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  • Kinman cleared of tampering charge
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:03 AM
    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was acquitted Friday evening on a felony charge of tampering with physical evidence in Carroll County District Court.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:02 AM
    A single-vehicle accident Thursday night killed a Butlerville man and seriously injured a Madison man after both were ejected from the vehicle.

  • Post Office offers Sunday hours for the holidays
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:01 AM
    After positive response from customers the past two years, the Madison Post Office, 207 Jefferson St., will be open on Sundays in December to offer customers expanded hours to send out packages for the holidays.
  • Carroll sheriff’s tampering case goes to jury
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:03 PM
    After nearly nine hours of testimony from two key witnesses Thursday, the case against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman is expected to go to the jury for deliberation today.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Madison woman faces multiple charges after police responded to reports of a shoplifting at a hilltop business earlier this week. Heidi M. Sullivan, 33, faces a Level 6 felony count of possession of legend drug without a prescription and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and theft.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:01 PM
    A man is dead following a traffic accident Thursday night. Oliver Hamel, 41, of Butlerville, died as a result of the crash.
  • Deputy: Confronted Kinman about mishandling of evidence
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:03 PM
    “My fuse was lit.” That’s how then-Deputy James Thomas “J.T.” Shaw described his reaction when he discovered an evidence bag from a case he had worked in the back of a Chevy Tahoe during an inspection of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office vehicle on Dec. 4, 2013.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:02 PM
    Two Madison men face felony drug charges following a drug transaction police observed at a hilltop gas station earlier this week. William J. “Old School” Stearns, 57, faces Level 3 felony counts of aiding in dealing methamphetamine, dealing methamphetamine and conspiracy to commit dealing methamphetamine. Taylor L. Madden, 20, faces a Level 4 felony count of dealing methamphetamine.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:01 PM
    Police arrested a Madison man Monday following a months-long investigation into several burglaries in the downtown area. Nicholas M. Tucker, 26, faces four Level 5 felony counts of burglary.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:00 PM
    A Madison teenager faces a felony drug dealing charge in adult court after a judge ordered the case be waived from juvenile jurisdiction just days before the teen turned 18. Travis Melton, 18, faces a Level 4 felony count of dealing in methamphetamine.
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:00 PM
    A woman received minor injuries Wednesday following a wreck on State Road 7 when her truck flipped onto its side. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded at 2:48 p.m. to the 5400 block of State Road 7
  • Jury must decide if Kinman tampered with drug evidence
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:03 PM
    Timelines, prescription records, phone records – the jury in the trial against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman will hear all about those things, but what Kinman’s guilt or innocence boils down to, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Kathryn B. Hendrickson, is one document.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:02 PM
    An order for a preliminary injunction against two Jefferson County property owners has been vacated – or canceled – after the judge discovered a conflict of interest and excused himself from the case.
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:01 PM
    A Madison man sustained minor injuries Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. 421. James Winters, 29, had been traveling northbound around 5 p.m. when he attempted to pass two vehicles, Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace said.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    A Deputy man faces a felony charge after police received a call concerning a battery earlier this week. William Gullion, 58, faces a Level 5 felony count of battery with a deadly weapon.
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    In preparation for its January opening, consent forms for the Southwestern schools telehealth clinics will go home with students today. Along with the forms, Southwestern Superintendent Trevor Jones said that a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Jan. 4 ahead of the opening.
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    Construction crews continue to work at the new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton. The new $16 million building – of which $4 million was raised locally – sets across from the entrance of General Butler State Resort Park on KY 227.
  • Kinman trial begins today
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:03 PM
    A jury was selected Monday for the trial of Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman. The trial begins with opening statements at 9 a.m. today in the Wheeler Hall of Justice.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Hanover man remains incarcerated after police arrested him from a previous drug investigation. He was arrested after a traffic stop Sunday. Kyle Wayne Ashcraft, 25, faces a Level 5 felony count of dealing in methamphetamine.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:01 PM
    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 9. Hydrants are flushed to remove sediment from the water mains and to verify that all hydrants are working properly.

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