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Today's News

  • Trimble man charged with murder

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark Content Service

    A Trimble County man was arraigned Tuesday morning in Trimble County District Court charged with the Nov. 27 murder of 24-year-old Angela Long.

    Robert Louis Baldwin III, 25, made the appearance in court via videoconference from the Carroll County Detention Center where he is being held on a $1 million bond.

  • Carroll County mother dies in trailer fire

    A Carroll County woman, originally from Texas, died in a trailer fire early Monday morning after going back inside to retrieve items for her baby.

    Wendy Mercer, 37, died inside her home at 1422 Gilgal Road. Following a Tuesday morning autopsy by the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville, the cause of death was determined to be smoke and thermal inhalation, Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite said.

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department and Ghent Fire Protection District were dispatched at 5:16 a.m. to the structure fire.

  • Carroll County woman dies in trailer fire

    A Carroll County woman, originally from Texas, died in a trailer fire early Monday morning after going back inside to retrieve items for her baby.

    Wendy Mercer, 37, died inside her home on Gilgal Road. An autopsy will be performed Tuesday morning by the state Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville, Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite said.

  • Sharing a meal
  • Pee wee championship

     

    Carroll County Parks and Rec Pee Wee league ended their season with the championship game Monday between Shawn Stephenson’s team and Richard Southworth’s team.

  • Feeding the community

    The Scouting for Food drive set a new record with 19,816 items collected for the community food pantry. About 60 scouts and volunteers picked up food Saturday, collecting 4,589 items. Carroll County Schools donated 15,227 items, nearly 1,700 more than last year.

  • KSP Post 5 adds two new troopers

    Post 5 has recently increased its ranks by adding two newly appointed Troopers. Troopers Steven Dykes and Bryan Lauck have joined Post 5 after completing 23 weeks of training at the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort.

    Trooper Steven Dykes, a native of Crestwood, Ky., is a 2010 graduate of the University of Louisville and a Staff Sergeant with the Indiana Army National Guard. 

    Trooper Bryan Lauck, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a 2011 graduate of the University of Cincinnati.

  • UK unveils plans for Commonwealth Stadium

    By Jennifer Smith
    Lexington Herald Leader

    Commonwealth Stadium has been missing something for years.

    Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart hasn’t been able to put his finger on it, it’s just a feeling.

    “When I drive up from the outside now, it’s not what I wanted it to feel like,” he said recently in an exclusive interview with a group of reporters from the Herald-Leader, Louisville Courier-Journal and The Associated Press.

  • Student organizations help students explore common interests

    Many students at the Carrollton Campus take advantage of the clubs and organizations that exist at Jefferson Community and Technical College. These organizations provide students the opportunity to meet others in their major or with similar interests.  

  • Community Calendar – Nov. 28-Dec. 7

    Thursday, Nov. 28
    Thanksgiving Day

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church

    Friday, Nov. 29

    • Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Saturday, Nov. 30