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Today's News

  • Spending set to double on county road projects

    Carroll County’s roads will get twice the attention in the next year with funding recommended for projects totaling $2.3 million on primary roads, with another $373,156 going toward secondary highways.


    This is more than twice the dollars that flowed into county road projects last year with projects totaling $1.06 million completed on the primary roads alone.

  • Students on dean’s list

    Andrea Carhart and Bessie Howard of Carrollton were named to the fall 2010 dean’s list at Midway College. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be classified as full time and must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester.

  • NAS expansion would add line, 10-15 new jobs

    North American Stainless hopes to win the state’s approval this month for a $10-15 million funding package to expand its long products division in Ghent.


    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved an inducement resolution Tuesday, Jan. 11 for up to $30 million in bonds and state real estate tax breaks for the NAS project.

  • High, middle school students to participate in “Chain Reaction”

    Students in the Carroll County School District were invited in November to take “Rachel’s Challenge,” after a presentation by Larry Scott, the uncle of Rachel Joy Scott, who was the first person killed at the Colum-bine High School shooting on April 20, 1999.           

  • Web cam offers view of work on Milton-Madison bridge

    Intrigued by the plans to replace the superstructure of the Milton-Madison Bridge?
    You’re in luck.
    The new web cam set up by Walsh Construction is now live on the project website, MiltonMadisonBridge.com. The camera, mounted on a pole on Vaughn Drive in Madison, Ind., faces east toward Milton and snaps one photo every 15 minutes – day and night – of the entire span.

  • Lawmakers kick off 2011 session

    At the start of January, there are two things that can always be counted on: It will take at least two weeks to write the new year correctly on such things as checks, and the General Assembly will return to the Capitol to begin a new legislative session.


    That got underway this past week, when I and the other just-elected members of the General Assembly were sworn in and the House and Senate leaders were formally chosen. In the House, the remainder of the week was spent establishing membership of the legislative committees and their chairmen for the next two years.

  • Senate acts on bills during opening week of session

    Usually, the first week is an organizational week during which the different parties elect their leadership. This year was different. When we announced the Senate Majority legislative agenda in December, we committed to move aggressively on passing legislation regarding job creation, education and transparent and responsive government. With the passage of these bills, the “Agenda for Prosperity,” very few can say we didn’t deliver on that promise this first week.

  • GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Jan. 4
    Carroll County 56, Henry County 45

    Jan. 8
    Gallatin County 65, Carroll County 45

  • BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Jan. 4, 2011
    Henry County 65, Carroll County 41

    Jan. 7
    Gallatin County 85, Carroll County 59

    Jan. 10
    Louisville Collegiate 56, Carroll County 53

  • Council Briefs

    Residents return asking about erosion problem
    Carrollton residents living along the Ohio River on Main Street returned to check on city council’s progress in addressing the erosion issue along the river bank. Byron Rodgers, who lives at 710 Main Street, and Jimmy Supplee, who lives at 805 Main Street, asked council and City Attorney Nick Marsh if they received a response about the issue from the Army Corps of Engineers. They also questioned how the problem would be impacted by the construction of the riverwalk project.