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Today's News

  • 12 books to read for Christmas

    Carroll County Public Library - No children’s programming after Dec. 14. Children’s regular programming will resume in February call the Library (502) 732-7020 for more information.  

    Thursday, Dec. 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m.-noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Senior Center Calendar

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

    Wednesday, Dec. 12: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.12 Days of Christmas, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 13: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 14: Christmas party, (dirty Santa game), 10 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, Dec. 17: Movie day, “The Grinch” 9:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, 11:30 a.m.

  • Holiday events in Carroll County

    Band’s holiday concert planned

    Carroll County High School Band will perform its annual winter concert on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and percussion ensemble. Selections will include “Greensleeves.” as well as a concerto of holiday favorites.

    The Jazz band will play music of Chicago as well as some Dizzy Gillespie charts.

  • Winning on the road: Carroll wins in OT at Owen

    The Panthers remain undefeated at 4-0 as they survive an overtime district thriller on the road against the Owen County Rebels Thursday, winning 53-51.

    “Both teams played really, really hard, very intense game,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “Both of the crowds were into it. It was a fun atmosphere. We feel fortunate to get the win.” Yager said it was one of those games where either team could have won because it was so close.

  • Kentuckians give time, money to help others

    If it seems that the news is often filled more with what’s wrong with the world than what’s right, the holidays give us a chance to flip that equation for a time.

    Here in Kentucky, it doesn’t take long to find some good news across the state.

    Earlier this fall, for example, we learned our citizens are much more willing to give to charitable causes than those living in most other states.  According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, we rank 15th in this category.

  • Long-time employee caught stealing equipment in county

    A long-time employee of Harris Farms was arrested after suspicions that he was stealing from the company were allegedly confirmed.
    Juan Carlos Perez, 34, 748 Tom Harris Road, Carrollton, was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. The charge is a Class C felony.

  • County Attorney office relocating

    Carroll County Attorney Nick Marsh’s office will relocated Dec. 13 and 14 to 115 Fifth St. in downtown Carrollton.

    Business will be limited during the move and phone service may be interrupted, according to a news release from the office. If anyone needs to make payments for child support, delinquent taxes or cold checks, they may bring them to the new location during the move.

  • Becky Pyles says goodbye after 27 years in city gov’t

    After 27 years of serving Carrollton city government and working tirelessly to keep the city running, city clerk/treasurer Becky Pyles is hanging up her many hats and retiring.

    Over that time, she has worked with five mayors, moved the city offices and led the transition from paper files to computerized files.
    In an interview Dec. 6, Pyles reflected on her work with the city.

    A native of Milton, she is a 1969 graduate of Trimble County High School.

  • Prestonville agrees to sue building contractor

    Prestonville City Commission voted Monday to take legal action against Can Do Construction of Carrollton to recover alleged damages in the construction of its recreation building and city hall.

    Commissioners instructed City Attorney Alecia Gamm Hubbard to file suit to get back money on the project for repairs they say will be needed, citing poor-quality workmanship.

    “It’s terrible,” Commissioner Wilk Hoskins said.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Dec. 5, 2012

    Carroll County Public Library -  November is Fine Amnesty Month, reduce your fines and support the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank, an overdue item returned with a non-perishable food item will have fines forgiven, call the Library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; seminar series, holiday metabolism, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; make-it & take-it crafts, at Kathryn Winn Elementary, 6-7 p.m.