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Today's News

  • Lending a helping hand

    Natural disasters bring destruction and often tragedy to the lives of those involved. If one has not lived through a hurricane, flood, tornado or a fire they cannot comprehend the destruction and loss associated with such an event.

    The work of those who donate outside of the traditional relief efforts of organizations such as the Red Cross and Salvation Army are greatly appreciated.

    Relief efforts were organized all over the local area, and supplies have been delivered to the stricken areas.

  • Live Your Passion | Patch Collector - Rev. Tim Polley

    Dolphin Island, Ala., North Pole, Alaska.; Tisbury, Mass., and Benton, Ky. These four seemingly unrelated cities have at least one common thread: All four of their police departments have patches in Pastor Tim Polley’s extensive collection.

    When his father began collecting patches while serving as the chief of the Dongola City Police Department, a small town in southern Illinois, he probably had no idea that it would later become an obsession for his son.

  • Never forget those veterans who died for the United States
  • Carroll County golf competes at All ‘A’ state matches

    The Carroll County boys golf team finished sixth in the state at the All ‘A’ state competition Sept. 9, at Eagle’s Nest Country Club in Somerset, Ky., just two points shy of tying for fourth place.

    Lexington Christian Academy won the tournament, shooting 294. Carroll County shot 334, while Kentucky Country Day and Somerset tied for fourth with 332. Campbellsville finished second with 318 and St. Henry finished third with 322.

  • CCMH breaks ground on expansion

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital held its official groundbreaking Sept. 7, for the more than 13,000 square foot expansion that will house primary care services, the specialty clinic and cardio/pulmonary rehabilitation services.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Harry Hays said the addition would be the new main entrance to the hospital, hosting central registration and a main waiting room. The project has a construction timeline of 10 months and is expected to be complete in July 2018.

  • Kentucky Panthers in action
  • Panthers beat Rebels 7-3 in All ‘A’

    Carroll County defeated Owen County in the boys’ 8th Region All “A” semi-final at Owen County 7-3, Aug. 31.

    Carroll County dominated the first half but it was the event of the second half that also affected Carroll in the championship game against Walton-Verona.

  • City continues cleanup of unfit/unsafe structures

    Carrollton City Council approved spending an additional $13,000 to abate three properties that have been deemed an unfit and/or unsafe structure according to the nuisance ordinance.

  • County accepts contract for food service; co. park field done

    The Carroll County Regional Detention Center received one bid for providing food service for the inmates. Kellwell Food Management of Beattyville, Ky., submitted a bid to provide three meals per day and to staff the kitchen at all times that the kitchen is operating. The cost would be $1.40 per meal per inmate based on the current population of 170 inmates.

  • From empty field to hollowed ground

    Volunteers have approximately eight hours to set up the half scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall. Workers from the county, city and state park and others completed the task.