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Today's News

  • Dignitaries dedicate new Milton-Madison Bridge

    The communities of Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., turned out in large numbers Tuesday afternoon as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Indiana Governor Mike Pence — joined by other dignitaries — led a public dedication of the new Milton-Madison Bridge. Ceremonies were held indoors at Madison’s Brown Memorial Gymnasium due to inclement weather.

  • Kentucky beef referendum vote set for Nov. 20

    A referendum vote will take place on Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office, providing an opportunity for Carroll County beef and dairy producers to cast a ballot in favor or against the creation of the Kentucky Beef Checkoff program.

  • Weber served in U.S. Navy

    Joseph A. Weber of Carrollton enlisted in the Navy in September of 1965. His basic training was in Great Lakes, Ill. From there he went to Memphis, Tenn. for Aviation Electronics training.

    After graduating he married Ann Niesse and was assigned to Naval Air Station Cecil Field jet base near Jacksonville, Fla. He trained on the A7 Corsair II attack jet. He was assigned to attack squadron VA105 (The Gun Slingers).

  • Yellow Jackets hit the trifecta

    For the first time in recent years, the three Carroll County Yellow Jackets football teams all advanced to the Oldham County Youth League Super Bowl, held Sunday, Nov. 2. Unfortunately, none of them were able to come away with the win.

    The Mighty Mites lost to the Dragons, 14-7. They are coached by head coach Mike Guenthner and assistant coach Caleb Guenthner.

    The Pee Wees lost to the Falcons, 25-14. The head coach is Jeff Welch, and Mike Stewart and Travis Price are assistant coaches.

  • Alumni Basketball
  • Sophomore parent night

    Carroll County High School will host a sophomore parent night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. Parents are asked to bring their sophomore with them if they can.

    Instructional Coach Valerie Washburn and College and Career Readiness Counselor Rachel Mefford will distribute the student’s ACT/PLAN scores, help navigate reading the results and discuss the next steps to help the student achieve their goals and dreams.

    Light refreshments will be provided.

  • Greendevils best Panthers, 30-22

    Mistakes proved to be too costly for the Carroll County High School football team, as the Panthers dropped their season-ender 30-22 to Dayton on the road.

    The Panthers committed three turnovers in the game and could not take advantage of their opportunities.

    “We had opportunities, and we just didn’t capitalize off of them,” head coach Mike Weedman said.

    The game was tied 16-16 at the half, with Carroll’s touchdowns coming from two runs by junior Cameron Rose.

  • Saluting America
  • CCHS cheerleaders take third at competition

    Carroll County High School cheerleaders finished third in a recent cheerleading competition.

    The Northern Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Association sponsored an In-Game competition.

    A three-person team judged the cheer squads during the first half of a football game. Carroll was evaluated during the Gallatin County game.

    Teams are judged for their game performance of various cheers; sidelines, band dances, jumps, tumbling, stunts, spirit and safety. 

  • Nation pauses to honor its veterans

    Early next week, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, our nation will pause to pay tribute to its veterans.

    That timing is crucial, because it marks the anniversary of the unofficial end of World War I, when leaders agreed to cease fighting late in the morning of Nov. 11, 1918.