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Today's News

  • Ghent Fire Protection District votes to hold tax rate same

    The Ghent Fire Protection District board voted to keep the 2010-11 real property tax rate the same as in 2009-10 at 9.9 cents per $100. This means that for a $100,000 house, the tax rate will be $99 per year. With the 9.9-cent tax rate in 2009-10, the fire district generated $232,290 in revenue. This year, the revenue is estimated at $240,0

  • Sisenstein ‘serious but stable’ following collision Thursday

    A Carroll County man is in the Intensive Care Unit at University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident about four miles west of Carrollton on Ky. Hwy. 36 Thursday. Eighteen-year-old Andrew Sisenstein, of the Locust neighborhood, was flown from the scene by helicopter, according to Kentucky Stat

  • Organ donation can help save a life

    Editor; I am writing in response to a recent article on organ donation. I would like to say a special thank you to Laman Stark and his staff for the efforts they have put forth in promoting organ donation. I would also like to say thank you to my sister, Beth Toombs. She tested to try to donate a kidney to me; but was told she couldn’t. I cannot begin to express what that

  • Fundraiser for CCHS golf teams

    The Carroll County golf teams will be hosting the first “Tin Cup Classic,” a nine hole, “One” club golf outing, on Sept. 10 at General Butler State Resort Park golf course. Tickets are $20 per player. You can bring a four-player team, however individual scores are kept. For a four-player team, tickets are $80 per team.

  • Family member objects to removal of cemetery

    Editor: Just recently there has been an attempt to have the old Moore Cemetery removed. Robert Moore was the one who gave consent for my grandmother Rachel Moore to marry James Gullion in about 1830-3 in then Gallatin County. The cemetery has a rock wall surrounding it. Some years back the cemetery was cleaned off and just recently cleaned up again. It would be a tragedy to hav

  • Fla. native walks across country to raise awareness for camp

    Journeyman Steve Young recently visited Carrollton during one of his journeys across the country to raise awareness for the Victory Junction Gang Camp, a camp for sick and terminally ill children in Randleman, N.C. According to their website, the camp opened in 2004 and has served more than 11,000 children and families from 47 states and th

  • Hospital appreciates donors in recent fundraising drive

    Editor: In the recent months Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has gone through a big renovation. The Medical Surgical Unit received a much needed major facelift when projects such as new paint, flooring and ceilings were completed. Along with the renovation came the need to replace our “not so new” patient room furniture. With the help of a fundraiser

  • Boys’ soccer team rallys for tie, 1-1

    The Panthers battled back from a 0-1 deficit in the second half to tie the visiting Covington Latin Trojans 1-1 at home Thursday night. The match started a little shaky for the Panthers. The team was not communicating or settling the ball, which led to passes going to no one in particular and a frustrated head coach on the sideline. &ldquo

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

      Wednesday, Sept. 1  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. American Legion Post No. 41, holds bingo at 123 Fifth Street in Carrollton, 7 p.m. Registration forms are due for the 30th annual Jim Ramsey Tennis Tournament. Forms are available from First National Bank in Carrollton

  • Panthers run away with win at home over rival Wildcats

    Led by junior running back Carson Butcher, the Carroll County offense pounded the ball against Gallatin County, scoring 40 points in the first half and winning 47-2 at Panther Field. Butcher rushed for 253 yards and three touchdowns in the win. “Our mentality is that we don’t care what defense people put at us, we’re going