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Today's News

  • Thursday is a time to honor veterans

    Nov. 11 is Veterans Day.  On this day every year, we should all take time to recognize the service of the more than 300,000 veterans who call Kentucky home.  These men and women have put their lives on the line to defend our nation.

    As a former Army officer and 11-year veteran, I am committed to supporting and advocating for the well-deserved benefits of our service members, veterans and their families and will continue to fight for all who wear or have worn the uniform.

    Jobs for veterans

  • Franklin selected for honor society

    Franklin selected
    for honor society
    Hayley Franklin, the 20-year-old daughter of Ben and Crystal Franklin, has been accepted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Commun-ication Honor Society. She is a junior at Northern Kentucky University.
    To be eligible, a student must have 60 credit hours and attain a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

  • Cartmell Elementary Honor Roll

    The following students made the honor roll at Cartmell Elementary School for the first nine weeks.
    Grade 3 All A’s
    Cheyenne F. Abrams, Melanne K. Ashcraft, Mallory M. Besselman, Ellyanna M. Brennan, Tori A. Burgin, Shane M. Carmack, Jeffery T. Crawford, Dylan A. Dermon, Adam Q. Froman, Esmeralda Garcia, Tara J. Harmon, Khursten M. Hetrick, Nadja R. Lacefield, Destiny M. Lewis, Haley K. Mullins, Brandon A. Perkins, Jacklyn C. Ray, Abigail E. Rose, Andrea R. Searcy, Daniel K. Smith, Lauren E. Watkins
    Grade 3 A’s/B’s

  • Students take Rachel’s Challenge to the next level

    Almost every adult remembers where he or she was when the Columbine High School shooting took place on April 20, 1999.  However, many people may not know the story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first person killed in that tragedy.

  • Reduce the risk of falling; help kids in military families

    The risk of falling and being seriously injured from a fall increases with age, but anyone can take a fall resulting in a minor or even a bad injury. I invite you to attend the program, “Don’t Let Falls Get You Down” at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow afternoon at the Carroll County Extension office. Kate Vaught, our Campbell County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent will teach us how to lower our risk of falling – anywhere, anytime or at any age.

  • Extension program: Don’t let the bed bugs bite

    Due to the increase in volume of calls to the health department there will be an educational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office.
    The program will have information about prevention, what to do if you find bed bugs and the legal aspects of dealing of dealing with chemicals and pest companies. Due to the potential size of the audience, please RSVP to the Extension 0ffice by calling 732-7030. This program is free and open to the public. More information about the critters is below.

  • Thursday program honors area veterans at Point Park

    Carroll County residents will gather to pay tribute to area veterans at special ceremonies at Carrollton’s Point Park tomorrow evening.

    The program is set to begin at 5 p.m. with a concert by the Carroll County High School band.

    Also presenting musical selections will be the high school chorus, Helen Mumphrey and Brandon Stewart.

    U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) James Supplee will be the keynote speaker. Supplee is among local National Guardsmen who served in the Vietnam War in 1968-69.

  • Saturday celebration honors Kysoc in hopes the camp will reopen

    The community is invited to tour the Camp Kysoc facility Saturday, Nov. 13, at the former Easter Seals facility at 1902 Easterday Road.

    The Save Camp Kysoc committee will be hosting a 50th anniversary celebration at the camp from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to join former campers and staff members for a day of reminiscing about camp experiences from years past.

  • John P. Tilley: Carroll’s judge who went to war

    Among those veterans expected to be present at tomorrow’s Veteran’s Day commemoration at Point Park is Major John P. Tilley (retired). Well-known among older generations of Carroll Countians as a very active figure in local political circles, Tilley now spends his days in retirement at his home on Deatherage Drive in Carrollton.

    Tilley spent nearly all of his working career in public service. He joined the local U.S. Army National Guard unit at the age of 17 and remained active in the military until 1975.

  • New website offers a ‘gathering place’ for Carroll Countians

    People have long enjoyed getting together to talk about the news that’s happening.

    Some do it over coffee at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant, while others might stop for a chat in the grocery store or at a local ballgame.

    There’s now a new gathering place in Carroll County— a virtual one that is focused on our community.

    Getting there is easy, simply open your web browser and type in www.MyCarrollNews.com.