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Today's News

  • 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.

  • FOOTBALL: Holy Cross (Covington) defeats Carroll County, 55-17

    Carroll County stats

    Passing:

    Trent Downs – 3/7, 4 yards, INT

     

    Rushing:

    Carson Butcher – 30 rushes, 154 yards, 2 TDs

    Tyshawn Embs – 11 rushes, 77 yards, 1 fumble

    Travis Branum – 3 rushes, 9 yards

     

    Receiving:

    Brody Newby – 2 catches, 8 yards

    Dillon Craig – 1 catch, -4 yards

  • Bad job?

    Local officials have expressed concerns about patch work performed recently by state highway department crews and subcontractors on roads in Carroll County. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson met recently with engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 office to inspect the work and evaluate other traffic concerns in the county.

  • Scouts to collect for local food pantry

    Lack of farming work, serious illnesses that prevent people from working and the lack of permanent  40 hour a week jobs and full time jobs has resulted in many people seeking food this year.

    An average of 30 families are asking for food each week through the Community Food Pantry and the Carroll County Crisis Center. 

  • Raising awareness
  • Downtown Carrollton project to light up holidays

    Carrollton’s historic architecture will be enhanced this holiday season as lights outline the buildings in the area around the downtown square.

    The city of Carrollton and four community organizations have agreed to share the cost of hanging holiday lights along the roofline of some of the buildings in downtown for three years.