Today's News

  • Council hears first readings for city, CU 2010-2011 fiscal budgets

    Property acquisition along the Ohio River front and the completion of major construction projects in town are the focus of the city’s 2010-2011 fiscal year budget, which came up for its first reading at the April 26 council meeting. “We’ve made great strides in trying to improve the appearance of Carrollton for the benef

  • Groundbreaking marks start of Polk Street extension work

    State and local representatives gathered at Carroll County High School Thursday morning to ceremonially break ground on the Polk Street extension project. The long-awaited project will officially begin at the end of May, according to Ohio Valley Asphalt Vice President Jamie King, whose company was awarded the contract at the city council meeting on April 12. OVA, located in Carro

  • Arrest made in Milton robbery

    A Madison resident is arrested in connection with the robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located in Trimble County on April 27.

    Gregory A. Goins, 44, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Through an investigation led by KSP Detective Jason Brown, it was determined that Goins is the suspect seen in the surveillance footage using a handgun to rob the store, according to the release.  Goins was located and arrested at a homeless shelter in Louisville by the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force.

  • CCMS track competes at NCKC meet

    The Carroll County Middle School boys and girls track teams had strong showings in the April 22 North Central Kentucky Conference meet at Henry County. The girls’ team was led by sixth grader Denee Lawrence who was conference champion in the 300 meter hurdles, runner-up in the 100 meter and 400 meter dashes and earned third place in the 200 meter dash. Lawrence’s effor

  • America turned its back on best friend

    Editor: The majority of Americans have turned their backs on the best friend and ally that we will ever have. We are not allowed to speak his name in the courts of America. We are not allowed to call on him for help in our schools. Many people want his name off our money and out of our Pledge of Allegiance. Prayer can’t be spoken at g

  • Budget impasse could shut down state government

    The lack of a state budget when the new fiscal year begins on July 1 would have an adverse effect on local and county governments. “I have a real concern over the state budget situation,” Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday. “Kentucky’s commitment for the Milton-Madison bri

  • 97 percent should be re-elected in May

    Editor: There are many who know me that may ask me who would I vote for come May? First of all, I would say I will vote every time there is an election in this great county of ours; but, I will not tell you how to vote. This time I cannot say that. I will, for the first time, say there are some that has been in public office way too long that takes care of family and friends t

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  • Suspect sought in Milton armed robbery

    Kentucky State Police released surveillance photos of a man suspected of robbing a clerk at the Milton Discount Tobacco store about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

  • Stevens is no friend of Trimble Co. Park

    Editor: In response to the recent letter and campaign ad for Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, I don’t know what planet he is living on to consider himself a friend of the park. It is my understanding that it was Mr. Stevens who decided against the park board’s advice not to destroy the old tennis court prior to building a new one