Today's News

  • Carrollton mother arrested after her child ingests meth

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the drug overdose of her 8- month-old child.

    At about 5:19 p.m. June 9, Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.

  • KU Ghent Station Donation
  • Sheriff’s 2015 audit has several comments noted

    Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon raised several areas of concern in a delayed 2015 audit report on the Carroll County Sheriff’s office under then Sheriff Jamie Kinman.

    Harmon released the audit of the 2015 financial statement June 12.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Department office manager Mandy Tuttle said the auditor’s office overlooked the department for 2015 audits.

  • Meadows earns teaching fellowship in Washington, D.C.

    The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) through a partnership with Appalachian State University is launching its first Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Fellowship. The fellowship was created to provide a student studying in Appalachia the opportunity to learn more about the region and the ARC’s investment efforts to strengthen critical, analytical and leadership skills.

  • Flag Day deserves to be recognized

    Flag Day commemorates the official adoption of the Stars and Stripes as our national symbol, an action taken by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.

    Usually this isn’t much of a holiday. Stores are busy, federal and state offices are open, and the US Postal Service runs the mail. Come June 14 each year, the vast majority of Americans probably have no idea that a holiday is being observed.

    I believe Flag Day deserves better. So let’s pause for just a minute to reflect on why.

  • Social media posts can have real life repercussions

    Technology has become one of those buzzwords that can mean a lot of different things or nothing really at all. It is interesting that we have such words in our language. I love it when someone answers a question with a very lengthy, high in vocabulary sentence, but when you break it down they really did not say much at all. I think technology has fallen into that category.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 15, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, June 15: Marble Run, school age children, 3:30 p.m.;

    Friday, June 16: Raptor Rehab live birds, all ages, 11 a.m., lunch provided; Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

    Saturday, June 17: Family Movie, “Lego Batman” 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 20: Blocks for Kids, preschool ages, 11 a.m.

  • President's List

    The academic honors’ president’s list for the Spring 2017 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s vice president for academic affairs. Jessica Noble, a senior from Carrollton, and Karen Tillette, a senior from Ghent, have been named to the list.

  • Senior Calendar | June 15, 2017

    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, June 15: Cards, games and color therapy, 9:30 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Consider hosting an exchange student

    World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) and will spend an academic year in the United States.