Today's News

  • Water leak floods areas of JCTC campus in Carrollton

    A water leak discovered Monday morning at the Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus on Main Street caused a few headaches but no apparent major damage to the three-story building at the corner of Fourth and Main streets.

  • Finally Open!

    Those who have had to make the trek between Carrollton and Milton regularly using the Locust Road-Fairview Heights-Hunters Heights detour likely rejoiced Saturday, Aug. 24, when they discovered the new Locust Creek Bridge on Hwy. 36 West finally was reopened to traffic.

    The road had been closed since March 11. According to the contract between Judy Construction of Cynthiana and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6, the bridge was to reopen June 8 and the entire project was to be completed by June 30.

  • Summer credit recovery a success, district wins grant

    Students took advantage of an opportunity to earn credits over the summer at the Center for Accelerated Learning, the site of the recent Carroll County Board of Education meeting Thursday, Aug. 22.

    “Mr. (Jeffery) Root has taken this ball and run with it,” Superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., said. “He has done an exceptional job of getting this off the ground.”

  • Residents unite to battle drug problem

    It is common knowledge that Carroll County has a drug problem. Now, local citizens are joining together to become a part of the solution.

    More than 80 people – including members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County EMS – gathered Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Point Park to share how drugs have affected their lives and to brainstorm ideas on how to address the issue. The next meeting is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Point Park.

  • Community effort key to winning drug war

    The city of Carrollton is supportive of the efforts by the police, court system and community in the fight against the local drug problem, but “we are not the ones who can do anything about it,” Mayor Gene McMurry said at the Monday council meeting.

  • Sports Calendar | Aug. 21, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 21

    CCHS girls soccer vs. Covington Latin, varisty at 6 p.m., JV at 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22

    CCHS volleyball vs. Lloyd Memorial, varsity only at 7:30 p.m.

    CCHS boys soccer vs. Garrad County, varsity only at 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 23

    CCHS football vs. Pendleton County at Sharp Middle School, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 24

    CCHS cross country at Covington Holmes,
    9 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 26

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Aug. 21, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 21

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    American Legion bingo is held every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22

  • Monthly hymn sing set for Sanders | Aug. 21, 2013

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • 4-Hers take part in state fair, earning honors for the county

    What a busy two weeks at the Kentucky State Fair.  Carroll County has already entered our 4-H exhibits, participated in the 4-H talent show and will be showing beef and swine in the livestock shows and competing in the Sewing Skill-a-thon later this week.

  • Worshipping or worrying?

    Genesis 8:20-21 says: “Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart, ‘Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures as I have done.’”