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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, March 11 Trimble County Public Library presents the teen movie, “The Vampire’s Assistant.” at 4 p.m. Celebrate Teen Tech Week by drawing for an MP3 Player; ages 13 and older only. Saturday, March 13 Angel Food Ministries will take orders from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Milton Baptist Church. Menus have be

  • Local band ‘Cost of Sin’ opens show in Louisville

    Residents of Tilley Street and those in the surrounding area may have noticed a heavy vibration in the neighborhood in recent weeks. The pounding of a steady rock drumbeat, the heavy throb of a driving bass guitar, soaring guitar leads and vocal exercises by an intense lead singer herald the coming of a new musical force in Carrollton. That f

  • New opportunities for riverfront

    After years of discussion and months of negotiations, the city of Carrollton is the new owner of the 12-acre Liter’s Quarry property, which is bound by the Kentucky River, south of U.S. 42 at the Carrollton-Prestonville Bridge, west of Second Street and stops at Bakers Auto Salvage. “It feels great,” Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden said. “... Folks have been

  • Dispatch to get digital logging system

    Carroll County’s emergency dispatch will soon have a new, digital voice logging system. The members of Carroll County Fiscal Court approved the purchase during their Feb. 23 meeting. Funding for the equipment is through a 911 grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The Carroll County 911 Board was notified in October 2009 it

  • Family appreciates assistance after fire

    Editor: We would like to say thank you to family, friends and all of the community who assisted us in our recovery after a fire destroyed our home on Nov. 22, 2009. A special thanks is extended to American Legion No. 41 and all Kentucky State and local Emergency Assistance Agencies. Thank you and God Bless you all.   Herman Smith L

  • Lady Panthers fall in regional

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers’ hopes for a lengthy run in the postseason tournament came to a decisive and disappointing end last week. Carroll fell behind early and never recovered en route to a 45-26 loss at the hands of Walton-Verona in the first round of the Eighth Region tournament at Simon Kenton High School. The loss brought t

  • Ballinger named conference Player of the Year

    The Mid-South Conference announced its annual women’s basketball awards last week at the conference’s annual banquet. Headlining the night were Campbellsville University juniors and 1,000 Point Club members Whitney Ballinger and Courtney Danis, along with CU head coach Ginger Colvin. Carrollton’s Ballinger, one of 10 women

  • New Carrollton JCTC building included in House budget, Rep. Rand announces

    A long-awaited $12 million addition to the Carrollton campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College is included in the House budget approved Tuesday night by the chamber’s Appropriations and Revenue Committee, state Rep. Rick Rand announced today.               “As many may recall, this project was veto

  • City receives grant for sewer projects

    Major infrastructure improvements to area sewer systems are underway thanks in part to a federal grant. Carrollton, in partnership with the Gallatin County Fiscal Court and the city of Glencoe, recently received $2,783,000 through the Economic Development Administration, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for sanitary sewer impro

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 10 Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center on Highland Ave. Call (502) 732-5253. Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Car