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Today's News

  • House looks at pension funding options

    Like most other states, and many local communities as well, Kentucky is facing a serious challenge when it comes to the long-term viability of our public retirement systems.

    They were more than fully funded as recently as a dozen years ago, but the country’s two recessions since then have taken a significant toll, much as they have with the retirement plans for millions of Americans.

  • Rookies rock the gym

    The Upper Little Rookies and Lower Little Rookies competed Sunday, Feb. 24, at Kathryn Winn Primary.

  • ‘Bigs’ have an impact on lives of ‘Littles’ in Carroll program

    The best advertising for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carrollton is not, surprisingly, the children. They certainly enjoy their mentoring relationships and all the activities that go with the program, but they are not the most enthusiastic voice for the magic of these friendships. It is the adult mentor, the “Big” in our vernacular, who best conveys the excitement and meaning in these relationships.

  • Served warrant leads to a second arrest

    A routine warrant service resulted in the discovery of heroin at a Worthville residence.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw and Carrollton Police Officer Ron Dickow were participating in a child support round-up special detail on Tuesday, Feb. 19, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

    Officers learned that a woman who lived near where they were working had a warrant from Gallatin County. They stopped at the home of Amy L. Fields, 33, at 275 Hwy. 467, Worthville and served her with a warrant from Gallatin County District Court.

  • Adoptions at CCAS
  • Mudathalon returns to General Butler park May 11

    General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will host its second Mudathlon Event Saturday, May, 11.

    Officials anticipate at least 2,000 participants in addition to spectators.  Mudathlon® offers an adventurous off road run that is uniquely challenging and focused on fun from start to finish. Mudathletes® will navigate a 3 mile course with 40 obstacles, including the Mud Slide®, Cargo Net Climb®, and the 100 Yard Long Mucking Mud Pit®.

  • Community Calendar | Week of March 6, 2013

    Wednesday, March 6

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, March 7

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

  • Gas leak investigated on Sixth St.
  • Christians can earn rewards as actors do at the Oscars

    The Academy Awards recognizes actors, films, music, special effects and many other categories for extraordinary achievement.

    Actors, actresses, film directors and everyone else make the effort to receive one of these coveted awards, every year they seek for a way to achieve their goal and be awarded with an Oscar.

  • KSP arrests trio after Owen County robbery

    BY MOLLY HAINES

    Landmark News Service

    Two Carroll County residents and a third individual from Northern Kentucky have been arrested in connection with the robbery of the New Liberty branch of the First Farmers Bank and Trust.

    Todd McIntyre, 42, of Ghent, was arrested Monday afternoon at Carroll County Memorial Hospital and charged with second-degree robbery, flagrant non-support and failure to appear.