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Today's News

  • Conway: City violated state's open records law

    Kentucky’s attorney general issued a  decision May 23 stating that the city of Carrollton violated the state’s Open Records Act on a request for information regarding properties on Polk Street.

    The decision, issued by Attorney General Jack Conway and Assistant Attorney General Amye L. Bensenhaver, states that the city violated the open-records law by failing to properly respond to a records request from Salome Frances Spenneburg Kist.

  • Perception vs. reality

    Raw data from an area shopping survey conducted last month by Northern Kentucky Area Development District provides a glimpse into what area residents would like to see in the historic downtown section of Carrollton’s business district.

    The historic district, defined by the Carrollton Main Street Program, includes the area from Prestonville bridge east to Seventh Street and from the Ohio River south to Sycamore Street.

  • City cleanup a success

    Mayor Gene McMurry said the city cleanup day with Rumpke Saturday was successful; however there was not as big of a turnout as he had hoped. About 25-30 residents participated in the cleanup, and two people called needing assistance getting their items to the curb. McMurry said the cleanup was successful enough that he wants to host the event again next year.

  • NKADD pleased with survey participation

    Carrollton Main Street Program manager Sam Burgess presented city council with the raw data from the Northern Kentucky Area Development District’s shopping preferences survey at Monday night’s meeting. He said NKADD will refine the information and make a presentation before council with their findings. The survey will be one chapter in the marketing analysis.

  • Greenbaum Associates selected for inspection, testing at RV park

    Carrollton City Council received three proposals for an inspection and materials testing for the Two Rivers RV park. They chose Greenbaum Associates Inc. out of Louisville. The cost is $12,050 and will include the testing of 10 asphalt cores for bulk density and thickness as well as special inspections and materials testing including compaction testing for soil, dense graded aggregate, asphalt and concrete testing, according to their written proposal.

  • Greenbaum Associates selected for inspection, testing at RV park

    Carrollton City Council received three proposals for an inspection and materials testing for the Two Rivers RV park. They chose Greenbaum Associates Inc. out of Louisville. The cost is $12,050 and will include the testing of 10 asphalt cores for bulk density and thickness as well as special inspections and materials testing including compaction testing for soil, dense graded aggregate, asphalt and concrete testing, according to their written proposal.

  • County FSA board nominations due by June 15

    Nominations for Farm Service Agency county committees will open on Wednesday, June 15, Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer has announced.

    Nominations must be postmarked or received in a local U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center by Aug. 1. FSA will mail ballots to eligible voters on Nov. 4. Ballots will be due back to the county office by Dec. 5. Newly elected committee members and alternates will take office Jan. 2, 2012.

  • 4-Hers qualify for state fair

    4-H winners at the Carroll County were Jessica Foster with three art entries, Haley Hendrick with two photography entries, Tristan Louden with five entries in the crafts area and Haley Tharp with a ceramics and weaving project.

    All of these youth will be going to the Kentucky State Fair with their entries. Haley Tharp also had a sewing entry, but did not qualify for state.

    In the livestock section, it was a very hot evening and our beef kids had a state show this past weekend so they decided not to come out with the heat.

  • Extension homemakers to take part in Relay for Life, screening

    Carroll County Extension Homemakers will be participating in the 2011 Relay for Life this coming Friday at the Carroll County Fairgrounds with a Homemakers tent.  President Gloria Lindsay has made a special cancer lap quilt to be raffled off with money donated to the Carroll County Relay for Life.

    The Home-makers will be there from 6 p.m. (7 p.m. is opening ceremony) until after the luminaria ceremony to draw for the lap quilt.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of June 15, 2011

    Wednesday, June 15

    The Lighthouse, 21st Century Community Learning Center, Carroll County Middle School 408 Fifth St. in Carrollton accepts registration for Summer Camp, June 20-24 for ages, next school year’s third grades to eighth grades. Cost is $85 for one student, $145 for two siblings and $200 for three siblings. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included. Transportation is not provided. For information, call (502) 732-6834