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  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Jan. 14, 2014

    Funding approved for Kysoc equipment

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved its own application for $6,079 for an Area Development Fund grant at its Jan. 14 meeting. The money will be used toward the purchase of about $7,090 in equipment for Camp Kysoc, including items for the kitchen in the camp’s lodge. The county’s application was the only one from the county for the ADF money. It now goes to the Northern Kentucky Area Development District Commission for approval.

    May primary voting to remain at county shop

  • Snow Day!!!
  • Damage to P’ville Park may lead to charges

    City of Prestonville commissioners agreed Monday night to take legal action against a dirt bike rider who allegedly caused more than $300 damage to the city park.

    During its Monday, Jan. 20 meeting, Mayor Billy Walker shared photographs of the damage with commissioners from earlier in the month, including some photos that were posted on a Facebook account.

  • Date changes | Jan. 23, 2014

    Commodities distribution for Carroll County have been rescheduled for next week due to Tuesday’s snow. The regular commodities will be distributed Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Relevant Church. Senior commodities will be distributed Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Carroll County Senior Center on Sixth Street.

    Jefferson Community and Technical College presentation of its new campus plans will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s annual meeting was cancelled due to the snow Tuesday. A date to reschedule has not been set.

  • Juvenile hospitalized with burns, family loses home to stove fire

    A 5-year-old boy suffered second and third degree burns after his great-grandmother’s house caught fire Jan. 4.

  • KSP arrests five in meth lab bust

    Five people have been arrested after Kentucky State Police troopers found a meth lab at 702 11th Street in Carrollton. Troopers received information that there was a meth lab at the residence and were granted a search warrant for the property Monday, Jan. 13, according to Public Affairs Officer Trooper Brad Arterburn. During the search, troopers located the meth lab in an outside building. They also found several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, Arterburn said.

  • Tomlinson to retire from office in 2014

    Carroll County voters face the challenge of selecting a new judge-executive this year as the man affectionately known as “Shorty” prepares to retire at the end of 2014.

    As he begins his 16th year as judge-executive and completes his third consecutive term in the county’s top elected position, Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson says he’s looking forward to being away from the pressures and responsibilities of the job to spend time with his family.

  • Committee develops new logo to ‘brand’ community

    The city of Carrollton may soon have a unified branding logo to link its own departments, as well connect it with other local agencies such as the Carrollton Main Street Program, Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Carroll County Community Development Corporation.

  • Fiscal court OKs priorities for roadwork

    Carroll County Fiscal Court gave its endorsement to the state transportation cabinet’s plan for the county’s $666,588 rural secondary road plan for 2014-15.

    During Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 Chief District Engineer Rob Hans presented the plan that includes maintenance of the 48.3 miles of secondary roads in the county, along with several resurfacing projects around the county.

    Hans told the court that maintenance of roads is averaging $5,651 per mile for a total of $267,000.

  • Lewis, McIntyre crowned king and queen