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Today's News

  • New restaurant seeks to revitalize downtown

    An exciting new business development is coming to downtown Carrollton.

    Crosley Brands Group purchased the former Jefferson Community and Technical College building at 324 Main St. Sept. 17, and will be opening a restaurant/brewery and music venue.

  • Rare Bowstring Bridge officially open

    The city of Carrollton hosted a formal ribbon cutting and dedication Sept. 14, for the McCool’s Creek Bowstring Pony Truss Bridge which connects the downtown river walk to the 2Rivers Campground along the Kentucky River.
    The bridge has been in place since January, Mayor Robb Adams said, but the city was waiting on the completion of the plaque and stone pedestal before having the ceremony. Carrollton Public Works laid the rock for the pedestal, and Public Works employee and mason Steve Martin built it.

  • Panthers take advantage of Warrior turnovers in shutout

    Carroll County Panthers football picked up a huge shutout win Friday night, defeating previously undefeated Eminence 45-0 at Panther Field.

    Head coach Hunter Cantwell was all smiles after the win, a complete turnaround from last year’s 35-6 loss at Eminence.

  • The BBQ of Bands and BBQ

    Main Contest

    Kansas City Barbeque Society

    1. Grey Street BBQ 703.95

    2. Slippery Pete’s BBQ 693.07

    3. High on the Hawg 691.33

    Back Yard Contest

    1. Smoking Gone Wild 639.42

    2. Best Butts Around 634.75

    3. Squealin’ Kisses 625.18

  • Florida fugitive arrested at the Ghent Valero

    Local police arrested a man Sept. 12, who was wanted for multiple counts of murder out of Florida.

  • Pedestrian killed on Highland; Naked man arrested on Main

    A Carrollton man died Sept. 13, after being hit walking across Highland Avenue Sept. 4.

    William E. Benham, 76, was a resident at Carrollton Manor, 205 Fifth St. At 8:48 p.m. Sept. 4, Benham was walking southbound across Highland Avenue when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound, Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said. The driver of the 1996 Honda Accord station wagon was Stacey Wilson, 48, of Milton, according to the police report.

  • Carrollton City Council | Sept. 20, 2018

    Budget amendment

    Carrollton City Council held the first reading of an ordinance to amend the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget to include an additional $235,000 in general government appropriations. The special council meeting was held Monday, Sept. 17. Councilmembers Jeffrey Dickow and Doug Hill were absent.

    Mayor Robb Adams said this money will go in the capital purchases line item. This will bring the estimated appropriations from the general fund total to $1,734,834.

  • Carroll falls to Eminence

    After a terrible start in the first set, the Lady Panthers rebounded in the second and third sets to be competitive against Eminence, but could not pull out a win, losing 3-0 Sept. 13 (25-11, 25-17, 25-20). Head coach Lynn Eaglin agreed that the two teams are more evenly matched than the final score indicates. “We just made too many simple mistakes,” she said. “We sent free balls over that went out. Simple mistakes cost us.”

  • Bull Value Assessment program coming this fall

    Kentucky has a beef cattle population of over one million head, ranks third in the nation in cattle density and has a financial worth estimate of over $1.5 billion.

    With a cow to bull ratio of 25:1, it requires 40,000 bulls to service the commonwealth’s cow herd (considering a useful life of 4 breeding seasons over 10,000 bulls purchased by Kentucky beef farmers annually).

  • Carroll residents urged to fill out the Extension assessment

    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is a grassroots organization, and to fulfill our mission we need to better understand our communities. The Carroll County Extension Service has been asked to do a “County Assessment”. Gathering this important feedback from our county will allow us to improve and support Carroll County with targeted educational programming.