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Today's News

  • High school tennis courts now under construction

    If you have driven down Hwy. 227 past the Carroll County High School in the past week, you may have noticed something is missing.

    Construction began last week on the installation of the new tennis courts at the high school, meaning the old ones had to be removed. Tennis Technology Inc. of Louisville won the bid for the project at a cost of $103,222. The bid included three new courts, net posts and a vinyl coated fence with two gates. The company also will fix the drainage issues by installing a perimeter drainage system.

  • Getting creative

     

    Time 2 Invent Club held its first meeting Monday, July 7, at Cartmell. Meetings will be held Mondays and Wednesdays until July 24. Students in fourth through eighth grade will come from 1-2 p.m., while students in kindergarten to third grade will come from 2-3 p.m.

  • STEAM Camp
  • Carroll receives $7,000 grant for early childhood learning

    Carroll County is one of 58 Community Early Childhood Councils in 91 counties to receive grant funding to promote school readiness for children.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday $1.2 million in funding as a part of his office’s continuing commitment to improving education and health services for Kentucky’s youngest citizens.

  • Wet Weather Weekend: Fireworks, concert postponed twice

    Rain reports for Carroll County and the surrounding areas have varied over the past few days, but one thing is for certain: It was enough to flood part of Hwy. 36 East and to cancel the Fourth of July festivities twice.

    According to the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, areas of Carroll County registered 2-4 inches of precipitation from July 1-8, while parts of Gallatin, Grant and Owen counties had up to eight inches. However, the Kentucky Mesonet only measured 2.11 inches over the same time period.

  • Wet Weather Weekend: Regatta Cup race canceled for first time in 63 years

    MADISON, Ind.—High water levels of the rain-swollen Ohio River forced the cancellation of the 2013 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup over the weekend.

    An inordinate amount of rainfall over the region kept officials of Madison Regatta, Inc., and H1 Unlimited guessing all weekend as to how soon the rising water would stabilize. Madison Regatta, Inc., is the volunteer organization that promotes the race each year. H1 Unlimited is the governing body for Unlimited hydroplane racing internationally.

  • JCTC campus in search of architects for master plan

    Kentucky’s Division of Engineering and Administration is now soliciting architects to develop the master plan for Jefferson Community and Technical College’s new Carrollton campus.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson shared the “good news” with magistrates during Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting.

  • Mad Science
  • Welcome, Race Fans!
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 3, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, July 3: Red, White and Blue day, corn hole, hillbilly golf, 10 a.m.; homemade ice cream, noon.

    Thursday, July 4: Closed for the holiday.

    Friday, July 5: Chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; tempt your taste buds, fruit, 11 a.m.

    Monday, July 8: Euchre/Rook, 9:30 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.