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Today's News

  • District welcomes former school leaders

    The Carroll County School District invited all the past superintendents, retired teachers and others to attend the Board of Education meeting June 18, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the merger between Carroll County’s community schools and the Carrollton independent schools into one district, which occurred July 1, 1965.

    Five former superintendents attended the celebration.

    Rowland Haun was superintendent from 1974-76 and also was the principal of the high school after the merger.

  • Life decisions

    “The Kitchen Table Conversation” was held June 19, at the Carroll County Senior Center. The purpose was to help empower people to start thinking about end-of-life decisions now. The program is a part of the national program called “The Conversation Project.”

    The event included a free dinner, provided by Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation.

  • Paving the connector
  • Don’t overdo it: Seafood takes less time to cook

    Hello, once again, my friends. As I am writing this article, I am sitting back, looking at a pool and dreaming of good food. OK, I’m always dreaming of good food, no matter where I am. That I happen to be in Florida doesn’t change that. What it does change, typically, is what I am eating.

    What I mean by that is, when in Rome do, as the Romans do. If I’m on the beach I eat seafood. If I’m in Montana, I’m eating a steak. It’s just who I am.

  • Church News | June 18, 2015

    Worthville Pentecostal Church to host Fathers Day dinner June 21

    Worthville Pentecostal Church, 525 Old Ky. 227, in Worthville is honoring fathers. “We thank God for the fathers at Worthville Pentecostal Church, and for all fathers for reflecting on the attributes of our Heavenly Father. “ Bro. Kelien said. All are welcome. Join them for service, a gift and a dinner, 2 p.m., Sunday, June 21.

    Rev. David Croucher celebrates anniversay

  • 2015 Lady Panthers basketball camp
  • Carrollton Woman’s Club celebrates 101 years

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club and guests celebrated its 101st anniversary banquet June 2, at Pat’s Place in Carrollton.

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club recently mourned the death of Mrs. Mary Broberg, a member who knew Miss Jen Stringfellow and many other founding members of this club.

    Every anniversary, the club holds a memorial service for past club members and celebrates life with good food and a good program.

  • New stop signs for P’ville; Deed error corrected

    A new Prestonville ordinance will place stop signs at all intersections within the city’s limits. Prestonville City Commission conducted the first reading of the new ordinance during the June 15 meeting. 

    The ordinance, read by City Attorney Corey Gamm, stated that drivers are ”to  come to a complete stop” at the intersections where stop signs are located, and designated each of the 13 intersections within the city as locations for those stop signs.

    The second reading will be held during the next regular meeting.

  • Carroll County At Work: Ryan Gosser (K for K-9 Trooper)

    It takes a special kind of dog–and person–to become a member of the Kentucky State Police Special Operations K-9 Unit.

    Trooper First Class Ryan Gosser has been with the unit since 2008 and a trooper since 2001. He currently works with two dogs: Grizz, a German Shepherd who is about five years old, and Bear, a black Labrador Retriever who is about six years old. He has had Grizz for between three and four years and Bear for about two years.

  • No charges in Henry County shooting

    By CHRIS BROOKE

    Landmark News Service

    The drama at a semi-pro football game held in New Castle Saturday evening happened off the field when two representatives of the Indiana Trybe fought and one ended up being hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head, according to information from the Kentucky State Police.