Today's News

  • Carroll falls to Spencer after 10 innings in the freezing cold

    Carroll County and Spencer County played a game of “Can you do one better?” for 10 innings before Spencer County prevailed, 7-4, Monday, March 23.

    Spencer County scored a run in each of the first two innings against Carroll County starter Alex Burns.

    In his first ever varsity start Burns struggled to find the plate in the first inning. Spencer led the game off with a single. Burns struggled to throw strikes and walked in Spencer’s lone run in the inning.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | March 26, 2015

    Thursday, March 26
    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.
    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.
    Carroll County Republican Party meets at the second floor of the Carroll County courthouse.

  • Little rookies hoop season coming to a close
  • Showing their strength
  • Pets, Art and Love

    Art and pet lovers attended the March 12, River Run Gallery and Fun Art Studio’s benefit. Twenty-seven pieces of student art were included in the show, which was held to raise money for Carroll County Animal Support.

  • Take home cars coming for CPD officers

    Carrollton Police officers will have a greater presence in the community next fiscal year, as each officer will have a take home car.

    Carrollton City Council allocated $180,000 in the 2015-16 budget at its department budget meeting March 11, to purchase five 2015 Ford Police Interceptor Sedans. The cost of the vehicles totals $155,469.05, plus $23,830 for equipment and installation, totaling $179,299.05.

    The Carrollton Police Department budget totals $1,391,894.

  • Police find body near Mound Hill

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 troopers are investigating after a dead body was found near Mound Hill Road March 12.

    Troopers were contacted at 7:14 p.m. March 12, about a possible body located in the woods along Mound Hill Road. An autopsy is pending, and police also are waiting on DNA and dental records to return to identify the body and a possible cause of death, Public Information Officer Trooper Mitchel Hazelett said. It is unknown how long the body was in the woods, as it was very badly decomposed, he said.

  • Schools eye new resource officer with grant funds

    Carroll County Schools may soon have a full-time police officer walking its halls.

    The school district recently applied for funding for a school resource officer as a part of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant distributed through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This is the same five-year grant that provides the majority of the funding for the Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County program. The grant amount is $125,000 over five years, totaling $625,000.

  • Auto lot makes way for new Family Dollar

    It is out with the old and in with the new for two established businesses in Carrollton.

    Travelers along Highland Avenue Monday morning saw a track hoe begin the demolition of Miller’s Auto Sales in preparation for the new Family Dollar store that will be going up.

    Family Dollar will construct a 9,500 square foot facility that will enable the store to increase its grocery offerings due to increased refrigeration capacity. The new facility will replace the current store in the Parklanes Shopping Center.

  • Town hall aims to prevent spread of addiction

    Educating children and the public are keys to combating the disease of addiction.

    Carroll County residents and Northern Kentucky professionals shared their stories at the heroin town hall meeting Thursday, March 12, at the General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. More than 100 people attended the event, sponsored by Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County.