https://www.mycarrollnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Honoring Our Veterans https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/honoring-our-veterans <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hg_lu0a7683.jpg" alt="The Carroll County High School Honor Guard held a fundraiser for its organization Nov. 10, at the National Guard Armory. The Honor Guard performed military drills and recognized the veterans in attendance. Pictured, the Honor Guard performs the Missing Man Ceremony. Pictured from left: Kneeling: Sgt. First Class Owen Stark and Corp. Clayton McCollum; Standing: First Sgt. Mary Barrera, Corp. Jacob Marksberry, Sgt. Dylan Caves, Pvt. First Class Jacob Westover, Pvt. First Class Julie McCollum, Pvt. First Class Brandy Bowman, Pvt. First Class Emmaline McCollum, Pvt. First Class Melody Hager and Pvt. First Class Dillan Human. " title="The Carroll County High School Honor Guard held a fundraiser for its organization Nov. 10, at the National Guard Armory. The Honor Guard performed military drills and recognized the veterans in attendance. Pictured, the Honor Guard performs the Missing Man Ceremony. Pictured from left: Kneeling: Sgt. First Class Owen Stark and Corp. Clayton McCollum; Standing: First Sgt. Mary Barrera, Corp. Jacob Marksberry, Sgt. Dylan Caves, Pvt. First Class Jacob Westover, Pvt. First Class Julie McCollum, Pvt. First Class Brandy Bowman, Pvt. First Class Emmaline McCollum, Pvt. First Class Melody Hager and Pvt. First Class Dillan Human. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Carroll County High School Honor Guard held a fundraiser for its organization Nov. 10, at the National Guard Armory. The Honor Guard performed military drills and recognized the veterans in attendance.</p> Abbott follows in father’s footsteps as CPD officer https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/abbott-follows-father%E2%80%99s-footsteps-cpd-officer <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/abbott1.jpg" alt="Carrollton Police Officer Nick Abbott, middle, graduated from the police academy Oct. 19. He is pictured with his family, from left: Natalie, sister; Gwen, mom; Neil, brother; and Steve, dad." title="Carrollton Police Officer Nick Abbott, middle, graduated from the police academy Oct. 19. He is pictured with his family, from left: Natalie, sister; Gwen, mom; Neil, brother; and Steve, dad." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> When he graduated from Carroll County High School in 2013, Nick Abbott first had aspirations of being a PGA golf pro. After high school he enrolled in the PGA golf management program at Eastern Kentucky University. But he said the program took all the fun out of golf for him.</p> <p> &ldquo;I went a year without playing any golf at all,&rdquo; Abbott said. &ldquo;It took all the fun out of golf for me. I found out that you work five to seven years of 60-hour weeks making $23,000 to $25,000, and I thought there could be something I would like better.&rdquo;</p> Sisenstein, Gividen promoted https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/sisenstein-gividen-promoted <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gividen_mg_9625.jpg" alt="Officer Tim Gividen has his sergeant’s badge pinned on by Allison Carrico." title="Officer Tim Gividen has his sergeant’s badge pinned on by Allison Carrico." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The Carrollton Police Department promoted two officers to the rank of Sergeant Nov. 12: Andy Sisenstein and Tim Gividen.</p> <p> &ldquo;Promoting two officers in one day just does not happen especially in our department,&rdquo; Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said.</p> <p> Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams said, &ldquo;I felt that both will accept the responsibility and do great serving the City of Carrollton.&rdquo;</p> Football season ends in playoffs at Glasgow https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/football-season-ends-playoffs-glasgow <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fb_andre_8j2a5819.jpg" alt="After a high snap, punter and quarterback Andre Mumphrey recovered and scrambled for a first down during the first quarter." title="After a high snap, punter and quarterback Andre Mumphrey recovered and scrambled for a first down during the first quarter." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Despite a lopsided final score, 51-8, Carroll County had its fair share of opportunities against Glasgow High School Friday night in the second round of the 2A playoffs.</p> <p> On Carroll&rsquo;s first drive of the game, the Panthers were forced to punt on fourth and one. The snap flew over quarterback/punter Andre Mumphrey&rsquo;s head, but he was able to scramble for a first down. Unfortunately, the drive resulted in a punt four plays later.</p> Abbott follows in father’s footsteps as CPD officer https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/abbott-follows-father%E2%80%99s-footsteps-cpd-officer-0 <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/abbott1.jpg" alt="Carrollton Police Officer Nick Abbott, middle, graduated from the police academy Oct. 19. He is pictured with his family, from left: Natalie, sister; Gwen, mom; Neil, brother; and Steve, dad." title="Carrollton Police Officer Nick Abbott, middle, graduated from the police academy Oct. 19. He is pictured with his family, from left: Natalie, sister; Gwen, mom; Neil, brother; and Steve, dad." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> When he graduated from Carroll County High School in 2013, Nick Abbott first had aspirations of being a PGA golf pro. After high school he enrolled in the PGA golf management program at Eastern Kentucky University. But he said the program took all the fun out of golf for him.</p> <p> &ldquo;I went a year without playing any golf at all,&rdquo; Abbott said. &ldquo;It took all the fun out of golf for me. I found out that you work five to seven years of 60-hour weeks making $23,000 to $25,000, and I thought there could be something I would like better.&rdquo;</p> Sisenstein, Gividen promoted https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/sisenstein-gividen-promoted <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gividen_mg_9625.jpg" alt="Officer Tim Gividen has his sergeant’s badge pinned on by Allison Carrico." title="Officer Tim Gividen has his sergeant’s badge pinned on by Allison Carrico." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The Carrollton Police Department promoted two officers to the rank of Sergeant Nov. 12: Andy Sisenstein and Tim Gividen.</p> <p> &ldquo;Promoting two officers in one day just does not happen especially in our department,&rdquo; Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said.</p> <p> Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams said, &ldquo;I felt that both will accept the responsibility and do great serving the City of Carrollton.&rdquo;</p> Council considers new software, extends 2Rivers’ host contract https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/council-considers-new-software-extends-2rivers%E2%80%99-host-contract <p> Carrollton City Council is considering purchasing a new code enforcement software program that would stream line the code enforcement process and reduce unnecessary paperwork.</p> <p> Council held a conference call with iWorQ Regional Account Executive Ty Pebley at its council meeting Nov. 12. The company is located in Logan, Utah and has about 1,300 customers across the country. Several of those are in Kentucky, including Shelby County, Shelbyville, Frankfort and Anderson County.</p> Fiscal Court talks insurance, baseball complex and roads https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/fiscal-court-talks-insurance-baseball-complex-and-roads <p> Health insurance options were presented to the Carroll County Fiscal Court Nov. 13, by Scott Brown of the Phil Brown Insurance Agency.</p> <p> Brown said Humana initially proposed a 15.6 percent rate increase for the same plan but they were able to negotiate the increase down to 4 percent. The health advocation service rate dropped from $1.40 per employee per month to $1.30.</p>