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Today's News

  • British Soccer Camp 2011
  • Champions event in C’ton Thursday

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring a community family event on the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse on Thursday, July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The event will feature games, free food, water provided by the Inn Place Hotel and an address from Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite. Chief Willhoite will speak about the use of prescription drugs in Carroll County and the increasing use of heroin within the county.

  • Stage One drama camp
  • Marlette turns himself in

    David Nathan Marlette, a man wanted for stabbing his girlfriend in the arm, surrendered to Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J.T. Shaw at the Carroll County Hall of Justice Thursday.

    Marlette, 29, is accused of stabbing Calleen Bromwell in the left arm on July 10 in the home they share in Ghent. Marlette surrendered without incident. He was held in the Carroll County Detention Center, but released Monday after paying his $5,000 cash bond. He is charged with second degree assault and has a preliminary hearing July 28 in Carroll County District Court.

  • Sewing class
  • Work to begin on Indiana approach on Milton-Madison bridge project

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Construction begins this week on the Madison side of the river on a temporary approach ramp that will eventually provide access for drivers using the bridge. Construction of a similar temporary ramp in Milton is expected to begin the week of Aug. 7. The ramps will be used for several months during construction of the new U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge.  

  • Tim Hendrick retires

    After 29 years as the Carroll County Extension agent, Tim Hendrick retired Friday. His next job will be as a project manager for The Beef Connection, which has an office in Sanders.

  • Carroll County Public Library opens Workforce Center

    Carroll County residents seeking employment opportunities now have more computer access, training and job workshops at the new Public Library Workforce Center. The Carroll County Public Library is one of 45 public libraries in the state that will have a PLWC.

    The centers house computers and software that will be used to provide training in a formal workshop setting to Kentucky residents seeking employment opportunities.

  • KSP to host third annual Trooper Island July 30 at Elk Creek Hunt Club, Owenton

    The third annual Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Charity Shoot will be Saturday, July 30 at the Elk Creek Hunt Club, located at 1860 Georgetown Road, Owenton, Kyx. European rotation starts at 9 a.m. and shooting must be complete by 4 p.m.

    The main event, sporting clay, costs $65 and the 3D archery shoot costs $25. Numerous prizes will be awarded. All proceeds benefit the KSP Trooper Island Camp, a non-profit organization that operates solely on private contributions.

    For more information, contact Fred Scroggins, (859) 699-8190.

  • Fiscal court approves sublease for property at Lock No. 1

    Completion of the Park to Park Trails project’s first phase came a step closer to reality Tuesday with approval of a sublease with the Kentucky River Authority for land at Lock No. 1.

    At its meeting Tuesday morning, fiscal court approved the sublease, which will allow for construction of a walking trail, fence and a future canoe launch ramp on the Kentucky River.