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Today's News

  • Hoskins earns ‘master municipal clerk’ title

    City of Carrollton deputy clerk Shannon R. Hoskins has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Inc.

  • Drug recovery program nets record amount

    The Carrollton Police Department’s pharmaceutical recovery program collected a record amount of prescription drugs in 2012.

    The department collected 137,728 pills, 5.5 gallons of liquid medication, 389 inhalers and 262 patches. The drugs have a street value of $42,000, according to Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite.

  • A merry Prestonville Christmas

    The City of Prestonville hosted its annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 22. Santa came to visit, and there was a lot of fun things to do for the children. Even a few four-legged friends stopped by for pictures with Santa.

    Children received free gifts from Santa and Mrs. Clause, along with photos to cherish.

     

  • Local church to participate in prayer event

    The First Apostolic Church of Carrollton will represent Kentucky for the Worldwide Moms’ Day of Prayer from 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 19. All moms in Kentucky and Southern Indiana are encouraged to come any time during those hours to pray specifically for our children.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Jan. 9, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library  regular children’s programming will resume in February. Call the library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

     

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

    Thursday, Jan. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon.

    Friday, Jan. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Jan. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; photography class, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 9, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 9: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

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

    Friday, Jan. 11: Nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 14: Ice cream social, noon.

    Tuesday, Jan. 15:Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 16: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

  • Making the holidays warm at Green Valley
  • Student of the week: Antonio Welch

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is math because it teaches me stuff so I can be good for college and be better when I grow up. I learn subtraction, division and a lot more stuff.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is science because it helps me to learn about the planets in the solar system and other stuff I like.”

    What was the last book you read? 

  • CCHS financial aid, scholarship seminar Jan. 9 at school library

    Carroll County High School will be offering a Parent-Student Financial Aid Seminar Session on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the CCHS Library. 

    Local scholarship guidelines will be reviewed and local scholarship booklets will be distributed to all parents and students. 

  • Basketball briefs | Jan. 9, 2013

    Panthers lose Gibson for season in win

    The Panthers won the game, but lost big at Henry County Jan. 2.

    Starting center senior Dallas Gibson injured his knee with less than five minutes to go in the game after he collided with a Henry County defender while driving to the basket for a layup, head coach Carroll Yager said. Gibson and his family found out Friday that he had torn his ACL, which would require surgery and put an end to his senior season.