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Today's News

  • New weekend event features activities for bikers

    Sometimes bad weather can be a good thing.

    Terrible weather the last couple of years for the annual Shop With A Cop Motorcycle Poker Run prompted organizer Ron “Jonesy” Jones and others to seek a new date for the fall event. The move sparked the idea to expand the event into a three-day festival. The Three Rivers Motorcycle Festival will be held Friday, May 23-Sunday, May 25, at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

  • Work on locks will reopen Ky. River to traffic

    If the good Lord is willin’ and the river don’t rise, Locks 1 and 2 on the Kentucky River could be open before the end of October, when the locks close to recreational boaters for the winter.

    David Hamilton, engineer for the Kentucky River Authority, said Tuesday that work to rehabilitate the steel lock gates on Lock 1 at Carrollton and Lock 2 at Lockport should begin the first week of June.

    Mac Construction of New Albany, Ind., was hired for the project, estimated at about $3.3 million for both projects, Hamilton said.

  • CAC celebrates graduation
  • Dedication for memorial to fallen conservation officers set for May 17

    Officials will dedicate a memorial to Kentucky’s fallen conservation officers during a ceremony set for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17.

    The memorial is located on the campus of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Frankfort.

    The memorial, a project of the Kentucky Conservation Officers’ Association, honors the six Kentucky conservation officers killed in the line of duty since 1918.

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  • Cooperative Extension celebrates 100-year anniversary

    Happy 100th Birthday, Extension!

    Today is a very important milestone. On this day, 100 years ago, the Smith-Lever Act was signed, establishing the Cooperative Extension Service.

    Before the Smith-Lever Act, there were three important acts that paved the way for the purpose of the Extension Service.

  • Celebrates Extension’s 100-year anniversary at open house today

    The Smith-Lever Act creating Cooperative Extension nationwide was signed on May 8, 1914. Today, 100 years later, we will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Cooperative Extension Service.  Throughout Kentucky, extension offices will be celebrating 100 years of helping people change their lives for the better. 

  • Study to encouraging college enrollment

    It will take some time to gather the information, but one of this year’s new laws has the potential to play a significant role when it comes to helping college students decide which career to pursue.

  • County Attorney: Consider taking time to prepare a will

    I often get asked by clients, friends and family members why they need a will. Some people ask the question because they do not have a lot of money or property. Others inquire because they reason that their spouse will just get everything when they die. Then there are those who just think they are young and have plenty of time to think about those things another day. I would like to give you my top five reasons (in no particular order) that you should consider speaking with an attorney about preparing a will:

    Reason No. 1: You love your spouse

  • Girls volleyball camp

    Carroll County High School volleyball will host a youth volleyball camp from 1-4 p.m., June 18-20, in the high school gym. Girls entering grades third through eighth are welcome.