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  • KSP plans checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of May 14 - May 28, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • Administration Withdraws Extreme Farm Labor Proposal

    WASHINGTON -- An Obama administration proposal, which would have restricted child labor on farms, was withdrawn last week after criticism from agricultural groups.

    The rules, which were supported by child labor advocates, would have banned children younger than 16 from using most power-driven farm equipment, including tractors, if they had not taken a training course.

    The proposal also would have prevented those younger than 18 from working in feed lots, grain bins and stockyards.

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  • 1988 Carrollton bus crash victim making documentary

    Nearly a quarter-of-a-century after the bus crash on Interstate 71 changed his life forever, survivor Harold Dennis returned to Carrollton last week as part of a project to make a documentary about the tragedy.

    Dennis spoke to the Carrollton Rotary Club Wednesday at General Butler State Resort Park, talking some about his personal experiences and also about “Impact,” the movie he is producing with several others to educate people on the dangers of drinking and driving.

  • KSP plans checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of April 23 - May 7, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • 2 arrested after chase

    A pursuit Tuesday, April 17,on I-71 that spanned three counties ended with two subjects being apprehended by the Kentucky State Police.

    Tpr. Zack Morris responded to a call of a possible DUI on I-71 North in Henry County at approximately 11:00 p.m. After observing the vehicle, Tpr. Morris activated the lights and siren on his cruiser in order to get the vehicle to stop.

  • Road plan, ‘pill mill’ measures pass in 5-day special session

    FRANKFORT - The headline this session-weary Friday is: Road Plan funding, ‘pill mill’ controls pass special session in minimum 5 days.

    Of course, a good newspaper editor would make it punchier and pithier and probably a whole lot snarkier; this has not been a popular special session in the public prints or airwaves, and few if any legislators themselves were happy about having it.

  • TCHS assistant coach is new golf pro at Perry Park

    A new face at Perry Park Golf Resort in Owen County will be familiar to many in Trimble and Carroll counties.

    Steven Wallace, currently an assistant basketball coach at Trimble County High School and a 2000 graduate of Carroll County High School, was recently hired as the golf pro at the resort; not bad for someone who did not become interested in golf until his senior year at CCHS.

  • Congressional debate set in Oldham

    The tri-county Republican Parties of Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties announce a primary election debate between all of the Congressional Candidates vying for the seat vacated by Geoff Davis in the US House of Representatives, where he has honorably served for the last 7 years.