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Today's News

  • 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.

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  • 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). 

  • Chamber picnic successful, more events upcoming

    Business networking and building professional relationships is what the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is all about.

    Last week, the Chamber had a wonderful Member Appreciation Picnic at the beautiful Camp Kysoc.  Chamber members in attendance enjoyed great food, games and fellowship with fellow members.

    Thank you to the Carroll County Detention Center for doing an excellent job with the food. Thank you to the local businesses and organizations for their donations for the drawing.

  • Open testing set for Kentucky Speedway

    The Sept. 20 ZLOOP 150 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event will mark the tour’s 20th Kentucky Speedway appearance since making its debut on the venue’s 1.5-mile tri-oval in 2000.

    The series will prepare for its Bluegrass State return — it’s been since 2009 — with an open test Thursday, July 18 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with an hour break for lunch at noon. Media are welcome to attend the session.

  • Farm bill amendment will allow hemp research

    By Lisa King

    Landmark News Service

    Agriculture officials say they are pleased with newly passed legislation that will allow colleges and universities to grow hemp for research purposes in states where hemp production is allowed by state law.

    The measure was an amendment to the farm bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.