Today's News

  • “Frozen” party

    Carroll County Public Library and Carroll County Panther Tots hosted a “Frozen” party Jan. 13, at the library. An estimated 182 people attended, with 82 children signed up. The event provided a meal catered by Ma Tiller’s Catering and several activities for children ages birth to five years old. Children were encouraged to dress up as their favorite “Frozen” character.

  • Judge accepts motion for Horine to be evaluated

    Special Circuit Court Judge Patricia Summe of Kenton County heard motions Friday, Jan. 15, from the Commonwealth and the defense in the case against Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow. The hearing was held at the Kenton County Justice Center.

  • Bids opened for JCTC construction project

    Within the next 30 days, the Morel Construction Company will sign its contract with the state and begin construction on the Carrollton Campus of the Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    This was the message from JCTC Director of Facilities Management Craig Turpin to the Carroll County Community Development Corporation annual meeting attendees Jan. 19.

  • Avoid the penalty: Kynect enrollment deadline is Jan. 31


    Bowling Green Daily News

    The Jan. 31 deadline for enrollment in kynect, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, is approaching.

    In 2016, the tax penalty fee for not being enrolled in an insurance program is 2.5 percent of income or $695 per person, whichever is higher, according to the kynect website. Individuals or families who fall below income tax filing levels may not owe anything and may get payment assistance to offset health insurance costs.

  • Budget finally approved for County Clerk’s office

    It took a special meeting for Carroll County Fiscal Court to make a final approval of the Carroll County Clerk’s 2016 budget.

    The meeting was held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15, and the budget had to be submitted by 4:30 p.m. that day.

    Fiscal Court approved a $3,015,300 budget for County Clerk Alice Marsh.

    In an interview after the meeting, Marsh said there was just a lot of confusion in the numbers this year.

  • wintry weather

    An estimated 2.1 inches of snow fell as of 10 a.m. Wednesday in Carroll County, according to the Kentucky Mesonet. Carroll County Schools and Christian Academy of Carrollton were closed for their second snow days of the year. Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus also was closed. Carroll County Schools will be in session Feb. 15 (President’s Day) and May 24

  • Carrollton snow activities

    Snow is Mother Nature’s way of winter decorating. Snow on the roads and sidewalks makes driving and walking more hazardous. Take plenty of time to travel to your destinations.

  • Taco Bell re-opens
  • Hornback, Rand to host town hall meeting Jan. 30

    Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford) announced a town hall meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 30, at the Carroll County courthouse second floor meeting room.

  • ‘Carroll County at Work’ highlighted 26 locals; feature stories to continue

    Well, we made it through. Our first yearlong series of features, “Carroll County At Work,” came to a close last week. Twenty-six feature stories–from auctioneer to zoo interpreter–and everything in between! We wrote about a bus driver, a farmer, a librarian and a veterinarian, just to name a few.

    Even though I wrote most of the stories and read all of them, I still can’t rattle off the names of every job and person without sneaking a peak at my sheet. Can you?