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Today's News

  • Champions celebrates National Drug Facts Week from Jan. 25-31

    At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we like to celebrate. We celebrate living a drug-free life, and we celebrate when those who need treatment and direction are able to reach out. We also like to celebrate when education and prevention reach lives of young individuals that need it most.

    Jan. 25-31, we will be celebrating “National Drug Facts Week.” This is a week of education and prevention within Carroll County Schools and is celebrated nationwide and annually.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Jan. 22, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 22

    CCHS girls basketball vs. Eminence at 7:30 p.m.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Carroll County High School.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Dews hired as newest deputy

    Not everyone is lucky enough to say they are working their dream job. Carroll County’s James Dews is one of those few. He is the latest deputy hired by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. He was sworn in Jan. 15, and is scheduled to attend the Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy Feb. 15-Aug. 7.

    “Always wanted to do it,” Dews said. “I wanted to help out the community. [It has been my] lifelong dream to be a police officer.”

  • After 28 years, Prestonville has Rose property deed

    Twenty-eight years after the state purchased the Rose property, with intentions of deeding it back to the city of Prestonville, the property finally belongs to the city. 

    Mayor Chris Moore presented the Rose Property Deed to the Prestonville City Commission during its regular meeting on Jan. 19. 

    He said the property extends north, from the bridge to the stop sign, and down to the river.  Moore pointed out the location on the map of Prestonville, located in the city building.

  • Morrises are the new owners at Sugar Bay

    lf course has new owners. Former school board member David Morris and his sons, Chad and Ryan Morris, purchased Sugar Bay Golf Course on Dry Creek Road in December for $750,000.

    “We’re excited about this opportunity,” said Ryan Morris who will be in charge of the day-to-day operation of the course. “The first thing we want to create is a friendlier atmosphere that will make the time our customers spend with us more fun and rewarding.”

  • Honor Roll Carroll County Middle School | Jan. 22, 2015

    Sixth Grade All  A’s

    Devin Benecke, Emily Blackburn, Tammy Butcher, Karolina Chagnay, Gracie Craig, Dante Cruz, Kennedy Daigle, Peyton Devine, Taylor Franklin, Brandie Garcia, Gabriella Hembree, Luke Heveline, Aiden Hollingsworth, Danyn Johnson, Bailey Leap, Bailey Mefford, Deaton Oak, Kaitlyn Osborne, Trinity, Robbins, Jasmine Simmons, Cheyenne Smith, Brandi Strothman, Diana Teran Marquez, Caitlain Voils, Hannah Welch and Lily Young.

     

    A/B

  • Honor Roll Cartmell Elementary | Jan. 22, 2015

    Third Grade All A’s

    Neil Abbott, Skilar Brown, Cole Brown, Cameron Butcher, Cristian Castillo-Hernandez, Jordan Cox, Kaitlyn Dukes, Seth Franklin, Elizabeth Gordon, Mason Harris, Keagan Hatton, Wesley Hidalgo Gonzalez, Grayson Kinman, Jaden Lark, Alexis Lipe, Jacob Long, Laila Miller, Reagan Miller, Mayra Nava Sanchez, Gavin Pella, Hunter Rosenbaum, Jaylyn Sea, Desiree Skaggs, Lauren Smith, Amber Spenneberg, Jacob Spenneberg, Ayden Taylor, Nathalia Tobar Maldonado, Tyler Watts and Destiny Wright.

     

  • Honor Roll Carroll County High School | Jan. 22, 2015

    Ninth Grade All A’s

    Sydney Ball, Angela Gentry, Tayttum Horine, Haley Martin, Faith McBurney, Elizabeth Meadows and Grace Morgan and Chasity Taylor.

     

    A/ B

  • Carrollton man charged with burglarizing Relevant Church

    Carrollton Police, assisted by Kentucky State Police, arrested a Carrollton man for burglarizing Relevant Church and banging on doors and windows at neighboring houses on Highland Avenue Jan. 8.

  • Telecounseling now offered at Carrollton drug treatment unit

    With the number of heroin overdoses on the rise in Carroll County, eliminating barriers to treatment is important.

    Starting Friday, Jan. 16, Carrollton Treatment Services–one of three methodone distribution clinics that are part of the NKY Med Clinic, LLC.,–will now offer telecounseling for its patients and be open seven days a week.