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Today's News

  • Three arrested for trafficking heroin

    Kentucky State Police arrested three Sanders residents Monday, May 12, after troopers allegedly discovered they were trafficking heroin out of a home at 2419 Ghent Eagle South in Sanders.

    Post 5 Troopers went to the home to serve a warrant for possession of marijuana on Joshua Smith, 21, of Sanders, according to police. Once in the home, troopers located Smith with drug-related paraphernalia. A search warrant was obtained. During the search of the home, police allegedly discovered heroin, syringes, six marijuana plants and other drug paraphernalia.

  • State to plant 1,200 trees in park on ‘Kids in the Park Day’ May 17

    General Butler State Resort Park is looking for a few good kids.

    The park is planning to plant 1,200 trees on May 17, so it may need more than a few kids as part of “Kids in the Park Day,” a day designated by the National Park Trust to encourage children to get outside and use parks.

  • Baseball News | May 15, 2014

    Carroll survives Henry

    The Panthers rode home from New Castle May 6 with a closely contested district win over border rival Henry County. Carroll County won, 9-7. The two teams will meet again in the first round of the 31st District playoffs at 8 p.m. May 20 at Henry County.

  • ‘The curse’ hits; Panthers lose to Wildcats after All ‘A’

    They call it the “All ‘A’ curse.” And the Carroll County Panthers baseball team fell victim to it Monday night, losing 9-3 to district rival Gallatin County at Panther Field.

    With the loss, Gallatin County should claim the No. 1 seed in the upcoming 31st District Tournament, with the Panthers taking the No. 2 seed. According to head coach Jimmy Ray, Henry County should be ranked third and Owen County fourth once the district tournament begins May 19.

  • Silence from magistrates sinks budget first reading

    Carroll County Fiscal Court’s $12.3 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year failed to garner a motion Tuesday as Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson sought its approval on first reading.

    Tomlinson presented the budget and provided details on what he included in the plan, asking for approval so he could send the spending plan to Frankfort for the required review by the Department of Local Government.

  • Where to go to cast your vote Tuesday

    Carrollton voters in Precinct No. 4 will be casting ballots at a new location during the Primary Election on Tuesday, May 20.

    County Clerk Alice Marsh said a lack of space and security issues forced the decision to move the polling location from the police department conference room in the front of City Hall on Clay Street to the recreation building in the Hawkins Street Housing Authority, located at 768 Baker Drive.

    Voters in Precinct No. 5 will continue to cast ballots at the rear entrance of City Hall, she said.

  • New weekend event features activities for bikers

    Sometimes bad weather can be a good thing.

    Terrible weather the last couple of years for the annual Shop With A Cop Motorcycle Poker Run prompted organizer Ron “Jonesy” Jones and others to seek a new date for the fall event. The move sparked the idea to expand the event into a three-day festival. The Three Rivers Motorcycle Festival will be held Friday, May 23-Sunday, May 25, at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

  • Work on locks will reopen Ky. River to traffic

    If the good Lord is willin’ and the river don’t rise, Locks 1 and 2 on the Kentucky River could be open before the end of October, when the locks close to recreational boaters for the winter.

    David Hamilton, engineer for the Kentucky River Authority, said Tuesday that work to rehabilitate the steel lock gates on Lock 1 at Carrollton and Lock 2 at Lockport should begin the first week of June.

    Mac Construction of New Albany, Ind., was hired for the project, estimated at about $3.3 million for both projects, Hamilton said.

  • CAC celebrates graduation
  • Dedication for memorial to fallen conservation officers set for May 17

    Officials will dedicate a memorial to Kentucky’s fallen conservation officers during a ceremony set for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17.

    The memorial is located on the campus of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Frankfort.

    The memorial, a project of the Kentucky Conservation Officers’ Association, honors the six Kentucky conservation officers killed in the line of duty since 1918.