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Today's News

  • Local legislators optimistic about passage of budget

    Kentucky lawmakers who represent Carroll and surrounding counties anticipate a special session of the General Assembly will be held this month to adopt a state budget. Last week in a letter to legislators, Gov. Steve Beshear reiterated that the General Assembly must pass a budget by June 1, or face a partial shutdown of state government. When legislators concluded their regular s

  • Track has ‘great showing’ in rain

    Despite the wind and the rain, Carroll County competed in Danville against Region 5A schools.  The Lady Panthers were led by Nora Fremin, who finished second in the overall individual points competition by placing first in the high jump and as a member of the winning 4x100 meter relay team of herself, MaryEsther Fremin, Teila Winburn

  • Autism event raises $1,100 for charity

    Editor: I want to thank everyone that helped, attended or donated to my third annual fundraiser for autism awareness. This year has been successful, as of the end of April I have raised $1,100. This money goes directly to Michala Riggle’s Charity “Beading To Beat Autism.” I am appreciative to the brownie bakers and the

  • Firefighters to collect funds for Crusade

    Editor: This community has always been very supportive of its causes whether it be Relay for Life, Susan G. Komen Foundation or the WHAS Crusade for Children. As a member of the Carrollton Fire Department, I want to thank you for your past support of the Crusade and, again, appeal to you for your continued support of this great cause as t

  • Henry County coroner backs David Wilhoite

    Editor: I, Jimmy Pollard, coroner of Henry County, would like to take this opportunity to address the election of the coroner of Carroll County. During the illness of Jimmy Dunn, long-time Coroner of Carroll County, I have had the privilege of working with David Wilhoite covering Coroner’s calls in Carroll County. Therefore, becaus

  • School board considers early childhood wing at Winn

    The Carroll County Board of Education is studying the possible addition of 800 square feet of classroom space to the Kathryn Winn Primary School. The wing would accommodate the Early Head Start and the Head Start students, according to Lisa James, superintendent of Carroll County Schools. The school district received a two-year $2.12 mil

  • Carroll County unemployment rate declined in March

    Unemployment numbers showed improvement in Carroll County for March, down by nearly a full percentage point from February. While this was the trend here and in neighboring counties this year, rates were up in Carroll and 60 other Kentucky counties between March 2009 and March 2010, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Traini

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, May 5 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall. Thursday, May 6 Carroll County Board of Educati

  • Closing Camp Kysoc is a tragedy

    Editor: In regards to the closing of Camp Kysoc...this is a tragedy, not only for the many people with disabilities who enjoyed spending time there but also for those whose lives were touched by those very same people. None of those who have been touched by Camp Kysoc understand why it has been closed. It is a loss felt deep in our heart

  • Rough, rising waters