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Today's News

  • First reading approved for smoke-free city buildings

    Anyone using tobacco products in buildings owned or maintained by the city may soon be asked to ‘take it outside.’

    Carrollton City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance making all buildings owned or maintained by the city tobacco-free environments. Use of tobacco products inside of the buildings will be prohibited. The second reading of the ordinance will be held at the next council meeting on Aug. 8.

  • County 4-H shooter top scorer in Bluegrass Games Shoot

    On July 10th, three Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports Club members, Dustin Rosenbaum, Elizabeth Mouzakitis and Lauren Wright,participated in the 2011 Kentucky Bluegrass Games Shooting Sports at the Anderson County Sportsman Club in Lawrenceburg, Ky.  The Bluegrass Games is an annual event similar to the Olympics, open to citizens of Kentucky of all ages with athletic events in a large variety of sports.  The events usually have classifications based on age and/or athletic abilities.

  • Marsh graduates from Ringmen’s Institute
  • Family Scholar House celebrates its largest class of graduates

    On May 25, Family Scholar House welcomed nearly 100 of the programs closest supporters to help celebrate the newest group of successful graduates at the Gladys and Lewis “Sonny” Bass Louisville Scholar House Campus and Academic Services Center.

  • Shovlin graduates from Sullivan University

    Sara Shovlin of Carrollton graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2011 with a Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

    Sullivan University is Kentucky’s largest private College or University with campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox. Sullivan University awards certificates, diplomas, associates, bachelors, and masters and doctoral degrees.

  • School board tackles drainage issues at Cartmell during early morning meeting

    Taking an upclose look at the water ponding issues at the nearly completed Cartmell Elementary School, Carroll County Board of Education met in an early morning session on site Thursday.

    Solving three separate water ponding problems were the only issues up for discussion as the board gathered information and considered options proposed by general contractor RossTarrant Architects.

    Superintendent Lisa James called the 8 a.m. meeting “to make sure everyone hears the same information.  No action will be taken, this is just to gather information.”

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of July 20, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20

    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.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, July 21

  • Church news - July 20, 2011

    Apostolic church holds yard sale July 21-22

    Inside yard sale at First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 beginning at 8 a.m. Brand name clothes, shoes and lots of miscellaneous items.

    Sanders church holds monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. The congregation invites the public to attend.

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carroll County: Why we do what we do

    Plans are under way for our second walkathon, 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 24 at county park to support the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carrollton. Our second full school year is nearly upon us, and we look forward to the new mentoring friendships on the way.

    During our most recent planning meeting, a handful of board members started talking about why we serve as mentors and leaders in this effort to bring more quality adults into the lives of children. We came up with 10 solid reasons. Maybe they will influence you to come alongside us in this effort.

  • Carroll County Public Library - July 20, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH Book Group, “What Happened to Good-bye?” 4 p.m.

    Thursday, July 21: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Arts/Crafts and Cultures for Children, ages 6-11; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; family discussion, “Around the World in 80 Days,” 6 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 22: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; game tournament, third day of 3, 1-4 p.m.