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Today's News

  • Pension, revenue ideas discussed at legislative forum

    With likely no new sources of revenue, cuts will be imperative in order for state legislators to fully fund pensions and pass the biennial budget by the end of the 2018 General Assembly.

    State Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford) and State Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville), discussed these topics and more at a legislative update Saturday, Feb. 10, in front of a packed house upstairs in the courtroom at the old downtown courthouse.

    Both legislators noted that not much work has been done in Frankfort over the first half of the 60-day session.

  • Three Perry Park residents killed in crash on Hwy. 355

    BY MOLLY HAINES and BRIAN RIDDLE

    Landmark News Service

    Three Perry Park residents were identified as the victims involved in a fiery crash near the 16000 block of Hwy. 355 last week.

    The crash happened around 11:40 a.m., Feb. 7.

  • Live Your Passion: V - Volunteer - Holly Frye

    Volunteering usually means one of two things, one is you “know” the wrong people and there is no way of saying no or two, you have a vested interest in the activity/project.

    Carrollton native Holly Miller Frye has experienced both sides of volunteering.

  • Panthers avenge loss to Warriors with blowout win

    Carroll County boys’ basketball kicked off homecoming night with a 78-50 district win over the visiting Eminence Warriors.

    Carroll‘s Wyatt Supplee’s old fashioned three-pointer off a made layup and free throw put the Panthers up 8-6, a lead they did not relinquish the rest of the game.

    Supplee added a 3-pointer and another layup as he extended the lead to 13-8. Bryce Butcher added a 3-pointer, and Devin McAlister and Eli Yocum each added two-point baskets as Carroll opened up a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter, 20-10.

  • River walk payments made, Highland Ave. to be paved

    Carrollton City Council approved payments to the river walk contractors, but is still in dispute with the state and the engineers.

    “I’ve been in pretty heated discussions with the state and the engineers and we don’t agree about what is right,” Mayor Robb Adams said.

    Adams said he received the payment applications for the river walk late Monday afternoon, so they were not included on council’s accounts payable report.

  • New clinic will offer substance counseling, physician visits

    Substance abuse is an issue often found in the local and national news. Opiate addiction is an issue throughout our nation.

  • Abbott sworn in, begins training
  • Ag Tag donations benefit FFA, 4-H

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced that voluntary “ag tag” donations in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30, amounted to $629,865.43, setting a record for the largest amount donated since the program began.

    The voluntary donations are divided equally among Kentucky 4-H, Kentucky FFA, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Walls promoted to full-time; Parents ask about bathrooms

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved transferring Deputy Matt Walls from part-time to full-time effective March 1.

    Carroll County Sheriff Philip Marshall asked Fiscal Court at its meeting Feb. 13, to transfer Walls before he starts the academy in March because it allows him to receive full-time benefits while attending. The transfer would allow Walls to work as an officer performing police work in addition to his current duties of serving papers and transferring prisoners.

  • Shed Fire