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  • State police plan 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 October 29 - November 12, 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.
     

  • Prank 911 call trouble for Carroll boys

    Two boys who made a prank call to Carroll County 911 last week could face a felony charge. The boys reported that a 16-year-old girl had been shot in English, but the call was false.

    Carroll County Central Dispatch received a call at 1:59 p.m. that a 16-year-old girl had been shot. The caller was hysterical and the dispatcher was unable to get an address before the caller hung up. However, the dispatch center’s technology allowed the dispatcher to determine the call came from Rail Street in English.

  • Gun discharged at McDonald’s

    Customers having lunch at the Carrollton McDonald’s received quite a shock last week after a handgun fell from a woman’s purse and discharged inside the restaurant.

  • Lawmakers hear about state fuel lab problems from ag officials

    FRANKFORT—A transportation fuel testing lab that state Department of Agriculture officials say was losing around $900,000 a year under the department’s last administration is on track to save roughly $400,000 this year, according to department officials.

  • Owen woman charged with attempted murder

    An Owen County woman has been arrested by Kentucky State Police troopers from Post 5 after she attempted to shoot her father.  Heather Hammond, 35 years old from Glencoe, was arrested Thursday afternoon by Trooper Dave Roberts, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 Public Information Officer.

    Preliminary investigation shows that Heather Hammond, who is the daughter of Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond, pointed a loaded weapon at her father while at his home in Corinth, on October 5. When she attempted to shoot, the weapon jammed and did not fire.

  • Ky. Baptists to mark 175 years Nov. 13

    LEXINGTON –A ministry with roots deep in the fabric of the commonwealth’s history will mark a milestone Nov. 13 as Kentucky Baptists gather at Immanuel Baptist Church for the 175th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

  • See Elvis at Butler Park

    General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton presents “The Best of Me Elvis Presley Tribute Act” on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m.

    This dinner theater at the park’s conference center features Todd Bodenheimer, from LaGrange, Ky., who was crowned Midwest Elvis Tribute 2011.
    Individual tickets are $35 a person plus tax. The park is also offering a lodging package for two for $165.95 that includes a lodge room for one night, the dinner theater and breakfast. Tickets are available at the front desk. Call 1-866-462-8853 for information.

  • Danville’s Centre College hits a home run with VP debate
  • 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 October 22 - November 5, 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.
     

  • Re-enactors commemorate Kentucky's bloodiest day