Today's News

  • Local police search for bank robbery suspect

    Carrollton Police Department is leading a multi-county investigation for a man who robbed U.S. Bank, 416 Highland Ave., Friday.

    At 11:25 a.m. June 6, a white male entered the bank, displayed a note demanding money, received the money and left, taking the note with him, Chief Mike Willhoite said Monday. CPD, along with Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police responded to the area after being alerted by a 911 call, to search for the suspect, while Carrollton Police Officer Tim Gividen secured the bank, he said.

  • City eyes change in insurance company to reduce costs, improve worker benefits

    The city of Carrollton and Carrollton Utilities took another step closer Monday night to changing insurance companies.

    Mike Williams, chief executive officer of Sherrill Morgan, provided a little more information on the self funded insurance plan and answered council’s questions.

  • Crowns, Cars and Competition
  • Students rewarded for hard work at Compass Carnival
  • Campground Wi-Fi fixed, no money in budget for expense

    The city of Carrollton may need to amend the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget for the second time after an invoice was paid from an empty line item.

    Electronic Systems, a company owned by Doug Ramsey and Shawn Green, installed a new Wi-Fi system at 2Rivers Campground after Ramsey met with Mayor Gene McMurry and councilmembers Robb Adams, Dwight Louden and Mike Gordon. Electronic Systems billed the city $3,315.54 for the work, and the city paid it. However, after the budget was amended May 12, there was no longer any money in the Wi-Fi line item.

  • Craig graduates from Hanover

    D.C. Craig, a 2010 graduate of Carroll County High School, graduated from Hanover College May 24.

    Craig earned a scholarship to play baseball for Hanover and played all four years of his college career. Over four years, Craig played in 88 games and started 60 of them. He hit .246 in his career with 57 hits –17 doubles –and 34 RBIs.

    Craig is the son of David and Shelley Craig of Carrollton. His younger brother, Dillon, is a rising sophomore at Hanover College and also plays baseball for the Hanover Panthers.

  • What could ‘we’ do with $100 million?

    Reprinted from The State Journal, Frankfort, through the Kentucky Press News Service.


    What could we do with $100 million?

    And by “we,” we the editorial board mean we the people of Kentucky.

    We could repair a lot of roads, and anyone who has driven across the commonwealth knows how badly we need to do that. In fact, drive anywhere in the country and you will see just as many roads under construction.

  • State helps fund aspiring entrepreneurs

    When it comes to starting a business, few states can match Kentucky’s entrepreneurs.

     One index puts us fifth in this category over the last two years, with 360 Kentuckians out of every 100,000 following the dream of being their own boss.  That’s one-fourth higher than the national average.

    Steps are being taken to make it even easier for those who would like to follow suit.

  • Top Hams
  • We’ve Got Next

    Carroll County High School tennis held its first youth camp June 4-6. Overall, there were about 30 campers between the older and younger groups.