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  • Milton beefs up nuisance ordinance

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    The city of Milton is placing a cap on the amount of time that can lapse between approval of sewer and water service to new developments and construction in Milton city limits.

    The number of approved sewer extensions has the city’s system at near capacity – at least on paper. However, most of the developments that have been approved still don’t exist, City Clerk Shannon Hoskins told Milton City Commissioners at the Thursday, Aug. 27, meeting.

  • SMOOTHING THE ROAD IN BEDFORD

    The city of Bedford was the recipient of $396,000 worth of paving along U.S. 42, from south of the city limits to Starks Lane east of the city limits toward Carroll County.

    Andrea Clifford, public information officer for District 5 of the Kentucky Department of Highways, said the project is part of the district's annual resurfacing program. The program covers the eight counties in the district and each year the roads in most need of paving are chosen to receive funding. This year, the program divided a $6.7 million budget among 20 projects on state primary routes.

  • Technology focus enhances learning experiences

    It’s never too early to begin learning about technology as first grade students at Kathryn Winn demonstrated recently.

    Amy Roos, a first grade teacher at Winn is just one of many teachers using a program named photo story to teach technology and other topics such as sentence structure, syllables, capitalization, punctuation and picking out and writing the details of a story.

  • Tomlinson expresses need for roads before legislators

    Concerns about the impact of closing the Madison-Milton bridge were among those raised by Carroll County Judge Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomilinson at a hearing held by the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Transportation in Buckner last week.

  • Improvements in park operation sought

    Local residents can expect upcoming changes and improvements in the operation of Carroll County’s Robert Westrick Memorial Park.

    Carroll County Fiscal Court discussed a number of constituent complaints about the 35-acre recreational facility during its Aug. 25 meeting.  One of the most frequent has been miscommunication, or the total lack of communication between staff, coaches and participants, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson.

  • Drug dropoff program will take to road

    Carroll County will have a 21st Century traveling medicine show of sorts when Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County and law enforcement team up to help dispose of unused or out-of-date medications.

    On Saturday, Sept. 19, Champions will be sponsoring a “Dump Your Meds,” day when Sanders, Ghent, Worthville and English will each be visited by a traveling drop box where residents can get rid of medications, no questions asked.

  • A Super Saturday at Butler Park
  • 2009 Goldenrod Gala

    CRAFTERS

    1. Melissa Strauss - Hairbows, flip flops, hairbow hangers & hair clippies.

    2. The Potter’s Touch - Stoneware pottery - one-of-a-kind.

    3. Charissa Spinks - Purses, tote bags featuring artists, actors & musicians.

    4. Wild Things - Hand painted, framed turkey feathers & tail feather fans.

    5. Tricia’s Treasurers - Christmas ornaments and jewelry.

    6. Crazy Granny Studio - Ceramics, jewelry-wire wrapped/local stones.

    7. Victoria Buhlig Meister - Children’s Book - original story by Vicky.

  • Streetscape project wins $186,622 grant

    The four-block area surrounding the courthouse in downtown Carrollton will soon have new sidewalks, landscaping and lighting with funding from a $186,622 grant awarded last week.

    The project will also bring new informational signs about the community’s history to the courthouse square area, which is surronded by Highland Avenue, Main, Court and Fifth streets.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced the $186,622 Transportation Enhancement grant for the streetscape project Thursday.

  • Mound Hill road work to begin Sept 8

    COVINGTON, Ky. (September 3, 2009) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 Superintendent David Bailey announced the following maintenance activities in Carroll County for the week September 7 - September 11th:

    Monday, September 7 * Labor Day Holiday

    Tuesday, September 8 - Friday, September 11 * Crews will continue to remove trees and brush from state right of way on KY 549 (Mound Hill Road) from KY 55 to KY 55 (0 - 4.7 mile marker). Watch for flaggers, equipment and lane closures.