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Today's News

  • City, county put money toward dispatch needs

    Carrollton City Council and Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to pay a total of $33,342 for needed repairs, upgrades and training for Carroll County Dispatch. Carrollton Police Assistant Chief Tim Mitchell explained there is not a line item for dispatch; it is addressed on a case-by-case basis.

    The city’s total cost is $16,521, while the county’s total cost is $16,821.

    $1,200 ($600 city, $600 county) – License for a new radio frequency and to reprogram the radios

  • VF Outlet holds fashion show benefit

    VF Outlet will host its second annual Fashion Night Out from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Fashion Night Out will kick off with a Stock-Up & Save event, where the first 25 people through the doors will receive a limited edition bag. These lucky shoppers will receive 25 percent off all the merchandise they can fit into the Stock-Up & Save bag. The fun continues all day with an in-store DJ, games and prizes. There will be a fashion show at 2 p.m., followed by informal modeling to showcase new Fall arrivals.

  • CAC hosts annual fall festival
  • Halftime honors for the KU crew
  • UK’s assault on open government

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    President Eli Capilouto’s insistence that the University of Kentucky must sue its student newspaper to protect sexual abuse victims from unwanted public exposure may be sincere but it flunks Reality 101.

    Meanwhile, UK’s flouting of the Kentucky Open Records Act in this and too many instances is damaging the university’s reputation and undermining public trust in Kentucky’s academic flagship.

  • Unique variety of festivals are held in Kentucky every autumn

    If there is one theme binding the numerous festivals that take place across the commonwealth each year, it’s that if we raise it, grow it or use a lot of it, there’s almost certainly a community that celebrates it.

    Most of these festivals take place over a 10-week period that begins in late August and runs through Halloween, and food is often the focal point.  During that time, you can find events dedicated to apples, chicken, country ham, sorghum, bourbon, honey, barbecue and even salt.

  • XC girls run at Grant Invitational

    The Carroll County High School girls cross country team competed in the Grant County Invitational Sept. 3. Haley Dermon finished with a time of 24 minutes 22.2 seconds, followed by Sarah Marshall with a time of 25 minutes 35.8 seconds. Savanna Martinez, Lauren Cox and Abby Blankenship finished close together in the race. Martinez finished in 33 minutes 3.5 seconds, Cox finished in 33 minutes 33.1 seconds and Blankenship finished in 34 minutes 14.1 seconds.

  • Volleyball defeats Williamstown, falls to Trimble at All ‘A’

    Positive attitudes, communication and hustle were three of the things head coach Lynn Eaglin saw from her team in their win Saturday over Williamstown. The Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Demons 2-0 (25-18, 25-19) in the first round of the All ‘A’ Tournament at Carroll County High School.

    “I think they played really well,” she said. “Their communication, keeping their heads up, you didn’t see that domino effect of once they get down they stay down. They were able to keep their momentum.”

  • Arts & Barks

    The Arts and Barks festival was held on Sept. 3, at General Butler State Resort Park. The festival is a combination of Wolfstock and the Goldenrod Gala, with proceeds going to support the Carroll County Animal Support.

  • Bullseye!