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Today's News

  • Carroll falls 2-0 to Trimble in districts

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers battled valiantly in the second game of their 31st District Tournament matchup with Trimble County in South Oldham Monday but succumbed in two games (25-13, 25-22) to conclude the 2011 volleyball season.

    Trimble won the first game handily but struggled to put fifth seed Carroll County away.

    “That’s been our downfall all season,” Trimble coach Ruth Staples said. “We win the first game big and then we relax, and we relaxed too much tonight. I’m glad we didn’t have to go to three games.”

  • Crime brief - Oct. 12, 2011

    An alert neighbor led to a foiled burglary attempt and the arrest of a 30-year-old Milton woman, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The neighbor, who resides on state Hwy. 316, observed a woman enter the home of a neighbor and alerted police, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public information officer for the KSP Campbellsburg Post 5. The neighbor confronted the subject who then fled. The neighbor gave police a description of the suspect’s car, a blue Subaru.

  • Harvest Season Fun
  • Lion's Club 5K Run/Walk

    Carrollton Lions Club holds its annual 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at the back of General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton.

    The course for the event will take participants down Lock Road and back to the rear park entrance for a total of 3.1 miles.

    Race Day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the shelter near the back entrance.      

    There are several divisions for the 5k Run and Walk:  14-under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-older. 

  • Have you met ... Joe Dickerson

    Worthville resident Joe Dickerson loves his country, the military and teaching young people. A Navy veteran, he now spends most of his time leading high school and middle school students in the Carroll County Honor Guard, a group that proudly presents the nation’s colors and armed service flags at parades, high school sporting events and ceremonies.

  • McMurry explores fire chief options

    The days of the city of Carrollton having a paid fire chief may have come to an end with the recent retirement of Randy Tharp.

    That’s one of the options that Mayor Gene McMurry is considering as he reviews the need for a paid fire chief and its importance in maintaining the city’s insurance fire rating.

    The city has worked under a scenario for three months where a paid fire engineer has been handling Tharp’s administrative duties, while the fire department’s volunteer assistant chief took the reins as chief on fire scenes.

  • Fiscal court to lease Camp Kysoc property

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will lease the Camp Kysoc property in a move that will eventually allow it to be used for recreational opportunities and special events.

    Cardinal Hills Healthcare, which operated the camp under its Easter Seals program, closed the camp last year because it was losing money and turned the property back over to the Kentucky Department of State Parks.

  • Belchers take part in Atlanta cancer walk

    Wednesday, Oct. 5: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; sewing class, wool make-up bag. 10-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m., closed at 5 p.m. for Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

    Friday, Oct. 7: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 8: Closed for Tobacco Festival.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 5, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Oct. 5: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 6: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 7: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.;

    Monday, Oct. 10:Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Fire hydrant flushing to be conducted in city of Carrollton Thursday, Oct. 13

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, Oct. 13. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. and be completed by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

    For more information, call Carrollton Utilities at (502) 732-7055.