Today's News

  • Deadline extended to Oct. 10, 2018, to obtain a passport book or card

    Kentucky has been given an extension to allow Kentucky identification cards and driver’s licenses to be used at Federal facilities, military bases and airports until Oct. 10, 2018. This means you have until October to get a Passport book or card if you plan to travel by air after that time, as it is uncertain when new Kentucky driver’s licenses will be available to meet federal standards.

    Current passport applications are taking 4-6 weeks for processing.

  • Valentine’s Day event at American Legion

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the American Legion Post No. 41 Saturday, Feb. 10. Family-friendly activities will be held from 6-8 p.m., including a D.J., treats and games. An adults only event, including music and dancing, will be held from 8:30 p.m.-midnight.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 1, 2018

    New events

    Saturday, Feb. 10

    Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford) host a town hall meeting at 10 a.m., at the Carroll County Courthouse second floor meeting room. This year’s legislative session will address pension reform, as well as the biannual budget. Citizens’ questions on these issues as well as other Carroll County concerns will be addressed.

  • Two juveniles arrested by KSP after a vehicle pursuit in Carroll County

    On Jan. 23, at approximately 8:12 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a suspicious vehicle at the Cowboy’s convenient store in Ghent.  A trooper arrived at the scene and made contact with the two male occupants who appeared to be unconscious inside the vehicle. 

  • School menu | Feb. 1, 2018

    Thursday, Feb. 1: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, Feb. 2: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

  • Deadline passes to file for county election
  • Tractor Supply Company breaks ground in Carroll Co.

    Tractor Supply Co. has begun construction in Carrollton on a new store, to be located at 324 Floyd Drive. Work began late December with a goal of opening in the spring.

    Tractor Supply will serve as a one-stop shop for farmers, livestock and pet owners, ranchers, part-time and hobby farmers, gardeners, homeowners, tradesmen and others.

    The Carrollton Tractor Supply plans to hire 12-15 employees with firsthand knowledge and expertise in caring for pets, livestock and land.

  • Volleyball to begin; football field complete

    Despite the cold wintry weather outside, progress continues in the Parks and Recreation department.

    Director J.P. Dale told Carroll County Fiscal Court Jan. 23, that the adult volleyball league and youth volleyball camp would begin Jan. 25.

    Youth baseball and softball registration began Dec. 23 and closes March 2. Dale said the local team Little League fees have been paid, but they are waiting to hear about the Little League sanctioning fee.

  • Who will be crowned Homecoming King, Queen?
  • Kroger Click List is a time-saver for families, businesses

    The old adage of ‘what goes around comes around’ applies to the new Click List service offered by the Carrollton Kroger store.

    Grocery shopping was changed in the late 1940’s with the advent of larger and improved refrigerators as people could store perishables for longer periods of time. Prior to the refrigeration improvements most families had standing orders at their local grocery. The orders were filled and delivered to the home.