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  • CCCDC reviews a year full of success

    Former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Joan Moore both spoke of community interests “pulling together as a team,” as Abramson said, to promote development interests in the local area during the CCCDC annual shareholder’s meeting, Jan. 18, at the General Butler State Resort Park. Board members were elected for the year at the close of the meeting.

  • Traffic light to improve safety on Park Ave.

    After months of patiently waiting, drivers in Carrollton will soon have a safer way to travel on Park Avenue.


    The Kentucky Department of Transportation will be installing a traffic light on Park Avenue at the intersection of Schuerman Street and the entrance to Carroll County High School in the next few weeks.

  • Snow continues to blanket county
  • Kysoc fundraising effort echoes 1959 campaign

    The current effort to raise operating capital to reopen Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc is comparable to a similar campaign conducted by the Kentucky Society for Crippled Children to build the Easter Seals facility more than 50 years ago.

  • Kysoc fundraising effort echoes 1959 campaign

    The current effort to raise operating capital to reopen Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc is comparable to a similar campaign conducted by the Kentucky Society for Crippled Children to build the Easter Seals facility more than 50 years ago.

  • Park Trails group seeks funding for project’s next phase

    Carroll County will apply for a Land/Water Conservation Fund grant to help fund Phase II of the Park-to-Park Trails Project.


    Organizers envision connecting 18 miles of continuous recreational trails between Point Park, General Butler State Resort Park and the Robert Westrick Memorial Park. The first phase of the project is in the development stage with help from consultants Lose and Associates Inc., a landscaping architectural firm based in Nashville, Tenn. and Lawrenceville, Ga.

  • City acquires Owenton municipal natural gas system

    The city of Carrollton through Carrollton Utilities entered an asset purchase and franchise agreement to acquire the entire assets of the Owenton municipal natural gas system.


    Carrollton City Council unanimously approved Resolution 2011-01 and 2011-02 allowing Mayor Gene McMurry to sign the agreement and the bill of sale. Previously, Carrollton Utilities operated the gas system. As a result, it now both owns and operates it, according to Carrollton Utilities General Manager Bill Osborne.

  • Swearing in city officials
  • Fiscal Court briefs Jan. 11, 2011

    Traffic light wins state approval

  • Fire damages home in English

    Volunteer firefighters from several area fire departments responded to a house fire in the 600 block of Old Gigal Road near English Tuesday afternoon.


    The fire was in the two-story frame home of Buster and Frances Wyman, according to Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman. The Wymans were not at home at the time of the fire, Kinman said.