Today's News

  • Sadly, Miss Trimble, runners-up aren’t from Trimble

    I  know some people will bristle at this, but I have to be honest – I’m not really a fan of beauty pageants. Though I’ve heard arguments to the contrary, I feel they exploit young women. To me, anytime you base winning a scholarship – or any prize – on how good a girl looks in a bathing suit, she is being objectified. I feel that even more strong

  • Green Acres’ license re-instated

    The residents of Green Acres Mobile Home Park likely rested easier this weekend after learning that owner, John Davis, had his permit reinstated after a re-inspection July 8. The inspection found all previous violations had been corrected. Three Rivers District Health Department had suspended Davis’ permit to operate the park due to failure to repair repeated regulation viol

  • Upcoming bridge construction will impact local traffic

    Several upcoming bridge repair and replacement projects will affect local motorists in the weeks, months and years to come. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson briefed the magistrates of the county’s Fiscal Court about state and U.S. highway road projects during that government body’s June 29 mee

  • Parks & Rec 10U softball takes the field at co. park
  • Cannon faces new court date in 2009 animal cruelty case

    Donnie Cannon, who pleaded guilty on Jan. 28 to one count of second degree cruelty to animals, faces another court date on Aug. 26 for allegedly violating the terms of his conditional discharge. Cannon, 50, of Worthville, was arrested on charges of 109 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with a Sept. 30 raid at a garage

  • Families ‘kick off’ school year

    The summertime smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill on a hot summer afternoon drew a crowd at the Carrollton Walmart on Saturday for the third annual Carroll County Schools on the Road kick off for the 2010-2011 school year. The event helped bring together school faculty, parents and children to meet, ask questions and exchange inform

  • Worthville soldier is Afghanistan casualty

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, formerly of Worthville, died Tuesday, July 13, when his unit came under attack by insurgents in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced on Friday.             Stout, 34, and two other American soldiers – 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,

  • Willie B. and Mary Ricketts celebrate 75 years

    Carrollton residents Willie B. and Mary Ricketts reached a major milestone in their journey through life together, celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary July 4. Their achievement was recognized in letters from President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear. The couple has three children, 12 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, 17 great-grand and step great-grandchildren, tw

  • Special Olympics thrives with support

    Editor: Carroll County Special Olympics has had a very successful 2009-2010 sports season. In the fall, we participated in bowling, both at regional and state level. In January, we went to Perfect North Slopes for Winter Games, competing in alpine skiing and snowshoeing. A basketball team with Carroll and Gallatin County athletes, coached