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Today's News

  • Carrollton loses ‘gem’ as store closes

    Editor: I was sad to see the article about the closing of Floyd’s Jewelry.  I am only a part-time resident of Carrollton and live most of the time in Cincinnati.  I have lots of jewelry stores in Cincinnati to choose from, but I usually wait to go to Floyd’s because they had been so nice and had such pretty things.&nb

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, March 4 Mandatory meeting for anyone involved or wants to be involved in youth baseball and T-ball at Trimble County Park at 6:30 p.m. Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Milton United Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome. Friday, March 5 Farmers Bank of Milton will sell meals of soup, a sandwich and a drink from

  • Repaired Markland chamber resumes locking tows

    The Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began locking Ohio River traffic through the repaired 1,200-foot chamber late in the day on Monday, March 1, according to Carol Laboshosky, media spokesperson for the Corps of Engineers Louisville District. “The lock opened last night,” Laboshosky said Tuesday morning. &ldqu

  • Ambulance involved in accident

    The Carrollton Police Department investigated a traffic accident Friday, Feb. 26, involving an ambulance belonging to the Carroll County Ambulance Service and two other vehicles. At 11:53 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26 in the 300 block of Highland Avenue. According to Assistant Chief Steve Abbott who investigated, a 2006 Ford ambulance driven by Nicol

  • Lady Panthers advance

    Right from the get go, it was Carroll County’s night. The Lady Panthers turned the Lady Wildcats of Gallatin County over on their first possession, leading to a basket by sophomore Hannah Devine. Carroll County extended their uncharacteristically fast start to 9-3 with 2:53 to go in the first quarter, 13-5 at the end of the first. It

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 3 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County Vocational School. holds registration for a welding night class, 4-6 p.m. For more information call the school 502-732-9919 betw

  • CCHS track teams compete in Mason County indoor meet

    The Carroll County High School boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to Maysville, Ky., Saturday to run in the Mason County Indoor Meet at Mason County High School. The event was a warmup to next week’s 50th annual Mason-Dixon Games which will be held in Broadbent Arena in Louisville, according to CCHS Track and Field Head C

  • Student faces charges after pellet gun bus incident

    A 10-year-old Cartmell Elementary School student is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property and two counts of fourth-degree assault in connection with a pellet pistol allegedly fired on a school bus. On Monday Feb. 22 at about 2:45 p.m. in the Cartmell Elementary School parking lot on the school bus, a 10-year-old all

  • Time capsule tells story of school’s origin

    A new elementary/junior high school opened in September 1963 on U.S. Hwy. 42 on the east end of Carrollton. During that inaugural 1963-64 school year in the facility, a time capsule was sealed within the structure to be opened someday in the future. That day came Friday as school officials who have begun a major renovation of the school campu

  • Grudging enthuisiast admits importance of sports for children

    I come from a family that didn’t really put a lot of emphasis on sports. My dad didn’t think they were important. I remember he was angry one time because our high school administrators were going to cancel a trip for students to compete in the regional Science Fair. Both my sisters had earned the chance to go, and they were terribly disappoi