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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 5, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    The open enrollment period for Affordable Health Care through KYnect continues through Feb. 15.

    Thursday, Feb. 5: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; opening late due to Staff Training, 10 a.m.

  • Benhoff named to Dean’s List

    Carroll County High School 2014 graduate Kiana Benhoff was named to Bellarmine University’s Fall 2014 Dean’s List for earning a grade point average of 3.5 or above. She is a music technology major and also serves as a Student Ambassador.

  • Boswell joins United Citizens Bank staff

    Robert (Robb) Boswell has joined the staff of United Citizens Bank & Trust Company. He will be the Branch Manager and Loan Officer at the Carrollton branch. Boswell is a 1989 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 1992 graduate of Louisville Technology College (Sullivan College). He attends Worthville Baptist Church.

    Boswell resides in Carrollton with his wife, Lori, a lab manager at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, and his two sons, Wyatt and Cody.

  • Monster second half results in 19-point win for ladies

    Carroll County Lady Panthers put together a complete game in a 59-40 defeat of the Newport Ladycats Tuesday, Feb. 3.

    Newport jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead before Carroll battled back, taking an 11-9 lead on a Lauren Moore basket. Newport closed the first quarter out with a pair of free throws to lead by one point.

    Newport pushed out to its largest lead, 20-13, before Abigail Aulbach hit a 3-point shot to close the gap to four points. Carroll tied the game at 22 before Mariah Ingram hit a 3-point basket to give Newport the lead they carried into the half, 27-24.

  • West retires after 33 years at WLEX-TV

    Carroll County native and longtime general sales manager at NBC affiliate WLEX-TV Mary West retired in December after 33 years with the station.

    “It’s been a phenomenal three-plus decades of building relationships and working with people that have become like a family to me,” West said. “So that makes it bittersweet. But LEX18 is in a strong position with great momentum and a wonderful staff. If I’ve done my job well, we won’t miss a beat.”

  • Celebrating 100 days
  • Plan now to control spring landscape scale insects

    Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this week, meaning six more weeks of winter, but there is an upside to that prediction…there are only six more weeks of winter!

    Spring will be here before we know it, and the pests that come with it will be sure to make their presence known as well.

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  • Household budgeting leads to long-term financial stability

    At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan:

  • CCHS recognizes 306 students for academic achievement