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  • Rockin’ the stadium
  • Drug Treatment PSA

    Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.

    Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com.

  • Important information for Medicare beneficiaries
  • In remembrance
  • District, schools exceed state testing goals

    The Carroll County School District and all tested district schools exceeded their Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) this year on Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning testing system, which the state uses to determine which schools and school districts are improving and which are not.

  • Bass Tournament held this weekend

    Carrollton’s Two Rivers Bass Tournament brings serious competitors and youngsters learning the sport to Point Park Saturday and Sunday.

    Sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Wieda’s Marina, the bass tournament begins Oct. 11 and 12 at 7 a.m.

    Entry fee is $150 for each two-person team. The event features a first place $5,000 prize guarantee and a $250 big bass award payout each day.

    Tourism Director Misty Wheeler said she wanted to start this bass tournament again because they are very popular.

  • Write-ins filed for sheriff, jailer spots

    Three people have filed as write-in candidates for the General Election Nov. 4.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw will challenge incumbent Sheriff Jamie Kinman for the post.

    Scott Rose has filed as a write-in for the Carroll County Jailer’s race, attempting to unseat incumbent Mike Humphrey. Rose ran against Humphrey in the primary election, but lost.

  • Bath time!
  • Winner, Winner!

    The annual Carroll County Tobacco Festival was held Sept. 25-27, in downtown Carrollton. 

    Tobacco judging

    The 2014 tobacco judging competition saw the most entries that it has had in many years, organizers said. In the green tobacco category, Bobby Graves won top prizes, followed by the children of Donnie Leach in second place and Jerry Leach in third place.

    In the cured tobacco category, Trevor Welch won first place. Steve Simmons took home the honors for second and third places in this category.

  • It’s Magic!