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Today's News

  • Quarles calls for entries in contest

    FRANKFORT (Nov. 27, 2017) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to show in words and pictures how food gets “From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate” in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) annual Poster and Essay Contest.

  • Sharing a Thanksgiving meal
  • Community Calendar | Nov.30, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, Cornhole, Games, Puzzles, Color Therapy, massages, TV viewing, Walking and Exercise Equipment available daily.

    Thursday, Nov. 30: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 p.m.; Chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; Shopping Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Beer on Mars? Ky. company will help Budweiser figure out how to brew it

    By TOM EBLEN

    Lexington Herald Leader

    Anheuser-Busch has hired a Kentucky company to develop and manage experiments aboard the International Space Station next month to help it figure out how to someday put beer on Mars.

    The world’s largest brewer announced earlier this year that it expects humans to someday colonize Mars, and it wants to provide beer for them there. But first it must figure out how the microgravity of outer space affects beer’s ingredients and the brewing process.

  • King’s Daughters’ Health hosts Cancer Survivors Dinner

    King's Daughters' Health will host a Cancer Survivors Dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Oak Conference Rooms at the main hospital, 1373 East SR 62, Madison. The Conference Center is located on the basement level. The event is open to all cancer survivors and a guest of their choice. Those wanting to attend are asked to RSVP by calling the Cancer Treatment Center (812) 801-0603.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Nov. 30, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Music Makers will decorate the Christmas tree at General Butler State Resort Park Lodge, Thursday, Nov. 30.

  • Minimum structures, manufactured homes discussed

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning requested City Council consider adding a minimum structure size in the city’s zoning code for new buildings in the three residential zones, Code Enforcement Official John Welch said. Currently, there is a maximum size, but not a minimum. The issue was brought up because there have already been residents inquiring about living in “tiny houses” or similar structures within the city limits.

  • Seat belt policy adopted; roads discussed at Fiscal Court

    A Kentucky Association of Counties workman’s compensation review of the Carroll County’s garage policies found the facility did not have seat belt use policy in place.

    To address the issue, Carroll County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick presented a new policy at Fiscal County’s meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28. It states that all county garage employees need to be wearing a seat belt when operating any county owned equipment, and any other personnel in a piece of equipment also needed to be wearing a seat belt. Fiscal Court adopted the policy.

  • Contractor indicted on theft charges

    Besides a Kentucky State Police investigation that resulted in indictments being issued against a Campbellsburg-based contractor in four counties, Jason Whitaker and his construction company face lawsuits from three separate parties seeking monetary awards in Henry County Circuit Court.

    Grand juries in Henry, Trimble, Carroll and Oldham counties indicted Whitaker on charges of theft by failure to make required disposition of property, $10,000 or more, after he allegedly failed to complete contracting jobs, according to a news release from state police.

  • What do you want to do when you grow up?

    By WILL YAGER

    Spark Academy Instructor

    As part of Spark Academy at Carroll County High School, over the past three weeks students were out and about within the community job shadowing. Providing opportunities with career exploration was a key component in establishing Spark.

    Students spent a couple of hours a day for one week shadowing at a place of interest based on a survey that was taken early in the school year. They will have another placement during the Spring Semester in another area of possible interest.