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Today's News

  • Derby brings attention to horse racing, Kentucky

    Flowers in bloom, the sound of hooves thundering down the track, the whinny of a horse, the big and colorful hats, the taste of Derby Pie, the sweet sounds of “My Old Ken-tucky Home” playing in the background, the bugle call to the post, and “They’re off in the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby!”

    May is a very special time in Kentucky, and although this year’s Kentucky Oaks and Derby may be a little on the rainy and cool side, there is nothing like it in the world.

  • School Menu | May 4, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, May 4: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken patty on bun with baked beans, smiley fries and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer, spicy or regular chicken filet on bun along with baked beans, smiley fries and banana.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 4, 2017

    It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. The kick off party will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 15. Bouncy house, sno-cones, cotton candy and more. Dinner will be provided for those families who sign up.

    For more information, call Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

    Monday, May 8 - Make it and Take it: A paper flower bouquet for Mother’s Day, 2 p.m. Sign up please. Materials provided.

    Wednesday, May 10 - Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • National Honor Society member Roberts wins national scholarship

    Jenah Roberts, a senior and member of the National Honor Society at Carroll County High School, has been named one of 400 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship program. Jenah was chosen from more than 9,000 applicants and will receive a $2,325 scholarship.

  • Rohrer promoted to principal at Cartmell

    Cartmell Elementary will have a new principal, starting July 1. After 13 years of serving young students — seven of those years at Cartmell — Jeannie Rohrer will begin a new chapter both for her and for the school. Rohrer is the school’s current assistant principal.

  • Carroll girls tennis defeats Trimble

    Carroll County vs. Trimble County, April 27

    Girls (Carroll wins, 5-0)

    No. 1 singles: Emilee Walker, 6-0, 6-0

    No. 2 singles: Ashley Spenneberg, 6-0, 6-1

    No. 3 singles: Ashley Davidson, 6-0, 6-0

    No. 1 doubles: Jessi Dermon and Taylor Courtney, 6-1, 6-0

    No. 2 doubles: Johnica Spenneberg and Lorinda Bennett, 6-0, 6-1

  • Community Calendar | May 4, 2017

    New events

    Friday, May 5

    Pioneer Power Club’s Annual Antique Tractor Show from noon until dark at Point Park. Carroll County Lion’s Club will host a fish fry from 4-8 p.m.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton hosts its K4/K5 graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the gym.

    Saturday, May 6

  • Church News | May 4, 2017

    Hymn Sing

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. May 4, hosted by Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Lane, Bedford.

    ‘Sharing the Good News of God’s Kingdom in Ethiopia’

    Join Carrollton Christian Church at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 14, for “Sharing the Good News of God’s Kingdom in Ethiopia.” Guest speaker Pastor Samson Mulugeta will speak about God’s precious kingdom and how God is working in Ethiopia. A special love offering will be collected to support God’s ongoing work in Ethiopia.

  • Carroll County girls tennis sweeps Walton-Verona, 5-0

    Carroll County Lady Panthers tennis swept Walton-Verona April 24, winning 5-0 on the road. Head coach Juan Fernandez said Walton-Verona made changes to the way they were playing, which also forced Carroll to adjust and play more aggressive.

    In No. 1 singles, Emilee Walker won her match, 6-3, 6-3. Fernandez said Walker’s opponent was playing with less power, making Walker run to the net. She adjusted by moving forward and playing to the side, he said.

  • Tennis honors senior class

    Carroll County High School girls tennis sent their seniors off with a win Friday night, as Carroll defeated Spencer County, 4-0, in a pro set match. The No. 3 singles match was rained out.

    The Panthers were leading 2-1 when the rain disrupted the No. 1 doubles match. They were going to have to forfeit the No. 2 doubles match, putting them in a 2-2 tie with Spencer.