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Today's News

  • Carroll County students named to school honor rolls

    Cartmell Elementary School Third Grade All A’s

    Devin Benecke, Emily Blackburn, Gabrielle Bowen, Maura Brand, Gracie Craig, McKenna Crutcher,  Kennedy Daigle, Taylor Drennen, Taylor Franklin, Brandie Garcia, Gabriella Hembree, Kaycee Herrell, Danyn Johnson, Chrisha Jones, Jaiden Jones, Grace Long, Bailey Mefford, Deaton Oak, Kaitlyn Osborne,Landen Pence, Hailey Robbins,  Diana Teran Marquez, Jose Valle Garcia, Caitlain Voils, Benjamin Watkins and Lily Young.

    Third Grade A/B

  • Grilling safety tips

    Carrollton Fire Prevention Office

    Spring is here, and it is time to talk about cooking safety – especially around the grill.

    As we  head outside to enjoy the nice weather, we should also be mindful of the dangers of gas and charcoal grills.

    Grills placed and used too close to a structure can cause unwanted damage and even a house fire.

  • Taking the Field
  • Jailer reduces next budget by $275,000

    Carroll County Jailer Mike Humphrey presented Fiscal Court with a budget that cuts spending in his department by more than $275,000 in the next year.

    At the court’s Tuesday, March 27, meeting, Humphrey said he is working hard to control spending and is looking to reduce costs in a number of categories this year.

    The proposed detention center budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year totals $2.18 million, down from last year’s $2.46 million spending plan. The fiscal year begins July 1.

  • CCAS hosts week of activities

    Carroll County Animal Support will hold a week of events and programs in celebration of Kentucky Week for the Animals, April 7-15.

    CCAS Executive Director Tammie Crawford said this is the second year the volunteer group has put on a week of activities, with a focus on the homeless pets in the community.

    This year’s activities expand last year, with some new programs added, she said. Crawford noted that a couple of events last year were cancelled because of rain, particularly the candlelight walk for homeless pets.

  • Fiscal court OKs paving several roads

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a plan to pave nearly 10 miles of county roads this spring or summer at its Tuesday, March 27, meeting.

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said he has Ohio Valley Asphalt working up the prices on paving these roads in the county system: Carlisle Road, 5 miles; Sharon Road, 1.9 miles; Purdue Road, 0.3 miles; Wright’s Ridge, 3 miles; and about a half mile of Floyd Drive, which runs between Butler Outlet Mall and Kroger to the fairgrounds.

  • Groups pick short-term projects for city

    Community members broke into small groups to come up with immediate, volunteer-driven, low-cost ideas that can help downtown Carrollton move forward.

    About 25 people gathered at the Carroll County Middle School cafeteria March 29 to share their ideas based on the Main Street four-point approach: organization, promotion, design and economic restructuring.

  • Lions Club to hold poker run June 2 in memory of Mike Gividen

    A poker run in memory of Mike Gividen will be held Saturday, June 2 (rain date June 9). The event starts and ends at Herb Kinman Chevrolet in Carrollton. Starting time is noon. Cost is $20 a hand, with $5 for extra hand. Prize for the winning hand is $100. There also will be a split the pot drawing. Registration will be held from 10:45 -11:45 a.m. that morning.
    Cars are welcome to participate. All proceeds will benefit the Carrollton Lion’s Club, for more information call Jamie Kinman (502) 682-1000. Bring old glasses to recycle.

  • Joining forces
  • Carroll County Senior Center - March 28, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, March 28: Long-term care presentation with Casey Turcott, 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 29, Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 30, Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bread pudding, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 2: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by New Horizons Assisted Living Facility, 10 a.m.; Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.