http://www.mycarrollnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en City of Ghent breaks ground on new building http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/city-ghent-breaks-ground-new-building <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ghent_9715.jpg" alt="The city of Ghent held a groundbreaking ceremony April 17, for the new city hall. Pictured from left: (front) Magistrate Mark Bates, Cheryl Nohner, Bulinda Willis, Susie Crase, Mayor Jimmy Lewellyn, Joe Beall and Larry Hearn. Back row from left: Charlie Webb, contractor Jeff Meinder, Charlene Torline, Sandy Beall, Bobby Snow and County-Judge Executive Bobby Lee Westrick." title="The city of Ghent held a groundbreaking ceremony April 17, for the new city hall. Pictured from left: (front) Magistrate Mark Bates, Cheryl Nohner, Bulinda Willis, Susie Crase, Mayor Jimmy Lewellyn, Joe Beall and Larry Hearn. Back row from left: Charlie Webb, contractor Jeff Meinder, Charlene Torline, Sandy Beall, Bobby Snow and County-Judge Executive Bobby Lee Westrick." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The City of Ghent broke ground April 17, on the new city hall building. The site at Ann and Liberty streets will be the location of the 1,600-square foot, building. It will be the new home for the mayor&rsquo;s and city clerk&rsquo;s offices, as well as the location of future city commission meetings.</p> VIDEO | 2018 Magistrate Forum (Part 1) http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-magistrate-forum-part-1 VIDEO | 2018 Magistrate Forum (Part 2) http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-magistrate-forum-part-2 VIDEO | 2018 Sheriff Forum http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-sheriff-forum VIDEO | 2018 Jailer Forum http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-jailer-forum VIDEO | 2018 Judge-Executive Forum http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-judge-executive-forum VIDEO | 2018 Circuit Court Clerk Forum http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/video-2018-circuit-court-clerk-forum Honk if you support public education http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/honk-if-you-support-public-education <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/teachers_mg_9137.jpg" alt="Pictured from left: (front row) Jack Fink, Garrison Brumback and Dan Mahoney and (back row) Jacklyn Fink, Rachel Barmantje and Lisa Cable show their support for public schools." title="Pictured from left: (front row) Jack Fink, Garrison Brumback and Dan Mahoney and (back row) Jacklyn Fink, Rachel Barmantje and Lisa Cable show their support for public schools." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Teachers wearing red shirts and holding signs stating their love for their schools lined both sides of the intersection at Hwy. 227 and U.S. 42, April 12. Most every car coming through the intersection was honking its horn and waving at the teachers, showing their support for public education.</p> <p> The teachers held a rally supporting teachers and public education in preparation for another day of protest in Frankfort, April 13.</p>