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Today's News

  • Young racing fan Davis meets favorite driver

    J.T. Davis of Carrollton is a huge NASCAR fan. He watches virtually every Monster Energy Series race that is on television, as well as many of the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series races. He keeps a schedule of the races on his refrigerator, but he can tell you exactly which race is next on the circuit without looking. His favorite driver is Kyle Busch, but if he isn’t racing, he knows which cars Busch owns and cheers for them instead.

    J.T. is also just eight years old.

  • Carroll competes at state trap meet

    Carroll County High School competed in the 2017 Kentucky High School Clay Target State Meet June 10, at the Central Kentucky Gun Club in Berea, Ky. Kinley Huesman won first place in the varsity female category. Kameron Nab finished in the top 10 in the varsity male category. Nab and John Glauber both ran 25 straight at the state meet.

  • U-8 tournament champions
  • Live Your Passion - Kentucky Basketball Alum | Lukasz Obrzut

    Lukasz Obrzut stands out from a crowd, but it is not just because of his 7-foot-1-inch frame. He is a member of an elite club, one that makes you a celebrity for life in the Commonwealth: University of Kentucky men’s basketball alumnus.

    Obrzut played for the Wildcats from 2003-2007. He played two years of professional basketball in the NBA D-League and the Polish Basketball League before retiring and returning to the United States. Today, he works as a contractor at Dow in Carroll County and resides outside Louisville with his family.

  • Dispatch supervisor, grass height discussed at city council

    Carrollton City Council tabled a proposal from Carroll County Dispatch June 26, to create a dispatch supervisor position. “The new position would not mean hiring a seventh person,” Carrollton Assistant Police Chief Tim Mitchell said. “It would be hiring one of the six dispatchers currently working for the center.”

  • See what’s closed during Brent Spence Bridge repairs

    By SARAH BROOKBANK

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Prepare for big delays on the Brent Spence Bridge as the bridge is down to two lanes in each direction.

    Work on the bridge deck will continue through the summer.

    Several ramps also will shut down during the project.

    In Ohio, the ramps to southbound I-71/75 from Fort Washington Way and Third Street will be closed. In Kentucky, the ramp to northbound I-71/75 from Fourth Street in Covington and the ramp to Ky. 236 in Erlanger from southbound I-71/75 will be closed.

  • Broken Horn Rodeo
  • Kentucky Afield: Best kayaks for flat water fishing

    A car, truck or sport utility vehicle with a couple of kayaks on the roof with fishing poles visible through the back window is an increasingly common sight on Kentucky highways.

    Sales data shows kayak fishing and related kayak accessories increasing in popularity. Some of this popularity has to do with many baby boomers reaching retirement age and wanting a new hobby.

    Price is another aspect of the rise in popularity of kayak fishing. They are a replacement for a fishing boat for many people scared off by the rising cost of power boats.

  • Shooting Sports celebrates Father’s Day at the range

    Father’s Day was an exciting day for me being the 4-H agent for Carroll County.

    Every Sunday the shooting sports program has trap shooting on the property of Becky Kinman behind Kinman Chevrolet. (Thank you so much, Becky, for allowing Carroll County 4-H the opportunity to use your facility). June 18, was Father’s Day, and fathers and grandfathers joined the youth at the shooting range. What a great way to spend time with their children!

  • Appreciation: A lost art

    I’m a man, a father and a husband. I’m also a boss and a judge. I also believe in magic.

    I got married in 1981 to my wife. We have two children. The children are older now but when they were younger they were involved in many things; sports, activities and school, just to name a few. At the same time they were well fed, wore clean clothes and always cared for when they became ill. My children are respectful, mannerly and great people.