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Today's News

  • Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash to be held March 2

    The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns to Kathryn Winn Primary 10 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday. The eighth annual community literacy fair will be held in the school gymnasium, cafeteria and library/media center on the actual birthday of the beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, who was born 109 year ago on March 2.

    The event, which involves more than 20 community groups, offers a variety of literacy-based activities for young children and is sponsored this year by the Carroll County Early Childhood Council.

  • Bid awarded for CFD equipment

    Carrollton City Council awarded the bid for a new Cascade and Compressor system for the Carrollton Fire Department at its meeting Monday, Feb. 25. The system is used to fill air cylinders used by the firefighters when they enter smoke-filled buildings.

    Breathing Air Systems from Reynoldsburg, Ohio, was chosen with a bid of $40,986 with trade, meaning the fire department would trade-in its current cascade system to the company.

    The equipment will be paid for through a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant the department recently received.

  • Bills make their way through legislature

    Early last month, just a few days into the 2013 Regular Session, Gov. Steve Beshear and numerous state legislators from both parties gathered in support of a major building initiative for many of our public four-year universities.

  • Health, safety fair planned for March

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is proud to be a community partner with the Carroll County Health and Safety Partnership. This partnership is made up of various community leaders that make it a priority in their personal and work life to ensure that Carroll County leads a healthy and safe lifestyle. This group meets monthly at the Carroll County Health Department and organizes different events throughout the year.

    A great event Champions is honored to help sponsor is the Health and Safety Fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • Farm Service Agency sign-ups underway for area farm owners

    Your local Carroll-Gallatin-Trimble County Farm Service Agency office has the following announcements:

    • The Direct and Counter Cyclical Payment Program (DCP/ grain base) has been extended for another year. Signups started on Feb. 19 and will end on Aug. 2.

    • Farm owners, if you have changed or added new producers for 2013, please notify the FSA office at (502) 732-6931 or stop by the office at 1800 Highland Avenue in Carrollton.

  • Sewing expo offers classes, programs for all skill levels

    The It’s Sew Fine for Home and Family Sewing Expo will be held April 1-17 in Carroll-ton at General Butler State Resort Park.

    More than 20 classes are available for the beginning, intermediate and advanced sewer.

    Nationally acclaimed quilt historian and documentarian Shelly Zegart will be the keynote speaker. She will share her passion for the history of quilting and insight into why quilts have been and continue to be at the center of Kentucky and American culture.

  • Boles named Player of Week for second time

    Trey Boles was named the North Central Kentucky Boys Basketball Conference Player of the week for Feb. 11-16. 

    He averaged 21 points a game, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists while shooting 87 percent from the free throw line and 76 percent from the field.

    This is the second time that Boles has been named conference player of the week.

    The North Central Kentucky Conference is made up of Gallatin County, Trimble County, Owen County, Williamstown, Walton, Henry County and Carroll County.  

  • All-Conference honors for Boles, Gibson

    Carroll County’s Trey Boles and Dallas Gibson were named to the North Central Kentucky All Conference Boys Basketball Team for 2012-2013 Season. 

    The following also were named to the All-Conference team: Christian Morgan, Gallatin County; Derek Jeffries, Henry County; Austin Young, Henry County; Zach Ripy, Owen County; Justin Shelton, Owen County; Carson Williams, Owen County; Evan Long, Trimble County; Grant Moeves, Walton-Verona; Tanner Moeves, Walton-Verona; and David Jump, Williamstown.

  • Who is the next Pope?

    The announcement Pope Benedict XVI made on Feb. 11 stunned the whole world and it’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

    He declared: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.” This week is the last week for Pope Benedict in his spiritual leadership as the Pope. He is planning to spend the rest of his life in prayer, studies and personal reflections.

  • Hymn Sing to be held at church in Milton

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. March 7  at the Milton United Methodist Church. The monthly hymn sing is held the first Thursday of each month at a different location.