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Today's News

  • City Council | Special meeting June 16, 2014

    City amends 2013-2014 budget

  • Advice for city leaders: don’t lose momentum

    Saturday’s ribbon cutting for the river walk in Carrollton signals the crucial second step in efforts to bring more visitors to our community and to enhance local residents’ enjoyment of our river views.

    As I walked toward the river walk Sunday night, I stopped to chat with some local folks who agree the new offerings are on the verge of  “taking off.”

    The key word there is “verge.” We still have things to do that will fill the 2Rivers Campground on a regular basis and increase traffic in our downtown.

  • Health issues poll shows state making progress on many fronts

    In 2008, two non-profit organizations focused on improving our collective health began regularly asking Kentuckians their views about some of the day’s most pressing issues.

    The Kentucky Health Issues Poll has since proven to be a good barometer of what seems to be working and where more attention may be needed.

  • God is a part of everyone and present in all hearts

    In the book of Exodus (34:5-6), God very clearly revealed himself when Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. God Almighty stood alongside Moses and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, rich in kindness and fidelity.”

    Moses was so impressed by these qualities that he bowed low and asked God to please accompany the people on their journey through the desert.

  • Church News | June 19, 2014

    English Baptist plans Vacation Bible School

    Vacation Bible School will be 6-8 p.m., June 23-27 at the English Baptist Church, 3449 Hwy .389, English, Ky. For more information call (502) 732-6024.

     

    Open Door hosts deaf conference June 21-22

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of June 19, 2014

    Thursday, June 19

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. in the library at Carroll County High School.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Ray named to regional All-Star team

    Carroll County High School baseball player Justin Ray was selected to play in the Sophomore East/West All-Star game. The game was held at 10 a.m. June 18 at Bryan Station High School in Lexington. A total of 32 sophomores from the state were chosen, two from each region. Those players will be put on opposing teams for the game. The team was picked from coaches in each region. The other player joining Ray to represent Region 8 is Garrett Lehkamp of Walton-Verona.

  • Outstanding Employee of the Year Awards
  • Hat’s Off to Dr. James

    A “Hat’s Off to Dr. James” celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, June 20 at the Carroll County Board of Education office.

    Local residents are invited to visit to extend their well-wishes to Lisa James, Ed.D., who retires this month as superintendent of Carroll County Schools.

    Those attending are welcome for lunch or “to just say a few cheery words” to James as she begins her journey into retirement.

    The board office is located at 813 Hawkins St., Carrollton, next to Kathryn Winn Primary School.

  • Lady Panthers basketball camp