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Today's News

  • Nugent Sand copper stolen, reward offered

    Nugent Sand Company is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person or persons responsible for the theft of wiring from company conveyors.

    The company, located at 5503 Hwy. 36 W, Carrollton, was hit by thieves over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

    Plant Supervisor Rick Leach told The News-Democrat that the expense to the company involved in the most recent theft would be significant.

  • Council brief

    The city of Carrollton continues to make progress on the riverfront project. The city closed on three properties Monday afternoon that it had purchased on Main Street along the Ohio River.

    Mayor Dwight Louden said the city purchased Bill and Kathy Arvin’s property at 207 Main Street for $42,500; three lots from Bill Frederic around 217 Main Street for $35,000; and two riverfront lots from John Glauber for $28,000.

    In a special meeting Monday, council also authorized the mayor to purchase additional property in Carrollton for the project. 

  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ...
  • School Menu - Dec. 8, 2010

    Wed., Dec 8. Breakfast, breakfast pizza; lunch: homemade chili and grilled cheese sandwich, vegetable sticks with dip, fresh apples, cookies and milk.
    Thurs., Dec. 9, Breakfast: donut with icing; lunch: soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce, tomato, and cheese, Mexican rice, pinto beans, chips and salsa, fruit and milk.
    Fri., Dec. 10, Breakfast: pancakes with bacon; lunch: chili hot dog with bun and toppings, French Fries, broccoli with cheese sauce, pineapple tidbits and milk.

  • CAC Christmas Program
  • Revised plan allows trails to move forward

    The Carroll County Park to Park Trails Committee Tuesday approved  resubmitting a revised scope of work and budget for the initial phase of developing a comprehensive land and water trails greenway/blueway project in Carroll County.

    The committee, in conjunction with the Nashville Tenn. consulting firm Lose and Associates Inc., has been working for several months to develop the project.

  • Literacy by Design
  • Technical school to hold open house

    Kentucky Tech Carroll County Area Technology Center will hold its annual open house Thursday, Dec. 16 from 3-8 p.m. 

  • Nancy Jo Grobmyer retires after 37 years

    Friendly. Smart. Levelheaded. Dedicated.


    These are just some of the adjectives used to describe the longest-serving member of Carrollton City Council and first councilwoman in its history: Nancy Jo Grobmyer.


    Grobmyer, 83, is retiring from the post she has held for the past 37 years. Her last council meeting will be Monday Dec. 13. A reception will be held in her honor at 6 p.m. before the meeting at city hall.

  • Geology club gets adventurous

    At Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus there is a new organization that is quickly becoming the most adventurous club ever encountered by its students.

    Geology Club, The Geo-Adventurers Chapter, is sponsored by geology instructor Caroline Reisner, formed on the Carrollton JCTC campus on Oct. 14, and signed more than 20 members in its first week.