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Today's News

  • Tobacco Festival winners

    There were a host of winners announced during the Carroll County Tobacco Festival.

    Nancy McMahan and Patty Moore each won gifts from the promotional tent at the event, according to organizers. They received a country ham and a gift card from Rapid Fire Auction Services LLC.

    Mason & Mefford Auto Sales also raffled office a $400 gift certificate for free tires, which was won by Kim Polley.

  • Shop with a Cop Poker Run Oct. 30

    The fourth annual Shop with a Cop Poker Run is Oct. 30, beginning at the front entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and the run will begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $20 per couple and $5 for extra poker hands.

  • One person dies in motorcycle crash in Trimble County

    Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 5 responded to a fatal collision  at 9:38 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Trimble County.

    The investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, of Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the 9900 block of U.S. 421 in Milton when he apparently failed to negotiate a curve, resulting in impact with a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw (27 years old from Sulphur), were thrown from the motorcycle during impact, according to a state police news release.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    ­Fiscal court donates to fire safety ed drive

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a donation of $350 at its Oct. 11 meeting to Carrollton Fire Department for the purchase of fire safety educational materials that will be passed out in the schools. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the materials are sent home with students as part of the fire prevention program. He said the county has contributed in past years. The county’s contribution will provide materials for 200 students.

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  • Goff, McNeal’s, Down on Main honored with top awards at chamber banquet

    Rock-and-roll oldies filled the air at the Historic English Schoolhouse as the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honored local residents during the 14th annual awards and recognition banquet Thursday.

    The evening began with classics played by the Kentucky Kruizers to prepare those attending for two performances by Elvis impersonator Todd Bodenheimer.

    While Elvis was “in the building,” the stars of the night were the winners of the chamber’s community service, community impact and beautification awards.

  • A Night of Terror from Poe

    Expect to be chilled and thrilled as the Carroll County High School drama club presents the works of classic author Edgar Allan Poe in their fall production. The show will be performed on Friday, Oct. 28 for the student body and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 for the public  in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • CCMH nurse arrested for stealing drugs

    Kentucky State Police arrested a registered nurse at Carroll County Memorial Hospital Monday on charges of stealing drugs from the hospital.

    Carrie Leoren Shuck, 34, from La Grange was charged with theft of a controlled substance first offense, a class D felony. She is currently being held at the Carroll County Detention Center.

    According to the KSP report, Shuck allegedly stole and consumed 76 containers of liquid narcotics including Morphine, Demerol, Dilaudid and Toradol from the hospital between the dates of Sept. 5 and Oct. 4.

  • Zoning violation dispute packs meeting

    A dispute over an alleged zoning violation brought tempers to a boil during the Ghent City Commission meeting Tuesday, Oct. 11.

    Carroll County deputies J.T. Shaw and Daniel Rose attended the meeting, which brought a capacity crowd to city hall.

    Shaw more than once was called on to keep the crowd orderly.

  • Office assists with Capitol visit plans

    Are you planning a visit to Washington, D.C.?  Whether you are coming on a school trip, family vacation or business trip, my office can help you make arrangements for some of the more popular attractions and landmarks in our nation’s capital.  We are available to help you reserve tours of the U.S. Capitol Building, Pentagon, and White House.  These tours are an excellent way to see the highlights of Washington at no charge to you.