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Today's News

  • Second blast delayed at Milton-Madison Bridge

    The demolition of a second section of the old U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge will be demolished at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1.

    That decision came Tuesday afternoon after officials called it off indefinitely but then decided to proceed with it on Thursday, instead of on Wednesday as originally planned.

  • Alternates will help control CCMS project costs

    Carroll County Board of Education moved a step forward in its renovation and expansion plans for Carroll County Middle School with its approval of the design development documents.

    John Gilbert of RossTarrant Architects presented the board with cost estimates showing the project could exceed $9 million if all renovations in the plans are to be completed. Budget for the project is $7.625 million.

  • Auditor finds more issues in ‘09, ‘11 for P’ville

    Results from the city of Prestonville’s fiscal year 2009 and 2011 audit reports found similar issues to the recently-completed 2008 fiscal year audit, most of which have since been rectified. However there were still a couple of new discrepancies found.

    Ed Lentz of Ross and Company, PLLC of Louisville conducted all three audits.

  • 4-H camp | July 29, 2013

     

     Carroll County Extension 4-H agent Joyce Doyle took 58 campers, six junior counselors and five adult counselors to North Central 4-H camp in Carlisle, Ky., July 15-19. Carroll County camps with Bracken, Grant, Harrison, Pendleton and Robertson counties. More photos will be in the July 31 issue.

  • UK, U of L to launch joint MBA degree program for executives

    By Linda B. Blackford

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    The University of Kentucky and University of Louisville are working to develop a joint masters degree in business administration for executives.

    The 17-month program would be aimed at preparing mid-level executives for senior leadership, said David Blackwell, dean of UK’s Gatton School of Business and Charles Moyer, dean of U of L’s College of Business. The plan was announced Monday at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Business Summit in Louisville.

  • State closes fiscal year with $70 million surplus

    Kentucky Press News Service

     

    FRANKFORT – Thanks to slowed spending by cash-strapped state agencies, as well as a small bump in General Fund revenues, state Budget Director Jane Driskell announced Friday, July 19, that Kentucky state government closed the 2012-13 fiscal year with a General Fund surplus of $70.6 million.

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  • State food prices fall, led by ice cream

    By Janet Patton

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Food prices in Kentucky in all six food groups fell in the second quarter, according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey.

    It was the first across-the-board decline in more than five years, according to Farm Bureau. The average of $112.70 for 40 basic grocery items was the lowest total since 2010.

    Prices fell $3.57, or 3.1 percenta, from the same list in the first quarter of the year, and they were down 0.3 percent from the second quarter of 2012.

  • Intern shares passion for music, worshipping God

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    Relevant Church’s summer intern has a passion for music. Though his family is musically inclined, Tom Casselman was never very active in music until his freshman year of high school. He never thought he would go to Bible College, either.

    Now, he leads the congregation of Relevant Church in services twice weekly, playing the piano for the service and leading the members in singing hymns.