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  • Cartmell renovations ahead of schedule

    The renovations at Cartmell Elementary are ahead of schedule and, according to a report from superintendent Lisa James, “the roofer is going to honor his contract.”

    The roofer and the roof with being completed properly have had some issues to this point, but James told the March 24 board of education meeting that all problems have been solved and the building will be completely finished before school starts in the fall.

  • DUI prevention program
  • Candidate visits Carroll County
  • Free, reduced-price health testing offered during fair at C’ton armory

    The third annual Carroll County Health and Safety Fair is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26 at the Kentucky National Guard Armory on State Hwy. 227 in Carrollton. 

    The free event is sponsored by the Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s Health and Safety Partnership, in collaboration with Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Three Rivers District Health Department and Green Valley Care Center.

    The event provides family-friendly information to residents in Carroll and surrounding counties about how to be healthy and stay safe. 

  • LAN Party
  • Charges filed against couple in check theft

    Charges have been brought against a couple arrested earlier this month for allegedly forging and cashing checks stolen from mailboxes in Trimble, Carroll and Henry counties, and possibly elsewhere. 

  • U.S. Census: Hispanic population grows in most Kentucky counties

    By Dori Hjalmarson

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    PIKEVILLE — All but 12 Kentucky counties saw their Hispanic populations grow since 2000, and in more than a third of counties, Hispanic numbers at least doubled.

    Growth in Hispanic and African-American populations statewide was higher than expected, said Michael Price, interim director of the Kentucky State Data Center.

  • Flood Cleanup
  • Adopt A Highway Cleanup

    Join the Carrollton Main Street Program, the Friends of Butler and local scouts as they make a difference by setting an example for our community by taking part in Kentucky’s Adopt-A-Highway (litter pickup) Program. The section of state Hwy. 227 adopted by Carrollton Main Street Project begins at Hwy. 55 to Hwy. 2350 (5.5 – 8.2 mile marker), for a total of 2.7 miles. Friends of Butler has a section from U.S. 42 to Hwy. 227 and on Hwy. 227 from Old 227 Road to Hwy. 36, totaling 2.1 miles. 

  • Williamson recovering well after multiple brain surgeries

    Carroll County resident Dylan Williamson, 9, is recuperating at home after undergoing three brain surgeries at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital last week to treat his epilepsy. His mom, Kim, said in a telephone interview Tuesday that his release from the hospital Monday was much earlier than the expected two weeks because he met all of the needed criteria, which included eating, drinking, walking and having his pain under control.