Today's News

  • Camp Shakespheare

    The Carroll County Library hosted Camp Shakespeare July 25-29. On July 29, the group performed “Romeo and Juliet.” The play stayed true to its theme, while also giving the participants the opportunity to do some improvisation as well. 

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  • NKADD receives $10K from Meals on Wheels America

    The Northern Kentucky Area Development District has been selected to receive $10,000 from Meals on Wheels America. This grant has been made possible through a generous donation from the Kellogg Twenty-Five Year Employees Fund. The Fund is seeking to expand its support of former Kellogg employees and their families by providing grant funds to local Meals on Wheels programs in Kellogg communities.

  • Faulkner named director of corrections training

    Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Steve Faulkner to Director of the Corrections Training Division.

    His promotion was effective July 1.

    “Steve Faulkner has demonstrated the skills necessary to be a valuable addition to our leadership team,” said Ballard. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to promote a true team player who will work to enhance our mission in the Corrections Training Division. His experience and knowledge will serve him well as he assumes his new role.”

  • General guidelines for riding a motorcycle safely

    Apply effective mental strategies

    • Constantly search the road for changing conditions.

    • Give yourself space and time to respond to other motorists’ actions.

    • Give other motorists’ time and space to respond to you.

    • Use lane positioning to be seen; ride in the part of the lane where you are the most visible.

    • Watch for turning vehicles.

    • Signal your next move in advance.

    • Avoid weaving between lanes.

  • Get prepared for back to school with Ready Fair

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring the annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Kathryn Winn Primary.

    There will be lots of information and free items available to families to help make sure the school year gets off to a great start. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Kathryn Winn and Head Start teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Cartmell teachers will also be in their classrooms at Cartmell during that time to greet their students.

  • Culver retires after 24 years with county detention center

    The Carroll County Detention Center’s last original employee has retired.

    Denise Culver was there when the new jail opened on June 2, 1992. After 24 years on the job, she retired July 27. Her service was honored on her last day with a meal and a celebration attended by all those who work at the detention center and her husband.

    Culver said the employees started to work before the jail opening, as they trained before their first prisoners arrived. She was on the first shift when the doors opened.

  • Work remains to finish gym project at CCMH

    A total of 163 items remain on the Carroll County Middle School construction project’s punch list, down from the more than 800 items on the original four lists that cover architectural, site, mechanical/electrical/plumbing, and addendum — items discovered as other work was being done.

  • Back In My Day - Garland Allen

    Natives of Breckinridge County, Ky., Garland and Shirley Allen came to Carrollton in 1975 when the Army Corps of Engineers transferred Garland to Markland Dam.

    Allen’s father also worked for the Army Corps of Engineers for the Addison Lock, No. 45, on the Ohio River. The lock was closed in 1971 when one at Cannelton, Ind. opened further down the Ohio River. His father also did some tenant farming in addition to working on the locks.

  • P&Z seeks input for comprehensive plan at Aug. 11 meeting

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission wants to hear from residents for development of the new comprehensive plan that will guide the city’s development over the next five years.

    The Aug. 11 special meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall on Clay Street.