Today's News

  • The power of choice

    Choices! The Power of Choice! The sheer, raw power that resides in the choices we make! Look at Adam and Eve; their choices propelled them from the free-form flow of God’s Presence and Fellowship, into something entirely different and eminently less desirable.

    I’m NOT talking about the choice they made at the tree that day; first

  • Local teens recognized as ‘Great Neighbors’

    Carroll County youth Baily Blackburn, Kinley Huesman, Brayden Lair and Taylor Lair were recognized as “Great Neighbors” by Tractor Supply Company during the “Follow Us to the Fair” tour stop at the Carroll County Fair, June 2. Morgan Bohannon of Henry County and Trace Taylor of Trimble County also were recognized as “Great Neighbors” at the ceremony.

  • Herbst thanks everyone for help with livestock shows

    What excellent 4-H/Open Livestock Shows we had this year at the Carroll County Fair!

    This year’s shows included dairy cattle, dairy goat, beef cattle, poultry, rabbit, swine, dog, sheep, meat goat, and horse. We saw some of our highest animal and exhibitor numbers to date!

    I would like to send my most sincere thanks to the following volunteers that helped us this year:

  • Buchanan advances to state

    Carroll County 4-H’er Cassidy Buchanan won several awards at the District No. 3 Kentucky 4-H Horse Show on June 3. She will be showing at the Kentucky 4-H Horse Show in Broadbent Arena at the Fairgrounds in Louisville on July 1.

    In the Miniature Horse, Senior Division, she won the following awards:

    Ten Ls Splendor's

    Black Velvet

    -Showmanship Senior: 2nd place with a blue Danish

    -Jumpers 34"/under: 1st place with a blue Danish

    -Hunter Senior: 1st place with a blue Danish

  • Fielding Fun: Carroll County Parks and Rec T-Ball
  • Fun times at the county fair
  • Miss Carroll County Fair 2018
  • Extra patrols to come at Kysoc after damage from vandalism

    In light of vandalism that occurred between June 10-11, at Camp Kysoc, Carroll County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick asked Carroll County Sheriff Phillip Marshall at the Fiscal Court meeting June 12, what can be done to prevent further damage at the camp.

    “We would keep more eyes on the property,” Marshall said. “I would suspect the perpetrators came from the subdivision behind the camp property. The shooting two weeks ago in the subdivision is most likely all connected.”

  • Motorized scooters an issue; properties abated for tall grass

    They may be considered “toys,” but residents believe children riding motorized scooters at a high rate of speed are a problem in Carrollton.

    Carolyn Jones, 617 Hawkins St., began by thanking Carrollton City Council at the meeting June 11, for fixing the drain in front of her house. She said she is having trouble with children riding motorized scooters on the sidewalks and in the streets near her house. She said she spoke to Carrollton Police officers the past two weeks and almost hit one child on the scooter while she was backing out of her driveway.

  • Bumpy no more: Highland Avenue to be resurfaced, paved

    A 1.8-mile resurfacing of Highland Avenue is set to begin June 18, between Donna Drive and KY 36/KY 227. The project is expected to minimally affect traffic, as the work will all be completed at night and on the weekends.

    During weekdays, the resurfacing and paving will happen between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., while any weekend work will be done between 1 p.m. and 7 a.m.