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  • James hired as short-term curriculum coach at CCS

    Carroll County Board of Education agreed to hire past Carroll County superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., under a 30-day contract to work with three to four teachers from each building as a curriculum coach. Most of the teachers selected are new to the teaching profession.

    During the special board meeting Oct. 13, Superintendent Bill Hogan told the board that the administration has reviewed the entire curriculum provided by the teaching staff. Hogan proposed hiring a curriculum coach to provide an extra set of eyes until the end of the calendar year.

  • Carroll County At Work: Dale Robinson (T is for telecommunications technician)

    Change would best describe Dale Robinson’s 42-year career in the telecommunications industry.

    He has spent his entire career working out of the Carrollton Seventh Street location, but under three different names–first for South Central Bell, then Bell South and now AT&T. His first work truck still had Southern Bell on it.

  • County park upgrades, P&R changes discussed

    Discussions about Carroll County Parks and Recreation dominated the Oct. 13, Carroll County fiscal court meeting.

    CMW partner Brian Hill and associate Brian Weidlich presented the court with preliminary drawings of the new concession, restroom and spectator viewing area for the baseball complex at the Carroll County Park.

  • Dinner raises $5,582 for local BBBS

    “I intentionally wake up every morning,” WAVE 3 news anchor Dawne Gee told the Big Brothers Big Sisters audience Oct. 8, at their fundraising event.

    “I intentionally plan on making a difference today,” she said.

    Quoting Margaret Mead, Gee said she was changing the world one person at a time.

    Gee began her speech by telling the story of a day she referred to as “Bloody Sunday,” when she ended up in west Louisville.

  • Consider non-food treats this Halloween

    Malique Wright is a typical 10-year-old boy. A student at Cartmell Elementary, he enjoys playing with his friends and on his Xbox and is a member of the Carroll County Yellow Jackets football team.

  • Bid too high on firehouse project

    Carrollton City Council voted 4-0 to reject its only bid for the firehouse wall stabilization project, located on Court Street, because it was more than $20,000 over the estimate. The lone bid came from C&H/M Excavating, Inc., and totaled $74,321.

  • City receives a state grant for river walk

    The city of Carrollton received a $52,000 Recreational Trail Program grant to extend the river walk along the Ohio River across the Jefferson Community and Technical College parking lot and across Point Park.

    It was one of 25 grants awarded by the state. Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear issued a news release Oct. 12, announcing nearly $1.3 million in RTP grants to develop and maintain trail projects throughout Kentucky.  

  • Public library to host Bigfoot lecture, book signing Oct. 15

    Local author Reva McManis will be signing her book” Kentucky Squatch’n” Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6–7:30 pm. at the Carroll County Public Library.

    Joining McManis will be Thomas Shay and Rodney Adams, lead investigators of the Trimble County Bigfoot Research Team. Shay and Adams will be presenting a lecture about their research.

  • Award | Oct. 15, 2015
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