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Today's News

  • Cross Country Meeting | July 17, 2013

    Carroll County High School cross country meeting is at 6 p.m., July 22, in the high school gym. The meeting is open to both parents and student-athletes. The new head coach will be introduced at the meeting.

    The first practice will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. July 23 at General Butler State Park. Student-athletes must bring a copy of their current physicals. Practice also will be held at the same time and place July 25.

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  • Zack names Ziva the Zebra

    A Carrollton native earned the privilege of naming the first female Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal born at the Louisville Zoo in 13 years. Zack Vannarsdall named her Ziva, after a character on one of his favorite television shows, “NCIS.”

  • High river level, current pushes back first demo of Milton-Madison Bridge

    Due to predicted high water levels and a swift current on the Ohio River, demolition of the first section of the old Milton-Madison Bridge has been moved to next week. The blast of the 700-foot span is now scheduled for 9 a.m., Monday, July 22.

    The blast originally was scheduled for Wednesday, July 17. The demolition process will be dependent upon weather and river conditions.

  • 1-year-old dies in family pool Sunday

    A Carroll County toddler drowned Sunday in a family swimming pool, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Preliminary investigation shows that the child, Avaleen Price, had been laid down for a nap by her mother. While the mother was on the front porch, the child was able to make her way outside the home and was found unresponsive in the swimming pool, according to KSP.

    She was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. No foul play is suspected.

  • Community Calendar | Week of June 17, 2013

    Wednesday, July 17

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, July 18

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

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | July 17, 2013

    During the month of July and August, bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds will be given to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. For more information, call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, July 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, July 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Stories and Crafts, age 6-11 years old, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Church News | July 17, 2013

    Vacation Bible School set at Bedford church

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will hold their Vacation Bible School at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 16-19 at Camp Harmony.

    Renewal workshop set for Second Baptist

    Second Baptist Church of Carrollton, 611 Sycamore Street in Carrollton, will hold a spiritual renewal workshop at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, July 23-25, with the Rev. Dr. L.H. McIntyre and the Rev. Dr. John C. Travis as speakers.

  • Regret: A road map

    Nothing is so bewildering as the failure of good intentions.

    You know the routine. Opportunities that seem so logical and advantageous at the time begin to melt and rot under closer inspection. Peel a few more layers and you see signs of impulsiveness and selfishness. Then the consequences set in. As if the lingering harm of bad decisions is not enough, there is the “Why? Why? Why?” we take to bed at night. Whether you measure regret in ounces or pounds, there is nothing to compare to its weight.

  • State auditor finds no fault in doctorate payment

    A special examination by state Auditor Adam Edelen’s office found no wrong doing for Carroll County Board of Education’s payment for Superintendent Lisa James’ doctoral program. An anonymous phone call prompted the investigation.

    The board of education paid $35,461 for James to participate in the first class of a new Executive Doctoral Program, created by Northern Kentucky University, which included a trip to Finland.