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  • Saturday celebration honors Kysoc in hopes the camp will reopen

    The community is invited to tour the Camp Kysoc facility Saturday, Nov. 13, at the former Easter Seals facility at 1902 Easterday Road.

    The Save Camp Kysoc committee will be hosting a 50th anniversary celebration at the camp from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to join former campers and staff members for a day of reminiscing about camp experiences from years past.

  • Bad job?

    Local officials have expressed concerns about patch work performed recently by state highway department crews and subcontractors on roads in Carroll County. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson met recently with engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 office to inspect the work and evaluate other traffic concerns in the county.

  • Scouts to collect for local food pantry

    Lack of farming work, serious illnesses that prevent people from working and the lack of permanent  40 hour a week jobs and full time jobs has resulted in many people seeking food this year.

    An average of 30 families are asking for food each week through the Community Food Pantry and the Carroll County Crisis Center. 

  • Raising awareness
  • Downtown Carrollton project to light up holidays

    Carrollton’s historic architecture will be enhanced this holiday season as lights outline the buildings in the area around the downtown square.

    The city of Carrollton and four community organizations have agreed to share the cost of hanging holiday lights along the roofline of some of the buildings in downtown for three years.

  • Nights of frights, delights
  • Rachel's Challenge
  • Burning ban lifted after recent rainfall

    The burning ban issued recently due to drought-like conditions in Carroll County was lifted by Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

    Rainfall accompanied by high winds swept through the region on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Rainfall amounts varied in the area but Carroll County’s Mesonet station on U.S. 42 east recorded .88 inches of precipitation.

  • Veterans Day event planned at Point Park

    Carroll County area veterans will be honored with special ceremonies at Carrollton’s Point Park next Thursday.

    “To the best of my knowledge and the people I’ve talked to – the judge and the mayor – this is probably the biggest occasion ever for Veterans Day,” program coordinator Bill Chapman said.

    The Veterans Day program is set to begin at 5 p.m. with a concert by the Carroll County High School Band. Also presenting musical selections will be the high school chorus, Helen Mumphrey and Brandon Stewart.

  • It’s McMurry, Kinman

    Tuesday brought changes in the leadership of Carrollton city government and confirmed the Carroll County sheriff’s primary results.

    Voters in Carrollton defeated their incumbent Mayor Dwight Louden, selecting former county judge-executive Gene McMurry for the top post in a four-way race. They also put three new faces on council, handing one incumbent a defeat.

    In the city mayor’s race, McMurry ended the night with 502 votes, followed by Louden with 379, Dean Miller Jr. with 337 and Walter Coghill with 23.