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Today's News

  • Oakley leaves 'big shoes to fill' in Milton

      Service. And a smile. What sounds like a trite slogan for a fast-food restaurant seems to be, by all accounts, truly the way Donnie Oakley lived his life. Oakley, who had served as mayor of the city of Milton for the past 12 years, died early Saturday morning, Sept. 19, at St. Catherine’s Hospital in Charlestown, Ind. He was 53. He was a Little League coach. He was

  • Carroll runners compete at Owen Co., Hanover College

    Carroll County High School’s cross country teams competed on a “very grueling course” at Owen County High School on Tuesday, Sept. 22, according to Coach Joe Creager. “The hilly course caused some slower times for the runners, but overall the kids ran a very competitive race.”

  • Don’t miss out on Second Sunday walk

    Editor:

    I have seen the flyers notifying everyone of the Second Sunday Fitness Walk that is being held on Oct. 11 from 2-5 p.m.

    I hope everyone in the community will take advantage of this event.

    I, along with several friends, attended the Second Sunday Fitness Walk last year and thoroughly enjoyed it.

    The walk was not strenuous and we had time to socialize with other attendees.

     There were drawings for prizes and plenty of water provided.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

    Thursday, Oct. 1

  • Bridge rating remains ‘poor’

    The Trimble Banner Results are in, and the August in-depth inspection of the Milton-Madison Bridge shows no change in the superstructure’s condition. Inspectors gave the superstructure an overall rating of 4, or poor, on a rating scale of 0-9, with 9 being excellent. The bridge received the same rating during the biennial Fracture Critic

  • RAIN DELAY

    Periodically heavy rains Sunday forced a one-week postponement of the annual Community Picnic presented by the Family Worship Center of Carrollton.

    The event had been scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Carroll County Fair Grounds. Rain clouds that swept through the Ohio River valley Sunday dumped 2.7 inches of precipitation on Carrollton, according the Carrollton Kentucky Mesonet weather station.

    “At 9:30 Sunday morning it was obvious it wasn’t going to work,” Pastor Pat Butcher said. He said the church will try to hold the event this Sunday.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 23

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

  • Soccer Panthers take second win

    Winning could become addictive as the Carroll County Panther soccer team put its second win in the books Tuesday, September 15 over the Gallatin County Wildcats.

    The Wildcats might have been hoping for a Panther letdown following the Panther win over the Burgin Bulldogs last week.  The Panthers however relished the victory, liked how it felt and wanted more of the same.  

  • Taxes keep people from ‘owning’ their property

    Editor:

    I want to commend Kelley Crutcher for having the courage to speak out about property taxes.  

    I hate property taxes more than any other tax because you do not really own your home/land as long as you have to make a yearly payment to the government just to keep it.

  • Dump your meds