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  • School district budget tops $25 million

    The Carroll County Board of Education unanimously approved a working budget of more thank $25 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

    The budget totals $25,365,495.75, with employee salaries and benefits taking up 72.08 percent. There also is a 9 percent contingency built in.

    The new district activity budget line generated the most discussion.

  • CCHS students to take on great leadership roles in school

    Carroll County High School rolled out a new leadership program Sept. 25, with assemblies and training provided by the Franklin-Covey group.

    GRIT, which stands for Goal-Driven, Resilient, Influential Teens, is the model being used for the Leader In Me activities at the high school.

  • Crawford a Fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers

    Attorney James M. Crawford has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The induction ceremony at which Mr. Crawford   became a Fellow took place before an audience of approximately 855 persons during the recent 2014 Annual  Meeting of the College in London, England. 

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  • Rekindle program opens office in Carrolton

    Rekindle Micro Enterprise Small Business Program is pleased to announce the opening of a new office to assist business owners in Carrolton. The office will be located in Northern Kentucky Community Action Center (NKCAC) at 1302 Highland Avenue in Carrolton. 

    Come and visit with Program Director Ella Frye from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

    A free workshop will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 3 and 10.

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  • Looking for insurance?

    Northern Kentucky Community Action can help individuals sign up for health insurance. Some who apply may qualify for Medicaid or a qualified health plan with special circumstances.

    Kynectors are available daily Monday through Friday at the local NKCAC Neighborhood Centers. Schedule an appointment by calling (859) 581-6607.

  • Happy Hollow Resort wants a clarification

    Discussions have begun on clarifying whether or not Happy Hollow Resort in Worthville should be treated the same as a private residence when it comes to criminal investigations.

    Happy Hollow Resort representatives Mitchell Dunaway and Shannon Moore asked Fiscal Court Tuesday for clarification on why their private property is treated differently by law enforcement and the court system than other individual’s private property.

  • Resident wants trees removed; City, Kevco settle

    A Carrollton resident wants the city to remove several trees on Main Street.

    Donald Jones, who lives at 309 Main Street, addressed City Council about removing the four honey locusts near his home. He said the trees fill his truck with leaves daily and get into his filter. He wants the trees either removed or trimmed.

  • Young Leaders explore Carroll County agriculture

    The Carroll County High School Young Leaders program kicked off their training program with Agriculture Day, Sept. 18. The students visited a grain operation, a sawmill and a beef cattle farm.

    “I learned in everyday life how (agriculture) is around us,” sophomore Lauren Oak said.