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Today's News

  • Six county economic task force to hire a coordinator

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    Six counties joined forces last Thursday to expand local businesses and employment.

    The judge-executives from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties have been meeting together to form the I-71 Kentucky Corridor Regional Task Force, Inc.

  • Grainger scholarship

  • Tilley named to 2012 dean’s list

     The University of Northwestern Ohio announced that John D. Tilley of Carrollton has been named to the Dean’s List for the March 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies.

    He is the son of John Scott Tilley of Carrollton and Donna Tilley of Gallatin County and grandson of John P. and Lavern Tilley of Carrollton.

  • $5 vaccination clinic set for June 16

     Three Rivers District Health Department, the Wallace Animal Clinic and Minch Animal Clinic will sponsor Rabies Vaccination Clinics on Saturday, June 16, at Carroll County Health Center, 401 Eleventh Street, in Carrollton from 4-6 p.m.

    Bring in dogs, cats, and ferrets for their annual vaccination for only $5. Other vaccinations will be available upon request for additional charge.

  • Relay for Life

     Team to hold yard sale

    Team Robbins will host a Relay For Life yard sale fundraiser June 2 in Traderbaker’s parking lot. The yard sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will continue into the afternoon, weather permitting. They will also be selling purple bows for our “Paint the Town Purple” campaign.

    Mini-Relay set June 6

  • Exhibits for Carroll County Fair to be accepted June 1

     We invite all interested Carroll County youth and adults to enter exhibits at the 2012 Carroll County Fair. Exhibits will be accepted for entry on Friday, June 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at the exhibit trailer inside the fairgrounds to the left of the entry gate. Items must be hand-crafted, homemade, or grown by the exhibitor this past year.

  • Extension 4-H post wins funds from court

    A 4-H Extension agent could be on the job in Carroll County in time for the start of the 2012-13 school year.

    That’s because Carroll County Fiscal Court approved its $10.84 million budget Friday with stop-gap funding for the position. The spending plan, which includes $46,350 for the Extension post, won approval with little discussion by magistrates.

  • Follow safety rules to protect against injury on an ATV

     Kentucky is known for its rolling hills, but these hills can pose great dangers when navigated by inexperienced all-terrain vehicle drivers. 

    Under-standing how to safely ride on hills is important for ATV drivers of all ages and experience levels.

    Realize that some hills may be too steep for safe travel, regardless of driver age and ability.

  • Marriage is not outdated; God created this institution

    I have been thinking about marriage every day for almost six weeks. Not the prospect of getting married—I have already taken the plunge and even have a ring that I wear each day to prove it. Rather, marriage has been on my mind partly because weddings and anniversaries are prevalent this time of year and partly because marriage has been the topic of my sermons in recent weeks.  

  • Session offers info on $25,000 business grant

    Downtown Carrollton business owners and entrepreneurs take note: City government is offering funds to help improve or start-up businesses in the historic district. This is the area bounded on the north by the Ohio River, on the west by the Kentucky River, on the east by the west side of Seventh Street and on the south by the north side of Sycamore Street.