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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 5, 2012

    Wednesday, Dec. 5

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon in the River Room at General Butler State Resort Park’s lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Dec. 6

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Dec. 7

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Moore completes Air National Guard training

    Air National Guard Airman Jeffrey M. Moore graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • All Pro Dads set monthly breakfast for Cartmell

    This Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Cartmell Elementary School library, we will host our second monthly All Pro Dad’s breakfast. 

    This breakfast occurs on the first Thursday of each month. Former Indianapolis Colts football coach Tony Dungy is one of the faces for the organization. According to the All Pro Dad website, “All Pro Dad’s Day is a simple idea with a profound impact.”

  • Celebrating Christmas
  • Holiday Event Calendar | Dec. 5, 2012

    Throughout December

    Festival of Trees continues at General Butler State Resort Park. Trees will be on display at the Butler Lodge. The trees and or wreaths are supplied and decorated by local businesses, churches, schools, civic organizations and clubs.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • 2012 Christmas Carroll winners

    2012 Visions of Sugar Plum Bake-Off winners

    Grand prize: Phyllis Leach

    — CAKES —

    First place: Karen Short

    Second place: Lesa Logan

    Third place: Paula Washnock

    — PIES —

    First place: Phyllis Leach

    Second place: William Duncan

    Third place: Edie Butcher

    —COOKIES & CANDY —

    First place: Eva Ingram

    Second place: Mary Moore

    Third place: Erica Noble

  • Panel finds no ethics violations in Ghent

    The Carroll County Ethics Commission has rendered a decision on claims of ethics violations brought against members of the Ghent City Commission.

    In its decision, the panel found no ethics violations on any of the 12 issues raised by Ghent resident Mark Browning, who filed a complaint on June 28 with Judge-Executive Shorty Tomlinson’s office.

  • George Jones to make appearance at Kinman Chevy

    Herb Kinman is in the mood to celebrate, and he’s inviting the Carroll County community – and country music legend George Jones – to celebrate with him.

    The owner of Kinman Chevrolet is hosting Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday, Dec. 8, to celebrate the dedication of his remodeled dealership.

    “This gives people the opportunity to come in and see the new place, see what we have to offer and meet our staff,” Kinman said Monday. “It’s not to sell; just a chance to get to know us.”

  • ‘Life’ brings theatre back to town

    Port William Productions brought “It’s a Wonderful Life” to the stage over the weekend at the Carroll County Middle School. More than 70 community members acted in or assisted with the production of the play, directed by Deborah Garrett and Mary Louden. The show was a fundraiser for the Port William Historical Society.

  • Commission levies largest fine in case against Sharon

    A former conservation officer for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will pay a $10,000 fine after he accepted an plea agreement saying he violated the Executive Branch Code of Ethics for using his influence to benefit himself and others in his commercial fishing business.

    Dennis Sharon of Worthville also will receive a reprimand and waived any right to appeal the ethics violations.