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Today's News

  • I-35 bridge also rated ‘structurally deficient’

     The 40-year-old Interstate 35W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minn., collapsed into the Mississippi River on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100. In November 2008, the National Transportation Safety Board cited errors in the original design of the gusset plates in the o

  • The Winners Circle
  • Carroll soccer takes 6-0 win!

    Finally, the monkey is off the back of the Carroll County varsity soccer team as they take a 6-0 win from Burgin Independent High School in Harrodsburg, Ky.

    The Panthers took the long trip to the Burgin Bulldogs field and came out sluggish in the first half according to head soccer coach Ben Crutcher. They finished the first half 1-0 and Crutcher said he told his team they needed to play better and they could get a win against the second-year program.

  • Homecoming court
  • Local taxes increase despite recession

    Editor:

    Here’s the whole country in a state of economic depression. The worst in decades.

    Businesses shutting down, people losing jobs, their homes and vehicles. The President ordered Congress to pass bills to pass out stimulus monies to save banks and the auto industry, which in turn we hope will save homes and jobs.

    There’s talk in the news media that those receiving social security benefits will not see a cost of living increase for the next two years.

  • Panthers topple KCD for fourth win

    Two unbeaten gridiron teams took to the field Friday night and the Carroll County Panthers came up with a big win over Kentucky Country Day, extending their record to 4-0.

  • Fairness of violations questioned in Ghent

    Editor:

    As a citizen of the United States, I was under the impression that everyone was equal with the same rights and expectations to be treated the same as others. However, as a resident of Ghent, I have found that is not the truth.

    I moved into the city about three years ago and the complaints started shortly thereafter. There are members of city council who are constantly looking for something to complain about here.

  • Carrollton Manor resident indicted with assaulting two C’ton police officers

    Two Carrollton Police officers were injured trying to arrest a resident of Carrollton Manor with a history of violence, mental illness and was placed here as a condition of his bond two days earlier.

    Police were called to Carrollton Manor Thursday, Sept. 3 at 10:09 p.m. to answer a call of one resident allegedly choking another resident, according to police chief Mike Willhoite.  The owner wanted Mark Alan Turley, 36, removed from the premises, Willhoite said.

  • Can a safe Milton-Madison bridge be built in a year, less?

    The Trimble Banner On both sides of the Ohio River, residents are concerned that a proposed project to replace the Milton-Madison Bridge will sacrifice safety for expedience. “Urgency is not the best time to buy,” warned Milton resident and businessman Allen Cox. Cox was one of 18 people who spoke

  • Gardening proves to be a delight

    “If you have a garden and a library, you have every thing you need.” — Cicero