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Today's News

  • Baking Contest Overall Winner
  • Riverwalk improvements continue
  • U.S. 42 lift station sold

    Carrollton City Council Dec. 8, voted to authorize the mayor to execute a deed regarding the Celotex Lift Station, located on U.S. Hwy. 42. The property was declared a surplus and sold to the Commonwealth of Kentucky for $1. Mayor Gene McMurry said the state will remove the lift station, as well as the utility lines underneath, so that it can widen the road to three 12-foot lanes.

  • CAIP application deadline tomorrow (Dec. 19)

     The Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service will be closed for the holidays from December 25to January 2.  The office will be open on Monday, January 5.

    CAIP Applications Still Available

    Applications are still available for the 2014 Carroll County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) at the Carroll County Conservation District Office, 1802 Highland Avenue, Carrollton.

  • Basketball Brief | Dec. 18, 2014

     Boys Basketball

    Carroll County boys basketball came home from Owen County Dec. 11 with a 63-42 loss in a 31st district matchup.

    Owen jumped out to 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and added two more points to the lead 39-23 the half. Carroll played Owen to within five points in the second half.

  • Wins over Henry and Owen have Carroll 2-0 in district

    Carroll County Lady Panthers jumped out 5-0 on 31st District rival Henry County, holding the Lady Wildcats scoreless for the first five minutes of the game.

    Henry County’s Haley Miles put in two free throws for the only points of the quarter as Carroll led12-2.

    Carroll pounded the ball inside for the quarter as all its field goals were within 8 feet of the basket.

  • Public records | Dec. 18, 2014

    DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 10-11, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

    CIVIL

    JD Arnold vs. Jamie Cook, eviction was granted and defendant has 7 days to vacate.

    DOMESTIC

    Sarah Suzanne Supplee vs. Timothy Edward Besselman, domestic violence, dismissed by petitioner.

    Stevee Maree Howard vs. Russell Andrew Howard, domestic violence, dismissed, no show.

    FELONY

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  • Consider giving gifts made in Kentucky

    With only about a week until Christmas, the opportunity to buy gifts is nearing a critical point for those who haven’t completed their shopping.

    If you’re among those still searching for ideas, one possible solution is to buy something produced locally.  Governor Beshear, in fact, has proclaimed December to be “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month,” which is highlighting the artists and businesses across the commonwealth that offer something rare if not unique.

  • Carroll students experience ‘Hour of Code’

    The world is becoming an increasingly smaller place. That is due, in large part, to advancements in technology.

    Drive your car to the grocery store, purchase your groceries, fill up your tank at the gas station and drive home. That seemingly normal trip was impacted by technology – from the computer system in your car to the grocery store cash register, from the gas pump to the traffic lights.

    Behind this technology are computer scientists who programmed it.