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Local News

  • Riverfront Progress

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD
    The News-Democrat
    From the moment Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden stepped into office in January 2006, part of his focus was on developing the riverfront along the Ohio and Kentucky rivers.

    For years, many have said they wanted a river walk, but little to no action had been made. Louden was one of those who recognized the opportunity and seized it.

  • Riverfront Progress

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD
    The News-Democrat
    From the moment Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden stepped into office in January 2006, part of his focus was on developing the riverfront along the Ohio and Kentucky rivers.

    For years, many have said they wanted a river walk, but little to no action had been made. Louden was one of those who recognized the opportunity and seized it.

  • Light up the Holidays

    Congratulations to Joe and Sandy Beall, winners of this year’s Light up the Holidays outdoor decorating contest.

  • Community Food Baskets
  • Carroll schools address new state literacy requirements

    A focus on 21st century communication skills is one aspect of Senate Bill 1 that is bringing changes to Kentucky school curriculum, according to Pam Williams, Elementary Instructional Supervisor for Carroll County schools. Local school officials have already implemented a number of those changes ahead of time, Williams told the members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

  • Local hospital continues to repay county loan

    Carroll County Fiscal Court acknowledged receipt of a $100,000 payment from the Carroll County Memorial Hospital Board during its Dec. 15 meeting. The court provided a low-interest loan in the amount of $1 million to CCMH after the facility came into financial stress while under the management of Associated Healthcare Systems, Inc., of Brentwood, Tenn.

  • Tomlinson: $300-400,000 needed to reopen Kysoc

    A recent budget proposal developed by the Save Camp Kysoc committee for a year of operating the camp falls far short of the total funds needed initially to reopen the camp, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Tomlinson, who serves as moderator of committee meetings, told the committee during its Dec. 9 meeting that he felt compelled to clarify recent media reports about the proposed budget.

  • Santa's helpers ... Spread Christmas Joy
  • Search for missing Worthville hunter terminated

    The Ohio River search and recovery operations for Worthville resident Justin Hearn were officially terminated on Wednesday, Dec. 15, according to Gary Catron, public information officer for the Indiana Department of Fish and Wildlife District 9 based in Versailles, Ind.

  • Council Briefs

    City code enforcement board to be created

    Carrollton City council approved the second reading of Ordinance 2010-16 creating the code enforcement board. Mayor Dwight Louden had initially planned on making appointments to the board, but decided to allow mayor-elect Gene McMurry to do so instead when he takes office in January.

    New Teen Council
    members introduced