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  • Wins over Henry and Owen have Carroll 2-0 in district

    Carroll County Lady Panthers jumped out 5-0 on 31st District rival Henry County, holding the Lady Wildcats scoreless for the first five minutes of the game.

    Henry County’s Haley Miles put in two free throws for the only points of the quarter as Carroll led12-2.

    Carroll pounded the ball inside for the quarter as all its field goals were within 8 feet of the basket.

  • Public records | Dec. 18, 2014

    DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 10-11, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

    CIVIL

    JD Arnold vs. Jamie Cook, eviction was granted and defendant has 7 days to vacate.

    DOMESTIC

    Sarah Suzanne Supplee vs. Timothy Edward Besselman, domestic violence, dismissed by petitioner.

    Stevee Maree Howard vs. Russell Andrew Howard, domestic violence, dismissed, no show.

    FELONY

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  • Consider giving gifts made in Kentucky

    With only about a week until Christmas, the opportunity to buy gifts is nearing a critical point for those who haven’t completed their shopping.

    If you’re among those still searching for ideas, one possible solution is to buy something produced locally.  Governor Beshear, in fact, has proclaimed December to be “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month,” which is highlighting the artists and businesses across the commonwealth that offer something rare if not unique.

  • Carroll students experience ‘Hour of Code’

    The world is becoming an increasingly smaller place. That is due, in large part, to advancements in technology.

    Drive your car to the grocery store, purchase your groceries, fill up your tank at the gas station and drive home. That seemingly normal trip was impacted by technology – from the computer system in your car to the grocery store cash register, from the gas pump to the traffic lights.

    Behind this technology are computer scientists who programmed it.

  • Prestonville franchise with Kentucky Utilities to expire in February

    Kentucky Utilities representatives Jan Coleman and Kristy Thompson met with the city of Prestonville Dec. 15, to discuss the franchise agreement set to expire in February 2015.

  • Retiring Tomlinson presides over final meeting

    Retiring Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson presided over his final Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting Dec. 16.

    “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Carroll County,” Tomlinson said. “I would be remiss if I did not recognize the staff I have worked with.”

  • Girl Scouts earn prestigious silver award

    A Youth Drug Awareness program earned four Carroll County Girl Scouts their silver award. Gabby Vaught, Nohemi Castellon, Megan Higgs and Maddi Carli are the first known Carroll County silver award recipients.

    The Silver Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. A cadette is a girl in the sixth, seventh or eighth grade and a registered girl scout.

    The silver award is a local community service project, beyond the Girl Scout community, that has a sustainable component to the project.

  • ‘No missing money’ in sheriff’s audit

    State Auditor Adam Edelen released the audit of the 2013 financial statement of Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman.

    According to the state auditor’s office the recent changes of the auditing standards requires the auditor’s exit letter to communicate whether the financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures and excess fees of the Carroll County Sheriff in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals in the United States.

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