Today's News

  • County schools rank near top

    The Carroll County School District has spent several years integrating technology into the classroom and the workplace, and one national organization has taken note – ranking it fifth in the nation among districts of its size.

  • Council picks campground manager

    After bidding the position out three times, Carrollton City Council selected Frances Wyman as the contractor for the Two Rivers RV Campground Monday night.

    Councilman Kevin Craig made the motion, and Councilman Mike Gordon seconded it, contingent upon Wyman obtaining the required insurance and passing a background check.

    The city received two bids this last time, one from Wyman and the other from Donald Kindoll.

  • Campground Opening

    The Two Rivers Campground will officially open Friday, May 4 and will host local campers at no cost for Friday and Saturday as a kickoff event.  All campers residing in Carroll County are invited to enjoy a weekend of fun as a way to christen the campground. The ribbon cutting will be at 5:30 p.m.

    Those who wish to participate should contact the mayor’s office at 732-7051 to reserve a site.  City leaders said they expect a full house and encouraged residents to call as soon as they can. 

  • Webster left his imprint on Carrollton

    Carrollton lost a community leader, a small-business owner, a friend to many and a man committed to his family Monday morning with the death of Charlie Webster.

    Webster, 79, died early Monday, April 22 due to complications from kidney failure. (See obituary, Page 3.)

    Those who knew him were quick to offer their praise for the impact he had on Carrollton and Carroll County.

  • Readers on vacation - April 18, 2012
  • Volunteers to be recognized at the senior center

    The Senior Center of Carroll County, 110 Sixth Street, will be hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Day luncheon Friday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m. at the center. The luncheon is planned for all volunteers who have worked for the Senior Center throughout the year.

  • Boosters plan scramble at Fairway Golf Course

    The Carroll County High School Football Boosters’ annual golf scramble is 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky. Cost is $45 per person; each team has four players. Lunch and a gift is included; door prizes will be awarded. To register, call Kathy McBurney at (502) 480-6326 or write to Kathy473@bellsouth.net.

  • Carroll County Public Library - April 18, 2012

    Wednesday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers (Age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; Story hour (age 4-6 years) 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Friday night music, “The Jimmy Mundanes,” 6 p.m.

  • Hydrant flushing set for April 19 in Carrollton

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. with completion by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly.

    Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

  • Dow Corning donates $5,000 to Milton for fire department

    On Thursday, April 12, a group from Dow Corning’s Safety and Loss Prevention Department presented Milton Fire Department with a check for  $5,000.