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Today's News

  • Auto incident on Hwy. 227 now a fatal

    An Owen County man has died from injuries sustained in a three-vehicle incident Aug. 2, in front of McDonalds at 3149 Hwy. 227.

    James See, 68, of Wheatley, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, at University of Louisville Hospital. He and Debra See, 54, also of Wheatley, and Amanda Pope, 20, of Carrollton, were flown from the scene to the hospital. Debra See and Pope have both been released from the hospital, according to Kentucky State Police Public Information Officer Trooper Brad Arterburn Tuesday.

  • Fireworks set for Aug. 31 at Point Park

    The city of Carrollton will hold a Family Celebration Aug. 31 at Point Park, featuring the events, entertainment and fireworks that were rained out on the Fourth of July.

    Country music singers T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang will headline a concert before the firework spectacle. A local musician will perform as the night’s opening act.

  • Another Delay

    Locust residents will have to contend with the hassles of added traffic for another couple of weeks, as state officials pushed back the opening of Hwy. 36 at the Locust Creek Bridge.

    In interviews Monday, those living along the most-used detour — Locust, Fairview Ridge and Hunters Heights roads — told stories of motorists speeding, turning around and damaging their lawns, and running stop signs, with all pointing to the fact that their roads were not built for this type of traffic.

  • Citizens can offer views on river walk

    Residents who would like their opinion heard before the Carrollton river walk project goes to bid should come to the special city council meeting 9 a.m. Friday at city hall.

    City council members and Mayor Gene McMurry will meet with Heritage Engineering Project Manager David Eberenz to solidify the specifications so the project can be sent out for bid and construction can begin. The river walk will stretch from Point Park to the Point Park boat ramp.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Aug. 7, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 7: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; finger crochet, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 8: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Aug. 9: Chair volleyball 10 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 12: Movie Day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 13: Mystery bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging N place, 11:30 a.m.

  • Sullivans welcome baby son July 20

    Jenine and Craig Sullivan of Jacksonville, Fla. announce the birth of their son, Liam Kirk Sullivan, born Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 1:34 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Richard and Lucy Westrick of Carrollton, the late Edward and Clara Westrick and great-grandmother Marie Wilson of Barbourville, Ky. and the late Barnett Wilson.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Aug. 7, 2013

    Patrons may bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items through the end of August. 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, Aug. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6 p.m.

  • Richter, Sabatini to wed Oct. 19

    Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Sheree Richter of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Erin Elizabeth Richter of Washington, D.C.  to Richard John Sabatini of Washington D.C., son of Dr. and Mrs. John and Candy Sabatini of Culver City, Calif.

    The ceremony will take place, at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at the Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Va.

  • Carroll Faces | Aug. 7, 2013
  • After school program offered for children

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department will offer an after school program for students who plan on attending the Lighthouse programs, which begins Sept. 3.

    The program will be for students age 4 through those who attend fifth grade. Cost is $25 per week or $7 per day.

    All children in the program must be picked up daily by 5:30 p.m.

    Once the Lighthouse program begins, parks and recreation will offer its program on Fridays for $10.