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Today's News

  • Small businesses represent more than 96 percent of Kentucky businesses

    FRANKFORT – Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with over half of Americans either owning or working for one of these small (but mighty) companies? It’s true, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, which helps small businesses be competitive both here in the U.S. and across the globe.

  • Rotary Ball

    Rotary Club of Carrollton hosted its annual ball Feb. 4, at General Butler State Resort Park. The money raised benefited the Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton campus. 

  • Rare bipartisan progress

    The State Journal

    It was announced Monday that the state passed an important milepost in the effort to test the thousands-long backlog of rape kits.

    Part of the “SAFE Act” passed last year required all members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation, which includes most of the state’s police agencies, to ratify a sexual response policy by Jan. 1. There is still a ways to go before the backlog can be cleared, but Monday’s news represents progress.

  • Carroll County Junior Panthers | G6
  • What is true love?

    Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, and this means that love is in the air, the grocery store shelves are full of candy, and hundreds of men across Carroll County are waiting until the 14th to buy presents on their way home from work. Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming—that day when we show the people we love how much we love them by buying them stuffed animals, cards, boxes of chocolates, dinner and flowers.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 9, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    Kathryn Winn Primary PTA hosts a Daddy Daughter Dance from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per couple.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    Carroll County High School basketball hosts a varsity doubleheader against Williamstown. It also is Homecoming Night and Coaches vs. Cancer Night. The boys play at 6 p.m., followed by the Homecoming King and Queen crowning. The girls will take the court at about 8 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

  • Seven bills to watch in the Ky. Senate

    By JOHN CHEVES

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Kentucky General Assembly resumes its 2017 session Tuesday afternoon with an ambitious conservative agenda set by the state’s newly unified Republican leadership.

    When lawmakers adjourned Jan. 7 for a monthlong break, they had just passed a flurry of bills establishing new restrictions on abortion and labor unions, and Gov. Matt Bevin enthusiastically signed them into law.

  • Madison Police arrest pair for writing bad checks

    Madison Police arrested two Grant County residents for writing fraudulent checks.

    At approximately 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, the City of Madison received a call of a subject inside German American Bank at 430 Clifty Drive with a fraudulent check. Lieutenant Dan Slygh, Senior Patrolman Ricky Harris and Patrolman Brian Wyatt responded to the scene.

  • Beshear warns of online ‘Sweetheart’ scams

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning Kentuckians of the “sweetheart” scam, which reports suggest caused Kentuckians to lose more than $80,000 last year.

    A sweetheart scammer typically uses a fake photo and identity to approach a victim through social media or online dating sites and acts as if they are interested in getting to know him or her.

  • School menu | Feb. 9, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Feb. 9: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Pizza crunchers, pleas, corn and banana.