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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 8, 2016

    New events

    Saturday, Sept. 10

  • Music Makers
  • 4-H Shooting Sports: Muzzleloader
  • 4-H results from Ky. State Fair

    Where did the summer go? So many projects, so many meetings and so many activities that the time just flew by.

    The Kentucky State Fair just ended and Carroll County 4-H was well represented. Thirteen country ham members gave speeches and had their hams judged at the state fair on opening day. The next day, Andrea Searcy was there selling her items, as she is a member of the Entrepreneur club.

  • Dermon takes fifth at Switzerland Co.

    Carroll County Cross County runners competed in the Switzerland County meet on Aug. 24.

    The girls’ team took three runners and did not qualify for a team score. The Lady Panthers were lead by senior Haley Dermon who placed fifth with a time of 25.12. Sophomore Lauren Cox placed 23rd with a time of 36:26 and Stephanie Saulsberry placed 29th with a time 39:15. Anders from Switzerland County won the race with a time of 21:58.

  • CCMS construction controversy continues

    The Carroll County Middle School construction saga continued at the Aug. 25, Carroll County Board of Education Meeting.

  • Marsh named Outstanding County Attorney

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear presented the Outstanding County Attorney award to Carroll County’s Nick Marsh at the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference luncheon Aug. 25, in Louisville.

    “I was honored, obviously,” Marsh said in an interview Monday. “I was surprised, but it’s a nice honor to get something like that.”

    Marsh said he had no idea he would be receiving the award. “I found out that day when I showed up for the awards luncheon. My wife was waiting for me to go in, so then I knew something was up.”

  • Jill’s Wish to benefit Carroll residents who have cancer

    Three local women hope a Sept. 10, concert will raise the funds needed to grant their wishes.

    The Benefit Concert for Jill’s Wish presented by Earl Floyd Ford features country music duo Dave & Whitney performing as part of the event that is set for 4-8 p.m. at Carrollton’s Point Park.

    Local organizer George Moore said Tuesday that all money raised at the event will go to grant wishes in the local area through Jill’s Wish.

  • Back In My Day | Doris Miller

    Mary Doris Miller has worked just about everywhere, it seems, over her 75 years. The native Texan has worked during the summer harvests in California, Michigan, Missouri and Florida and has lived and worked in several Texas towns, Connecticut and now Kentucky, and has retired three times from the same company.

    “Growing up, I’ve always bounced with the ball; however the ball rolled, I learned to bounce with everything,” she said.

  • Paul, Gray appear (separately) at Kentucky Farm Bureau forum

    By DANIEL DESROCHERS

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    LOUISVILLE - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his Democratic challenger, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, answered questions from the Kentucky Farm Bureau about farm policy on Thursday, but not at the same time.

    It’s only the third time both candidates for an office have not appeared at the same time at the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Meet the Candidates” forum, according to Bureau President Mark Haney.