Today's News

  • Young stays busy getting seniors to appointments

    Caring about people has always been a passion for Bob Young. His job brought him to Carroll County in 1969, and he continues to work on the behalf of the county’s senior citizens.

    Young worked for Social Services serving the five rural counties in the Northern Kentucky Area Development District. When he retired from the state in 1995, he was the team leader for the Carroll County and Owen County offices.

  • St. Elizabeth, HealthPoint make offer on Owenton, Ky. hospital


    Landmark News Service

    An offer has been made by Northern Kentucky’s St. Elizabeth Healthcare and HealthPoint Family Care, Inc. to purchase Owenton’s New Horizons Medical Center and its assets, according to attorney Ruth Baxter.

    The bankruptcy court and creditors will have the final decision, Baxter said. The hospital’s bankruptcy counsel was expected to submit the offer to the counsel last week.

  • Bennett, Yocum recognized as outstanding scholar-athletes in first phase of Wendy’s Heisman Awards

    Natalie Bennett and Elliann Yocum of Carroll County High School were recently named School Winners for the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, which highlights exceptional high school seniors and their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community.

    Bennett and Yocum moved on to the state finalist competition.

    For 22 years, Wendy’s, in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy, has recognized outstanding students and rewarded their commitment and achievements to academics, athletics and community on a national level.

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  • Tips for managing holiday stress

    The holidays are fast approaching and while you probably haven’t hit your maximum stress level yet, it will surely hit soon enough.  With last minute shopping, problems with turkey baking, finding all your stuffed-away decorations and dealing with relatives right around the corner, it’s expected that everyone will have stressful moments.

  • Happy Hollow Corn Maze

    The residents of Happy Hollow hosted its first Haunted Maze during October. There was a 10-acre corn maze that participants had to walk through. The maze had human obstacles to navigate around. Those completing the maze received candy. Residents are using the maze as one method to raise funds for a gate at the entrance of the campground. Happy Hollow will be hosting turkey shoots Nov. 15, 22 and 29, at the resort.

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  • Sugar-cane aphid is making its way through Kentucky farms

    There is a new invasive insect species that has made its way into Kentucky, and although it has not reached Carroll County or our part of the state, it is still important to be aware of its presence.

    The sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) was first detected in western Kentucky counties in late August.  The insect has been found in grain sorghum (milo) fields in Allen, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, McLean and Webster counties.

  • Logsdon honored with award for excellence in research
  • All Pro Dad

    Team up with other dads and children at the monthly All Pro Dads meeting. This month’s meeting will be held from 7:15-7:45 a.m. at Carroll County Middle School Nov. 17. Cartmell also hosts this event on the second Tuesday of each month. Free breakfast and a 30-minute program on fatherhood and family topics is offered.