Local News

  • Shoe Spectacular

    Carroll County Schools received more than 750 pairs of shoes from the Kentucky Magistrates and Commissioners Association. The shoes were donated by elected magistrates and commissioners from all over the state, and they were distributed to the students Oct. 29.

    A news release from KMCA said the association held a shoe drive at their annual spring conference in March of this year. “Our association is made up with heartfelt public servants and I am honored to be a part if this worthy endeavor,” Henderson County Magistrate and KMCA President Bruce Todd said.

  • Voter turnout high, mistakes committed on Election Day

    On a positive note, Carroll County’s voter turnout was 44.05 percent, with 3,583 voters out of 8,134 registered. However, Election Day could have gone smoother for the Carroll County Clerk’s office.

  • Scouting For Food pick up Saturday, Nov. 17
  • Election 2018 Results

    These are the official results from the County Clerk’s Office.


    US Rep – 4th Congressional District

    Massie, 1,904

    Hall, 1,350

    Moffett, 99


    State Senator

    Hornback, 1,785

    Suetholz, 1,648


    State Representative

    Gilkison, 1,309

    Rand, 2,172


    Commonwealth Attorney

    Crawford, 2,810


    Circuit Clerk

    Belcher, 2,855


  • CCHS Honor Guard hosts fundraiser at armory Nov. 10

    Join the Carroll County Honor Guard as it celebrates local veterans and raises funds for its organization.

    The fundraiser will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Carrollton National Guard Armory, 1828 Hwy. 227. All proceeds benefit the CCHS Honor Guard for needed uniforms and supplies. A representative from the Wounded Warrior Project also will be on hand to accept donations.

    There is no admission fee for veterans. Admission for those 13 and older is $12; 6-12-year-olds is $6; and children five and under are free. Admission includes a steak dinner.

  • Nucor’s Honor Flight takes five Trimble countians to nation’s capital

    For some Trimble countians it was 45 to 50 years ago that they were called into service overseas in Vietnam. These five veterans were called up again, not to serve, but rather to be recognized for their service decades ago as part of a Nucor-sponsored honor flight.

  • Carroll County veterans travel to Washington, D.C.

    Honor Flight Tri-State is a Cincinnati-based non-profit organization created to honor America’s Veterans for their sacrifices by providing them a free trip to visit their memorials in Washington D.C.

    Honor Flight Tri-State said all of their flights are special – but the Oct. 3 flight was the first one completely sponsored by a large corporation, they said in a statement. The sole purpose was to show their gratitude to their employees who are veterans and the veterans they know from the rural areas of Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

  • Seniors win Powderpuff Title
  • Block grant approved; road department gets ready for the winter

    Carroll County Fiscal Court issued a resolution authorizing the county to enter into a Community Development Block Grant for the Hunter Heights Economic Development Project through the Department of Local Government. The $420,000 grant will provide a $415,000 equipment loan to a new industry that will locate at 50 Hunter Heights Road in Milton. The total cost of the project will be $2.228 million.

    Professional services contract

  • City moves forward with Point Park camera system

    Carrollton City Council took the first step toward the installation of cameras at Point Park.

    On Monday, Oct. 22, council accepted a $13,459.96 bid from RIC Protection Systems for 14 cameras to be installed. RIC was the lone bidder on the project, Mayor Robb Adams said.

    This step had to be completed for the new round of bids to go out for the networking, Adams explained. The type of cameras is needed to complete the specifications for the security system.

    The question arose whether the public would have access to view the images from the cameras.