Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | April 28, 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 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 28: 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.

  • Stress: Fact of life, Fact of fat

    For most of us, stress is a fact of life. Unfortunately, research reveals that it is also a fact of fat. Stress can cause many health issues, as well as affect your weight.

  • Keeton offers time-saving tips for busy cooks

    Hello once again, my friends. As I write this article I am looking out the window at a brilliant sunshiny afternoon. Not so long ago we were talking about comfort foods and hearty meals. My how times have changed. Now it’s baseball and softball season, soccer is being played and we all seem to be a little more frantic in our lives. No matter what there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to do all the things we need to do. Perhaps, instead of more time, we simply need to make better use of the time we do have.

  • Carroll Homemakers shine at KEHA

    Last week six Carroll County Homemakers attended the annual, Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Conference in Northern Kentucky. Northern Kentucky Area Homemakers hosted the convention this year.

    Homemakers from all over the state come together to enjoy: educational programs to benefit members, creative art classes, fellowship, and raise money for different endeavors. Silent auction items from every county in the state are donated to raise funds for Ovarian Cancer Research. Carroll County Homemakers raised $475 through their creative use of lightly used items!

  • Interim Healthcare employee indicted for controlled substance charges                                                                         

    A criminal investigation into the theft of prescription drugs in Owen County led to the indictment of a Trimble County woman for providing false information to obtain narcotics.

    Lisa V. Temple, 38 of Milton, a registered nurse at Interim Healthcare in Carrollton, was indicted April 8, for prohibited acts relating to controlled substances. The charges stemmed from acts allegedly committed by Temple between Oct. 30 and Nov. 8, 2015, in which she knowingly misrepresented or withheld information from a practitioner in order to obtain controlled substances.

  • Beware of social media posts on homemade wasp traps

    Wasps–although beneficial pollinators, predators and scavengers–can be a nuisance and potentially dangerous to humans allergic to their venom. Trapping the insects or eliminating the nests should be done with great care and in a specific manner.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for new campus

    A rainy afternoon could not dampen the spirits for an event that was 48 years in the making, as the ground breaking for the new Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus was moved indoors to the General Butler State Resort Park mezzanine Friday, April 22.

  • Carrollton man dies in fatal house fire Saturday

    A house fire at 814 Fourth Street claimed the life of a Carrollton man Saturday, April 23.

    Jack Wilson, 55, of Owensboro had lived in the duplex for about a year, Carrollton Fire Chief Mike Terrell said. No one else was injured in the fire.

    Carroll County Dispatch alerted CFD at 3:46 p.m. Carrollton Police Officer Ron Dickow also arrived on scene and communicated to Terrell about the status of the fire.

  • Officers face contempt of court charges

    Despite an acquittal in their criminal case, Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow still face contempt of court charges related to the Adam Horine case.

  • Commissioner of Education visits iLead, CCATC

    iLead Academy is the first school of its type in the state and has garnered its share of visitors this year. The face asking the questions this time belonged to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Stephen Pruitt.

    Pruitt was hired as the sixth commissioner of education in September 2015 and started on the job Oct. 16.

    Pruitt migrated straight to the students as they prepared to share their work.

    One of the first questions he asked was what an average day was like for a student.