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Today's News

  • City, county laws are in place on pets to protect residents

    At the start of summer, everyone wants to be outside enjoying the warm weather, nature and the beautiful surroundings that we have in our county. Sometimes that enjoyment is hampered by others’ actions.

    It seems as though my office and the office of the county judge-executive have been inundated with complaints about dogs. The complaints have included dogs running loose, people having too many dogs and allowing vicious dogs to run loose. As such, I decided to write this month’s column to clarify the various laws dealing with dogs that we should all live by.

  • Arts foundation hosts ‘progressive dinner’ featuring music and arts

    The Carroll County Arts Foundation, Port William Historical Society, and the Carroll County Public Library are hosting an event we hope catches on and becomes an annual tradition. 

  • Special Olympics | June 12, 2013

    Summer Games 2013 for Special Olympics Kentucky was held at Eastern Kentucky University May 31- June 2. The following are the results: 

  • 2013 Baseball Banquet

    Varsity letter for first year of varsity: Boo Donahue, Justin Ray, Alex Burns, Brandon Stewart and A.J. Dixon    

    Senior Plaques: Dillon Craig, Trey Boles, Derrick Nickell, Brad Robbins, Chase Osborne and Zach Beckham

    Team Captains: Dillon Craig and Trey Boles

    Coaches Award: Alex Burns, Will Wallace, Austin Dunn and Zach Beckham

    Rookie of the year: Justin Ray

    Cy Young for top pitcher:  Zakk Hicks

    Gold Glove: Brandon Stewart

    Highest batting average:  Justin Ray

  • Dozier named new president, CEO at KDH

    King’s Daughters’ Health has named Carol Dozier as its new president and chief  executive officer. Dozier will succeed Roger J. Allman, who is retiring as CEO on June 21 after 20 years leading the hospital.

  • Farewell set for Father Davy

     St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church invites the community to join in saying thank you and farewell to Father Kavungal Davy from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, June 23. in the parish hall. Everyone is welcome.

  • Rabies clinic is Saturday

    Three Rivers District Health Department and Wallace Veterinary Clinic will hold a  rabies vaccination clinic, Saturday, June 15, from 4-6 p.m. at Carroll County Health Center, 401 11th Street in Carrollton.

    The cost is $5 per animal.

    Other vaccinations and services may be available upon request for additional charges.

  • Employee Award | June 12, 2013
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 12, 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, June 12: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, June 13: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, June 14: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Father’s Day recognition (lunch at General Butler), 11:30 a.m.; ice cream bars, noon.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of June 12, 2013

    Wednesday, June 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; seminar series, “Ideas that Changed the World”, the Rev. Dr. Chris White, will focus on the more prominent, ancient religious ideas that shaped (and still shape) human life and decisions, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Stories and Crafts, age 6-11 years old, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.