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  • CCWD takes home Wooden Bucket award

    BOWLING GREEN — Each year, ten water and wastewater utilities are announced during Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) Member Appreciation Breakfast as Wooden Bucket finalists and honored for their outstanding service during the past year.

  • Cleanse Clinic looks to help curb drug epidemic

    The drug problem facing Carroll County is nothing new. For too long, too many people in the county have been at the mercy of substance abuse, whether they are users themselves, or are constantly in the presence of a user.

    Even for those looking to end their addiction, managing to escape is a grueling challenge, and the personal and professional lives of former addicts may appear irreparably tainted by the addiction they left behind. These are the problems that the Cleanse Clinic is looking to help people solve.

  • Cleanse Clinic looks to help curb drug epidemic

    The drug problem facing Carroll County is nothing new. For too long, too many people in the county have been at the mercy of substance abuse, whether they are users themselves, or are constantly in the presence of a user.

    Even for those looking to end their addiction, managing to escape is a grueling challenge, and the personal and professional lives of former addicts may appear irreparably tainted by the addiction they left behind. These are the problems that the Cleanse Clinic is looking to help people solve.

  • Sheriff's Department Report | Aug. 29, 2019
  • State police arrests two jail employees for contraband

    KENTUCKY STATE POLICE

    CARROLLTON — On August 26, 2019, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg arrested Robert McDole, 35, and Yogi Perkins, 41, at the Carroll County Detention Center on charges related to Promoting Contraband.

    The arrests resulted from an investigation that revealed the two jail staff employees were allegedly paid to introduce illicit items into the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • Fiscal court OKs changes to admin code

    Camp KYSOC won the Governor’s Award for Beauty Kentucky in the Best in Kentucky Awards presented at Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 22.

    At Tuesday’s Fiscal Court meeting, Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said this could be a good marketing tool for the county.

    He thanked the volunteers for all their hard work and was proud of the recognition they received. He said there will be a luncheon hosted by Gov. Matt Bevin and sponsored by Kentucky Living in September or October, based on the governor’s schedule.

  • Carrollton City Council talks sidewalk project

    Carrollton City Council members discussed a number of additions and alterations to the 2019-2020 sidewalk project in its regular meeting Monday night.

  • Local farmers turn to Connecticut tobacco crops

    Local tobacco farmers are facing diminishing returns in burley tobacco and two Trimble County producers are producing Connecticut wrapper tobacco for the Dominican Republic cigar industry.

    Brian Young and Andy Sachleben have contracts to raise two acres each of the tobacco in the experimental trial. This is the first year of growing the crop in Kentucky and they both are looking at alternatives to increase return on the acre.

    “I just have growing tobacco in my blood,” Young said.

  • 'Save the Soc' brings Governor's Award to Carroll in Best of Kentucky contest

    LOUISVILLE – The votes are in, the people have spoken, and the Commonwealth has declared their Kentucky favorites. At its awards show on Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky Living magazine announced the 2019 “Best in Kentucky” winners.

  • Clinic helps walk residents through details on expungement process, returning to the workforce

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky gave Carroll County residents a leg up at an expungement clinic held last Friday at the National Guard Armory.

    The clinic provided people with convictions on their record a means of moving on from past mistakes, as well as an opportunity to hit the ground running with a job fair.