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Today's News

  • Ghent must change ways to prosper, Browning says

    Ghent mayoral candidate Karen Browning says it is time for a change.

    “Ghent is on the cusp of progressing to a new level,” Browning said.  “We need to solidify our city government.”

    “City government needs to evolve to a more business-like atmosphere,” said Browning. “The general record keeping is not being given its due diligence.”

  • Mumphrey eyes another term to continue work

    William Mumphrey is seeking another term as mayor saying he wants to continue improving the future of the City of Ghent.

    “I am talking about having a good quality of life for the citizens of Ghent,” Mumphrey said. “There has been much accomplished during my eight years but much more to get done. Another four years will finish some of the projects I want going.”

    Mumphrey said it usually comes down to the math. What do the numbers tell us about where the city is and what does the city want to get done.

  • Mefford wanting Ghent projects to be completed

    Ghent city commissioner Lonnie Mefford is running for mayor because he wants Ghent to become a good town again.

    “Years ago this was a good town,” Mefford said. “I want us to get back on track to being a good town again.”

    To accomplish this dream, the city needs to decide what it wants to be, Mefford said. Goals need to be set with an end in mind and put into writing with deadlines attached so there is at least a five-year rolling plan.

  • Soccer season ends with Regional loss

    The Carroll County boys soccer team had high hopes that this would finally be the year they would break out and win their first 8th Region tournament game. Unfortunately, they will have to wait until next year to get another shot at it.

    The Panthers lost 5-0 to defending Regional Champion North Oldham Monday, Oct. 20, at the Shelby County Soccer Complex.

  • Locals meet celebrities in scramble
  • Bates, Carroll compete in 3rd District magistrate race

    With the General Election approaching, 3rd District magistrate candidates, incumbent Mark Bates and challenger DJ Carroll, want to remind citizens to cast their votes Nov. 4.

  • Win and advance: Carroll volleyball beats Gallatin, 3-1

    The Gallatin County volleyball team put up a fight on their home court, but ultimately the top-seeded Carroll County Lady Panthers prevailed, winning 3-1 (25-16, 19-25, 27-25, 27-25), in the 31st District Tournament Tuesday, Oct. 21.

    Carroll County will take on Henry County in the championship game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Gallatin County. Both teams also are guaranteed a game next week in the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Casey’s bus to provide naloxone, educational materials on heroin

    Casey’s Bus is coming to Carrollton from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. If you’re not in the substance abuse or prevention field, you may not be familiar with Casey’s Bus. The bus is a restored 1967 Volkswagen Kombi Bus that will definitely stand out in downtown Carrollton, in front of the Carroll County Courthouse. This bus has been traveling throughout the Northern Kentucky Region, and Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County wanted to make sure Carroll County was one of their visited areas. 

  • Cool weather brings the time to cook up a pot of chili

    Hello again my friends. I’m looking out the window as I type this month’s article, watching the cool rain stream down the windowpane.

    The calendar says it’s fall, and I must say it now officially feels like it. Cool, wind and leaves changing colors have brought the feeling of what’s to come. While cold and snow might still be on their way, the foods of fall are already here.

  • Froman club discusses Hadley pottery at Halloween meeting

    October meeting of the Caby M. Froman club was held at General Butler State Resort Park. Julia Steelman was the hostess of the day, and all members enjoyed Halloween decorations and treats.

    Sandra Thomas, president, opened the meeting with the reading of “The World We Make,” by Arthur Grand Walton.

    Roll call was taken by members giving a Kentucky Fact for their response.  All recited the Lord’s Prayer before lunch was served.