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Today's News

  • Lion’s Club holds second poker run fundraiser

     The Carrollton Lion’s Club held a second poker run in memory of Mike Gividen on June 8. The first run experienced low attendance due to weather and conflicting events. The run began and ended at Herb Kinman Chevrolet. Money raised from the poker run benefits the Lion’s Club fund for county residents in need of assistance with eye exams and eye glasses.

  • Ghent meeting notice

    The Ghent City Commission has scheduled two special meetings to finalize the city’s 2013-14 budget.

    The first reading is 5 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at City Hall. 

    The second reading is 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, also at City Hall. 

    If passed by the commission on the second reading, the new budget will be effective Monday, July 1.

  • CCMH soon to accept Aetna health insurance

    More than 2,000 area residents in Carroll, Trimble and Gallatin counties who have Aetna health insurance will soon be in-network when receiving services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or from any of its physicians.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar announced Monday that the hospital signed a contract to be an Aetna provider Friday, June 14. As of July 15, those covered by Aetna policies will become in-network.

  • Filtration issues delay pool opening

    The county pool will open this summer, but when it will has yet to be determined.

    Pump and filtration problems have been the culprits behind the delay, Carroll County Parks and Recreation Director Mike Battaglia said in a Monday interview. Opening day is normally around Memorial Day weekend.

  • Relay to celebrate ACS 100th birthday

    Celebration is the theme of Carroll County’s 2013 Relay for Life event, set for 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

    Events chairman Teresa Lewis said this year marks the 100th birthday of the American Cancer Society, the organization that benefits from funds raised each year at Relay events nationwide.

    A Birthday Hat Contest is one of the new events this year, intended to help Relay team members and other participants with the ACS celebration, Lewis said.

  • Contractor named for Park to Park Trails

    Work could begin on the first phase of the long-awaited Park to Park Trails project as early as next week.

    Carroll County Fiscal Court awarded the contract for the project to Kemper Construction of Carrollton at its Tuesday, June 11, meeting. Cost of the project is $109,986, with $65,500 of that covered by grant funding secured in 2010 from the Recreational Trails Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.

  • Fun for one and all
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  • Center of accelerated learning helps students catch up, get ahead

    Summer is a great time for catching up. In the Carroll County School District, 48 Carroll County High School students have done just that in the new Center of Acceler-ated Learning located at the Carroll County Area Tech-nology Center. 

  • Student News | June 19, 2013

    Beggs gradutes from Wright State

    Kasey M. Beggs graduated from Wright State University Monday, May 27. She earned a bachelor’s degree in motion picture history, theory and criticism; minors in motion picture production and German. Beggs is the daughter of Karen K. Smith, of Henry County Ky. and the late Clyde Beggs, D.V.M.

     

    Local student makes spring dean’s list

    Anna Marie Tillet of Ghent was recently named to the 2012 spring semester dean’s list at Morehead State University