Today's News

  • German American Bank donates $50,000 to FRYSC


    Carroll County Schools

    With a combined $50,000 donation to the Carroll County School District’s Family Ties and Youth Services Center programs, German American Bank has changed the lives of hundreds of the county’s children. Bank executives presented the district’s Family Ties and Youth Services Center programs each with a $25,000 check on March 12.

  • Volunteers brave the cold to clean up Point Park, River Walk
  • Legislators talk pensions with Carroll County educators

    Teachers, educators and supporters of public education have lobbied and rallied in Frankfort the past few months, trying to secure as much money as possible for classrooms and pensions in this year’s biennial budget session.

    The most recent news from Frankfort made its way to Carroll County Friday as State Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, and State Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, met with teachers to provide an update and answer questions from the audience.

  • Carroll spring sports kicks off with home tennis match

    The spring sports season is underway, as the Carroll County tennis teams opened their season with a home match against Grant County March 15, and an away match at Shelby County March 16. While Carroll County lost both matches, head coach Juan Fernandez said he was happy with the progress he is seeing out of his young players.

  • CCHS students walked out and walked up March 14

    The loss of 17 lives from a school shooting Feb. 14, at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., appears to be the straw that broke the proverbial camel’s back. There has been nationwide outrage with calls for stricter gun control and bans of certain types of weapons.

    As a result of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, survivors and their allies have turned their grief into activism and advocacy. Part of that effort was the March 14, National School Walkout.

  • Ky. Fish and Wildlife to test new fishing tournament rules

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will study the impact of allowing anglers participating in fishing tournaments to keep shorter bass in lakes with special regulations.

    The three-year test is limited to two spring and two fall tournaments each year on Lake Cumberland and Cave Run Lake.

  • Church news | March 22, 2018

    Easter Nerf Showdown at Family Worship

    Family Worship Center, 2520 Hwy 227 in Carrollton will hold an Easter Nerf Showdown, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Join the Easter Bunny in an epic Nerf Showdown! Ages 5 and up are welcome to participate. Nerf guns will be provided but you can bring your own if you prefer. Food, cotton candy, Give-A-Way and more will be provided. This event is free. All are welcome. For more information call (502)732-5418.

    Dean Memorial hosts Easter egg hunt

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | March 22, 2018

    New events

    March 23-24

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “The Outsiders.” Performances are at 7 p.m., March 23; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., March 24, in the cafeteria.

    Saturday, March 31

    Easter On The Square, includes the Easter bunny, crafts and entertainment, downtown Carrollton from 1-4 p.m. Call (502) 732-5713 for more information.

  • Choose your friends wisely

    A well-chosen friend is one of the greatest joys of this life.  But an ill-chosen friend can bring heartache. Two stories from the Bible demonstrate how a friend can either lead a person closer to or further away from God’s will.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Harper finds her home in the middle


    Carroll County Schools

    Maggie Harper’s choices were Cincinnati, Louisville or Carrollton. She chose Carrollton. A sixth-grade social studies teacher at Carroll County Middle School, Harper is in her second year of teaching.

    “Maggie quickly became someone we rely on,” Principal Dana Oak said. “She is a great team player and a great teacher. Our students are lucky to have her.”