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Today's News

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR - Week of Oct. 20, 2010

    Wednesday, Oct. 20 Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Thursday, Oct. 21 Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive. West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference roo

     

  • Kinman envisions improving relationships with community, other agencies if elected

    Jamie Kinman, Democrat candidate for the office of Carroll County Sheriff, envisions the sheriff’s department having more involvement with the community and a stronger working relationship with other law enforcement agencies if he is elected in next month’s general election. “I want the community to feel comfortable with our sheriff’s department, to approach us, to invit

  • Smith says January accident hurt primary campaign, leading to write-in run decision

    Incumbent Sheriff Ben Smith says his decision to run for re-election as a write-in candidate stems from his inability to effectively campaign prior to the May primary. Smith was injured in a traffic accident on Jan. 12 while responding to a domestic violence call. The sheriff spent nearly a month in a Louisville hospital and several weeks recuperating at home. “I couldn’t campaign,&

  • New face joins the local police force

    Carrollton Police Department has expanded its ranks by one, as a new officer started this week.  Trimble County native Tim Mitchell began work on Monday and will attend the Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy at Eastern Kentucky University on Oct. 25. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, since I was a little kid,” Mitchell said. “I just wante

  • Justice system often doesn’t deliver

    Editor: I read the letter last week in the paper of the case of A.A. Martin and Donnie Ketterer. I don’t know all about the case but, what I know it’s a tragedy for all. Members of my family have had the misfortune of dealing with the justice system in Carroll County and I’m sorry to say it’s anything but justice for all. Barbara Shepherd Carrollton  

  • Soccer ties Owen on Senior Night

    A lot was on the line Tuesday night as the Carroll County Panthers’ soccer team (10-6-4) took the field against the visiting Owen County Rebels. A win would put the Panthers’ in a three-way tie for co-champion of the conference with Walton-Verona and Gallatin County. It was also senior night for the team’s eight seniors: EB Martinez, Juan Badillo, Marvn Davilla, Josh Pence, Hug

  • McMurry eyes business, riverfront, senior efforts

    Former Carroll County Judge-Executive Gene McMurry’s vision for Carrollton if elected mayor includes completing the riverfront development, bringing new businesses into the area and providing additional transportation for area senior citizens to engage in social activities.

  • Carroll County to host SMX Job Fair Monday

    Carroll County will host a Job Fair presented by SMX Staffing on Monday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the old courtroom on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse. SMX Staffing is a staff management company with a recruiting office in Hebron, Ky., according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Tomlinson expressed concern about local unemploym

  • Case raises questions of justice for all

    Editor: It may be of some concern to the people of this county, when there is an injustice being done. I am an outsider to this town, but just the same I can feel what is right and what is wrong. I am referring to the case of A.A. Martin and Donnie Ketterer. This is all in the same on each side a tragedy. An untimely death of such a young man. However, how do you explain the fact that there

  • Panthers compete in NCKC meet at Bedford

    The cross country varsity Panthers were in action at Trimble County Park in Bedford for the NCKC Championship Meet going up against all the conference schools (Walton-Verona, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Gallatin, and Williamstown) on Oct. 12. The Lady Panthers took fourth place in the conference with runners Kirsten Arvin, Andie Hardesty, Brittany Arvin, Kelsey Ogden, Haley Dermon and MaryEsther Fre