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Today's News

  • Tractor-trailer wrecks on Hwy. 36, driver not injured

    A jackknifed tractor-trailer closed traffic on Hwy. 36 West between Carrollton and Milton for about two hours Monday afternoon, Feb. 4.

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office reports that Ali P. Yousef of Kitchener, Ontario, was driving the rig west just before 4 p.m. when a vehicle in front of him applied its brakes. He attempted to apply the brakes on his semi, but it left the south side of the road and jackknifed. The rig came to rest just west of the Hampton Lane intersection.

    Yousef was not injured.

  • Track issues to be addressed before meets

    Carroll County High School home track meets were canceled this season. But less than 12 hours later, they were back on again.

    Head coach Joe Creager sent out an e-mail at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, announcing the cancellation due to issues with the track: “There are several issues on the track that have caused the home meets scheduled for this season to be canceled. We will not reschedule. Thank you.”

  • Crawford named ‘Hidden Hero’
  • NAS joins ‘elite group’ in environmental program

    State officials came to Ghent Friday morning to designate North American Stainless with the top status in a voluntary environmental improvement and protection program.

    NAS is now a master in the Kentucky Excellence in Environmental Leadership Program for “going above and beyond compliance,” Kenya Stump, environmental assistance manager with the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, told a group of company employees gathered for the ceremony.

  • Let it snow!
  • Brooks brings background in state parks to Butler job

    After nearly a year with an interim manager at General Butler State Resort Park, Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker announced that a permanent manager has been hired.

    Charlie Brooks, who has spent 25 years in the hospitality industry, is undergoing training at parks around the state for the next two weeks. He is expected to take on the post full time by mid-February, taking the reins from Larry Totten, who has served as interim manager at the park since the former manager, Jim Cooper, left the position in May.

  • Elderly pedestrian killed in Highland Ave. accident

    A Carrollton man was killed Monday morning after being hit by a pickup truck on Highland Avenue.

    Preliminary investigation shows that Larry Moscoe, 71, of Carrollton was attempting to cross the road when he was hit by a truck driven by Lance Maiden, 23, of Carrollton, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    The call came into Carroll County Dispatch at 6:06 a.m. by the driver, according to the dispatch report. Carrollton Police Assistant Chief Steve Abbott arrived on scene three minutes later, with Carroll County EMS right behind.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 30, 2013

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

    Jan. 30:Bunk-O tournament (five games), 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 31: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Feb. 1:Commodity pick up, 8 a.m.; Pictionary with Peggy and Mitzie, 10 a.m.

    Feb. 4:Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation with Vickie from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

    Feb. 5:Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Feb. 6:Hot hand waxing and lunch provided by Missy Ireland with Burlington Pharmacy, 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Jan. 30, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library -  Call the library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

    Wednesday, Jan. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 31:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 1:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Friday crafts,  3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Feb. 2:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Feb. 4:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; belly dance for fitness, 5:15 p.m.

  • Wellness Kickoff