http://www.mycarrollnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml/todaysnews/rss.xml en Judge denies motion to dismiss Kinman case http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/judge-denies-motion-dismiss-kinman-case <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kinman_jamie_3.jpg" alt="Sheriff Jamie Kinman" title="Sheriff Jamie Kinman" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The case against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman will go to trial after a Special Circuit Court Judge Richard A. Brueggemann denied the defense&rsquo;s motion to quash or dismiss the indictment in an order entered into the Carroll County Circuit Clerk&rsquo;s Office July 19.</p> Dixie Chixx softball wins national championship http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/dixie-chixx-softball-wins-national-championship <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/national_tournament.jpg" alt="The Dixie Chixx 14U softball team won the USSSA National Championship Great Lakes on July 24. Pictured from left: (front) Baily Mefford, Shelly Payton, Allie Beach, Kaila Lira and Savannah Payton; (middle) assistant coach Jeremy Mefford, Kay Gaddis, Gracie Craig, Hailey Austin, Allison Harris, Andrea Searcy and assistant coach Louis Lira; (back) head coach David Craig and assistant coach Jamie Sanders. Not pictured: Maddie Sanders " title="The Dixie Chixx 14U softball team won the USSSA National Championship Great Lakes on July 24. Pictured from left: (front) Baily Mefford, Shelly Payton, Allie Beach, Kaila Lira and Savannah Payton; (middle) assistant coach Jeremy Mefford, Kay Gaddis, Gracie Craig, Hailey Austin, Allison Harris, Andrea Searcy and assistant coach Louis Lira; (back) head coach David Craig and assistant coach Jamie Sanders. Not pictured: Maddie Sanders " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Dixie Chixx 14U softball team completed a magical two-week run that earned them a state championship and cumulated with a national championship.</p> <p> The team defeated Crete Phoenix 4-0 in the USSSA National Championship Great Lakes on July 24, in Columbus, Ind.</p> <p> The team only won one pool game at the national championships that helped to determine where they would land in the brackets. But once the team reached the double elimination bracket play, it swept all four games in route to the championship.</p> Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Nieves Leon http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/where-everybody-knows-your-name-nieves-leon <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nieves.jpg" alt="Nieves Leon is a native of Spain and moved to Carrollton 25 years ago. She is the interpreter at Three Rivers District Health Department in Carrollton. She is married with one daughter and two grandchildren." title="Nieves Leon is a native of Spain and moved to Carrollton 25 years ago. She is the interpreter at Three Rivers District Health Department in Carrollton. She is married with one daughter and two grandchildren." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Nieves Leon knows what it is like to be a stranger in a foreign country, unable to communicate with others. Twenty-five years ago when she and her husband and daughter moved to Carrollton from Spain, she did not know a single word of English.</p> <p> Now, after years of additional education and practice, she uses her experience and knowledge to pay it forward.</p> <p> Nieves is the daughter of Felix Leon and Nieves Rodriguez and is from Ponferrada in northern Spain. Her father worked as a train conductor, while her mother stayed at home with the six children.</p> Butler Park hosts Pokemon Go event Saturday http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/butler-park-hosts-pokemon-go-event-saturday <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pokemon_icon.jpg" alt="Pokemon Icon" title="Pokemon Icon" align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="rtecenter"> By LAUREN HOLLOWAY</p> <p class="rtecenter"> Landmark News Service Intern</p> <p> You may have noticed a surge of people out and about with phones extended in front of them as if they are following a map on their mini screens leading them to gold.</p> <p> Except in reality, these hunters are not out for gold, they&rsquo;re out for Pokemon.</p> Humphrey to appeal AG’s ruling of open records law http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/humphrey-appeal-ag%E2%80%99s-ruling-open-records-law <p> Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear&rsquo;s Office ruled that Carroll County Jailer Michael W. Humphrey violated the state&rsquo;s Open Records Act in denying a request made by Crystal Emberton.</p> <p> Emberton made a request April 12, 2016, to inspect or obtain public records/video records/ evidence that depict an incident that occurred in the lobby of the Carroll County Detention Center on the morning of Tuesday, April 12, 2016, between the hours of 10-11 a.m.</p> Council votes to demolish building http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/council-votes-demolish-building <p> After discussing the issue over several meetings, Carrollton City Council voted 4-0 Monday to demolish the old Western Auto building, located at 110 Court Street. Councilmembers Hayley Franklin and Doug Hill were absent.</p> General Butler Park receives improvements under “Refreshing the Finest” campaign http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/general-butler-park-receives-improvements-under-%E2%80%9Crefreshing-finest%E2%80%9D-campaign <p> General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will receive improvements as part of the $18 million in additional funding for state parks this year, officials announced Tuesday, July 26, at Carter Caves State Resort Park.</p> <p> The funding was approved this year by Gov. Matt Bevin and the General Assembly. The improvements include structural repairs, painting and interior and exterior upgrades.</p> <p> General Butler State Resort Park is among five parks in the northeastern region that will receive an estimated $3.13 million in safety and aesthetic improvements.</p> Paul’s Tire becomes independent Southern States cooperative dealer in Prestonville http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/paul%E2%80%99s-tire-becomes-independent-southern-states-cooperative-dealer-prestonville <p> Paul&rsquo;s Tire, Inc. and Southern States Cooperative, Inc. have teamed up to serve customers&rsquo; farm and home needs. This location will carry Southern States&rsquo; feed, seed, fertilizer, animal health, pet and farm supplies.</p> <p> Paul&rsquo;s Tire is located at 107 Hwy. 42 West in Prestonville and is owned and managed by Clint and Paul Yocum. Their hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to noon. The store can be contacted by phone at (502) 732-8888 and by email at pdy8888@aol.com.</p>