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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | Nov. 10, 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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Nov. 10, 2016

    The Splendid Sampler, sampler blocks are a great way to learn new quilting skills one block at a time. Work at your own pace. New block patterns will be available each week. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    New programming

    Saturday, Nov. 12, Pizza Party 11-30-12:30 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 14, Court Street Cinema, “Captain Fantastic”, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 16, Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • Library offers community a huge return on its investment

    Taxes can be a tricky thing. We all know they are a necessary evil. It becomes tricky to determine how much is necessary and how much is evil. Local taxes represent approximately 85 percent of the Carroll County Public Library’s budget. This is how we are able to open our doors every day to serve our community. For us, I put a lot more weight with the necessary part of taxes.

  • Newport Central Catholic defeats Carroll in playoffs

    The Carroll County Panthers needed to make something happen early in the Class 2A Kentucky high school football playoff game against powerhouse Newport Central Catholic Friday night. Senior defensive back Colton Groves did that when he intercepted Catholic’s Patrick Henschen in the red zone on the first possession of the game. Unfortunately, the Panthers were unable to take advantage of the turnover and the speed of the Thoroughbreds doomed the Panthers, 43-6.

  • Take time to thank a veteran Nov. 11

    For nearly a century, our nation has paused on Nov. 11th to pay tribute to our veterans.  From the era of George Washington to now, this select group of men and women has unfailingly protected us here at home while sacrificing so much to promote and preserve freedom abroad.

  • County tables motion to enter hazmat agreement

    Carroll County Fiscal Court tabled a motion Nov. 8, to pass an agreement allowing Carroll County to enter into a regional affiliation with 12 other counties in Northern Kentucky.

    Carroll County Emergency Services Director Ed Webb presented the affiliation agreement with the Northern Kentucky Regional Hazardous Materials organization. This organization would replace the Hazmat 7 regional team that Carroll belonged to for the past 14 years. That team was hosted by Pendleton County.

  • County roll off does not replace regular pick up

    Solid waste management is an ongoing issue in a number of communities, including Carroll County.

    To help with the rural solid waste collection Carroll County Fiscal Court provides a 30-yard roll off at the county garage. The county garage employees oversee the collection of solid waste on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. until noon or until the container is full.

  • Ghent hires new city clerk and maintenance worker

    Ghent Commissioners learned from their auditor at a special meeting Oct. 26, that their financial records were in disarray.

    In presenting an initial audit report, Troy L King, of Kelly King & Co., told commissioners that their “books are a mess.” The audit covers July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, and during that period the city had two different city clerks in the position, he said.

  • Kinman files motions to dismiss, exclude evidence

    Defense attorneys for Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman filed a second motion to dismiss the indictment against him, as well as a motion to exclude from trial certain evidence, testimony or exhibits.

  • Trump carries Carroll and state in successful presidential bid

    Carroll County was among the 118 of 120 counties in Kentucky that voted for President-elect Donald Trump (R) over Hillary Clinton (D) on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

    Trump carried 62.5 percent of the vote in Kentucky (1,203,081 votes) compared to 32.7 percent (628,914 votes) for Clinton and 2.8 percent (53,747 votes) for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, according to the New York Times.