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Today's News

  • Campground Wi-Fi fixed, no money in budget for expense

    The city of Carrollton may need to amend the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget for the second time after an invoice was paid from an empty line item.

    Electronic Systems, a company owned by Doug Ramsey and Shawn Green, installed a new Wi-Fi system at 2Rivers Campground after Ramsey met with Mayor Gene McMurry and councilmembers Robb Adams, Dwight Louden and Mike Gordon. Electronic Systems billed the city $3,315.54 for the work, and the city paid it. However, after the budget was amended May 12, there was no longer any money in the Wi-Fi line item.

  • Craig graduates from Hanover

    D.C. Craig, a 2010 graduate of Carroll County High School, graduated from Hanover College May 24.

    Craig earned a scholarship to play baseball for Hanover and played all four years of his college career. Over four years, Craig played in 88 games and started 60 of them. He hit .246 in his career with 57 hits –17 doubles –and 34 RBIs.

    Craig is the son of David and Shelley Craig of Carrollton. His younger brother, Dillon, is a rising sophomore at Hanover College and also plays baseball for the Hanover Panthers.

  • What could ‘we’ do with $100 million?

    Reprinted from The State Journal, Frankfort, through the Kentucky Press News Service.

     

    What could we do with $100 million?

    And by “we,” we the editorial board mean we the people of Kentucky.

    We could repair a lot of roads, and anyone who has driven across the commonwealth knows how badly we need to do that. In fact, drive anywhere in the country and you will see just as many roads under construction.

  • State helps fund aspiring entrepreneurs

    When it comes to starting a business, few states can match Kentucky’s entrepreneurs.

     One index puts us fifth in this category over the last two years, with 360 Kentuckians out of every 100,000 following the dream of being their own boss.  That’s one-fourth higher than the national average.

    Steps are being taken to make it even easier for those who would like to follow suit.

  • Top Hams
  • We’ve Got Next

    Carroll County High School tennis held its first youth camp June 4-6. Overall, there were about 30 campers between the older and younger groups.

  • Clark gives student commencement speech, Dean’s List announced

    JCTC’s commencement ceremony was Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center. 

    About 500 students participated in the ceremony, where the college awarded a record 1,201 associate’s degrees, as well as 131 diplomas and 3,194 certificates to a total of 1,738 graduates.  Many students earned more than one credential.

    Carrollton campus student Marty Clark won the Maria B. Miller Speech award and gave the student commencement speech.

    The following excerpt came from the commencement program:

  • Cartmell Elementary honor roll, fourth nine weeks, 2014

    3rd Grade

    All A’s

    Donavon Avila, Alexander Boswell, Nathaniel Crawford, Dakota Hunter and Hannah Kincaid.

     

    A/B

  • Carroll County Middle School honor roll, fourth nine weeks, 2014

    Sixth Grade

    All A’s

    Joseph Andrews, Melanne Ashcraft, Adam Froman, Christian Lilly, Destiny Mefford,  Phoenix Owen, Abigail Rose and Justin Williams.

     

    A / B

  • Carroll County High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks, 2014

    Ninth Grade

    All A’s

    Abagail Brock, Taylor Courtney, Lora Gardner, Madison Hartman, Sarah Hunt, Tessiana Rich, Jenna Richmond and Jenah Roberts.

     

    A/B