Today's News

  • Henry County coroner backs David Wilhoite

    Editor: I, Jimmy Pollard, coroner of Henry County, would like to take this opportunity to address the election of the coroner of Carroll County. During the illness of Jimmy Dunn, long-time Coroner of Carroll County, I have had the privilege of working with David Wilhoite covering Coroner’s calls in Carroll County. Therefore, becaus

  • School board considers early childhood wing at Winn

    The Carroll County Board of Education is studying the possible addition of 800 square feet of classroom space to the Kathryn Winn Primary School. The wing would accommodate the Early Head Start and the Head Start students, according to Lisa James, superintendent of Carroll County Schools. The school district received a two-year $2.12 mil

  • Closing Camp Kysoc is a tragedy

    Editor: In regards to the closing of Camp Kysoc...this is a tragedy, not only for the many people with disabilities who enjoyed spending time there but also for those whose lives were touched by those very same people. None of those who have been touched by Camp Kysoc understand why it has been closed. It is a loss felt deep in our heart

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  • Lady Panthers win 4th of season

    Junior first baseman Beth Tuttle hit her second home run of the season in Carroll County’s 12-2 win in five innings over Williamstown at home Friday night. “It was a team win,” Head Coach Duke Boles said. “… Everybody contributed, and everybody did something positive.” The Lady Panthers (4-12) battled

  • 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