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Today's News

  • Volunteer Recognition
  • Scholarship Winners | April 23, 2015
  • Carroll County Public Library | Apr. 23, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the months of April and May. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, April 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Come listen, “One Bean” by Anne Rockwell, also plant and taste beans with Ann Schultz, our Ext. Agent, 6 p.m.

  • Annual library art show opens April 24

    On Friday, April 24, the Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton will unveil its 16th annual Mary Ann Gentry Art Show with an artist reception marking the opening from 6-8 p.m.   It is open to the public.

  • Keeton debates pros, cons of using marinades or rubs on hamburgers

    Hello, once again, my friends. It seems hard to believe that just an article or two ago I was writing and looking out the window as giant snowflakes drifted past the window. Today, I’m writing and sunrays are beaming in, birds are singing and my lawn desperately needs mowing.  If you don’t like the weather around here just give it a few days, it will change.

  • Hill reunited with military service dog

    A recent reunion of a man and his dog has turned former Marine Corporal Seth Hill of Carrollton and his military service dog Bazy into national celebrities.

    Television cameras were out in full force when Hill arrived at the Columbus, Ohio airport to pick up Bazy on Thursday, April 16.

    “I had cameras on me as soon as I got out of my truck at the airport,” Hill said. “I wore three microphones and had a GoPro camera strapped to my chest.”

  • Kinman trial to begin Nov. 16 in circuit court

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman will go to trial in Carroll County Circuit Court almost exactly one year after entering a not guilty plea on charges of tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct.

  • Carroll County at Work: G-Garbage Truck Driver

     It may not be the most glamorous work, but it is a job essential to the community.

    Steve Owen is in the garbage-collecting business, working for Rumpke for 23 years. The Carroll County native has been a supervisor almost his entire career and also is a fill-in truck driver, driver-trainer and accident investigator. Because he wears so many hats, he does not have a typical workweek, saying he drives as needed when someone is on vacation or off sick.

  • Kentucky’s Arbor Day celebration starts state park reforestation

    Since the fall of 2013, an estimated 1,800 trees have been harvested from General Butler State Resort Park as part of a plan to manage the park’s emerald ash borer infestation.

    On Thursday, April 16, more than 70 students from Huntertown Elementary School in Woodford County were on hand to plant 200 seedling trees as a part of the park’s reforestation project and Kentucky’s Arbor Day Celebration.

  • Carroll falls in health rankings, last in health behaviors

    Carroll County fell 13 spots in the sixth annual County Health Rankings report, ranking 96th out of Kentucky’s 120 counties in overall health.

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the report at the end of March. The purpose of the rankings is to help counties understand what influences how healthy residents are and how long they will live, according to the website.