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Today's News

  • NAS opens new mill line

    North American Stainless, a giant in the steel industry and as an employer in Carroll County, is weathering the poor economy by doing everything in their power to be conservative and proactive.

    Cristobal Fuentes, vice president of manufacturing operations at NAS, recently showed off the new Z-Mill number 5 in the cold rolling mill operation that produced its first coil of steel about one month ago.

  • Panthers advance to regional play and win over Oldham

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team finished a disappointing second in district play, but it was enough to get them into regional competition this week.

    The Panthers took the first game win in regional play, 4-3, over the Oldham County Colonels Monday May 25. “This is probably the best team win where everyone felt they contributed to the win,” head coach Jay Jones said.

    It’s a play or go home situation at this point of the season and the Panthers weren’t ready to go home yet.  

  • Kinman dealership to keep Chevrolet

    No news is good news, and that’s exactly how Herb Kinman views the fact that he has not received a letter from General Motors about closing his Chevrolet dealership.

    “We definitely under no circumstances got a letter from General Motors,” Kinman said in an interview last week.

    General Motors is on the verge of bankruptcy and has been sending out letters to dealerships across the country stating they would not be renewing some franchises in October 2010, Kinman said.  

  • Milton City Commission approves first reading of 2009-10 budget

    Milton City Commission approved the first reading of its 2009-10 budget, with no comment and no discussion at its regular meeting Thursday, May 14.

    The second reading of the budget will be June 11, 7pm. Budgets must be finalized by the end of June; the new fiscal year begins July 1.

  • Community Calendar

    Wednesday, April 29

    Kentucky River Keepers meet at 10 a.m. at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant to discuss their opposition to locating an asphalt facility in Prestonville. Interested parties are welcome to attend.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wed-nesdays at noon, Butler lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, April 23

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • A new Principal for Milton Elementary

    When Sharon James moved with her family to Kentucky in 2005, she felt very lucky to land a teaching position at Bedford Elementary School the year the new building was opened.

    That luck is carrying through four years later, as James was hired last week to be principal at Milton Elementary School, just in time for the transition from the old school to the brand-new building that opens in the fall.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, May 14

    Angel Food orders will be taken at New Life Community Assembly of God on Church Street, Bedford from 6-8 p.m. Pickup is Saturday, May 30 from 9-10 a.m. For more information, call 255-4820.

    Thursday - Saturday,May 14-16

  • Carroll County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, April 22

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wed-nesdays at noon, Butler lodge.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, April 23

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • Support for Demo Derby appreciated

    Editor:

    Thanks to all. The Spring Bash Demo Derby was a huge success, a show of this size takes a lot of work and preparation and is not accomplished by just a couple of people. I would like those who worked on this derby recognized.

    First of all, most of our help comes from our families and friends, not from people on the fair board, always seems unless its convention time they have something more important to do.

  • Ghent adopts budget, tackles nuisances

    Planning amended budgets for the city and the sewer department of over $1 million was easier for Ghent City Commission than dealing with items of city pride such as rundown buildings, dogs running loose and unkempt properties.

    The commission heard the first reading of two ordinances to amend budgets for the upcoming fiscal year for the city operations and the sewer division.  The second reading and final adoption will be heard at the next regular meeting Tuesday June 9.