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Local News

  • NorthKey to expand its services with move to new building on Hwy. 227

    For those seeking mental health or substance abuse services, local community center NorthKey is hoping to improve their services with a new building at 2688 Hwy. 227, which they obtained on Feb. 9, for the sum of a dollar. They’re now all moved in to the property and hope to consolidate the work they were doing in their two previous properties, which they were renting at 416 Fourth Street and 1714 Highland Avenue.

  • County passes budget; YMCA could be interested in Kysoc

    Carroll County will operate under a $12,606,832 budget that passed by a second reading June 26.

  • Tractor Supply celebrates grand opening

    Tractor Supply Company will celebrate its grand opening in Carroll County with a community-wide celebration featuring entertainment, giveaways and special events.

     As part of the family-friendly celebration from Thursday, July 5 through Sunday, July 8, Tractor Supply customers will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases made at the store on top of already discounted prices.

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  • Horse ride for Trooper Gonterman

    Rafter 7 Ranch & Arena, 274 Hwy 389, in Carrollton will hold a benefit ride Saturday, June 23, for KSP Trooper Mickey Gonterman. Gates will open Friday, June 22, at noon, $10 per person. Ride will start at 11 a.m. Dinner will be provided after the ride. All proceeds will be donated to the Gonterman family. Donated items to be auctioned off after the ride. For additional information contact Michael Walls 502-525-3132; Pat Maiden 502-773-5594; or Dru Maiden 502- 480-6349.

  • Quilt winner

    Patty Green was surprised when it was announced that she was the winner of the handmade quilt given out at the William Duncan Benefit, Saturday, June 15. The benefit was held at Welch’s Auction House in Carrollton. The winning ticket was bought by her husband, Dave Green, also pictured. He bought the ticket at the American Legion Bingo, on Wednesday, May 30.

  • Robot, tourism help dairy survive

    Milk and cereal; butter and corn on the cob; cheese and crackers; ice cream and cones. The next time you eat any of these classic combinations, think about the farmers and the cows who made it possible.

  • Family planning to spread positivity through fighting

    For Carrollton residents Emily and Randall Prince, jiu-jitsu is about more than just combat. It’s about self-development, building confidence and going through life knowing you have the ability and skill set to defend yourself.

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a form of martial art focused entirely on grappling and ground fighting. Those who practice the style hardly throw punches, as the goal of jiu-jitsu is to pin an opponent into submission.

  • Kysoc progress slow; Board suggested to manage site

    A diamond in the rough and Butler Park’s prettier little sister were several descriptions used to describe Camp Kysoc at the June 21, meeting with Carroll County Fiscal Court, KARMA and other community organizations. The meeting was held to gather input about the future of the property.

  • Taylor pens book on area history, including Carroll, Trimble counties

    Former Trimble Banner editor Dave Taylor has taken advantage of newfound retirement to return to book publishing.

    Taylor’s new work “Ripples Over the Dike: Vignettes of Life in the Ohio River Valley,” became available for purchase earlier this month. Former Banner and Carrollton News-Democrat graphic designer Carla Kidwell also had a hand in production with the cover design. The collection of stories in Taylor’s new publication was 11 years in the making, he said.