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Today's News

  • reSettled Life founder becomes only female licensed auctioneer in Boone, Kenton

    To better serve her senior transition clients, Amy Wright of reSettled Life in Union, Ky., wanted to offer auctions as one of her services. To do so required her to be an apprentice auctioneer for one year, work 10 auctions, complete 80 hours of training and pass the principal auctioneer’s examination. Having completed all four, she earned her principal auctioneer license from the Kentucky Board of Auctioneers on Nov. 10, 2016. She now joins the 182 other women who make up a very small percentage of the 2000 auctioneers currently licensed in Kentucky.

  • Stomach flu expected to spike in February; wash hands to prevent

    If you are throwing up and have diarrhea, the culprit might not be what you had for dinner. It could be norovirus, commonly called “stomach flu,” an easy-to-catch virus that hangs on for one to three days.

  • Gallatin Nursing and Rehab receives 2017 Customer Experience Award

    Gallatin Nursing and Rehab in Warsaw, Ky.–a provider of skilled nursing services–is proud to announce that it is the recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2017 Customer Experience Award™.

  • Mother Goose Time returns to Carroll Co. Library
  • Small businesses represent more than 96 percent of Kentucky businesses

    FRANKFORT – Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with over half of Americans either owning or working for one of these small (but mighty) companies? It’s true, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, which helps small businesses be competitive both here in the U.S. and across the globe.

  • Rotary Ball

    Rotary Club of Carrollton hosted its annual ball Feb. 4, at General Butler State Resort Park. The money raised benefited the Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton campus. 

  • Rare bipartisan progress

    The State Journal

    It was announced Monday that the state passed an important milepost in the effort to test the thousands-long backlog of rape kits.

    Part of the “SAFE Act” passed last year required all members of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation, which includes most of the state’s police agencies, to ratify a sexual response policy by Jan. 1. There is still a ways to go before the backlog can be cleared, but Monday’s news represents progress.

  • Carroll County Junior Panthers | G6
  • What is true love?

    Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, and this means that love is in the air, the grocery store shelves are full of candy, and hundreds of men across Carroll County are waiting until the 14th to buy presents on their way home from work. Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming—that day when we show the people we love how much we love them by buying them stuffed animals, cards, boxes of chocolates, dinner and flowers.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 9, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    Kathryn Winn Primary PTA hosts a Daddy Daughter Dance from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per couple.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    Carroll County High School basketball hosts a varsity doubleheader against Williamstown. It also is Homecoming Night and Coaches vs. Cancer Night. The boys play at 6 p.m., followed by the Homecoming King and Queen crowning. The girls will take the court at about 8 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 11