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Today's News

  • CCMS drama offers a bullying message

    The Carroll County Middle School drama club tackles a familiar issue in an unfamiliar way when its hits the stage on Nov. 18 and 19. The students will present two dramas called “Lockdown” and “Thank You for Flushing My Head in the Toilet and Other Rarely Used Expressions” dealing with bullying.

  • Belcher goes the distance for cancer

    If you told someone you were going to walk 60 miles over three straight days, they may raise their eyebrows. But that is exactly what Carrollton resident Brittany Belcher and thousands of other people across the country did to raise money for breast cancer research.

  • A sign of Autumn
  • Sheriff’s Office investigating two daytime burglaries

    Two homes were burglarized during the daytime hours on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office reports that perpetrators stole jewelry from both residences.

  • Have you met ... Colston Boots

    “He’s tougher than a pine knot.”

    That’s John Boots’ assessment of his grandson, Colston, 11, who lives with his family in their Harbor Point home in Carrollton.

    Colston Boots, a sixth-grader at Carroll County Middle School, is a rising star on the dirt-bike racing circuit, competing in – and winning – competitions on tracks throughout Kentuckiana.

  • Two sought after meth lab discovered

    Area police are looking for two Carrollton residents allegedly implicated in a case involving manufacturing methamphetamine and missing children.

    Erik Dolente, 41, of Carrollton fled from police Saturday with his two children and their babysitter, Rhonda L. Chapman, 48, of Carrollton after police received a tip that methamphetamine was being manufactured at his residence. The children, Boston Dolente, 5, and Braxton Dolente, 6, have since been returned to family members, but Dolente and Chapman are still on the loose.

  • Tips for preparing home for winter

    Carroll County Emergency Management reminds you to take time now to get your home ready for the winter season by following these tips:

    1.Have your heating systems checked by a professional annually. This will ensure that your system is working safely and efficiently which, in turn, will save you money. If you heat by wood, clean your fireplace or stove. Have your chimney flues checked for any buildup of creosote and then cleaned to lessen the risk of fire.

  • Donate to the “Banks Battle Against Hunger” fundraiser

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Nov. 2, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 2: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 3: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; SHIP with Sharon Miskell, 11:45 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 4: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Monday, Nov. 7: Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Morning muffins provided by New Horizons Assisted Living Facility, 10 a.m.

  • Butler hosts dinner theater Nov. 12

    General Butler State Resort Park will present a dinner theater production featuring singer, entertainer and impressionist Kevin Adams on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Adams has been entertaining for more than 20 years and can do more than 100 voices and impressions including Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson, Sonny and Cher, and many more.