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  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | July 24, 2018

    Road repairs

    Repair of roads damaged by flooding is high on Fiscal Court’s agenda but the wait for FEMA approval is slowing down the process. Flood Plain Manager John Kyle said July 24, it would be at least mid-August before FEMA inspectors would be here to look at the sites the county submitted in its claim.

  • FFA sets up at Tractor Supply grand opening
  • Unforeseen Winn construction problems expected to prompt major changes for 2018-2019 school year

    Unforeseen structural problems under a section of Kathryn Winn's roof are prompting changes for the 2018-2019 school year. Officials with Carroll County Schools made the annoucement Friday through a news release.
    Kathryn Winn is currently undergoing a renovation to replace its roof and HVAC system. This project began last school year and is being managed by Wehr Constructors. The project was scheduled for completion before the Aug. 21 start of school.

  • Deaf-Blind Project assessments help students function in everyday world

    What would your life be like if you had a dual sensory impairment? How would you address the challenges of not having the full function of your eyes and ears?

    The Kentucky Deaf-Blind Project provides statewide technical assistance and training to persons who have a combination of vision and hearing challenges. Services are offered to persons from birth to 22 years of age and also to their families and service providers.

  • Kitchen fire caught before spreading

    Carrollton Fire Department, Westside Volunteer Fire Department and Ghent Fire Protection District responded to a house fire Sunday night at 303 Fourth St., in Carrollton. Terry Kelley and Danielle Garriott reside at the home.

    Carroll County Dispatch received a call at 6:15 p.m. that the refrigerator at the residence was on fire and fully engulfed.

    Once on scene, CFD Assistant Chief Duane Wainscott said firefighters had the fire out within five minutes. However, ventilation took much longer. The last fire engines cleared the scene at 10:47 p.m.

  • JCTC campus director Carlisle begins ‘new chapter’

    As Campus Director Susan Carlisle looks to move on from Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton campus to retire and begin her “new chapter,” she leaves behind a thriving educational facility that exists as a monument to her success and leadership.

    The Carrollton campus is located on Hwy. 227, and it’s impossible to miss. The silver building with its rounded roof is a modern insertion for a Carrollton town that has built its narrative on history. When Carlisle began working at JCTC, however, none of that was in place.

  • Driver’s licenses, new technology among topics at clerks’ conference

    Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman L. Stark  participated in sessions on driver’s licensing, court technology, best practices and more at the 2018 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference. The conference took place June 5-6, at the Kentucky Association of Counties in Frankfort.

  • Entries sought for wildlife art show

    The Ohio Valley Art League and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources invites wildlife artists across the United States to submit works for the 13th biennial Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibition.

    The organization will accept nominations for the juried art show from July 2-30. The exhibit will be open for the public Oct. 8 through Nov. 29 at the Preston Arts Center, 2660 South Green Street, Henderson, Ky.

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  • New fishing, hunting regulations proposed for 2019

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer, elk and fishing regulations at its June quarterly meeting.

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly. Legislators must approve all recommendations before they become law.