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Today's News

  • Honoring the pastor

    Psalm 23:1, 1 Cor. 11:1

    There are annual days that are observed within most of our local churches. We celebrate Choir Day, Missionary Day, Usher Day, Men and Women’s Day, and Senior Day. But when you think about it, these are opportunities for us to look back over the past year and examine whether we have been the men and women, the choir, ushers, missionaries, and seniors, that the Lord requires us to be. If not, then why the celebration.

  • Contracts signed on walk; New city attorney hired

    Carrollton City Council approved resolutions authorizing Mayor Robb Adams to sign contracts with two contractors for the river walk projects. The approval was contingent on the city receiving all of the necessary supporting documents.

    Adams Contracting LLC (No relation to the mayor) will be the contractor for the Ohio River walk, at a total construction bid cost of $101,374. This will create approximately 800 feet of multi-use trail along the Ohio River. The city received a $52,000 Recreational Trails grant and includes a city match of $52,000.

  • Panthers’ season ends with playoff loss to CAL

    Defending 2A state champion Christian Academy of Louisville proved to be too much to handle for the Carroll County Panthers Friday night, as the Centurions defeated the Panthers, 49-6, in Louisville. CAL advanced to take on Walton-Verona Nov. 10.

    The Panthers knew they would be facing a monumental challenge coming into the game, but they were not intimidated. There were bright spots in the ball game for the visiting Panthers, just not enough to string together a win.

  • Teachers and state employees voice opinions on pension plan

    If officials want to stir up a hornet’s nest, propose changes to someone’s pension plan. A group of more than 70 teachers, retired teachers, state, county and city employees and others who are part of Kentucky’s retirement programs attended a Nov. 6 forum sponsored by Carroll County Fiscal Court at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Costume contest winners
  • Back in my day | Christeen Jones

    At 95 years young, Christeen Jones has experienced a lifetime full of memories. From growing up on a tobacco farm near Worthville and witnessing the small town during its heyday to working 40 years at Kroger in Carrollton, she has seen a little bit of everything. The best advice she has received?

    “Treat everybody like I would like to be treated, and before you criticize anybody, put yourself in their place to see what your reaction might be and live a Christian life. Recognize everybody as a person, not as a something.”

  • This is just a drill

    A 911 call is received at Carroll County Dispatch reporting an accident on Highland Avenue in front of the PMC Organometallix plant involving a tanker truck. There is smoke coming from the tanker, and it is displaying a hazardous material placard on the tanker.

    Fortunately, this was just part of a drill held by PMC Organometallix on Oct. 31. The tanker truck used in the drill was just like the ones that travel the roads of Carroll County every day carrying hazardous materials.

  • “Shine” finale Nov. 11-12 at CCMS

    Kenzie Nelson, 17, of Carrollton; Peyton Morgan, 17, of Warsaw and Jordan Blanton, 24, of Bedford are among the top 11 contestants that will compete in the finals of “Shine,” an online television show created and produced by Carrollton native Brandon Stewart.

    The finals will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12 at the Carroll County Middle School auditorium. The doors will open at 7 p.m. both nights, but Sunday will feature a red carpet event beginning at 6 p.m. for the contestants, celebrity guests and judges.

  • Pumpkin Painting at Carroll County Public Library
  • 2017 Band of Gold seniors