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Today's News

  • Development Corporation celebrates ‘positive’ year

    “Despite the recession, the Development Corporation had many positive accomplishments last year,” Joan Moore, Executive Director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, said in her report during the CCCDC annual shareholders’ meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the General Butler State Resort Park’s Two Rivers Restaurant.

  • Reader writes to praise local hospital staff

    Editor:

    I wanted to take the time to acknowledge and say thank you to an OUTSTANDING group of men and women at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

  • RISING RATES

    E.ON U.S., parent company of Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric Company, announced plans last week to file rate adjustment requests with the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

  • Reader thanks community for help after fire

    Editor:

    I’ve lived in the city limits of Ghent for a little over three years, and I’ve made quite a few complaints against the city in that period of time. However, this editorial is of a different nature.

  • Ballinger is NAIA Player of the Week

    For the second time in three weeks, Campbellsville University junior center Whitney Ballinger, of Carrollton, is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week.

  • Sheriff ‘doing exceptionally well’ following traffic accident

    Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith will be coming home soon, according to his wife, Cheryl. He is currently in a private room at Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville, Ky.

    “He is just doing exceptionally well,” she said Monday. “He is ready to get out and go to work.”

  • Comeback falls short for Panthers

    A lackluster performance during the second quarter sent the Carroll County Panthers to the halftime locker room trailing by 16. The Panthers showed defensive tenacity during the second half reducing the deficit to six points with 1:30 left to play, but fell 69-61 to visiting Kentucky Country Day, Monday.

  • Kentucky’s jobless rate increases in December

    While Carroll County’s unemployment numbers have improved slightly, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent in December 2009 from a revised 10.6 percent in November 2009, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Hamilton to seek re-election to Trimble Fiscal Court

    Editor: I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the office of District 1 magistrate. I have filed all the necessary papers with the Trimble County clerk’s office. It has been an honor and privilege to serve you the past three years. If you have any county problems or issues in District 1, feel free to contact me 24 hours a day

  • WINTER WONDERLAND

    The first winter storm of the year dropped at least 4 inches of snow on Trimble County and Bedford, above, closing schools Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7-8, and cancelling Friday's homecoming game. Trooper Michael Webb of KSP Post 5 and county Sheriff Tim Coons both reported only minor traffic accidents during Thursday's storm. Lauren Smith, 4, of Bedford got to work immediately on a snow angel, while Gizzie Wood seemed less than impressed by the white stuff.