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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 25, 2018

    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.

  • School Menu | Jan. 25, 2018

    Thursday, Jan. 25: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Chicken and waffles or scrambled egg and waffles, syrup, potato wedges, steamed broccoli, pear halves or orange.

    Friday, Jan. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon roll or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Roast beef and gravy with roll or grilled cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, banana or fruit sorbet.

  • Shakespeare meets the CCHS drama club

    The Carroll County Arts Board treated the newly formed Carroll County High School drama club to a Rapier Stage Combat Workshop presented by Kentucky Shakespeare Jan. 22.

    Designated the Official Shakespeare Company of the Commonwealth by the Kentucky legislature, Kentucky Shakespeare is a professional theatre company and not-for-profit charitable organization. They host the oldest free, independently operated Shakespeare Festival in North America and are the most comprehensive touring arts provider in Kentucky. 

  • Gospel concert Jan. 27

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will offer a free concert by gospel singer, Mark Bishop, 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27. All are invited. Free admission, love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510.

  • Rand: Budget remains key focus of 2018 legislative session

    FRANKFORT – When it comes to setting the state’s priorities, no other legislation plays a bigger role than the state’s budget.  It funds our schools, keeps us safe, maintains our highways, strengthens our collective health and affects our lives in countless other ways.

  • Busy second week for area legislators

    The threat of extreme winter weather conditions caused us to call off session in Frankfort on Friday, but not before we passed significant bills in the Senate earlier in the week.

    We hit the ground running during the second week of the 2018 session—standing committees met to discuss and pass bills, which then went to the Senate floor for a full vote.

    The first of the bills that passed this week was Senate Bill (SB) 3, a constitutional amendment which would create a crime victims’ bill of rights, also known as “Marsy’s Law.”

  • Forum addresses reconfiguration concerns

    Parents of students set to be fifth-graders next year raised concerns about moving them to Carroll County Middle School as part of a possible grade reconfiguration to make room for an all-day Head Start.

    More than 100 people, including parents, educators and school board members, attended the forum held Thursday, Jan. 11, at the middle school auditorium to discuss reconfiguration.

  • Sheriff’s audit repeats ‘15 weakness

    Audits for calendar year 2016 and partial year 2017 for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office have been completed by the office of State Auditor Mike Harmon.

    The 2017 audit covered the time frame from Jan. 1 2017 through April 3, 2017. This was the time former Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was in office before resigning his position.

  • County applies to MASA for $99 rate for employees

    After three discussions with Medical Transport Solutions (MASA), Carroll County Fiscal Court voted to form a group and offer county employees an opportunity to purchase coverage at the employee’s cost.

  • Candidates continue to file for May primary

    Candidates continue to file for the May primary with five new filings since the first of the year. Several of the races do not have any candidates at this time. Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh said the deadline to file as a candidate for a county race is 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. “City Council has until Aug. 14 to file as they run a non-partisan race,” Marsh said. “They don’t have to run in the May primary.”

    She also noted if people have moved, they need to come to the county clerk’s office and change their address by April 23.