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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | April 7, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

     

    Thursday, April 7: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; matter of balance, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Scramble for the eggs

    During the event, there was a contest to guess how many jelly beans were in a glass jar. The answer was 3,438 jelly beans. The winner of the 12 and under division was LuLu Tharp of Carrollton with a guess of 3,367. The winner of the older division was Christy Nolan of Milton with a guess of 3,391.

  • Spreading the joy of music

    Symphonic Band Personnel

  • Pageant raises Relay funds

    The sixth annual Relay For Life Pageants were held March 26, at Carroll County Middle School. All proceeds benefited the Carroll County Relay For Life and American Cancer Society. 

  • Bringing history to life

    Blue verses Gray comes to life April 15-17, at Point Park as Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism sponsors a Civil War Living History.

    Carroll County Schools will visit the living history display Friday, April 15, and Tourism Director Misty Wheeler said that Mary Louden’s Cartmell Elementary history club would camp out with the soldiers on Friday night.

    The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17.

  • Bringing history to life

    Blue verses Gray comes to life April 15-17, at Point Park as Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism sponsors a Civil War Living History.

    Carroll County Schools will visit the living history display Friday, April 15, and Tourism Director Misty Wheeler said that Mary Louden’s Cartmell Elementary history club would camp out with the soldiers on Friday night.

    The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17.

  • NAS recognized for its community impact

    North American Stainless was named one of the Top 15 Community Impact Projects of 2015 by Trade and Industry Development magazine.

    North American Stainless is investing $150 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Ghent, Ky. The company’s 11th expansion since it began operation in 1990 will add a bright annealing line and cold rolling mill and create 36 new jobs. The expansion is expected to be completed by 2017.

  • Dews sworn in as new CPD officer

    Former Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy James Dews was sworn in Friday, March 25, as a Carrollton Police Officer. He was hired as a lateral transfer to replace Jennifer Crowell, who recently resigned. Dews’ first shift was that evening.

    Dews was hired by the sheriff’s office Jan. 15, 2015. He was a member of the Carrollton Fire Department from 2010-2012 and is a 2010 Carroll County High School graduate.

  • Carrollton City Council

    Municipal order passed

    Carrollton City Council passed a municipal order updating the policy and procedure manual at its meeting March 28.

    Mayor Robb Adams said the reason this came about is because Kentucky League of Cities is currently re-writing the entire manual at a cost of between $2,000-$2,100. The cost was already included in this year’s budget and also includes training sessions on the manual conducted by KLC for the department heads and all employees, Adams said.

  • City employee pleads guilty to theft

    Carrollton Code Enforcement Officer Jonathan Licklider, 52, of Carrollton pled guilty in Carroll County District Court to an amended charge of theft under $500. He was originally charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property of more than $500, but less than $10,000.

    Licklider was conditionally discharged for two years as long as he has no new offenses and pays full restitution. He must pay restitution of $5,000 plus poundage, a $500 fine and court costs.