Today's News

  • Jeffrey shares message on PTS for veterans, their families

    By Tracy Harris

    Landmark News Service

    Mike Jeffrey has one foot in America and the other in Iraq — and never knows which is bearing more weight.

    Jeffrey, a Rineyville resident, spoke to about 85 people at the seventh annual Veterans’ Recognition Event at the John W. Black Community Center Aug. 9.

    This year the event focused on post-traumatic stress, a chronic condition that affects anyone who has suffered a traumatic event, including civilians.

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  • KentuckyOne Health cancels contract with Medicaid provider Coventry Cares

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears

     Lexington Herald-Leader

    Kentucky’s largest health care system on Thursday said it is terminating contracts at all its facilities with Medicaid managed care provider Coventry Cares.

  • Kentucky’s deer season to open Sept. 1

    When Kentucky’s 2012-2013 deer season opens with the beginning of archery hunting Sat., Sept. 1, there will be plenty of reasons for hunters to be optimistic.

    Last deer season was arguably the state’s best ever.

    Kentucky hunters also posted the fourth best overall harvest with 119,656 deer, the highest total since the 2008-09 season. In 96 of Kentucky’s 120 counties, hunters bagged more deer than in the 2010-2011 deer season.

  • Promotion - Aug. 29, 2012
  • Sports briefs | Aug. 29, 2012

    Carroll soccer falls 3-2 to Shelby

    The boys soccer team rallied to tie after being down two goals, but was robbed of a win or a tie by a controversial referee call, losing 3-2 to Shelby County Aug. 21.

    Head coach Ben Crutcher said he was not focused on this game going in because it would be his team’s fourth game in four days. He could tell from the start that his team was tired. It also was undermanned, with three starters out with illness or injury.

  • Cooking safety during Labor Day Festivities

    Carrollton Fire Prevention Office

    Labor Day is Monday and we all know what that means: summer as we know it is over. School has started back and with it the normal routine of sport’s practices, recitals, and other after school activities. For most, Monday is their last chance to have one more summer party grilling out with friends and family, and socializing over a game of corn hole. 

  • Carrollton Woman’s Club meets with district governors

    On Aug. 7 at 7 p.m., Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street, 11 women and two guests were in attendance.

    The club was honored to have past Gov. Karen Moreland who is the current conservation chairman of Fifth District and Vice Gov. Beverly Pilgram from Northern Kentucky’s Betty Carter Morgan Club.

  • Horse adoption event set

    Wild horse and burro adoption is coming to Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Sept. 14-15, at the Ohio Horse Park, 400 Bobcat Lane. Friday will be a preview from 2-7 p.m. and Saturday adoption from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for more information call (866) 468-7826 or blm.govfacebook.com/BLMWildHorseAndBurro.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Aug. 29, 2012

    Wednesday, Aug. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    The Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day.