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Today's News

  • Ribbon Cutting | Nov. 17, 2014
  • Thank you for serving our country

    A community Veterans Day ceremony was held Nov. 11, at General Butler State Resort Park. It was scheduled to be held outside at the Veterans’ Memorial, but was moved to the shelter house due to rain. The Carrollton Fire Department raised the American flag at the park before the ceremony.

  • Casey’s Bus visits Carrollton

    Casey’s Bus takes a team of volunteer activists fighting the heroin epidemic throughout Northern Kentucky to provide the life-saving drug naloxone to people at high risk for heroin and prescription painkiller overdose. In addition the bus will have Casey’s Law information and handouts on addiction prevention, recovery and more.

  • Surviving trees moved

    Any surviving seedling trees from the community planting in front of the Butler-Turpin House in May were transplanted before General Butler State Resort Park staff mowed the area.

    Park manager David Jordan said the trees were transplanted to the area past the train shed where other seedlings were planted at the same time as those at the mansion. The majority of the trees planted in that area have survived.

  • City Council | Nov. 17, 2014

    City seals Sixth Street parking lot

    Council approved spending less than $1,000 to pave the city parking lot on Sixth Street between Main Street and Highland Avenue.

    Councilman Robb Adams, who presided over the meeting in Mayor Gene McMurry’s absence, said the lot needed to be sealed and striped, and the city had the option to have it sealed for half price by Todd Durmon of Durmon Sealcoating. Council agreed to have the work completed at a cost not to exceed $1,000.

  • Winn Primary honors those who served
  • Council considers survey on TWC service problems

    Carrollton City Council may conduct a survey of city cable television customers in the coming months in preparation for the Time Warner franchise negotiations that will come next year.

    That option was one placed on the table Monday night as resident Carole Kington brought her complaints about Time Warner Cable’s service to city leaders.

    Kington believes problems with the internet service provided by TWC led to her getting viruses on computers at her home.

  • Entries sought for parade, bake-off

    Carrollton Main Street Program is seeking entries for its annual Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 6 as part of A Christmas Carroll.

    Parade organizer Charlotte Wallace said the parade will step off at noon, with cash prizes to be awarded. To enter a float, car or other vehicle, contact Wallace at (502) 732-5754.

  • Cracked facade
  • Four schools get upgrades of $254,305

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved $254,305 in capital projects for four of the district’s properties at the Nov. 20 meeting.

    The largest of the projects is to replace some of the HVAC at the Area Technology Center. The board voted to accept $99,724 bid by ACCO to remove the rooftop units for the classroom wing and route ductwork that will connect the wing to the large unit installed two years ago. Curell said the unit is large enough to handle the duct work and there will be quite the energy savings.