Ohio Valley United Charities Inc., theme for its 2012 fundraising campaign it launched this month as it seeks financial support for 24 area charities for grants totaling $90,000.  In operation since 1998, the non-profit organization composed of volunteers from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties seeks pledges and donations from area businesses and industries that helps designated charities give back services to the community.