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Today's News

  • Fastenal to relocate to new building in Ghent

    Fastenal Company will be relocating its store next to TraderBakers on Hwy. 227 in Carrollton to Ghent, Ky.

    A new location will be constructed on the site of the former Ghent school, which was destroyed by arson in April. The building was completely raised last week to make room. Store manager Nick Quigley said the company’s lease for the Carrollton location had expired, so company officials decided to make the move to Ghent. The company will continue to lease the new building, being constructed by a local developer, Quigley said.

  • Nohners file suit against city, officials over violation

    The document is only 12 pages long, but the lawsuit filed in Carroll County District Court Friday, Nov. 11, packs a lot of allegations against Ghent city officials – both in their official capacity and as individuals.

    The suit was filed by Louisville attorney Michael Tigue on behalf of his clients, Gary and Cheryl Nohner – Ghent residents who were sent a zoning violation notice in September for parking their commercial tractor-trailers on property they own on Fishing Street in the city.

  • Special prosecutor named in sex abuse case

    John F. “Jay” Jones IV will have his first court date addressing sex abuse charges Dec.1, and the prosecutor will not be Commonwealth Attorney James Crawford.

    Jones, a math teacher and coach at Carroll County High School was arrested Nov.15 in front of his parents’ home on Sixth Street in Carrollton.

  • Student of the week: Logan Wardrup

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Hash because he is really fun.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    NKU or Yale

  • Lunch with Lisa
  • Adult scholarship offered in electronics technology

    The Carroll County Training Consortium will be offering a full tuition scholarship for an adult student to study in the Engineering and Electronics Technology field. This scholarship is intended to give an adult student the opportunity to attend Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton to gain the skills and education needed to obtain a position working in the high demand and high wage industrial maintenance field in our area.

  • Honoring veterans
  • Local cattlemen’s association open to new membership

    Did you know that Kentucky is the largest cattle producing state east of the Mississippi River?

    As a Common- wealth, that is something to be proud of.

    Kent-ucky is home to about 1.1 million beef cows, and ranks fifth nationally in total number of cattle farms.

    Carroll County, even though small in land size, has about 8,000 cows and calves as reported in the 2010 cattle estimate conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  • ‘Stay off the SoFAS’ this holiday season with right choices

    It’s the holiday season. If you hear, “stay off the SoFAS” during this holiday season, it doesn’t mean to stay off the sofa or get active. “SoFAS” are calories from solid fat and added sugars and is a new term used in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

  • Rotary hosts pancake breakfast