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Today's News

  • Company faces steep fines for bridge delay

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is levying fines against Judy Construction of Cynthiana, Ky., the firm in charge of the bridge-replacement project at Locust Creek on Hwy. 36.

    According to Judy’s contract with District 6, Hwy. 36 was supposed to be reopened to traffic by Saturday, June 8, and the entire project was to be completed by June 30.

  • CCCDC hires former NKY Main Street manager

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Community Development Corporation (CCCDC) has a new executive director. Bob Yoder took the position on Monday, June 3.

    Yoder’s previous experience includes work with Northern Kentucky Community Action, renaissance coordinator for the City of Erlanger and Main Street manager for the City of Newport.

  • Trolley plan presented to council

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have a way to bring senior citizens to community events? Or provide a mode of transportation for those who need a ride to the grocery? Or to bring visitors from General Butler State Resort Park into the heart of downtown Carrollton?

    According to the Carroll County trolley committee, the way to do all that and more is to purchase a trolley.

    Chairman Deborah Garrett presented the idea to Carrollton City Council on Monday, June 10.

  • It’s fair time
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 5, 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 5: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; meth presentation with Carrollton Police Department, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, June 6: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 5, 2013

    The Summer Reading program is underway at Carroll County Public Library. There are fun activities and programs for all ages. Visit the library’s Facebook page for information about activities or call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, June 5:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10 a.m. until noon; grandparents day, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; hairdryer/crayon art, teens, middle and high school ages, 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Troopers set golf scramble

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 will host the 2013 Trooper Island Golf Scramble June 12 at the Henry County Country Club in New Castle. Trooper Island is a non-profit organization that operates solely on private contributions.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the scramble will begin at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. It includes green fees, cart and lunch. The fee also includes a chance to win a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro.

  • Local troopers honored during KSP banquet
  • Relay for Life events | June 5, 2013

    Team plans hot dog lunch

    The Green Valley Crusaders’ will host a bake sale and lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 14 at Green Valley Nursing Home, 1206 11th Street. The lunch will consist of hot dog or coney, chips and drink for $5.  The Green Valley team’s proceeds benefit Carroll County Relay for Life.

    Team Robbins sets yard sale

  • Relay for Life donation | June 5, 2013