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Today's News

  • Have you met ... Derek Williams

    The terms “smart phone” and “app” have become integrated into the everyday language of today’s society. From social networking and games to books and cameras, a wide variety of applications – shortened to apps – are bombarding the market.

  • Polls open Tuesday for party primaries

    Carroll County voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide party primary races for Kentucky’s top jobs.

    Carroll County deputy clerk Patty Mefford said the polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    But she noted that Democratic voters will not see Gov. Steve Beshear’s name on the ballot. Mefford explained that he is unopposed in his bid for re-election and will not be on the ballot until November.

  • NKU students offer options for marketing city, county

    Northern Kentucky University marketing students say Carroll County has many strengths it can use to attract new business, industry, residents and visitors by making better use of the Internet and social media tools, such as Facebook, Twitter and text messaging.

  • Tractor Time
  • OVA awarded phase one bid for RV park

    Carrollton City Council unanimously awarded phase one of the Two Rivers RV park construction to Ohio Valley Asphalt LLC at its meeting Monday. Council members Robb Adams and Larry Morgan were not present for the vote.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - May 4, 2011

    County to rank ADF applications

    Carroll County Fiscal Court has received three applications for its Area Development Funds grants. The Park-to-Park Trails Project, Port William Historical Society and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary have applied for some or all of the $5,670 available in Carroll County. At the April 27 meeting, Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said fiscal court will rank priority on the applications at its next meeting. The final determination for funding will be made by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

  • Track results - Week of May 4, 2011

    Destiny Tingle finished in first place in the girls’ pole vault at the NCKTC Conference championship meet at Henry County Thursday. The rest of the meet will be held May 12 at Walton-Verona.

    Tingle vaulted 6 feet, 6 inches. Coach Joe Creager said there has been a boys’ pole vault in the past, but he was unable to find any record for the girls. “That makes Destiny’s accomplishments very exceptional, putting her in the top 18 in the state, also a new school record.”

  • Senator visits Gallatin Steel
  • Jewell, Cannon to wed May 14

    Billie Ann Jewell of Willisburg, Ky. and Donnie Ray Cannon of Worthville, Ky. announce their forthcoming marriage. The wedding will at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Wheatley Community Center. A reception will follow.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Archie and Stella Gordy. She is the mother of Frances, Bobbie Jo and Cody Ray.

    The groom-elect is the son of Rachel Cannon and the late Ancil Cannon. Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Know the difference between a tornado watch, warning

    We have had severe weather here in the Commonwealth the past several weeks.

    We have heard a lot of tornado warnings and watches. Do you know the difference between the two?