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Today's News

  • Seventh grade boys defeat Owen 44-37 on home court

    A 14-0 run out of halftime propelled the Carroll County Middle School seventh grade boys’ basketball team to a 44-37 victory over Owen County Thursday.

    Head coach Jesse McClure said his team started out a little slow and began to get sloppy when starting center Malachi Corbin got into foul trouble. The Panthers trailed 17-13 in the waning seconds of the first half when Evan McMahon threw up a half court shot at the buzzer that swished through the net.

  • Community has role in helping to battle drug abuse problem

  • Cook’s Pharmacy arrest made by Henry officials

    A bit of luck and some good, old-fashioned police work led to the arrest of the man who allegedly robbed Cook’s Pharmacy employees at gunpoint on Thursday, Nov. 3.

    Detective Danny Stivers with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Brandon L. French, 31, of Bagdad was arrested Friday night, Nov. 11, while being held at the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Stivers said after the robbery, he had contacted Officer Rodney Kidd of the Simpsonville Police Department, which had been investigating a similar crime there.

  • Suspects in car thefts arrested Nov. 8

    A Bedford couple was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 8, on several charges of car theft after a spree that started Monday night in Trimble County and ended in Henry County.

    According to a news release, Kentucky State Police Troopers Brad Arterburn and Trooper Zack Morris were recovering a stolen Ford Mustang on Wooded Ridge Road in Henry County when they spotted the couple in a minivan, which also turned out to be stolen.

  • Deputy Shaw attacked by two dogs while responding to a call for service

    A Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy was attacked by two dogs while responding to a report of a suicidal teenager.

    Deputy J.T. Shaw and Sheriff Jamie Kinman were dispatched to the 2300 block of U.S. Hwy. 42 at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 for a report of a male running into the roadway to try to commit suicide.

    Shaw located the boy first while Kinman was circling toward him in another part of the wooded area. Two dogs were with the boy, and they immediately approached Shaw. The dogs nipped him in the legs several times, Shaw said.

  • Sheriff’s Office arrests two men in connection with stolen battery case

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office recovered four commercial batteries reported stolen from a Carroll County business and arrested two men in connection with the theft.

  • Thanking veterans
  • City receives grant for river walk

    The city of Carrollton has received a $100,000 dollar-for-dollar matching Recreational Trails grant for the river walk project.

    Carroll County Community Development Coordinator Joan Moore made the announcement at the Carrollton City Council meeting Monday.

    “I’m thrilled!” Moore said in an interview Tuesday. “We need to get started on that river walk. That’s what the community has wanted for years and years. This is a beginning.”

  • Dolente, Chapman surrender to police

    Two Carroll County residents allegedly implicated in a case involving a methamphetamine lab recently turned themselves in to police.

    Rhonda Chapman, 48 of Carrollton turned herself in to the Carrollton Police Department on Saturday, Nov. 12, according to Chief Mike Willhoite.

    Chapman was charged with possession of a controlled substance, first degree; possession of drug paraphernalia; unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors; and controlled substance endangerment of a child.

  • Board allows Nohners to park trucks at home

    Gary and Cheryl Nohner may legally park their commercial tractor-trailers on their property on Fishing Street in Ghent.

    After two public hearings and a meticulous review of the facts by Chairman Thomas Sibley, the city’s three-member Board of Adjustments upheld the Nohners’ appeal of a zoning violation issued Sept. 9 by David Hendren, acting as the city’s zoning administrator.