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Today's News

  • Carroll County elementary track team competes in first meet of the season

    Fourth-grader Clara Tuttle and third-grader Kennedy Daigle were the top performers in the Carroll County Elementary track team’s first meet on Thursday, April 12, at Henry County High School.

    Head coach Joe Creager said elementary track is different from high school track in that athletes are allowed to participate in more than four events per meet, and the events are broken down by age group. The 4x100 meter relay also is both co-ed and across school and team lines.

  • Two men arrested following traffic stop

    Carrollton Police Officer Tim Mitchell executed a traffic stop at midnight on Saturday, April 14, in the 800 block of Clay Street.

    Allegedly in plain view was a package of pseudoephedrine, lithium batteries and drain cleaner, Chief Mike Willhoite said.

    Elender Karshner, 44, of Sparta was charged with unlawful first-offense possession of methamphetamine precursors and possession of open alcohol-beverage containers in motor vehicle.

    Tommy J. Floyd, 24, of Glencoe was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors.

  • CPD arrests pair for possession of heroin

    Two people with warrants out of Oldham County were arrested in Carroll County Friday, April 13 for charges including possession of heroin.

  • CPD finds, arrests man with four outstanding warrants in Carroll

    Carrollton Police Officers Tim Mitchell and Daniel Embry arrested a man formerly of Carrollton who had four outstanding Carroll County warrants ranging from 2007-2010 on Friday, April 13.

  • Sheriff’s Office seeks burglary suspect in case on Woodlawn

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a person who attempted to burglarize a residence on Woodlawn Drive Monday, April 9.

    The responsible party allegedly pried open a back door of the home. A burglar alarm sounded, and it is believed the alarm scared away the perpetrator, according to a news release.

    The home is owned by Robert and Sheila Robertson. Nothing was taken from the home, said Sheriff Jamie Kinman, who is investigating the crime.

  • Call for living-history performers

    Kentucky Chautauqua is seeking presenters to develop dramatic programs portraying the lives of historical Kentuckians.

    Through the application and audition process, they will select five new Kentucky Chautauqua characters in July 2012. This is your only chance to apply.

    Dramatic experience is desirable but not required. Proposed Chauttauqua characters do not have to be famous, but their lives should illuminate some part of Kentucky’s history, and their stories should be compelling enough to appeal to audiences in every part of the state.

  • Trimble ALS event reaps $15,545

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark Community Newspapers

    BEDFORD, Ky. – The Bob’s Bunch Benefit to raise money for ALS research, held Saturday at the Morgan Community Center has been labeled a smashing success by event coordinators.

    “Bob’s Bunch Battling ALS” was organized last year by Bedford resident Diane McKinney, whose husband, Bob, was diagnosed with the disease in 2009.

  • Family Ties to hold community baby shower April 25 at Cartmell

    Family Ties Resource Center will host a Community Baby Shower from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 at Cartmell Elementary for all new and expectant parents. 

    Several agencies will be teaming up together to provide new parents with valuable information and to explain what their programs can offer.  Agencies will speak for a few minutes, and then parents can visit the booths and ask questions or discuss concerns about parenthood and their new baby. 

  • Milton-Madison Bridge will be closed April 25-29

    The first closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is set to occur during the middle of next week. The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will have a construction-related closure of the bridge, from Wednesday, April 25, through Sunday, April 29.

    During the planned closure, the project contractor – Walsh Construction Company – will work around the clock to remove the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison. 

  • Beshear signs bills to support Ky. National Guard families, veterans

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear, surrounded by veterans and lawmakers, signed into law several bills benefitting Kentucky veterans and families of the Kentucky National Guard.
     

    The bills include House Bill 121, HB 221, HB 224, HB 256, HB 369 and HB 379.