Today's News

  • Local barrel racing champ to defend title

    When children get involved in an activity, many times, their parents get roped in as well. Carroll County’s John Perkins was one such parent. What he did not expect was to come off the sidelines and jump in himself.

  • Moore to retire from CCCDC

    Often, family events lead us to make major changes in our lives.

    For Joan Moore, the impending birth of her first grandchild is the catalyst for her decision to retire as executive director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation – a position she has held nearly five years.

    “That’s the driving factor,” Moore said Monday of her grandson, Owen Michaels Daugherty, who is soon to be born to her son, Eric, and his wife, Amy, in Atlanta, Ga. “It will be nice to be able to go visit when I want to.”

  • Construction on I-71 to begin Oct. 5

    Motorists planning to travel Interstate 71 beware — road work on the highway gets underway Friday and could slow travel, especially on nights and weekends.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday that crews will begin the $11.6 million project Oct. 5 in the evening hours. To minimize disruption of business travel, he said, the work will be performed at night and on weekends. He expects the evening work could begin around 7 p.m.

  • Police check on registered sex offenders

    Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a check on 45 of the 48 registered sex offenders in Carroll County on Thursday, Sept. 27. The other three listed on the registry live in Indiana. Three arrests were made and two citations were issued.

  • Carroll County sex offender list

    James Allen Abercrombie, 62, 110 Hwy. 467, Worthville, Ky; compliant; move in from Indiana, original conviction for child molestation, age 14.

    Rod Matthew Adams, 28, 1499 Wrights Ridge Rd., Milton, Ky; compliant; convicted of third degree rape of 15-year-old victim.

    William Baker, 54, 1006 Fifth St., Carrollton, Ky.; compliant; convicted of two counts sodomy with 9-year-old victim.

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  • Retired teachers elect officers, set committees

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Sept. 21 at Pat’s Place. Lunch was catered by Donna Parish, who prepared the meal and the fall decor for the tables.

    Cassandra McBurney, president of CCRTA, called the meeting to order. First, the club recognized new retiree  Debbie Cull. She talked about where she taught and for how many years. CCRTA presented her with a Kentucky Retired Teachers Association pin.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 26, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Sept. 26, Food facts with Amy, 11:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 27: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 28: Lunch out, (you decide), Our Best or Town & Country Restaurant, 10:30 a.m.

  • Ghent seeks help with naming park

    The City of Ghent is asking for help with naming the new park in Ghent. The park and boat ramp is located near Davis Street. The property was donated to the city by Clayton and Ellise Arney July 27, 1984. Call the city office (502) 347-9706 or mail to P.O. Box 333, Ghent, Ky. 41045 or fax to (502) 347-9393.

  • Relatives Raising Relatives support group meets Oct. 4

    Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Carroll County Extension Office from 6-7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Passport.

    Nearly 70,000 children in Kentucky are living in households headed by grandparents or another relative. Relatives Raising Relatives is a support group that meets on a regular basis and will provide individuals with an opportunity to ask questions, learn about great resources in the community and to meet other caregivers like yourself.