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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Week of June 19, 2013

    Wednesday, June 19
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.
    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.
    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

  • Church News | June 19, 2013

    Croucher to celebrate pastoral anniversary

    The First Apostolic Church will host the first pastoral anniversary service this Sunday at 11 a.m. for its pastor, the Rev. David Croucher. Croucher and his family moved to Carrollton last June from Bay City, Mich.

    “Our entire family is so happy to be a part of Carrollton,” Croucher said. “We love the town, the people, and our church.” Everyone is invited. 

     

    ‘Living Louder’ set at Christian Church

  • “Kentucky Proud” product repairs Hwy. 55 bridge in Carroll County

    Repairing and strengthening damaged bridge beams could be as easy as putting up wallpaper. Well, almost as easy if you use “CatStrong” Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rod Panels (CRP) developed at the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KyTC) District 6 in Covington teamed up with UK College of Engineering and are expected to attach CatStrong to repair and strengthen a damaged concrete bridge beam on KY 55 in Carroll County. 

  • Kittens also available for adoption through CCAS

    Carroll County Animal Support has lots of pretty and playful kittens that need “purr ever” homes. The cats are 10 weeks old, males, females, tabbies, tortis, gold, black, orange, gray and calicos.

    This is Burglar (top), abandoned at the police station, and River (bottom), named for River Reed Assisted Living, host of a recent adoption event. River’s brother is named Reed. 

    For more information please call (502) 732-6040 or email ccas2002@gmail.com.

  • Lion’s Club holds second poker run fundraiser

     The Carrollton Lion’s Club held a second poker run in memory of Mike Gividen on June 8. The first run experienced low attendance due to weather and conflicting events. The run began and ended at Herb Kinman Chevrolet. Money raised from the poker run benefits the Lion’s Club fund for county residents in need of assistance with eye exams and eye glasses.

  • Ghent meeting notice

    The Ghent City Commission has scheduled two special meetings to finalize the city’s 2013-14 budget.

    The first reading is 5 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at City Hall. 

    The second reading is 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, also at City Hall. 

    If passed by the commission on the second reading, the new budget will be effective Monday, July 1.

  • CCMH soon to accept Aetna health insurance

    More than 2,000 area residents in Carroll, Trimble and Gallatin counties who have Aetna health insurance will soon be in-network when receiving services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or from any of its physicians.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar announced Monday that the hospital signed a contract to be an Aetna provider Friday, June 14. As of July 15, those covered by Aetna policies will become in-network.

  • Filtration issues delay pool opening

    The county pool will open this summer, but when it will has yet to be determined.

    Pump and filtration problems have been the culprits behind the delay, Carroll County Parks and Recreation Director Mike Battaglia said in a Monday interview. Opening day is normally around Memorial Day weekend.

  • Relay to celebrate ACS 100th birthday

    Celebration is the theme of Carroll County’s 2013 Relay for Life event, set for 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

    Events chairman Teresa Lewis said this year marks the 100th birthday of the American Cancer Society, the organization that benefits from funds raised each year at Relay events nationwide.

    A Birthday Hat Contest is one of the new events this year, intended to help Relay team members and other participants with the ACS celebration, Lewis said.

  • Contractor named for Park to Park Trails

    Work could begin on the first phase of the long-awaited Park to Park Trails project as early as next week.

    Carroll County Fiscal Court awarded the contract for the project to Kemper Construction of Carrollton at its Tuesday, June 11, meeting. Cost of the project is $109,986, with $65,500 of that covered by grant funding secured in 2010 from the Recreational Trails Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.