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Today's News

  • Leaders tackle plan for bridge closure

    Local business and government leaders discussed potential marketing strategies for Carroll County Wednesday in preparation for the 2011 closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, as well as Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden and Carroll County

  • Stout remembered as devoted family man, spiritual servant

    Initiate a conversation with any relative or friend of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Todd Stout and very soon the subject of his preaching and singing ministries will come to the fore. Stout and two fellow soldiers were killed on July 13 while repelling insurgents during a complex attack on the Afghan National Civi

  • Local soldier killed in Afghan insurgent attack

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday. Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23, and Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate, 27 – died “of wounds sustained when insu

  • Carroll County youth participate in local soccer camp
  • Residents return to ask council to address erosion

    Carrollton residents who live along Main Street requested that council put together a committee to address the erosion issue along the Ohio riverbank. The group had previously attended the Feb. 8 Carrollton City Council meeting in which Main Street resident Jimmy Supplee requested council and Mayor Dwight Louden look

  • Signups set for soccer league

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a co-ed youth soccer league. Registration will be July 19-30, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Carroll County Parks and Recreation office, 440 Main Street, third floor. The league will be for children ages 3-11 as of July 31, 2009. Older kids may be required to travel. Fees:

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, July 21 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. American Legi

  • Committee looks to improve signage leading into city

    Carrollton City Council authorized Mayor Dwight Louden to apply for cultural and recreational signage through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and to spend $1,280 on the project. Downtown Revitalization Committee Chairman Sam Burgess presented information about the state Department of Transportation Cabinet Parks and Recreational Signage

  • Tribute is offered to local ‘fallen hero’

    Editor: To a great fallen hero, Christopher Stout, I would like to say thanks for your sacrifice, dedication, honor and duty to our great country and the state of Kentucky. Because of great soldiers like you, we have this freedom of speech and religion to worship the only true God. We will miss you greatly and our prayers will be with your wonderful wife, children and family.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Saturday, July 17 New Life Assembly of God Church will hold a Kid’s Carnival, ages 4-12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 222 Church St., Bedford. There will be Bible stories, songs, games, entertainment and lunch. For more information, call (502) 641-0451.  Angelfood orders for July will be accepted 10 a.m. to noon today and 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at Milton Wesleyan Ch