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Today's News

  • Court dismisses Maiden suit against police, city

    The News-Democrat

    A lawsuit against former Carrollton police officer Rodney Hawkins, the City of Carrollton and several others filed by Danny Maiden has been dismissed after nearly three years in the court system.

    Maiden claimed in his suit filed August 4, 2006 he had been wrongfully arrested by Hawkins following a domestic incident at Riverdaze, a music festival, at Point Park in Carrollton on August 6, 2005.

  • THEN THERE WERE 4

    Officials announced Tuesday morning that four alternatives have been chosen for the project to replace the Milton-Madison Bridge, narrowing the field from 14 original alternatives presented in the fall to residents of the Kentucky and Indiana communities separated by the Ohio River.

    In a news release, officials stated the alternatives include replacing the superstructure on the existing piers and two new options that are hybrids of alternatives that would build a new bridge across the river. The fourth alternative, and the least likely to be approved, is to do nothing.

  • ArvinMeritor holding talks with union on job cuts

    The News-Democrat

    The fate of about 49 employees at ArvinMeritor is still being decided as company and union officials meet and try to come to an agreement.

    In a cost cutting move, ArvinMeritor has already laid off 142 employees according to Krista Sohm, senior director of corporate communications with ArvinMeritor Inc. The company made an announcement last week it is considering outsourcing its machining operations, which would greatly reduce the workforce at the Carrollton plant.

  • City council OKs declines in Carrollton Utilities revenue, expenses

    The News-Democrat

    With income from sales, transportation revenue and interest down across the board for Carrollton Utilities, city council approved a budget amendment Monday night to reflect the declines.

    During its April 27 meeting, city council heard  Carrollton Utilities general manager Bill Osborne crunch the numbers for the remainder of this year and provide a look ahead at a proposed budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year that begins July 1.

  • 'This could happen to you'

    It was only a drill, but it was very realistic.

  • NEWS BRIEFS

    Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries

    A motorcyclist was injured in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 421 North in Bedford at 2:33 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Jason Long of Milton Fire and Rescue said Sharon Smith lost control of the bike and overturned. She was transported by Trimble County EMS to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind., for treatment of minor injuries. The accident was investigated by Kentucky State Police Post 5.

  • Girls tennis team suffers losses

    The Trimble County High School girls tennis team played hard Friday and Monday, but the overall wins went to their opponents.

  • Christian Academy takes wins against Frankfort

     The Christian Academy of Carrollton Eagles tennis team played one of their two matches this year against Frankfort Christian Academy Friday, April 17 and won five of the seven matches.

    Singles:  Girls - Maria Pascual won 8-0; Boys – Sergio Pascual won 8-2; Michael Stewart lost 2-8; Eli Ackermann lost 2-8.

    Doubles: Mixed – Maria Pascual/Luke Ackermann won 8-0;

    Boys: Eli Ackermann/Luke Ackermann won 8-4; Sergio Pascual/Michael Stewart won 9-7.

  • Carroll receives food and shelter funding

    The News-Democrat

  • Panthers win two, lose two in MCIT

    The News-Democrat

    Friday night was a beautiful one for a baseball game and the Carroll County Panthers played two, knocking off the Austin Eagles 10-8 before falling to the Madison Cubs 12-2 in the Madison Courier Invitational Tournament.

    The Panthers played four games during the two-day tournament, splitting a pair each day, finally falling in the consolation round on Saturday to the same team they defeated Friday, the Austin Eagles.