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Today's News

  • K-9 Officer Hank already making an impact

    The Carrollton Police Department’s newest officer does not have a driver license, is not qualified to carry a firearm and only has one name. Fortunately for Carrollton’s citizens, the new officer is a canine named Hank.

    “Hank joined CPD six weeks ago,” CPD K-9 Officer James Dews said Oct. 18. “He is now 15 months old and Carrollton is his first station of duty.”

  • Collins shares her life-changing experience as passenger on Flight 1549

    If placed in a situation beyond your control, what would be your last act of kindness? Would you be thinking, ‘Was I as friendly as I could be?’

    These were the questions posed to the audience by US Airways Flight 1549 survivor Vallie Collins at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce awards banquet Oct. 24.

    Collins’ perspective changed in the span of 20 minutes, from the takeoff of US Airways Flight 1549 until she climbed aboard the ferry boat Yogi Bear.

  • Outstanding community efforts honored
  • City Council | Oct. 27, 2016

    Sidewalk contract awarded

    Carrollton City Council voted at a special meeting Oct. 13, to award the sidewalk contract to BM Concrete. The total bid was $37,838.25. The city also received a bid from Lindsay Construction totaling $49,600.

  • Ghent city clerk resigns, Hearn sworn in as commissioner

    Ghent City Clerk Rendy White presented the board her resignation letter during the regular meeting of the City of Ghent on Oct. 11. White, who was hired earlier this year, told the board that she will be leaving the position for another job. Her resignation was effective Oct. 21.

    Commissioner Caroline Reisner officially thanked White for her service. “I would like to make a motion that we advertise,” Reisner said. The motion carried unanimously, and the open position will be advertised in the upcoming weeks.

  • GAP scores improve, CCMS project still not completely finished

    GAP students are showing growth, Elementary Instructional Supervisor Gerda Wise said during her presentation Oct. 20, to the Board of Education on the district’s KPREP scores.

  • Rand highlights products Kentucky forests

    Over the last 50 years, usually around the time fall colors are in full bloom, state and federal officials dedicate a week to highlight all of the products our forests provide.

    Kentucky, of course, has been blessed more than most states.  Trees cover nearly half of our 25 million acres, and we are among the nation’s leaders – and first in the South – when it comes to hardwood production.

  • Rand highlights products Kentucky forests

    Over the last 50 years, usually around the time fall colors are in full bloom, state and federal officials dedicate a week to highlight all of the products our forests provide.

    Kentucky, of course, has been blessed more than most states.  Trees cover nearly half of our 25 million acres, and we are among the nation’s leaders – and first in the South – when it comes to hardwood production.

  • For many, ‘just leave’ is not so easy a solution

    The Kentucky Standard

    Any conversation about domestic violence is an important one. That’s why it’s important to ramp up the conversation during October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • XC runs at Horse Park

    Carroll County High School cross country runners Haley Dermon and Lauren Cox competed in the 38th Lexington Catholic Invitational Oct. 17, at the Kentucky Horse Park. Carroll County competes in the girls 5K run - A and AA small school meet. Dermon finished 112nd with a time of 23 minutes 29.68 seconds, while Cox finished 232nd with a time of 31 minutes and 46.83 seconds.