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Today's News

  • Father charged with murder after daughter killed in crash

    By AMBER COULTER

    Landmark News Service

    A Louisville man faces charges including murder following a fatal traffic wreck Friday that killed his 2-year-old daughter of Carrollton.

    Arturo Rodriguez, 22, lost control of the 2000 Cadillac Escalade he was driving southbound on Interstate 65 and entered the median, Kentucky State Police said.

    The vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes where it overturned, police said.

    Officers responded at 5:33 p.m. to the wreck near the 86 mile marker.

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  • First reading approved for smoke-free city buildings

    Anyone using tobacco products in buildings owned or maintained by the city may soon be asked to ‘take it outside.’

    Carrollton City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance making all buildings owned or maintained by the city tobacco-free environments. Use of tobacco products inside of the buildings will be prohibited. The second reading of the ordinance will be held at the next council meeting on Aug. 8.

  • County 4-H shooter top scorer in Bluegrass Games Shoot

    On July 10th, three Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports Club members, Dustin Rosenbaum, Elizabeth Mouzakitis and Lauren Wright,participated in the 2011 Kentucky Bluegrass Games Shooting Sports at the Anderson County Sportsman Club in Lawrenceburg, Ky.  The Bluegrass Games is an annual event similar to the Olympics, open to citizens of Kentucky of all ages with athletic events in a large variety of sports.  The events usually have classifications based on age and/or athletic abilities.

  • Marsh graduates from Ringmen’s Institute
  • Family Scholar House celebrates its largest class of graduates

    On May 25, Family Scholar House welcomed nearly 100 of the programs closest supporters to help celebrate the newest group of successful graduates at the Gladys and Lewis “Sonny” Bass Louisville Scholar House Campus and Academic Services Center.

  • Shovlin graduates from Sullivan University

    Sara Shovlin of Carrollton graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2011 with a Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

    Sullivan University is Kentucky’s largest private College or University with campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox. Sullivan University awards certificates, diplomas, associates, bachelors, and masters and doctoral degrees.

  • School board tackles drainage issues at Cartmell during early morning meeting

    Taking an upclose look at the water ponding issues at the nearly completed Cartmell Elementary School, Carroll County Board of Education met in an early morning session on site Thursday.

    Solving three separate water ponding problems were the only issues up for discussion as the board gathered information and considered options proposed by general contractor RossTarrant Architects.

    Superintendent Lisa James called the 8 a.m. meeting “to make sure everyone hears the same information.  No action will be taken, this is just to gather information.”

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of July 20, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20

    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.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, July 21

  • Church news - July 20, 2011

    Apostolic church holds yard sale July 21-22

    Inside yard sale at First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 beginning at 8 a.m. Brand name clothes, shoes and lots of miscellaneous items.

    Sanders church holds monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. The congregation invites the public to attend.