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Today's News

  • Served warrant leads to a second arrest

    A routine warrant service resulted in the discovery of heroin at a Worthville residence.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw and Carrollton Police Officer Ron Dickow were participating in a child support round-up special detail on Tuesday, Feb. 19, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

    Officers learned that a woman who lived near where they were working had a warrant from Gallatin County. They stopped at the home of Amy L. Fields, 33, at 275 Hwy. 467, Worthville and served her with a warrant from Gallatin County District Court.

  • Adoptions at CCAS
  • Mudathalon returns to General Butler park May 11

    General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will host its second Mudathlon Event Saturday, May, 11.

    Officials anticipate at least 2,000 participants in addition to spectators.  Mudathlon® offers an adventurous off road run that is uniquely challenging and focused on fun from start to finish. Mudathletes® will navigate a 3 mile course with 40 obstacles, including the Mud Slide®, Cargo Net Climb®, and the 100 Yard Long Mucking Mud Pit®.

  • Community Calendar | Week of March 6, 2013

    Wednesday, March 6

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, March 7

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

  • Gas leak investigated on Sixth St.
  • Christians can earn rewards as actors do at the Oscars

    The Academy Awards recognizes actors, films, music, special effects and many other categories for extraordinary achievement.

    Actors, actresses, film directors and everyone else make the effort to receive one of these coveted awards, every year they seek for a way to achieve their goal and be awarded with an Oscar.

  • KSP arrests trio after Owen County robbery

    BY MOLLY HAINES

    Landmark News Service

    Two Carroll County residents and a third individual from Northern Kentucky have been arrested in connection with the robbery of the New Liberty branch of the First Farmers Bank and Trust.

    Todd McIntyre, 42, of Ghent, was arrested Monday afternoon at Carroll County Memorial Hospital and charged with second-degree robbery, flagrant non-support and failure to appear.

  • Man revived, arrested on heroin charges

    A Carrollton man was found unconscious with a needle sticking out of his arm on Monday, Feb. 25. The needle was believed to contain heroin, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

    Darrin W. Downard, 43, 1961 Thyme Avenue, Carrollton, was found lying face down in the kitchen at approximately 7 p.m. by his girlfriend, Lisa Hornback, according to a news release. An ambulance and Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Cable were dispatched to the apartment.

  • Police arrest man for wrecking in-law’s home

    A man angry at his in-laws reportedly broke into their home and damaged some of their belongings on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    Michael G. Brent, 33, 1547 Hwy. 36 East, Carrollton, was arrested for second-degree burglary after admitting to entering the home. According to Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Rose, Brent was angry with Amanda Rabourn and Brian Meadows. He blamed the pair for his wife, Susie Brent, getting arrested for DUI, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | March 6, 2013

    Streetscape change orders approved

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved change orders for the streetscape project on Courthouse Square in downtown Carrollton.

    The change orders involve an additional $1,500 to $1,600 for moving and lighting signs on the square, plus additional concrete needed to complete the sidewalk-replacement project, said Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson.

    Tomlinson said the cost of the changes will be offset by not moving the flagpole, as had been part of the original plan.