Today's News

  • It is everyone’s
 responsibility to keep the community safe

    Fans of “The Andy Griffith Show” often point to the episode “Citizens Arrest” as a favorite. Residents may not be making a citizen’s arrest with a new Kentucky State Police initiative, but they can help curb crime.

    A new text-tip line will allow the public to send confidential tips via cellphones.

    Here’s how it works: A cellphone user with the ability to text can dial 67283, then type KSPTIP in the message field, then leave a space before entering information about a crime or a suspect.

  • Gun falls from woman’s purse, discharges

    Customers having lunch at the Carrollton McDonald’s received quite a shock last week after a handgun fell from an Ohio woman’s purse and discharged inside the restaurant.

    Carroll County Central Dispatch received a call at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, reporting that a woman fired a gun into the building at McDonald’s, according to a news release from Carrollton Police Department.

  • Lacefield named to Ghent P&Z

    The Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission appointed a new member during a brief special meeting Monday night at City Hall.

    Aaron Lacefield, owner of McCool’s Tavern on Main Cross Street, was nominated and approved by a 5-0 vote.

    “As a new businessman in town, he will be an asset to us,” said commission Chairman Karen Browning.

  • Society celebrates ‘heritage’ Saturday

    Heritage Day is this Saturday on the front lawn of the Masterson House, and Port William Historical Society President Ben Collett said it will be bigger and better than ever, with more activities, vendors and period demonstrations.

    The ultimate goal is for the event to be more of a community fall festival, Collett said Tuesday, and to become one of the organization’s major annual fund-raisers.

  • Showing off their Skills

    Leadership training was the main focus this week of the statewide SkillsUSA conference at General Butler State Resort Park, but community service was the centerpiece of the three-day event.

    On Monday, more than 100 students from around Kentucky, including many from Carroll and Trimble counties, arrived early Monday to work on several projects to beautify the various areas of the park.

  • Juveniles may face charges for prank call to county 911

    Two boys who made a prank call to Carroll County 911 last week could face a felony charge. The boys reported that a 16-year-old girl had been shot in English, but the call was false.

  • Registration set for parks and recreation basketball


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    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will hold registration for its 2012 basketball season Oct. 8 through Oct. 19 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.on the third flood for the courthouse at 440 Main St. in downtown Carrollton.

  • Carroll County School Lunch Menu

     Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal. Papa John’s is back, Cartmell on Oct. 23, middle school Oct. 16 and high school, Oct. 2.

  • Carroll County Public Library: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

     Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

     The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    • Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 11: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.
    • Friday, Oct. 12: Trivia with Amy, 11 a.m.
    • Monday, Oct. 15:Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 16: Gentiva bingo 10 a.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.