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Today's News

  • For the birds
  • Hill, Williams named 2013 Prom King and Queen
  • Track Beat | April 24, 2013

    Corbin ranked No. 1 in middle school shot

    Carroll County Middle School thrower Malachi Corbin is ranked No. 1 in the state in middle school boys shot put with his distance of 44 feet 8 inches at the Western Hills Middle School meet.

    Corbin has been named MileSplit U.S. First Team Elite, the only Kentucky boy shot put athlete to achieve this feat in 2013 so far, Carroll County High School head coach Joe Creager said in an email. This throw also currently ranks Malachi No. 11 in the nation among middle school athletes.

  • Down to Earth
  • Police arrest pair after alleged meth lab found

    Carrollton Police Department and Kentucky State Police arrested a couple on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine in their home.

    Casey Pennington, 38, and Destiny Tyler, 33, were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense; first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia; unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors; and two counts of controlled substance endangerment to child.

  • Have you met ... Gail Becraft

    Gail Becraft’s secret to longevity in the field of education: Teach what you love.

    A native of Menifee County in Eastern Kentucky, Becraft earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Northern Kentucky University. She later earned her master’s at University of Louisville.

    In 1990, she moved to Carroll County with her husband, Brad, who had landed a job teaching physics and math at Carroll County High School. Fresh out of college, she was hired to teach at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • Prestonville city building goes smoke free

    Prestonville City Commission had a busy April meeting. The local government body approved making city hall smoke-free, sent its budget back for reformatting and OK’ed returning a sign to the city park.

    At its April 15 meeting, the commission, acting on the suggestion of City Attorney Alecia Gamm Hubbard, Mayor pro tem Rae Stevens made a motion for the city building to become smoke free.  There was no opposition, and the proposal was unanimously passed. 

  • First readings approved for ‘13-’14 city, CU budgets

    Carrollton City Council approved the first reading to amend the fiscal year 2012-2013 city budget as well as approve the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget at their meeting Monday, April 22. The second reading will be held May 13.

    For the city, the general funds balance going forward was amended to $1,193,689 from $868,564. The total estimated revenues increased to $4,286,256, with the total resources at $5,479,945.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge reduced to one lane April 23

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries U.S .421 across the Ohio River from Milton to Madison, Ind., will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 23. Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in previous inspections.

    KYTC implemented a monthly inspection frequency in 2012 to review these locations.  The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

  • Carroll area girls invited to Girl Scout Camp

    As the weather warms, this is the perfect time to think about the  tradition of summer camp. From swimming and hiking, to singing songs around a camp fire and newer challenges like a high ropes course, camp is the place to make memories that last a lifetime.

    Girls in first through 12th grades from the Carroll County area have a great way to build these kinds of memories this summer. Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana will be holding summer camps at two locations on multiple dates from June through July.