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Today's News

  • Bye Bye Bridge
  • Fremin leaves grants, PR to head ‘back to school’

    After nine years as the first Carroll County Schools director of public relations and grant writer, Jeff Fremin is returning to his roots. Starting in August, he will be the new Carroll County Middle School instructional coach, returning to the school for the fourth time in his career.

  • State police investigating P’ville audit

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    Findings from a city of Prestonville audit conducted by Ross and Co., PPLC, for the 2007-08 fiscal year have been turned over the Kentucky State Police for further investigation after auditor Ed Lentz marked some it as suspicious.

    Lentz presented a summary of the audit during the July 15 Prestonville Commission meeting. Afterwards, Lentz told the commission, “I would certainly consider law enforcement look at some of these items.”

  • KSP report finds ‘operator error’ cause of bus incident

    After a lengthy investigation, Kentucky State Police have determined that the cause of the Oct. 29, 2012, incident involving a Carroll County Head Start school bus driven by Laura Reed was “operator error with the main error being overcorrecting/over steering.”

  • Carroll Faces | July 17, 2013
  • Education News | July 17, 2013

    Clifton graduates magna cum laude

    Cody Clifton, formerly of Carrollton, graduated magna cum laude from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in art.

    Clifton is the son of Perry and Donna Clifton of Carrollton and the grandson of George and Eva Ingram of Carrollton and the late Leslie and Shirley Clifton.

     

    Two local students graduate from EKU

  • KU offers tips to help beat the heat, save energy in sustained heat waves

    As temperatures continue to rise across the Commonwealth, so can customers’ energy use.

    Although Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric Company’s power system continues to successfully meet customers’ increased energy demand, the companies encourage customers to take simple energy efficiency steps to help lower energy consumption during a heat wave.

  • Stuck!
  • Fiscal Court Briefs | July 17, 2013

    County to apply for spay, neuter grant

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to apply for a state spay/neuter grant at its July 9 meeting. Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said $150,000 is available statewide. The county has applied in the past and worked with Carroll County Animal Support to operate the local program. Tomlinson asked Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Robert Yoder to handle the grant application that was due July 15.

    Trails project to begin

  • Be aware of potential scams

    For those of us who recall what it was like to have dinner regularly interrupted by unwanted telemarketers, late last month was a special time. It marked the 10th anniversary of the National Do Not Call Registry.

    The program, not surprisingly, was an immediate hit, with 50 million phone numbers added in the first three months alone. Now, there are more than 221 million phone numbers on file, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).