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  • Departure ceremonies Friday, Saturday for Kentucky Guardsmen

    Friends and family will say farewell to approximately 565 soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery on Friday, Aug. 31 as they depart for the Horn of Africa for a scheduled nine-month deployment.

    Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, adjutant general for Kentucky, and the Kentucky National Guard Command Staff will be on hand at the Frankfort Convention Center to send the unit off.

  • Barn Razing
  • Cooking safety during Labor Day Festivities

    Carrollton Fire Prevention Office

    Labor Day is Monday and we all know what that means: summer as we know it is over. School has started back and with it the normal routine of sport’s practices, recitals, and other after school activities. For most, Monday is their last chance to have one more summer party grilling out with friends and family, and socializing over a game of corn hole. 

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Aug. 29, 2012

    Portion of Second Street to be paved

    After previously tabling the discussion, Carrollton City Council voted 5-0 to pave Second Street from Highland Avenue to Seminary Street at its meeting Monday Aug. 27.

    This is the portion of the road in front of the Two Rivers Campground.

    Councilman Adam Raker was not present at the meeting.

    Council decided not to widen the road from Sycamore Street to Seminary Street, which had been mentioned at the July 23 meeting.

  • Robbin Powell sworn in as city clerk
  • Graves chosen as September artist of the month at La Grange gallery

    LA GRANGE, Ky. – Like many artists, Sharon Graves started out dabbling in the arts as a hobby.

    “I have been piddling and playing at painting for years, doing decorative painting, working on gourds and wooden surfaces,” she said.  “But I always felt that I could perhaps do more, become more of a true artist.” 

    In 2010, she decided to test her theory. “I decided I was either going to get serious about moving into a fine art genre or I was going to quit thinking about it all the time.” 

  • Carroll Faces | Aug. 29, 2012
  • State gets its first confirmed case of flu

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT –Following reports of the first lab-confirmed cases of influenza this season, Kentucky Department for Public Health officials are urging Kentuckians to get a vaccination against influenza as soon as vaccine becomes available from their health care provider.

  • Courthouse closed until Wednesday, Sept. 5, due to holiday, furlough

    Courthouses will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Tuesday, Sept. 4, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the second of three furlough days in 2012. Circuit Court Clerk Laman Stark wanted to remind everyone that this furlough would be at the tail end of the Labor Day weekend. The office will be open until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, but would not re-open until Wednesday, Sept. 5.

  • Former area supervisor is new CCATC principal

    When students walked through the doors of the Carroll County Area Technology Center for the first time this school year, they were greeted by a new face at the helm.

    Former area supervisor Mary Stratton was named the new principal at the school that educates students from Carroll, Trimble, Gallatin and Owen counties.

    “I’ve worked with this school before,” she said. “It’s a great school, and I’ve already worked with the superintendents of the other five schools in the past … It was a good fit for me.”