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Today's News

  • Let Freedom Ring
  • ALC students earned distinguished ratings at KMEA state festival
  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - March 21, 2012

    County accepts higher bid on coroner vehicle

  • Graves tackles Campbellsburg wifi problems

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    Henry County Local

    Bandwidth – or, rather, the lack of it – is the root of what’s ailing the free wireless internet wifi system being provided by the City of Campbellsburg.

    That was the diagnosis given Monday to City Council by Brent Graves of PoweredOn in Carrollton, who was hired more than a year ago to set up the system meant to provide city residents with free wireless internet access.

  • Tennis teams fall to Anderson

    The Carroll County High School girls and boys tennis teams battled Anderson County Monday in their first matches of the season. Head coach Juan Fernandez said, overall, he felt his teams played well, but were outmatched by two stronger Anderson clubs. The girls lost 1-4 while the boys lost 0-5.

    In the girls match, Fernandez said it was a little closer game than the score reflects. He said Anderson’s team is experienced and mature, while Carroll has one of the youngest rosters in the region.

  • Weight limited lowered on Milton-Madison bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    Law enforcement agencies from Kentucky and Indiana are posted at each end of the Milton-Madison Bridge to strictly enforce the new 3-ton weight limit.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet lowered the posted weight limit for the bridge from 15 tons to three tons based on new inspections that showed continued deterioration of the 82-year-old bridge.

  • Baseball juniors counted on to lead

    The Carroll County High School baseball team has enjoyed a lot of success in recent years and this year’s squad hopes that tradition will continue under the tutelage of first-year head coach Josh Mefford.

    Mefford, a 1998 CCHS graduate and baseball alum, previously coached the Panthers’ JV team and also assistant coached for a year at Trimble County High School.

  • Softball opens season with win over Grant County

    It’s been a long time since the Carroll County softball team notched a season opening win or defeated regional foe Grant County in a game. The 2012 edition of the Lady Panthers did both Tuesday, March 13, winning 3-1 at home.

    First-year head coach Dennis Hawkins said he could not remember when the last time either of these things had happened. A quick check on the KHSAA website shows neither have happened since at least 2002, the earliest full season statistics shown online.

  • FEMA, federal assistance available in Carroll County

    Area residents who suffered damage to their homes or businesses from the March 2 tornado and straight-line winds are eligible for federal and state assistance.

    The first step is registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency either by calling (1-800) 621-FEMA (3362) or by applying online at www.disasterassistance.gov. The (1-800) number is available seven days a week from 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

    The deadline to register with FEMA is May 7.

  • CCHS 4x400 team wins first in home track meet

    The Panthers 4x400 meter relay team, made up of senior Evan Mefford, sophomore Michael Burns, sophomore Taylor Byrd and senior Devin Gray, finished in first place with a time of 3:48.24 at Carroll County’s All Comers meet on Tuesday, March 13. Carroll County hosted Switzerland County, Trimble County, Ludlow, Holy Cross (Covington), Williamstown, Bishop Brossart, Henry County and Owen County at the meet.