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Today's News

  • Are you ready for some basketball?

    The Trimble County High School girls basketball team is gearing up for the 2008-09 season.

    The Lady Raiders are practicing hard, looking to improve significantly over last season when the team tallied a lackluster 8-16 record.

    Although the 2007-08 record does not seem like much to brag about, the team did have some significant, if limited, successes.

  • KSP investigates fatal Milton shooting

    MILTON, Ky. – No arrests, so far, have been made in the fatal shooting Monday on Fishers Ridge Road in Milton.

    Kentucky State Police said they questioned a man at the residence about the incident, but the man was not arrested.

    Dead is Natalie Tilley, 44, who died from an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. KSP said Indiana emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from the residence just before 4 a.m. Nov. 3. The caller reported that a woman had been shot.

  • More victims possible in Milton couple’s scam

    Kentucky State Police are investigating claims that additional men may have fallen victim to a “companionship” scam allegedly committed by a Milton couple.

    Angela M. True, 32, and her husband, George Michael True, 33, were arrested in September and charged with felony theft after a Shepherdsville, Ky., man claimed the pair scammed him out of more than $200,000.

    The victim told police he met Angela True in early 2008. Eventually, he said, True propsed marriage to him, at which time he divorced his wife to be with her.

  • Proclamation: Nov. 2-8 Disabilities Week in Commonwealth

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The entire student body of Cartmell Elementary School on Monday witnessed a bit of Kentucky history on the Capitol steps in Frankfort.

    Steve Nunn, deputy secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, read a proclamation signed in October by Gov. Steve Beshear proclaiming Nov. 2-8 to be Individuals with Disabilities Week in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Project highlights need for planning, zoning in Carroll Co.

    The liquid asphalt storage facility on the drawing board for development just south of Prestonville could very well be the “poster child” for why we need planning and zoning in Carroll County.

    Yes, we said that nasty word: Zoning. We know – there are those property owners who don’t want anyone saying what they can or can’t do with their property, what they can build on it, or where and how to build it.

  • Panther defense wins Senior Night game against KCD

    The Panthers had two emotional reasons for wanting a win Friday, Oct. 31: First, this was the final  home football game of the year; second, it was senior night.

    The team didn’t let anyone down.

    In the stat book, Kentucky Country Day came to Panther Field looking better  than the Panthers in many areas – except one, the win/loss column. KCD left the field with another loss.

  • District automated call system passed Oct. 17 test

    The new automated calling system for the Carroll County School District passed it’s trial run Oct. 17, according to Superintendent Lisa James, except for “a few glitches with work numbers.”

    The system dialed numbers from the district’s database of student home phone numbers; recipients received a message informing them that the call was a test.

    The system will be used to warn parents, guardians and students of emergency conditions and unscheduled school closings caused by inclement weather or other situations, James said.

  • Bedford Bank-backed Blue Sox team takes championships
  • GOD SAVE THE QUEEN

    The Delta Queen eased down the Ohio River past Carrollton on Thursday, Oct. 23, for what may be the very last time.

    Headed for Memphis, Tenn., the famed riverboat later docked along the riverfront at Madison, Ind. It was a crisp, sunny fall day, and many people from both the Kentucky and Indiana sides of the sparkling river gathered on the bank to pay their respects and get a last look at the historic boat.

  • Help available for heat costs

    Cold weather is approaching, and many people living in Carroll County may be wondering exactly how they will pay their heating bills this winter.

    A program to help these folks begins Nov. 3 at  the Carroll County Neighborhood Center, 220 7th St.

    The Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program will have twice the funding this year, according to a report from Gov. Steve Beshear’s office. Kentucky will receive more than $68 million in federal funding to administer through LIHEAP, said center manager Vicki Kemper.