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Today's News

  • State Treasurer warns public to be aware of treasure scammers

    State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach is informing the public that several business firms are using the “Freedom of Information Act” to obtain unclaimed property owner information in order to “sell” individuals an unclaimed property search. 

  • Readers on vacation | July 17, 2013
  • Library offers free music that’s perfectly legal

    It seems like technology gets the best of us sometimes. The pace that things change and evolve seems to match the speed of light. While we all heard of the theory of relativity and the formula, E=MC2 do we really know what that means? Sometimes technology has that feeling. Libraries have to try to be on the front lines of technology and anticipate what and how our communities will embrace it.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 17, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, July 17: Diabetic shoes presentation with Michael, 10:15 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, July 18: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 19: Senior breakfast Bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; tempt your taste buds, Gazpacho, 11 a.m.; dancing and dinner in Madison, Ind., 3:30 p.m.

  • Yellow Jackets sign-ups | July 17, 2013

    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets football will have sign ups from 6-7 p.m. July 18, 23 and 25 at the county park for any child ages 5-11 (child must not turn 12 before Dec. 1). For more info contact Scott Rose, (502) 525-7885; Terry Cauley, (502) 523-6856; or George Hicks, (502) 525-5629.

  • Cross Country Meeting | July 17, 2013

    Carroll County High School cross country meeting is at 6 p.m., July 22, in the high school gym. The meeting is open to both parents and student-athletes. The new head coach will be introduced at the meeting.

    The first practice will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. July 23 at General Butler State Park. Student-athletes must bring a copy of their current physicals. Practice also will be held at the same time and place July 25.

  • Beat the heat
  • Zack names Ziva the Zebra

    A Carrollton native earned the privilege of naming the first female Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal born at the Louisville Zoo in 13 years. Zack Vannarsdall named her Ziva, after a character on one of his favorite television shows, “NCIS.”

  • High river level, current pushes back first demo of Milton-Madison Bridge

    Due to predicted high water levels and a swift current on the Ohio River, demolition of the first section of the old Milton-Madison Bridge has been moved to next week. The blast of the 700-foot span is now scheduled for 9 a.m., Monday, July 22.

    The blast originally was scheduled for Wednesday, July 17. The demolition process will be dependent upon weather and river conditions.

  • 1-year-old dies in family pool Sunday

    A Carroll County toddler drowned Sunday in a family swimming pool, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Preliminary investigation shows that the child, Avaleen Price, had been laid down for a nap by her mother. While the mother was on the front porch, the child was able to make her way outside the home and was found unresponsive in the swimming pool, according to KSP.

    She was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. No foul play is suspected.