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Today's News

  • Fighting arm-in-arm: Relay for Life 2018

    Carroll County Relay For Life has raised $12,473 so far, with more donations expected, organizer Carolyn Jones said. Friday night’s event raised $8,123, and the group has received $4,350 in sponsorships so far. Funds raised benefit the American Cancer Society.

  • World War II, Korean War veteran Bickers visits Capitol on Honor Flight

    Shelby Bickers, a World War II and Korean War veteran, had no intention of taking a trip to Washington D.C., at the beginning of this month. His granddaughter, however, urged him to take part in the annual D-Day Honor Flight, established to honor those from the “Greatest Generation” that have served.

  • 2018 River Sweep

    More than 80 volunteers collected trash along the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers, June 16. The Carrollton Main Street Program sponsors the program with local funding from North American Stainless and the Rotary Club of Carrollton through a grant from DOW Chemical Company.

  • Opportunities abound for adults at public library

    Admittedly, children have been getting a lot of coverage at the library lately. That is a natural by-product of our partnerships with the school system, Summer Reading Program, and the teens that have been hanging out at the library. But that is not all we have going on and we probably need to do a better job of letting everyone know all of the options available to the community.

  • Kysoc group, Fiscal Court to meet June 21

    KARMA, the group that evaluated and prioritized plans, repairs and development of Camp Kysoc, will be meeting with Carroll County Fiscal Court, the Rotary Club of Carrollton, Carroll County Community Development Corporation, FUEL, Jefferson Community and Technical College - Carrollton Campus and others to discuss the future of Camp Kysoc at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the second floor courtroom at the Carroll County Courthouse.

  • Pig wrestling, county fair style
  • Churchill McGee to be site supervisor of baseball project

    Churchill McGee was the only bidder for the construction site supervisor position for the Robert Westrick Memorial Park baseball complex project.

    The submitted bid of $63,000 would provide a Churchill McGee employee on-site every day work would be going on for the estimated six-month project. Churchill McGee project developer Jamison Large said they will have someone on site every day the project is underway, which should not take more than six months.

    If the length of the project is extended, the cost could be higher.

  • Rotary Club of Carrollton honored with district awards, gold star at conference

    The Rotary Club of Carrollton was honored with three district awards and a gold star during the District 6710 conference held June 1-2, in Paducah.

    Rotary club president Jeff Moore accepted the awards for the 23-member club from District 6710 Governor Missy Eckenberg.

    The club received the following awards:

  • Riley elected president

    Rob Riley of the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. was sworn in as president of the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky at their 136th Annual Convention held on June 5-7, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • North American Stainless executives visit JCTC

    Representatives from North American Stainless (NAS) visited the new Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus June 12. NAS donated $100,000 toward the purchase of the land for the new college and $250,000 for the BuildSmart initiative.

    The Hydraulics and Pneumatics lab in the factory-focused school was named after North American Stainless for their contribution.