Carroll County, KY

Carroll County,

County budget criticized for not funding sheriff’s request

The budget presented by Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson May 11 has drawn fire from many because it did not meet the requests of the Carroll County Sheriff’s office. The June 8 meeting drew more concerned residents and officers who again were critical of the county for not addressing...
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Library extends open hours, welcomes summer reading

Carroll County Public Library has extended it open hours as of Saturday, June 12, and also is staying open later into the evenings, which began Monday, June 14. Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. We hope...
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Haven of Hope looks to restart in-person support services

Since November 2009, Haven of Hope Pregnancy Services has been providing support to pregnant women and girls in Carroll County and surrounding areas. Pregnancy can be a wonderfully exciting time in a woman’s life, but it also can be stressful – especially if it was not planned. Haven of Hope continues to provide services such as pregnancy testing, pregnancy information, peer mentoring, parenting support, post-abortion support and community referrals.

River Sweep returns with new twist

The annual Carroll County River Sweep will be very different this month than in years past. Gone for this year is the large group gathering at Point Park with the River Sweep organizing body ORSANCO limiting groups to 10 people. Carroll County will be conducting the River Sweep from Saturday,...
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Searcy country ham project earns Carroll fair’s top prize

The Carroll County Fair opened Friday night, June 4. Before the opening of the fair, the Carroll County Cooperative Extension office was busy taking in exhibits, judging exhibits, and placing exhibits in the exhibit building on the fairgrounds. Log In. Already a subscriber? Register/Activate account. If you subscribe to the...
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County awarded $390,434 for infrastructure projects

The Kentucky General Assembly has earmarked $150 million in funds for water and sewer infrastructure improvements for projects across the state. At Tuesday’s Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting, Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told magistrates that Carroll County’s allocation is $390,434.58. West Carroll Water District and Carrollton Utilities have been notified...
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Payment plans available for past due taxes to avoid foreclosures

Benjamin Franklin once said “Two things in life are certain—death and taxes.” The good or bad thing—depending on your thoughts—is that no one truly knows the day and time that death will be upon us. Contrarily, we all know when taxes are due. Unfortunately, the time for paying property taxes...

Traffic Safety Checkpoints In Carroll, Gallatin Counties

KSP will be checking for seatbelt adherence, sobriety and other traffic safety laws. (Carroll County, Ky.) – Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in two northern Kentucky counties. The checkpoints will take place at an unreleased time and date in Carroll and Gallatin counties. According to KSP,...

Carroll Baseball season comes to an end against Owen OwenOwenRebels

Carroll County’s baseball season came to end with a 10-5 loss to Owen County in the semi-finals of the 31st District tournament. The Panthers had been on a hot streak winning eight games in a row, including a 7-5 win over the same Owen County team. Carroll County’s worst enemy...
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Trimble, Henry and Carroll County alumni earn degrees from Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands held commencement ceremonies this spring to celebrate its newest graduates. Students in the Class of 2021 hailed from 40 states and territories as well as multiple countries. Graduates from the Class of 2020 were also able to participate in this year’s ceremonies. Cumberlands’ newest graduates include...
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Lifeguards needed for county pool; park parking area caution stressed

While the county park has been busy with games at the ball fields, it will soon see more activity with the opening of the pool. At the May 25 Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting, Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the pool opened for Memorial Day, but they continue to need more lifeguards to operate the facility.
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Retired teachers award funds to schools, food pantry

The Carroll County Retired Teachers met at Camp Kysoc on Thursday, May 13. Each resource person at Kathryn Winn, Cartmell, the middle and high schools were given $50. The food pantry was given $150. This year’s scholarships were given to Sarah Richter, Dhane Montgomery and Peyton Devine, all of whom...
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Carroll schools budget advances

The Carroll County Board of Education approved a tentative budget of $28,783,166 for fiscal year 2022. The budget has $20,800,000 in the general fund, $4,564,412 in special resource, $173,987 in capital outlay, $796,559 in the building fund, and debt service of $794,000. The budget contains 9.32% of contingency based on...

Honoring faculty and staff at Carroll County Schools

Carroll County Schools honors those who have reached special milestones in their careers and who have shown extraordinary dedication to the students of Carroll County, all pictured from left. Retirees, top right: Susan Beach, Cindy Johann, Alice Bethel, Theresa Caudill, Bart Noffsinger, David Young, Misty Buchanan. Not pictured: Mark Blythe, Sandra Byrd, Jennifer Winkle, Gail Becraft and Paul Stone. - 30 years of service, top left: Susan Beach.
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Fremin selected for Governor’s Scholars program focusing on visual art program

Carroll County High School student Sophie Fremin has been admitted to the Governor’s Scholars of the Arts (GSA) program for this summer. The arts education program from The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts has offered a no-cost, three-week summer experience for high school sophomores and juniors since 1987. The program is divided into the nine disciplines of architecture and design, creative writing, dance, drama, film and photography, instrumental music, musical theatre, visual art, and vocal music.
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Lady Raiders shutout Eminence, advance to 8th Region tourney

The Trimble County Lady Raiders won 15-0 against the Eminence Lady Warriors in four innings to move onto the 31st District championship against Henry County. Trimble had a bye for the first round as the overall second seed of the tournament. Eminence advanced to the game with a 7-6 win over Carroll County on Saturday.
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County budget disappoints as sheriff requests not included

Much to the disappointment of Sheriff Ryan Gosser, Carroll County Fiscal Court did not include the budget requests he presented to Fiscal Court on April 27. Gosser had asked for a $4 per hour increase in deputy wages, two new vehicles and an additional deputy to increase the number of full-time deputies to five.