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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Mar. 12, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, March 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PHd’s craft class, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Saturday, March 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Pokemon Game Day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Arbor Day Foundation offers trees to members

    The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.

    White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year, they are known for their showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that attract song birds during winter.

     Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

  • Main Street hosts event

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts Luck ‘O The Pop during regular business hours Saturday, March 14. Stop in downtown businesses and pop a balloon for discounts and prizes.

    One lucky person will win a “Pot of gold” worth $55. A Lucky Leprachaun also will be downtown giving away extra balloon pops from noon-4 p.m.

  • Circuit Clerk’s Office closed on March 17

    The Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed on Tuesday, March 17, for an infrastructure upgrade.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts launched the infrastructure project months ago as part of the Kentucky eCourt Program. The eCourt infrastructure upgrade will encompass networks, servers and end-user devices with the goal to replace the courts system’s aging infrastructure and facilitate the expansion of eFiling statewide.

  • Libraries are a valuable asset to the community

    In my humble opinion, libraries are a great and noble institution in our society. 

  • Bevin to visit Carrollton

    Gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin will speak at 7 p.m. March 18, at the Carroll County Republican Party’s next meeting, held in the community room at 1208 Highland Ave. “This is your opportunity to meet and greet another candidate for governor,” Chairman John Glauber said. “We urge everyone to attend regardless of their party affiliation.”

  • Young Lady Panthers hope to shock some teams during 31st District play

    Young, young and even younger describes the 2015 edition of the Carroll County Lady Panthers softball team.

    Carroll returns two starters from last year’s team, senior Mackenzi Hawkins and sophomore Haley Dermon.

    Six seniors graduated and with two players deciding not to play softball this year, the faces on the field will be quite different.

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  • Three seniors lead squad aiming to repeat last year’s success

    Success for this season’s Panthers baseball team will hinge on how quickly younger players can fill the roles vacated by last season’s large senior class.

    Carroll County graduated six seniors–four starters and two key role players–and lost another starter after he chose to focus on another sport.

  • Auditor says more money missing from Ghent city hall

    An audit found more than $300,000 missing from the city of Ghent, allegedly stolen by the former city clerk.

    Preliminary investigation estimated the amount missing as ranging from $105,000 to $250,000. However, the audit, performed by Raisor, Zapp and Woods, PSC., ultimately found $305,838.93 missing from the city, Kentucky State Police Public Information Officer Trooper Mitchel Hazelett said March 9.