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Today's News

  • Officials warn residents of scams

    With Carroll County now declared a disaster area by President Barak Obama, local residents must be on guard against scams linked to charities, contractors and others who seek to cash in on the destruction and damage left by the March 2 tornado and storms that swept through the area.

    County officials say five homes were destroyed in the county and 52 other structures received limited to moderate damage from the EF-1 tornado that is believed to have packed winds of 95-105 miles an hour.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of March 7, 2012

    Wednesday, March 7

    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.

    Thursday, March 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

  • KCADD elects Carroll judge as officer

    The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts named Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson as Treasurer for 2012-13 during their board meeting Feb. 9, at the Capitol Annex.

  • New ministerial program will help veterans adjust on returning from combat

    I am very excited to announce a new ministry that is just getting off the ground here in Carrollton.  

    The Carroll County Ministerial Association has been working with the National Headquarters of Veterans Affairs to cate a training event to equip us with the spiritual tools necessary to reach out to our veterans.

  • KSP seeks applications for Trooper Island scholarship

    The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications from Kentucky high school seniors who are interested in qualifying for $1,000 scholarships that can be used for education expenses beginning in the fall of 2012. To be considered, students must complete and submit all application materials, which are available on the KSP website at www.kentuckystatepolice.org by April 1, 2012.

  • Burgener attains 4.0 GPA at Gateway

    Timothy E. Burgener has attained a 4.0 GPA for the fall semester 2011, at Gateway Community & Technical College, in Florence, Ky. He has a 3.71 GPA overall. In November 2011 Burgener was inducted into the National Honor Society, where he currently serves as Vice-President of Scholarship for the local chapter and into Phi Theta Kappa. He will graduate with an Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance in May 2012. Burgener lives in Worthville, Ky. with his wife Nita Malcomb Burgener,

  • Student of the week: Richie Hawkins

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “Recess.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Dye.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “T-Rex.”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Happy Feet”

    What do you like to do for fun? 

    “Play in the snow with Papaw.”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Registration seminar planned for eighth graders who will attend CCHS this fall

    The Guidance Department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. 

    Current eighth grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The meeting will take place in the CCHS cafeteria.

  • CCHS students to present ‘Camelot’

    Carroll County High School theater department’s latest production will be the musical “Camelot.” The Lerner and Loewe play depicts the tale of King Arthur and the fictitious land of Camelot. The director for the local production is Jennifer Beach, and the choreographer is Cindy Hedges.

  • CCMS celebrates “Operation Preparation” with a variety of speakers and activities

    Students at Carroll County Middle School will glimpse the future when they participate in Operation Preparation activities March 12-16 as they learn firsthand about careers they are interested in from people who currently work in those careers.