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Today's News

  • Resident thanks carriers for braving bad weather

    Editor: I just want to publicly thank our mail carriers for their efforts to deliver the mail in such treacherous conditions last month.  I could not get out for three days and yet our carrier, Lori, somehow managed to deliver our mail. I truly did not expect it to be there, but to my amazement it was! Hopefully our postal service did not force their employees to risk thei

  • Dodgeball fundraising event benefits CCHS track teams

    The team Wham Bam won Thursday night’s Dodgeball fundraiser at Carroll County High School, defeating the Men in Little Freaking Shorts. Four eight-man teams took part in the March 11 event that raised money for CCHS boys and girls track programs, according to Head Coach Joe Creager. Wham Bam lost two games dur

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 17

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

  • Ballinger is WBCA Natl. Player of the Year

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Whitney Ballinger just keeps adding awards to her record setting basketball season. She followed up her Mid-South Conference Player of the Year award with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic’s highest individual honor — the Russel Athletics/WBCA Player of the Year award. Ballinger was

  • Sheriff back in the saddle

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith is back on the job after recuperating from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Jan. 12. Smith was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 2350 (Martin Road) while responding to a domestic violence call when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the roadway, impacting with nearby tr

  • Carrollton JCTC facility included in House budget

    The third time could be the charm for the long-anticipated $12 million Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College. The Kentucky House of Representatives last week voted to include the appropriation for the JCTC project in its version of the 2010-2012 state budget, said Rep. Rick Rand (D-47th, Bedford). Carroll County an

  • City getting to be known for drug busts

    Editor: When I graduated from Carroll County High School in 2004, I moved to college and haven’t moved back to Carrollton since. I still call it my hometown as I believe it is important to remember your roots, not to mention the fact that there are some people there I consider very dear to me. Throughout the past five years I have encountered many opinions about the small t

  • Detention center staff was professional despite some unruly behavior

    Editor: My name is Mike True. Saturday, the 6th of March, I was brought to the Carroll County Jail for disorderly conduct and public intoxication. During my stay, I was very incorrigible to the personnel working the night shift. Despite my unruly behavior the jail staff remained calm and acted like the true professionals they are. Carroll

  • CCHS drama club brings popular musical to the stage

    Pirates, a nursemaid and a famous major-general take the stage in the Carroll County High School drama club production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The musical will be held on Friday March 26 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday March 27 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for

  • KSP arrests 15 Carroll County residents on drug charges

    Kentucky State Police arrested 15 Carroll County residents on drug charges, mostly related to prescription pills, on March 8, 9 and 11. Those arrested by troopers from Campbellsburg Post No. 5 were taken into custody at the Carroll County Detention Center, according to Public Affairs Officer Trooper Michael Webb. One vehicle, numerous firear