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Today's News

  • Man arrested for killing dog, intoxication

    Carrollton Police Department arrested Anthony Spencer, 52, of Carrollton Thursday, July 20, and charged him with second-degree cruelty to animals; public intoxication-controlled substance (excludes alcohol) and second-degree disorderly conduct.

  • Council discusses park renovation, taxes

    With the new river walk extensions coming soon, Point Park is next up for a makeover. Mayor Robb Adams said a new sign has been ordered, and tree trimmers will be in town in a couple of weeks to shape up and remove some trees.

    Adams said he would like to update the basketball court, but would like to keep the existing poles. After doing some research, he found a company in South Carolina that could provide a backboard and breakaway rim for about $1,250-$1,300 each. He also wants to spray the grass, seal the cracks and spray new lines on the court.

  • TRDHD, UMC offer free snacks until Aug. 11

    The Three Rivers District Health Department has partnered with the United Methodist Church Food Ministry summer food service in Carroll County to offer free food service to all children through age 18.

    The program provides an enhanced snack for each child, health department grant writer and community development specialist Hayley Franklin said.

    The United Methodist Church Food Ministry in Owen County prepares the snacks, Franklin said, and then brings them to Carroll County Health Department in a mobile food vehicle.

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  • Be prepared: Register loved one in new High Risk Missing Persons Program

    Family members and caretakers of people susceptible to going missing or wandering off now have the opportunity to register their loved ones ahead of time, giving law enforcement and rescue personnel a two-hour head start on recovering them. The target audience for the High Risk Missing Persons Program includes those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, autism, mental disabilities or other physical impairments, Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said.

  • Local officials believe data regarding youth smoking, alcohol, drug use is high

    Students responding to questions on cigarette, alcohol and other types of drug use in the 2016 Kentucky Incentive for Prevention report show higher numbers than some local officials believe to be the case.

    In fact, Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County coordinator Hayley Franklin said the numbers on usage by youth here have shown steady declines with the educational efforts and prevention programs offered here in recent years. Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite agrees based on his department’s reports.

  • Boles named to Honors Court

    Three members of the Franklin men’s basketball program were recently named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Grizzly seniors Trey Boles, Aaron Mann and Robbie Prather were all named recipients of the association’s annual honor.

    Boles, a 2013 Carroll County High School graduate, earned a spot on the Honors Court for the second straight year after graduating with a degree in athletic training. Last year, he appeared in all 25 games, making eight starts in his final year as a Grizzly.

  • Winn student registration Aug. 1

    Student registration for all students is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1, at the Winn gym. At registration, families will fill out the following forms: child’s emergency card; transportation form; lunch forms; pick-up cards.

    All kindergarten students will need to provide a proof of residency. Families will need to provide a copy of a July utility bill or a copy of a lease agreement verifying that your residency is in Carroll County.

  • Winn enrollment for new students

    Kathryn Winn Primary will host open enrollment for new students from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. July 27, at the school. This is for students who are new to Carroll County or kindergartners not enrolled as of May 31, 2017.

  • Carroll wins awards at 4-H camp

    Why do 4-H members like to go to camp?

    So many classes are offered, so the youth can choose classes that they like or venture to try a new class and learn a new skill. Nature, high ropes, low ropes, shooting trap, bb gun, archery, cooking, sewing, recreation, swimming, leadership, volleyball, basketball, crafts, breakout games, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, Frisbee golf and more was offered at this year’s camp.