Local News

  • Wise family benefit

    Carroll County’s 3 Rivers Archery Club is hosting an 1800 Water Damage Bow Hunter Championship at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 19 at Camp Kysoc. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wise family that was injured in the car wreck on Hwy. 36 Feb. 26 (see story on page 1 and continued above).

    The entry fee is $40. The top five will have a shoot out on Bow Life pop up targets, with the first place winner receiving $500.

    The Bow Life pop up target course will be open to shoot for the fee for non tournament shooters.

  • Animal Tales

    Carroll County Public Library celebrated “Take Your Child to the Library Day” Feb. 22, by bringing in a special presentation from Animal Tales. This included live animals and fun facts from zoo educators and naturalists. Each child in attendance also received a free gift.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Board of Education voted to keep students off from school during Spring Break

    By a vote of 3-2, the Carroll County School Board voted to continue adding on days to the end of the school year and NOT use Spring Break as makeup days. The district has had 14 snow days as of today, and the last day for students is June 3.

    However, the board is leaving open the option of possibly taking Memorial Day or a Saturday as a make up day if the district continues to have snow days so that Carroll County High School graduation is not pushed back any further. Graduation is currently scheduled for Sunday, June 8.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Feb. 25, 2014

    Tire amnesty May 1-3

    The county will host a tire collection May 1-3. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the county has to provide a place to store the tires and three or four workers to help load them. He said they may need a few more than that because there are a number of places that have a large number of used tires. At the Feb. 11, meeting, Tomlinson said the county already has more than 800 tires that can go into the recycling program.


    Watershed project moves forward

  • County ranks lower than Appalachian area

    A new state report paints a troubling picture of education and the workforce in Carroll County, ranking the majority of factors here below the averages for the Appalachian counties of Eastern Kentucky.

  • CCHS drama brings ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to the stage March 7-8

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Carroll County High School next weekend for the high school drama club performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”

    There will be three performances: 7 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8, all in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.

  • New fireworks vendor brings bigger show for less money

    An American flag will light up the night sky over the Ohio River in Carrollton during this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.

    The pyrotechnic flag, along with 24 red-tailed salutes, will be part of a display from Vito’s Fireworks in Covington, selected by Carrollton City Council Monday night as this year’s vendor.

    Unhappy with the pricing of Freedom Fireworks from Louisville at the last meeting, Councilman Robb Adams sought proposals from Vito’s, which had put on other shows he had attended.

  • Four seriously injured in collision on Hwy. 36

    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision this morning on Hwy. 36 in Carroll County. 

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police responded to the crash after Carroll County Dispatch received a 911 call at 11:36 a.m.

  • Kinman remembered for his kindness, giving nature

    Carroll County businessman Herb Kinman will be remembered as a generous man who loved his family and his friends. He supported numerous organizations and fundraisers throughout the community over the years, but he was equally as charitable to people he barely even knew.

    Kinman, 63, died Sunday, Feb. 16, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital of a heart attack. His full obituary can be found on page 3.

  • Winter Warriors