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  • Hospital employees finally get back pay settlement

    Former Carroll County hospital employees who worked for Associated Healthcare Systems Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., have received more than $560,000 in back pay the company owed to them from 2007. Associated Healthcare Systems operated Carroll County Regional Medical Center, which is now Carroll County Memorial Hospital, from Jul

  • Covington office to hire 1,200 census workers

    The Trimble Banner Local residents are needed to help with the final phase of the 2010 Census count.

  • State, local highway crews ready for winter weather

    Last week’s brief snowfall and blast of arctic air served notice that winter is right around the corner. Local and state road crews are prepared for the onslaught of winter weather, according to officials from both agencies. “That little burst of winter kind of caught everyone off guard,” said Carroll County Judge-Executive

  • NAS tourney expansion to boost local economy

    Carroll County High School will host the seventh annual North American Stainless Basketball Classic on Dec. 21-23. Local officials hope the tournament will bring a boost to the local economy as players, coaches and fans of competing schools from around the state will spend time and dollars in local hotels, restaurants and stores. Next week&r

  • Army Corps of Engineers target April to reopen lock

    Repairs continue on the miter gate leaves of  Markland Locks and Dam  damaged in a failure of the facility’s 1,200-foot lock chamber on Sept. 27.

    Both gate leaves sustained structural damages when one totally collapsed, but can be repaired, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The dam is located on the Ohio River near Warsaw, 14 miles upstream from Carrollton.

  • County receives $2.12 million grant for Early Head Start

    The Carroll County School District will soon offer an Early Head Start Program for its children under three years old. The school district will receive $1,044,140 in federal stimulus funding in 2010 as part of the $2.12 million two-year American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Early Head Start Expansion Grant, according to a Carroll County Sch

  • Fiscal Court boosts the Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraising

    A new Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carroll County chapter is a huge step closer to reality following action taken Tuesday by Carroll County Fiscal Court to contribute toward the agency’s startup budget. The court approved a $5,000 donation toward a fundraising effort that puts the steering committee past the $15,000 projected for a start

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  • Hill released from jail, must register as a sex offender

    Patrick Hill, 48, was released from the Carroll County Detention Center on Monday, Nov. 29 after completing a 180-day sentence for a conviction on a class A misdemeanor second-degree sexual abuse.

    Hill registered with the local detention center as a sex offender following his release, but that registration was not recognized by Kentucky State Police officials in Frankfort as being with the proper authoritative office, according to Probation Officer Gary Marshall with the Carroll County Office of Probation & Parole.

  • High School play cancelled

    The Carroll County High School drama club production “Romeo, Juliet and Toto Too!” a twist on the traditional “Wizard of Oz” story has been cancelled. Two productions of the play were scheduled to have been held on Dec. 15 at Carroll County Middle School.

    The cancellation was announced due to insufficient cast participation.