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Today's News

  • Collision on Barebone Road injures three

    Three men were injured in a two-car collision Thursday afternoon, May 14, on Barebone Road in Trimble County.

    Sgt. Larry Newton of Post 5, Kentucky State Police, said Friday the two vehicles sideswiped each other on the narrow, winding road shortly after 1 p.m. A preliminary investigation indicates that an eastbound pickup truck driven by Justin Edwards, 20, of Simpsonville, left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. The truck was completely destroyed.

  • Community Calendar

    Wednesday,

    May 20

    The 2009 Memorial Day program will be held at 10 a.m. on May 25th at the Court House Memorial. The Bedford Rotary Club Sponsors this event and will be assisted by BSA Troop 213 of Bedford, the Bedford Volunteer Fire Dept., The Madison American Legion Honor Guards, The Bedford’s Men Chorus, Members of the TCHS Band, and local Pastors. The Guest Speaker is Glen Powell, recently deployed to the area of conflict.

    Thursday,

    May 25-30

  • State OK given in time for mutual aid

    Just two days before a devastating fire nearly destroyed the Jefferson County Courthouse in Madison, Ind., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet gave Milton’s Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department the OK to cross the Milton-Madison Bridge with trucks weighing over the 15-ton limit.

     

  • County reduces budget by $1 million for 09-10

    Carroll Fiscal Court held the first reading of the 2009-2010 budget during its May 12 meeting. Totaling $11,014,888, the budget is less than the previous year, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson.

    “Last year’s budget was over $12 million,” Tomlinson said. “I based this budget on a tax rate of 4.5 percent instead of 4.9 percent, which is where we were in the last budget.”

  • Lady Panthers finish rain-plagued tennis season

    The Lady Panther tennis team was hampered by rainy weather all season, but finished the season on a good note, according to head coach Larry Morgan.

    The regional tournament also was plagued by rain, but they managed to get their matches in between delays.  

    Junior Priya Patel, playing number one singles for the Lady Panthers upset Ariana Semones of Frankfort, 6-1, 6-1.  

  • Leaders want to beautify downtown

    Editor:

    As lifelong members of the Carroll County area, it is our hope that Carrollton will continue to thrive, and more tourists and businesses will be attracted to our area.

    We are members of the Young Leaders Institute, and as members we were required to do a community service project dealing with our county. The project that our group chose is “the beautification of downtown Carrollton.”

    Carrollton is an amazing town, but it has come to our attention that the downtown area is in need of some beautification.

  • Carroll runners in state meet

    All state qualifiers from the Carroll County track team running events were freshman girls and they managed to slice 16 seconds off their best time, according to head coach Joe Creager.

    The 4 X 800 relay team of Nikki Hill, Andie Hardesty, Brittany Arvin, Sydney Brewer and Ana Jimenez had an outstanding showing of their running abilities even though they were some of the youngest at the meet, Creager said.

  • Committee receives $65,500 for recreational trails project

    Carroll County and Carrollton city officials, and members of the Recreational Trails Committee celebrated receipt of a check Wednesday, May 20, for $65,500 in grant money to be used to launch the Park to Park Trails project.

  • Young leaders complete projects, graduate from first year’s program

    Five months of meetings and projects culminated in graduation from the Young Leaders Institute Tuesday, May 19 for a select group of Carroll County sophomores.

    The program began in the fall of 2008 and the students had five months of field trips and a large group project as they learned about finance, agribusiness, industry, government and health services in the county.

  • Premium increases prompt review

    Facing significant increases in premiums paid for county employee health-insurance, Judge-Executive Randy Stevens proposed a review of the current policy at the Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting May 18.