Today's News

  • Supporting troops away from home: Hearn collects items for care packages

    At just seven years old, LJ Hearn already understands what it means to volunteer and share with those who are less fortunate than him.

  • It only takes one: Supplee wins home in Kosair Children’s raffle

    A call that Tanya Supple of Carrollton nearly hung up on Saturday night because she thought it was a telemarketer turned out to be one telling her she had won a home in Norton Commons valued at almost a half-million dollars.

    In a Tuesday interview, Supplee said she bought one ticket during a telethon on WAVE3-TV, after her mother offered several times to go in on one with her. She said this was unusual because her mother isn’t one to gamble or buy tickets on raffles.

  • Three arrested in drug bust

    Carrollton Police Department took 36 grams of illegal drugs off the streets and arrested three people at a city apartment Nov. 14.

    Officer Kyle Stewart and other officers responded to 425 Main Street, Apt. 2, after receiving a tip of drugs being brought there from Ohio, Assistant Chief Tim Mitchell said.

    After receiving consent to search the apartment from the lease holder, officers discovered 11 grams of cocaine, 8 grams of heroin and 17 grams of marijuana, Mitchell said.

  • Crank brings an uptempo style to Panthers team

    A new head coach brings a new style of play to this year’s Carroll County Panthers basketball team.

    First-year head coach Brian Crank wants the Panthers to play up-tempo and create offense off their defense, a different style than the players are used to. What is going to determine the team’s success is how quickly they pick up the new system, he said.

    The main goal is for the team to be ready once the 31st District Tournament begins, with the goal of getting to the 8th Region Tournament, he said.

  • CAC honors area veterans

    Christian Academy of Carrollton held a special Veterans Day Program on Nov. 10.  The first through sixth grade students put on a celebration for God and country. The Carroll County High School Honor Guard posted and retired the colors, and all military veterans in the audience were recognized.

  • City denies request to open Syringe Access Exchange Program

    Carrollton City Council voted ‘no’ on allowing Three Rivers District Health Department to operate a Syringe Access Exchange Program in the county.

    City Councilman Jeff Dickow made the motion Monday night not to move forward with the SAEP, and Councilman Doug Hill seconded. The motion passed 5-0, with Councilwoman Hayley Franklin abstaining because she is a health department employee.

  • CCMS project progresses; Zapp presents annual audit

    “Work is progressing to complete the Carroll County Middle School addition and renovation project,” Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan said at the Nov. 19 Board of Education meeting.

    Hogan said the subfloor is complete, and the hardwood floor is going down in the gymnasium. Drywall work in the lobby is complete and painted. The recent rains have held up outside work. The concrete contractor has been on-site, but the mud has prevented them from working, he said.

  • Water main leak on Hwy. 227 affects several homes, businesses and CAC

    Christian Academy of Carrollton was among the several Carrollton Utilities customers affected by a stress crack in a water main located on Hwy. 227, next to the county garage. Water service was shut off at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 19, to make the repair. Manager Bill Osborne said the crack was fixed pretty quickly, but a boil water notice was issued as a precautionary measure.

  • CCMH earns statewide recognition as a top 10 acute care hospital

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of Kentucky’s top 10 acute care hospitals for excellence in outcomes.

    The rankings from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics are based on factors including patient safety indicators, readmissions and mortality. The recognition for CCMH is part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, which celebrates the accomplishment of rural health organizations this year, according to information from the sponsoring organizations.

  • Cartmell Thanksgiving

    Cartmell Elementary students shared Thanksgiving lunch with their family members Thursday, Nov. 19. Principal Jonica Ray said 257 guests attended the event.