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Today's News

  • Kentucky Speedway season tickets, campsites go on sale Nov. 14

    Kentucky Speedway placed season tickets and campsites for its five NASCAR event 2012 campaign on sale Nov. 14. Tickets and campsites can be reserved at www.kentuckyspeedway.com, (859) 578-2300 and the speedway corporate offices at 1 Speedway Drive in Sparta, Ky., just off Interstate 71 Exit 57.

  • Eighth grade Panthers improve in loss to Owen

    The Carroll County Middle School eighth grade boys’ basketball team fell behind early in the first half and were not able to catch up to the offensive fire power of the Owen County Rebels. The team lost 44-20 Thursday at home.

    “Owen County might be the best team on our schedule,” head coach Jay Jones said. “They’re very talented. They’ve got all the right pieces.”

  • Parks & Rec softball clinic

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation holds its Winter Softball Fundamentals Clinic beginning Sunday, Nov. 20 at Kathryn Winn Primary School gymnasium.

    The clinic will be on Sundays through Jan. 29. There will be no clinic on holiday weekends.

    Times are: 5-6 p.m. for 8U (ages 7-8) and 6-7 p.m. For 10U (ages 9-10) and 12U (ages 11-12).

    Participants must bring a glove and bat (if they have one) every Sunday.

    If you have any questions, please call parks and pecreation at (502) 732-7029.

  • Seventh grade boys defeat Owen 44-37 on home court

    A 14-0 run out of halftime propelled the Carroll County Middle School seventh grade boys’ basketball team to a 44-37 victory over Owen County Thursday.

    Head coach Jesse McClure said his team started out a little slow and began to get sloppy when starting center Malachi Corbin got into foul trouble. The Panthers trailed 17-13 in the waning seconds of the first half when Evan McMahon threw up a half court shot at the buzzer that swished through the net.

  • Community has role in helping to battle drug abuse problem

  • Cook’s Pharmacy arrest made by Henry officials

    A bit of luck and some good, old-fashioned police work led to the arrest of the man who allegedly robbed Cook’s Pharmacy employees at gunpoint on Thursday, Nov. 3.

    Detective Danny Stivers with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Brandon L. French, 31, of Bagdad was arrested Friday night, Nov. 11, while being held at the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Stivers said after the robbery, he had contacted Officer Rodney Kidd of the Simpsonville Police Department, which had been investigating a similar crime there.

  • Suspects in car thefts arrested Nov. 8

    A Bedford couple was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 8, on several charges of car theft after a spree that started Monday night in Trimble County and ended in Henry County.

    According to a news release, Kentucky State Police Troopers Brad Arterburn and Trooper Zack Morris were recovering a stolen Ford Mustang on Wooded Ridge Road in Henry County when they spotted the couple in a minivan, which also turned out to be stolen.

  • Deputy Shaw attacked by two dogs while responding to a call for service

    A Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy was attacked by two dogs while responding to a report of a suicidal teenager.

    Deputy J.T. Shaw and Sheriff Jamie Kinman were dispatched to the 2300 block of U.S. Hwy. 42 at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 for a report of a male running into the roadway to try to commit suicide.

    Shaw located the boy first while Kinman was circling toward him in another part of the wooded area. Two dogs were with the boy, and they immediately approached Shaw. The dogs nipped him in the legs several times, Shaw said.

  • Sheriff’s Office arrests two men in connection with stolen battery case

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office recovered four commercial batteries reported stolen from a Carroll County business and arrested two men in connection with the theft.

  • Thanking veterans