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Today's News

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Jan. 28, 2014

    Winter weather leads to overtime, damage

  • “Firefighter Greg” returns to Kathryn Winn Feb. 4

    On behalf of all the members of the Carrollton Fire Department, I am ecstatic to announce that for the second straight year we will be partnering with Carroll County Schools to bring our Fire Prevention Program back into the classroom. Building upon the success of last year, our firefighters are eager to begin working with the students and staff.

  • Five vying for judge-executive

    At 4 p.m. Tuesday, Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh officially closed registration for candidates who want on the May 20 primary ballot.

    In all, 32 contenders filed with the clerk’s office to seek 13 positions, with nine of those races contested in the primary. Three of those candidates filed Tuesday, while one person filed Monday.

    All but one of the candidates are taking part in the Democratic primary, with D.J. Carroll the lone Republican contender in the race for District 3 magistrate.

  • CPD arrests three on meth charges

    Carrollton Police Department arrested three Carrollton residents Saturday, Jan. 18, at an apartment on Main Street.

    Officers received information that methamphetamine was being manufactured and/or sold at an apartment at 219 Main Street, Chief Mike Willhoite said in a news release. Sgt. Tim Mitchell and Officer Bryant Hunger went to the apartment to investigate and, based on observations and an investigation, a search warrant was obtained.

  • Astronaut to students: You have incredible potential

    NASA Astronaut Mike Mullane encouraged Project Lead the Way students at Carroll County High School to dream big and to not set limitations for themselves based on their surroundings today.

    “Don’t be afraid. It’s amazing what you can do,” Mullane told nearly 100 students in the library at CCHS Friday. “It’s amazing what you are capable of doing if you challenge yourself. Don’t sell yourself short.”

  • Ghent asks for opinions on building restoration

    Ghent residents are encouraged to attend a public hearing Monday to discuss ideas for either renovating the former Ghent Christian Church for use as a community center or building a brand-new facility.

    The meeting is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in City Hall, located in the addition at the back of the church. Nancy Wylie, municipal finance officer with the Kentucky League of Cities, and Joel Gano, president of Arch Style, Inc., which has drawn up plans for the project, are scheduled to attend.

  • Wintry Wonderland

    A clipper system moved through the Ohio River Valley Tuesday, bringing with it a wintry blast that has turned into a nor’easter along the East Coast.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson measured 4 inches of snow Tuesday in an untouched area of the courthouse lawn. Atop King’s Ridge, residents reported higher snow totals of 5 to 6 inches. Windy conditions make it difficult to get an accurate reading because of blowing snow that created some drifts around the county.

     

  • Baldwin arraigned on murder charges in Trimble County

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Robert Louis Baldwin III was arraigned in Trimble County Circuit Court on Thursday, Jan. 16, on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence. Baldwin is accused in the brutal killing of 24-year-old Angela Long, whose body was discovered Nov. 27 in the mobile home residence of her father at 34 Kenlee Drive south of Bedford.

  • Carrollton City Council | Jan. 13, 2014

    Carrollton Utilities ordinances approved on first reading

  • Lady Panthers lose in opening round of All-A tournament

    Carroll County Lady Panthers held a three-point lead with 1:37 to go, but committed three turnovers and were outscored 8-0 by the Williamstown Lady Demons to ultimately lose 51-46 in the first round of the 8th Region All A Tournament Wednesday, Jan. 15.

    It was the Lady Panthers’ fifth-straight loss to the Lady Demons, with the last win coming Feb. 11, 2011.