Today's News

  • Student of the Week : Matthew Newcomer, 12th grade (CAC)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is getting interested in the subjects and learning more about it by myself.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is calculus. I like learning how to manipulate numbers to get a simplified answer.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Alliance” (the second book of the Paladin Prophecy) by Mark Frost

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 29, 2015

    In November and December, patrons can help the library give to one of three local charities while paying off fines.

    From Nov. 1-14, the library will accept canned dog food for the Carroll County Animal Support Group. From Nov. 16-30 they will accept diapers and baby wipes for the Haven of Hope. From Dec. 1-19 they will accept toothpaste and toothbrushes, women’s deodorant and laundry detergent for the NKY Community Action Center of Carroll County. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    New events for this coming week:

  • White recognized for community service

    Volunteering can make a profound impact on people’s lives. Not just for those who are being served, but also for those serving.

    The Rev. Dr. Chris White was honored for his years of service Oct. 15, at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, as he was awarded the Raymond Ray Community Service Award.

  • Police charges amended, trial delayed

    Charges in the criminal case involving Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow have been amended, and the trial date has been pushed back into early next year after a hearing in front of Special Judge Chief Circuit Court Judge Patricia Summe Oct. 23, at the Carroll County courthouse. Summe serves in the 16th Judicial Court in Kenton County.

  • Extension Service to levy a new tax in 2016

    The Carroll County Extension District Board informed Carroll County Fiscal Court that it is enacting a tax to support the Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service. No representative from the Extension Service attended Tuesday’s meeting.

    The Carroll County Extension District Board voted to levy a tax for the district at its meeting Oct. 20.

  • Police respond to incident at high school

    Carroll County High School was locked down for approximately 15 minutes Thursday, Oct. 22, after police responded to a school displinary incident.

  • Board of Ed involved in lawsuit over CCMS project

    The Carroll County Middle School construction project saga continues as TSP Masonry, LLC, a Marrilla Construction subcontractor, has filed suit against the Carroll County Board of Education.

    Board Attorney Jim Crawford said that TSP Masonry has filed a mechanic lien, which is their right if money is still to be paid to them. He said that TSP filed an intention six to eight weeks ago and Marrilla’s response was to protest the lien.

    Crawford said the two parties could work it out through mediation or filing a lawsuit against the owner.

  • Fiscal court considers its options to operate county’s senior center

    Carroll County fiscal court is considering its options for maintaining services for the county’s senior citizens after the abrupt closing of Senior Services of Northern Kentucky.

    “The doors to our senior center will be open if I have to come unlock the doors every morning and lock them at night,” County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick said.

  • Governor candidates: Where they stand


    The Kentucky Enquirer

    In one week, Kentuckians will elect a new governor.

    Here’s where the candidates stand on issues important to Northern Kentucky.

    Matt Bevin (R)

    (Running mate: Jenean Hampton)

    Do you support or oppose tolls as a way to help pay for a new Ohio River bridge linking Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky? If not, how else should it be finance?

  • Fate of health coverage could rest on the outcome of the governor’s election


    University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications

    The fate of health coverage for about half a million Kentuckians could rest on the outcome of the Nov. 3 election for governor. Democrat Jack Conway wants to stick with the state’s embrace of federal health reform while Republican Matt Bevin does not.