Today's News

  • Subway Ribbon Cutting
  • Primitive camping at RV park discussed, official vote Thursday

    The city plans to have an area for primitive camping ready near the Two Rivers RV Park in time for the spring opening.

    After a lengthy discussion at the second work session focusing on the new park’s rules and regulations on Tuesday, Jan. 24, city leaders unofficially decided they would like to add the primitive camping back into the plans. It was part of the original drawings, but was later phased out.

  • Bridge closure dates announced

    State officials have announced the planned dates for the first of two five-day closures during the replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge.

    The bridge will be closed April 25-29, during which time crews with Walsh Construction will work around the clock to remove the existing approaches on both sides of the river and attach the temporary approaches to the 82-year-old Ohio River span.

  • Carrollton arts, music academy to expand, offer more programs

    Music will soon fill the air while young artists work on their paintings in a former law office at 430 Main St.

    Paragon Arts and Music Academy is expanding to add this space next door to the location it has called home for two years.

    Owner and director Jennifer Beach said the additional space is needed because of the growth they have seen for the programs offered in performance and visual arts.

    This level of growth is something Beach did not expect when she opened the doors at Paragon.

  • Synthetic drugs: Legal does not mean safe

    Ashley Stillwell, now a 19-year-old freshman at Western Kentucky University, was feeling on top of the world during the summer of 2011. She had just graduated from Warren East High School and felt like ‘The Hulk:’ “Nothing could touch me,” she said.

    She had never used drugs or alcohol before in her life, but on the night of Aug. 21, she made a decision that would alter her life forever: She took one hit of legal synthetic marijuana and was paralyzed for three hours.

  • Rotary winter ball tickets available for Feb. 18 event

    Several locations around Carrollton will have tickets available for the Carrollton Rotary Club’s Feb. 18 winter ball, according to chairman, Nick Marsh. 

    Credit card purchases may be made at The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. 

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 25, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026


    Wednesday, Jan. 25: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.;

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 27: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O tournament, 9:30 a.m.;

    Monday, Jan. 30: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; lunch in Madison, Ind., 10:45 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Jan. 25, 2012

    Wednesday, Jan. 25: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.;

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; toddler time, 11 a.m.-noon; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 27: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, infinity cowl, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Friday night music, Damian Jimenez-Rico and Ana Victoria Jimenez:  A Night of Spanish Guitar, 6 p.m. 

  • Circuit court clerk aids effort to increase organ donations with 32 percent registered

    With more than 700 Kentuckians on the waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant, the Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office plays a vital role in helping those patients waiting on a donor organ.

    “I am proud that my office has made an impact on patients in need of a life-saving organ transplant, and I am humbled at the generosity of our community,” Laman Stark, Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk, said.

  • Miss Congeniality