Today's News

  • Cartmell Elementary Shoppers
  • CAIP application deadline tomorrow (Dec. 19)

     The Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service will be closed for the holidays from December 25to January 2.  The office will be open on Monday, January 5.

    CAIP Applications Still Available

    Applications are still available for the 2014 Carroll County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) at the Carroll County Conservation District Office, 1802 Highland Avenue, Carrollton.

  • Basketball Brief | Dec. 18, 2014

     Boys Basketball

    Carroll County boys basketball came home from Owen County Dec. 11 with a 63-42 loss in a 31st district matchup.

    Owen jumped out to 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and added two more points to the lead 39-23 the half. Carroll played Owen to within five points in the second half.

  • Public records | Dec. 18, 2014


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 10-11, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.


    JD Arnold vs. Jamie Cook, eviction was granted and defendant has 7 days to vacate.


    Sarah Suzanne Supplee vs. Timothy Edward Besselman, domestic violence, dismissed by petitioner.

    Stevee Maree Howard vs. Russell Andrew Howard, domestic violence, dismissed, no show.


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  • Consider giving gifts made in Kentucky

    With only about a week until Christmas, the opportunity to buy gifts is nearing a critical point for those who haven’t completed their shopping.

    If you’re among those still searching for ideas, one possible solution is to buy something produced locally.  Governor Beshear, in fact, has proclaimed December to be “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month,” which is highlighting the artists and businesses across the commonwealth that offer something rare if not unique.

  • Middle school hoops
  • NAS to make $5 million investment in Ghent facility

    North American Stainless in Ghent, plans to invest $5 million to add a fourth steel slitter line, resulting in 15 new jobs. The expansion is the company’s 10th since it began operations in Kentucky in 1990.

  • Carroll County Adult Ed ranks among the top statewide

    The Carroll County Adult Education program is rated as the sixth best program in the state for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

    The rating is determined by the average rankings of achieving enrollment, academic performance and GED attainment.

    Carroll County achieved the highest percentage of its enrollment goal and also reached the highest percentage of its GED goal in the first half of the year. The academic performance category kept Carroll County from the top overall spot.

  • Animal Support wants to see changes at shelter

    Carroll County Animal Support held a meeting Dec. 4, to bring to the public’s attention a few situations that have been occurring at the county’s animal shelter.

    “We are not here to vilify anyone or cast any of our local government entities in a bad light,” CCAS past-president Phyllis McLaughlin said. “We are here to see what else we can do make the Carroll County Animal Shelter a model for rural Kentucky counties.”