Today's News

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Sept. 12, 2012

    Work on river walk possibly in spring

    Mayor Gene McMurry said he does not believe he and city council have done a good enough job of updating the public on the status of the river walk, and he wanted to let everyone know what is going on.

    He said he talked to Ohio Valley Asphalt about putting in an asphalt path along the river; however the rest of the master plan designed by Lose & Associates will have to wait.

  • Butler Park event kicks off statewide lodge celebration

    General Butler State Resort Park celebrates the 50th anniversary of its lodge this week with a two-day kick-off event Friday and Saturday.

    Butler Park is the first of six state parks whose lodges were built in 1962 and are planning 50th anniversary events.

    Butler’s event, which starts at 11 a.m. Friday at the lodge, is the only one of the six at which Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson and his wife, Madeline, will appear. They will be joined by Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow, Kentucky Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker and local officials.

  • Mediation brings settlement in Nohner lawsuit

    The lawsuit filed by Gary and Cheryl Nohner last year against the Ghent City Commission, the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission and, individually, Mayor Bill Mumphrey and three members of the P&Z – Karen Browning, David Hendren and Caroline Reisner – was resolved through mediation in Lexington on Friday, Sept. 7.

  • Clerk: Audit completed; changes implemented

    State Auditor Adam Edelen last week released the final report of an audit of the Carroll County Clerk’s Office for a year that saw a deputy clerk indicted and fired for writing bad checks that she cashed in the office.

    Overall, the audit report for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2011 states that County Clerk Alice Marsh’s “financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures, and excess fees of the Carroll County clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.”

  • Group seeks $140k in donations for Guard memorial

    A local committee is beginning work to raise more than $140,000 to create a memorial to honor the service of all those who have volunteered to serve in the National Guard unit based in Carrollton.

    Committee chairman Command Sgt. Major (Ret.) Jimmy Supplee outlined the project Tuesday for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce membership. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson, also a committee member, shared the plans and a large architectural drawing of the memorial with fiscal court at its meeting Tuesday morning.

  • Dow Corning puts focus on healthy employees
  • Carroll Faces | Sept. 5, 2012
  • Donation | Sept. 5, 2012
  • Hughes, May to wed Sept. 10

    Marlene Hughes of Drennon, Ky. and Danny May of Emminence, Ky. would like to announce their upcoming wedding.

    Ms. Hughes is the daughter of Vicky Le Master of Drennon and the late Jack McDowell. Mr. May is the son of Thelma May of Eminence and the late J.T. May.

    The private ceremony will take place, Sept. 10, 2012, and will be by invitation only.

    There will be a reception at a later date.

    The couple will reside in Drennon.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 5, 2012

    Wednesday, Sept. 5

    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.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Sept. 6

    Sharon Graves of Ghent will be the featured artist at Gallery 104 in La Grange, Ky., from 6-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Graves will be giving away at least one painting.