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Today's News

  • Ghent hires new maintenance man

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    During the regular meeting of the Ghent City Commission on Nov. 14, the board unanimously voted to hire David “Scoobie” Hendren as the new maintenance man for the city of Ghent. Bobby Snow submitted his resignation letter to the board in October, after announcing he was running for Magistrate of District 3. He told the board he would stay till a replacement was found.

  • Council approves two change orders for river paths

    Carrollton City Council approved one change order each on the Ohio River walk and the Kentucky River walk, totaling more than $6,300, along with a one-week extension.

    The contractor for the Kentucky River trail, Ohio Valley Asphalt, requested an additional $2,399.80 to address an issue with lighting.

  • Bill would reduce criminal penalty for drug possession

    By JAMES MAYSE

    The Messenger-Inquirer

    Rep. Gerald Watkins, a Paducah Democrat who will serve in his last legislative session in 2018, hopes criminal justice bills for which he has advocated will be passed.

    Watkins has prefiled a bill that would lower the offense for first-degree possession of a controlled substance from a class D felony to a class A misdemeanor. The bill would also reduce the penalty for possession of fake controlled substances, and possession of a methamphetamine precursor, to a misdemeanor.

  • A Christmas Carroll Parade

    Business/Civic

      1st - A.D. Property Restoration

       2nd - Mike's Tractor Restoration

       3rd - John Proctor

    Church

       1st - Cove Hill Baptist Church

       2nd - Family Worship Center

  • Tour of Homes

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Convention Commission hosted a tour of homes, Dec. 2-3. Representatives said more than 100 tickets were sold. Visitors were from: Louisville, Harrodsburg, Union, Ft. Thomas, Florence, Bardstown, Perry Park, Rabbit Hash and Warsaw in Kentucky; Madison, Vevay, Rising Sun and Patriot in Indiana; and Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Other stops on the tour that are not pictured were Relevant Church, Festival of Trees - General Butler State Resort Park and the Butler-Turpin House.

  • 2017 Christmas Carroll Craft Tent

    Visitors to A Christmas Carroll shopped in the crafters tent on the courthouse square.

  • Jingle Cash Drawing winner
  • Senior Calendar |Dec. 7, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, Dec. 7: TRIP/Potters’ Ranch, 10:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Another Reason to be Thankful winner
  • Christmas Carroll Bike Winners