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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Week of April 10, 2013

    Wednesday, April 10

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Utilities Commissioners will hold a special commission meeting at noon at their offices on Sixth Street.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Lawmakers approve measures to protect Kentucky’s children

    Every legislative session, the General Assembly looks for ways it can improve the lives of our children, both in the classroom and when it comes to their safety.

    This year, the House and Senate passed several new laws that further both of these goals.

    One of the more widely publicized will establish a permanent, independent panel to review those cases in which a child either died or was severely injured as a result of abuse or neglect.

  • Run/walk event to benefit Relay for Life

    Relay For Life Team Robbins will be hosting a 5K run/walk Saturday, April 13 at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. 

    Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m.  Pre-registration fee is $15. Registration fee on the day of the race will be $20. 

    Anyone wanting to pre-register should contact Hayley Franklin at (502) 525-3571 or haleyfranklin@gmail.com

  • ‘Peace Be With You’

    During the season after Easter, we read a lot of amazing stories about the appearance of Jesus to the disciples and others. The appearance of the Risen Lord made the disciples courageous fishers of men. Our challenge during this Easter season is to have the same experience of Easter joy that the disciples had. How do we prepare for this?

  • Carrollton Utilities asks residents to call 811 before digging projects

    Carrollton Utilities encourages residents to always call 811 a few days before digging

    April marks the sixth annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding Carrollton Utilities customers to always call 811 two business days before any digging project. National Safe Digging Month is formally recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and has traditionally earned the support from nearly every state governor across the country.

  • You have a legal obligation to report child abuse

    April is child abuse awareness month nationwide. Last year in Carroll County there were 44 cases of physical abuse and at risk of physical abuse on children that were assessed or investigated. There were 207 cases of neglect or children at risk of harm investigated or assessed in Carroll County. Lastly, there were 15 cases of children who were sexually abused or at risk of sexual abuse in Carroll County.

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  • Uncommonwealth: State treasurer’s office might have a surprise for you

    By Cheryl Truman

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    It’s impossible to argue against the virtues of free money.

    This is an Uncommonwealth about uncommon wealth — the kind waiting for you and me at the Kentucky state treasurer’s office.

    Simply take yourself to the state treasurer’s unclaimed property website, type in your name and — voilà! — there might be money or property waiting for you.

  • Carroll County bests visiting St. Henry in eight innings

    On a cool Thursday evening at Panther Field, the home team kept things exciting until the very end. After building a three-run lead, the Panthers stumbled in the seventh, allowing the visiting St. Henry Crusaders to tie the game. But the Panthers did not fall, scoring in the bottom of the eighth off a line drive down the third baseline by Zakk Hicks to win the game, 8-7.

  • Easter on the Square merchants’ basket, scavenger winners