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  • New clinic offers drug treatment for opiates

    A new clinic opening in Carroll County puts those addicted to opiate medications, such as OxyCotin, morphine and heroin, on a path to recovery.

    SelfRefind is scheduled to see its first patients July 21 above the new Kentucky Urgent Care center located at 329 Floyd Dr.

  • Bridge on Locust Road closed for repairs

    Road closings for bridge work and heating and cooling work at the courthouse were among the project-oriented discussion that dominated Tuesday’s Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting.

    The county did not learn until calls started coming in Monday that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was going to close Hwy. 1492 on Locust Road to replace a bridge over Locust Creek.

  • Meals on Wheels offering more food choices with new ‘Savory Select’ meals

     Beginning July 1, Senior Services of Northern Kentucky’s Meals on Wheels program began a new chilled-to-hot meal for daily home delivery. 

    The chilled-to-hot “Savory Select” meals are nutritionally balanced with healthy proteins, crisper vegetables, al dente pastas and flavorful sauces.

    With more food choice and flexibility of meal time, these meals are far superior to traditional home delivered meals. 

  • Senior Calendar--July 4 2012

     The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

    Thursday, July 5: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 6: Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.

    Monday, July 9: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ladder ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream bars, 11:45 a.m.

  • At the Library--July 4 2012

     Wednesday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July Holiday.

    Thursday, July 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; stories, and crafts for kids, ages 6-11, 1:30 p.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; playtime for children up to age five, 11 a.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; First Friday, Rain Gutter Regatta Artist reception, Jimmy Supplee, 6-7 p.m.

  • Loudens celebrate 40th anniversary

     Mariam “Cookie” Cull and Ira Louden exchanged vows on June 23, 1972, at the Carrollton Christian Church in Carrollton. with Bro. Paul Livesay officiating. Sandra Griffin was maid-of-honor and Dwight Louden was best-man. 

    On Sunday, June 24 the couple celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with 52 of their relatives and long time friends aboard the Captain Quarters Princess Yacht in Louisville, Ky. Guests were treated to a buffet meal along with cupcakes from GiGi’s. They cruised for three hours on the Ohio River.

  • Carroll County Clerk receives $1,575 grant to preserve local records through scanning

     Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh has received a $1,575 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    Sixty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $1,321,474 from fiscal year 2012 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 26-year history, a total of more than $19 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.

  • Scenes from the Speedway
  • Keselowski overcomes obstacles to win QS400

    “Bad Brad” Keselowski celebrated his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 win at Kentucky Speedway Saturday by “Tebowing” in victory lane. The driver of Roger Penske’s No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge effected the kneel-down gesture made famous by famed NFL quarterback Tim Tebow after sealing a weekend of diversity with a 4.399-second victory over second-place Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet owned by Hendrick Motorsports.

  • Pair arrested on heroin charges

    A Carrollton man who was involved in a 2007 motorcycle crash that killed a Carrollton woman and her unborn child was arrested on heroin charges June 25. 

    Bernard K. King, 29, was charged with possession of a controlled substance first degree, heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Daniel Bray, 28, of Milton, also was arrested on the same charges.

    On June 25 at about 8 p.m., Carrollton Police received an anonymous report of drug activity at 3350 Highland Avenue, Chief Mike Willhoite said.