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Today's News

  • Rough, rising waters
  • Lady Panthers win 4th of season

    Junior first baseman Beth Tuttle hit her second home run of the season in Carroll County’s 12-2 win in five innings over Williamstown at home Friday night. “It was a team win,” Head Coach Duke Boles said. “… Everybody contributed, and everybody did something positive.” The Lady Panthers (4-12) battled

  • Council hears first readings for city, CU 2010-2011 fiscal budgets

    Property acquisition along the Ohio River front and the completion of major construction projects in town are the focus of the city’s 2010-2011 fiscal year budget, which came up for its first reading at the April 26 council meeting. “We’ve made great strides in trying to improve the appearance of Carrollton for the benef

  • Groundbreaking marks start of Polk Street extension work

    State and local representatives gathered at Carroll County High School Thursday morning to ceremonially break ground on the Polk Street extension project. The long-awaited project will officially begin at the end of May, according to Ohio Valley Asphalt Vice President Jamie King, whose company was awarded the contract at the city council meeting on April 12. OVA, located in Carro

  • Arrest made in Milton robbery

    A Madison resident is arrested in connection with the robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located in Trimble County on April 27.

    Gregory A. Goins, 44, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Through an investigation led by KSP Detective Jason Brown, it was determined that Goins is the suspect seen in the surveillance footage using a handgun to rob the store, according to the release.  Goins was located and arrested at a homeless shelter in Louisville by the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, April 28 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 Chamber of Commerce holds its Carroll County’s Got Talent auditions at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Lib

  • Carroll track stars continue to improve

    On April 20, the Carroll County Panthers hosted Bracken, Eminence, Gallatin County, Holmes, Owen County, Trimble County and Williamstown in an All-Comers track meet. “It was a really good preview of what is to come in our invitational on May 7,” Head Coach Joe Creager said. “The Panthers had another outstanding night with n

  • CCMS track competes at NCKC meet

    The Carroll County Middle School boys and girls track teams had strong showings in the April 22 North Central Kentucky Conference meet at Henry County. The girls’ team was led by sixth grader Denee Lawrence who was conference champion in the 300 meter hurdles, runner-up in the 100 meter and 400 meter dashes and earned third place in the 200 meter dash. Lawrence’s effor

  • America turned its back on best friend

    Editor: The majority of Americans have turned their backs on the best friend and ally that we will ever have. We are not allowed to speak his name in the courts of America. We are not allowed to call on him for help in our schools. Many people want his name off our money and out of our Pledge of Allegiance. Prayer can’t be spoken at g

  • Budget impasse could shut down state government

    The lack of a state budget when the new fiscal year begins on July 1 would have an adverse effect on local and county governments. “I have a real concern over the state budget situation,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday. “Kentucky’s commitment for the Milton-Madison bri