Today's News

  • Wiffle Ball

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation introduced wiffle ball for children three and four years old this baseball season. Four teams played twice a week. The Colossus of Clout, coached by Brian Frye, and Kings of Sting, coached by Ashley Farmer, played the first game and the Sultans of Swat, coached by Casey Mefford, played the Great Bambinos, coached by Jamie Cornett, in the second game on June 15.

  • Community Calendar | June 25, 2015

    Thursday, June 25

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. an the school.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at 1208 Highland Ave.

  • Church News | June 25, 2015

    Hymn sing June 28

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing Sunday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • Mountain Mission assists poor in Eastern Kentucky

    I want to take the opportunity this month to speak of a missional opportunity in our state which I think our churches can rally behind.

  • State investing millions to increase Internet speeds in the rural areas

    Three months ago, when the Washington Post ran a story comparing peak broadband internet speeds among the states, the news for Kentucky was not good: We came in last, behind Arkansas. Our rate is half of what can be found in Virginia, which placed second.

  • Champions hosts a heroin town hall at Sanders Thursday

    Summer is here! To many, that means family gatherings, cookouts, pool time and other fun events. Although school is no longer in session, Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will continue to work hard through June and July to ensure your summer fun is safe, informed and drug free.

  • Booster seat law now in effect

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed a new booster seat bill into law on June 15, requiring children younger than nine years old and between 40 and 57 inches tall be secured in a booster seat. The law went into effect June 24.

    The bill requires law enforcement officers to issue citations with a $30 fine, although no court costs will be assessed. In addition, violators will have the option to purchase a booster seat instead of paying the fine.

  • Yellow Jackets Sign-Ups

    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets football teams are holding sign-ups 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, and Thursday, July 9, at the County Park for ages 5-11 and any 12 years olds that will be in the sixth grade. For more information call Scott Rose (502) 525-7885, Terry Cauley (502) 523-6856 or George Hicks (502) 525-5629.

  • Athletic complex on schedule

    The construction is on schedule and the turf company is on-site ready to begin work at the Carroll County High School athletic complex. The grade work is complete and the field will actually be a foot higher than the current grade, RossTarrant Project Manager Eric Steva reported to the Board of Education June 18. Drainage for the athletic field will be installed in the foundation.

    The drainage to take the water across the road to the big pond also is complete, he said.

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