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Today's News

  • Learning to Hunt

  • Single-wides may return to Prestonville

    Prestonville City Commission wants to lift the ban on placing single-wide mobile homes on lots in the city.

    At its March 12 meeting, the city commission was ready to hold its first reading on changes to its mobile home ordinance that now only allows double-wide homes.

    City attorney Alecia Gamm Hubbard asked that the commission delay action until its next meeting to give her time to prepare the ordinance change and do any research that is needed.

  • City leaders delay spending due to cost overruns

    Cost overruns on Carrollton’s new RV campground in the current budget means there won’t be funds for a new fire truck or to begin work on the riverwalk project in the coming budget year.

    City council members made these decisions last week during initial budget meetings with city department heads as they prepare its 2012-13 fiscal year spending plan.

    Before work began on the new RV campground, city leaders set a $1.5 million budget for the project, borrowing that money from the Kentucky Association of Counties.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of March 14, 2012

    Wednesday, March 14

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    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.

    Thursday, March 15

  • Baby shower to aid Haven of Hope center

    Whites Run Baptist Association WMU is planning a baby shower to help Haven of Hope Pregnancy Center, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at First Baptist Church fellowship hall, 401 Highland Ave in Carrollton.
    Please bring items unwrapped, there will be no games, but please stay for refreshments. All baby items are needed.
     

  • Second Chance offer help for those addicted to drugs

    I would like to take this opportunity to pray for strength and peace upon those who have been affected by the recent severe weather and pray for speedy restoration. 

  • Make donations to aid tornado victims

    By the time you are reading this, more than a week will have passed since the monster tornadoes targeted many of our communities. I want to tell the victims that you are not alone; Kentucky stands with you.

  • Vincent to challenge dismissal by Trimble County schools

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    Former Trimble County educator and athletic coach Jeff Vincent will appeal his dismissal by the Trimble County School system under the provisions of Kentucky Statute KRS 161.790 regarding the “Termination of contract by board—Administrative hearing tribunal—Sanctions.

    Lisa Y. Gross, Press Secretary, Kentucky Department of Education Division of Communications, confirmed Monday that an administrative tribunal hearing for Vincent has been scheduled.

  • Walkers make education a family affair at JCTC in Carrollton

    Billy and Angi Walker thought their educational opportunity had passed them by when they dropped out of high school to marry and raise their young daughter.
    However, nearly two decades after leaving school, as their daughter, Patricia, is finishing high school, the Carrollton couple are active on the Jefferson Com-munity  and Technical Carrollton Campus. 

    In May, they each will don a cap and gown and collect their diplomas as college graduates. And other family members are following in their footprints.

  • CCHS students to tour New York City for senior trip

    Thirty-seven Carroll County High School seniors and seven chaperones are heading to the Big Apple on Wednesday night for a three-day tour of one of the world largest cities. The annual senior trip to New York, New York, was moved up to March from previous trips, which have usually occurred in May, just after the Academic Banquet.