Today's News

  • Ghent OKs bid for water line project


    The News-Democrat

    The Ghent City Commission accepted the lowest of two bids sought to replace a culvert on Ferry Street, from the corner of U.S. 42 to Davis Street. The vote was made during the commission’s regular meeting on Tuesday, June 12.

  • CCHS ranks high in Post challenge


    The News-Democrat Intern

    Carroll County High School has been ranked with Ryle, Manual, North Oldham, Ballard and Covington Latin in the recent Washington Post High School Challenge.

    The High School Challenge is “a measure of how effectively a school prepares its students for college,” according to the Washington Post website.

    Carroll County was ranked 12th, right after Woodford County and before Ryle High School.

  • Learn business fundamentals at upcoming session at library

     If you are thinking about or planning to start your own business, mark your calendar for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26.

    The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission is sponsoring a pre-business orientation for that time and date at Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court St., Carrollton. The session will provide information to potential entrepreneurs about an upcoming course offered through the Rekindle Micro-Enterprise Program, which will meet for six consecutive Tuesdays at the library starting July 10.

  • Fireworks return for the Fourth

    A 24-minute firework display over the Ohio River will highlight the first July Fourth Family Celebration, a free event July 3-4 at Point Park. The festival will feature bands, arts and crafts booths, a flea market, food vendors, a car show and inflatables.

    Music will begin Tuesday at 7 p.m., however vendors will be set up in the afternoon. The event will kick back up at 1 p.m. Wednesday, with the Kentucky Kruizers car show beginning at 5 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 10 p.m.

  • Ghent still without P&Z administrator

    Ghent Mayor William Mumphrey informed the city commissioners at the June 12 meeting that the time had passed for them to approve any candidate for the zoning administrator position on the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

    “Mayor, I don’t think that’s right,” Commissioner Kenny Barr said, referring to the city’s own ordinances regarding appointments.

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  • Senior Calendar--June 13, 2012

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

    Wednesday, June 13: Hospice presentation “The Myths”, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, June 15: Trip to J.D. Lanier Home and lunch at the Pines restaurant, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 18: Movie day with snacks, 10 a.m.

  • At the Library--June 13th 2012

     Wednesday, June 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Mad Science of Ky. at Winn Elementary, 1:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; black light t-shirts, 3 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: family movie: Born to be Wild, 2 p.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.