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Today's News

  • New opportunities for riverfront

    After years of discussion and months of negotiations, the city of Carrollton is the new owner of the 12-acre Liter’s Quarry property, which is bound by the Kentucky River, south of U.S. 42 at the Carrollton-Prestonville Bridge, west of Second Street and stops at Bakers Auto Salvage. “It feels great,” Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden said. “... Folks have been

  • Dispatch to get digital logging system

    Carroll County’s emergency dispatch will soon have a new, digital voice logging system. The members of Carroll County Fiscal Court approved the purchase during their Feb. 23 meeting. Funding for the equipment is through a 911 grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The Carroll County 911 Board was notified in October 2009 it

  • Family appreciates assistance after fire

    Editor: We would like to say thank you to family, friends and all of the community who assisted us in our recovery after a fire destroyed our home on Nov. 22, 2009. A special thanks is extended to American Legion No. 41 and all Kentucky State and local Emergency Assistance Agencies. Thank you and God Bless you all.   Herman Smith L

  • Lady Panthers fall in regional

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers’ hopes for a lengthy run in the postseason tournament came to a decisive and disappointing end last week. Carroll fell behind early and never recovered en route to a 45-26 loss at the hands of Walton-Verona in the first round of the Eighth Region tournament at Simon Kenton High School. The loss brought t

  • Ballinger named conference Player of the Year

    The Mid-South Conference announced its annual women’s basketball awards last week at the conference’s annual banquet. Headlining the night were Campbellsville University juniors and 1,000 Point Club members Whitney Ballinger and Courtney Danis, along with CU head coach Ginger Colvin. Carrollton’s Ballinger, one of 10 women

  • City receives grant for sewer projects

    Major infrastructure improvements to area sewer systems are underway thanks in part to a federal grant. Carrollton, in partnership with the Gallatin County Fiscal Court and the city of Glencoe, recently received $2,783,000 through the Economic Development Administration, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for sanitary sewer impro

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 10 Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center on Highland Ave. Call (502) 732-5253. Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Car

  • Repaired Markland chamber resumes locking tows

    The Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began locking Ohio River traffic through the repaired 1,200-foot chamber late in the day on Monday, March 1, according to Carol Laboshosky, media spokesperson for the Corps of Engineers Louisville District. “The lock opened last night,” Laboshosky said Tuesday morning. &ldqu

  • Ambulance involved in accident

    The Carrollton Police Department investigated a traffic accident Friday, Feb. 26, involving an ambulance belonging to the Carroll County Ambulance Service and two other vehicles. At 11:53 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26 in the 300 block of Highland Avenue. According to Assistant Chief Steve Abbott who investigated, a 2006 Ford ambulance driven by Nicol

  • Lady Panthers advance

    Right from the get go, it was Carroll County’s night. The Lady Panthers turned the Lady Wildcats of Gallatin County over on their first possession, leading to a basket by sophomore Hannah Devine. Carroll County extended their uncharacteristically fast start to 9-3 with 2:53 to go in the first quarter, 13-5 at the end of the first. It