Today's News

  • Hwy. 36 headaches to continue until July 3

    Weather and broken equipment both played a role in delaying the completion of the new bridge over Locust Creek on Hwy. 36 – and headaches for everyone involved, particularly anyone commuting between Carrollton and Milton.

    The new bridge and realigned approaches and roadway were supposed to be finished this week, but officials don’t expect the bridge to reopen now until July 3.

  • Carroll donations delivered to Oklahoma tornado victims

    It took about 72 hours to drive the 1,800 miles round trip to drop off a truckload of donations from Carroll County residents to those affected by a deadly tornado that cut a swath through Moore, Okla., two weeks ago.

    But it was well worth it – even the part where Tish and Harry Hatton had to drive their vehicles through a severe hail storm Friday night near Saint Louis, where another tornado also touched down.

  • New bridge opens to traffic Monday night

    Local motorists are enjoying the wide expanse of the new Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River, which opened to traffic about 9:37 p.m. Monday.

    The transition of traffic from the narrow 1929-vintage span to the new replacement span in its temporary location atop temporary piers came with a lot of fanfare as motorists on both sides of the river waited in queue for the opportunity to be among the first to cross.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of May 29, 2013

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

    Wednesday, May 29: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, May 30: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 31: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; ice cream social, noon.

    Monday, June 3: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; Gentivia health presentation, 10 a.m.; TOPPS, 4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | May 29, 2013

    Wednesday, May 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, May 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Cardio Vascular Van, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., call (859) 301-9355 for an appointment; Music Play Day, bring a sack lunch and eat in the garden (age six months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 31: Friday, May 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; teen movie, “Beautiful Creatures”, rated PG-13, 1 p.m.; paper mace bowl, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • Harris named to national group

    Senate President Robert Stivers recently appointed Sen. Ernie Harris, R-Crestwood, to the Council of State Governments’ Transportation Public Policy Committee.  CSG, a national organization based out of Lexington encourages multi-state problem solving, develops leadership skills, and fosters collaboration among all three branches of state government.

  • Honored at CCMH

    Steve Hunt has been named Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s April employee of the month.  Hunt has been with the hospital for 36 years in the maintenance department.  In honoring him, he is credited for being “a hard worker and always pleasant to everyone he comes in contact with.” 

  • Poker run to honor Gividen, raise funds for Lions Club

     The second Poker Run in memory of Mike Gividen will be held Saturday, June 1 (rain date June 8) at noon starting and ending at Kinman’s Chevrolet in Carrollton with meal following being provided. Cost is $20 per poker hand, $5 extra hand. Prize for the winning poker hand is $100, and split the pot will be offered. Registration will be 10:45-11:45 a.m. Cars are welcome to participate. All proceeds will benefit the Carrollton Lion’s Club for eye exams for county residents. More information call Jamie Kinman (502) 682-1000. Bring old eye glasses to recycle.

  • Ribbon Cutting | American Physical Therapy
  • Relay for Life events | May 29, 2013

    Flocking together for a cure

    Team “Lots of Love” is on a mission to raise awareness for the American Cancer Society which promotes education, research, and many programs/support groups focusing on dealing with cancer, along with raising money for the Carroll County Relay for Life. This team has been flocking yards within the city and county to raise awareness and you can be a part of this fundraiser by having someone’s yard flocked for a fee. To sign up, call (502) 525-3240.

    Relay car and bike show