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Today's News

  • Circuit Judge Stephen Bates retiring
  • Local officials sworn in

    Circuit judge Stephen Bates invited locally elected officials to the William Wheeler Carroll County Circuit Court building Dec 10 for a swearing in ceremony.

  • Ghent City Clerk arrested on theft charges

    Kentucky State Police arrested the Ghent City Clerk Friday, Dec. 19, on charges of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. 

    Preliminary investigation alleges Robbin Powell, 43, of Ghent, illegally wrote city checks to herself between July 2012 and Dec. 18, 2014, according to a state police news release. The checks ranging in amount of $105,000-180,000 were used to benefit her and deprive the City of Ghent of their monies, state police said. Powell was arrested and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • Cartmell Artist Showcase
  • Carroll County High School Band winter concert
  • District financially investing in new teachers

    They say that there’s no place like home. For some graduates of Carroll County High School who have gone on to become teachers, that old saying just might be true. 

    Starting Aug. 2015, up to five new teachers in the Carroll County School District will receive a $1,000 stipend each year for up to five years. In order to qualify for the stipend, the teachers must meet the following criteria:

    Graduate of Carroll County High School.

    Holder of a valid teaching certificate.

  • Student of the week | JJ Hernandez Eighth grade Dec. 18, 2014

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The fact that I can see my friends and have learning at the same time.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Science, because I love learning about the earth and what it is created from and everything that calls it home.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Kill Order”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 18, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

    Thursday, Dec. 18: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 19: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo @ Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

  • Shop with a Trooper’ helps 38 local children

    State Troopers recently spent the day with children from the counties of Henry, Trimble, Carroll, and Owen during Post 5’s annual ‘Shop with a Trooper’ program over the weekend.  KSP’s ‘Shop with a Trooper’ program is an initiative providing Troopers an opportunity to impact the lives of children in need during holiday season, while providing children a chance to have positive interaction with State Troopers.

  • At the Library | Dec. 18, 2014

    Thursday, Dec. 25: Closed for the holiday!

    Thursday, Dec. 18: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; ornament making, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Dec. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.