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Today's News

  • CCAS requests funds to open office front

    Carroll County Animal Support presented Carroll County Fiscal Court with a proposal Friday to open an office front for their organization, possibly in downtown Carrollton.

    The group asked for $10,000 or 50 percent of their anticipated budget during the next fiscal year. Their goal is to be 80-90 percent self-sufficient within two years.

  • New onsite sewage option gets nod on first reading

    Fiscal Court held the first reading of an ordinance that would allow homeowners the option to purchase an onsite sewage disposal system if they are not able to hook up to the city sewer.

  • Construction remains slow due to issues with roofer

    Construction at Cartmell Elementary continues to be hindered by problems involving the roofer. However, Ron Murrell, an architect with RossTarrant Architects Inc., the firm that designed the renovations and serves as the Carroll County School District’s consultant, assured the board of education at its meeting Thursday that the roofer will finish the job.

  • Health department offers low-cost rabies vaccination

     Three Rivers District Health Department holds a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at the Carroll County Health Center, 401 11th St., Carrollton. It will be performed by staff from the Carroll County Animal Clinic. Dogs and cats can receive a rabies vaccine for only $5.

    Make sure your pet is in a carrier or on a leash.

    Other vaccines and supplies may be available upon request for additional fees.
    For more information, call the Carroll County Health Center at (502) 732-6641.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - May 25, 2011

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

    Wednesday, May 25: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; William Howard Taft National Historic Site Program, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, May 26: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken, Pot Luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 27: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, May 30: Closed for Memorial Day.

    Tuesday, May 31: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Nursing home week
  • McGuire family welcomes son

    Aury and Michael McGuire of Carrollton, Ky. announce the birth of their son, Dallas Michael Anthony McGuire, born March 15, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    His big sisters, Erica, 4 years old and Cloie, 2 years old helped welcome him home.

    Maternal grandparents is Angie Puckett of Carrollton and the late Michael.

    Paternal grandparents are Michelle McGuire Puckett of Carrollton.

  • CCMH awards
  • Search for meal provides great finds in pantry

    It has been very busy with working at the polls, visiting friends at the chamber golf scramble, attending a funeral, meetings and doctor appointments. There was very little time to spend grocery shopping for much needed food items.

    Of course, many of you are much busier than I am these days, and I can certainly appreciate all your hard work and efforts to put a nice meal on the table. Our busy lives do not make it easy for us to do so.

  • Pasture walk planned in Owen County

    The Eden Shale Grazing Network hosts its first pasture walk of the summer 6:30-8 p.m., June 2 at the Eden Shale Research Farm in Owen County. There is a pasture walk planned August, Septem-ber and October.

    A pasture walk is a stroll through a pasture and talking about what we see. This would be the current state of the pasture, weed pressures and what types of weeds we are seeing, insect damage and other pests plus any other management decisions that need to be made.

    Carroll County Fair