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Today's News

  • City buys Court St. building

    The City of Carrollton purchased a building in downtown Carrollton in a master commissioner’s foreclosure sale Friday, May 4.

    Mayor Gene McMurry, on behalf of the city, bid $34,000 on the building located at 110 Court St., formerly owned by Danny Maiden. The building was sold at public auction on the courthouse steps Friday at 9 a.m.

    The plaintiff, MainSource Bank, offered $33,267.

    The city opted to pay the full amount rather than 10 percent at the time of sale to avoid paying the 12 percent interest fee.

  • Carroll store sells $1 million Lotto ticket

    An individual who wants to remain anonymous came forward to claim a $1 million prize won on a Kentucky Powerball ticket purchased in Carroll County Saturday.

    Kentucky Lottery spokesman Chip Polston said Monday the winner who purchased the ticket at the HOP Shops Carrollton Marathon store on Hwy. 227 in Carrollton came forward to the lottery headquarters in Frankfort to claim the prize. He said the person has requested to remain anonymous.

  • Carroll County Public Library - May 2, 2012

    Come to the library during the week of May 7-13 for National Children’s Book Week to receive a free gift.

     

    Wednesday, May 2, 2012: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carrollton Main Street’s Photography Class, (walking tour of downtown Carrollton for photo opportunities), 6:30 p.m.

    Thursday, May 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers play group (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - May 2, 2012

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

    Wednesday, May 2, Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, May 3: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 4, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; ladies only Mother’s Day lunch, O’Charley’s, Florence, Ky. 10 a.m.

    Monday, May 7: Euchre, 10 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by Fairview Place, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 8: Bingo sponsored by Green Valley Nursing Home, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

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  • Ringwald recognized by excellence in math

    Kaylyn Ringwald, daughter of, April and Larry Rabourn of Carrollton has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Mathematics. Kaylyn is in the eighth grade at Carroll County Middle School. Her teacher, Michelle Hawkins, nominated her for the award. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie Rabourn of Turners Station and the late L.G. “Buster” Rabourn and Diane Hornbeck of Paris, Ky. and the Rev. Butch and Dian Ringwald of Virginia.

  • Mattingly to graduate from NKU on May 6

    The family of Erin Mattingly are proud to announce her graduation from Northern Kentucky University. Mattingly will receive a bachelor of integrative studies degree on Sunday, May 6 at 11 a.m. She is a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society.

    A celebration in her honor will begin at 4 p.m. on that day at the old Reiffen’s Steakhouse on Hwy. 227. All family and friends are invited.

  • Franklin to graduate from NKU on May 6

    Elizabeth Hayley Franklin, daughter of Ben and Crystal Franklin of Carrollton, will graduate from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in public relations at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 6.

    Her family along with Erin Mattingly will hold a celebration in her honor on that day at 4 p.m. at the former Reiffen’s Steakhouse, 1968 Hwy 227 in Carrollton. All family and friends are invited.

  • Johnson retires after 20-year military career

    Staff Sgt. Jason L. Johnson, of Kileen, Texas, the son of Jimmy Johnson of Carrollton, has retired after serving his country for more than 20 years in the Marine Corps. His personal awards include the Navy/Marine Commendation Medal; he has earned  the Marine Corps Achievement Medal three times. He is married to Jessica Johnson of Kileen, Texas. they have four children, Jonathan, 14; Eric, 12; Hailey, 9; and Maverick, 5.

  • Kemper, Zuber are married on March 31

    Paul Kemper and Connie Kemper are happy to announce the recent wedding of their daughter, Zoe Kemper, all of Carrollton, Ky., to Jeffrey Zuber of Piscataway N.J., son of Frank and Kuman Zuber.

    The bride and groom were married at the Torrey Pines Hilton in La Jolla, Calif., on March 31, 2012. The bride’s maid of honor was Chrissy Dunn of Covington, Ky., and her bridesmaids included Jordan Daniel of Bowling Green, Ky.; Cathy Zuber Puckett of Atlanta, Ga.; and Lesley Logan of Los Angeles, Calif.