Today's News

  • House aims to broaden eligibility for criminal expungement to include class ‘D’ felonies

    An effort to help potentially tens of thousands of Kentuckians truly put their past behind them cleared a key legislative milestone on Friday when the Kentucky House voted to broaden eligibility for criminal expungement.

    Similar measures have passed the chamber numerous times, but there is hope that this year’s legislation will be successful, given the increased bipartisan support it has received.

  • Senate bills include legislation that will decrease costs on large school projects

    Floor votes, committee hearings and spirited debate highlighted an action-packed second week of session in the Kentucky Senate. We welcomed guests from all across the Commonwealth to speak on behalf of bills.

    On Thursday we were visited by hundreds of young and energetic faces celebrating Children’s Advocacy Day, sponsored by Kentucky Youth Advocates. The group hosted a rally in the Capitol Rotunda where several Senate majority members were recognized for their efforts in standing up for Kentucky’s children.

  • Cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats
  • Lady Panthers fall to W-V in All ‘A’ tournament

    Despite a tremendous effort from the Lady Panthers, it was not enough to defeat eventual 8th Region All ‘A’ champion Walton-Verona, falling 65-45 in the semifinal Jan. 13, at Owen County High School. The Lady Bearcats defeated Trimble County two days later, 60-48, to advance to the state tournament.

    Miranda Groseclose and Abigail Aulbach were named to the All ‘A’ All-Tournament Team.

  • Lady Panthers lack intensity, fall to Central Hardin

    The Lady Panthers were within six points in the third quarter, but could not pull any closer, losing at home to Central Hardin, 54-40, Saturday, Jan. 16.

    Head coach Paul Stone said the team (4-12) looked flat after a strong effort in the 8th Region All ‘A’ semifinal against Walton-Verona earlier in the week.

  • A healthy lifestyle improves health in more ways than one

    I came across a quote a couple of weeks ago that read, “Healthy living is a life sentence, you will never be paroled or pardoned.”

    That is so true! Healthy living is a way of living. It is not something that can be measured by a number on a scale; it is the actions we take daily. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires persistence and dedication.

    The choice to live a healthy lifestyle can improve your health in more ways than one.  Here are some of the effects/benefits of living a healthy lifestyle:

  • Carroll County Retired Teachers held monthly meeting
  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 21, 2016

    New events for January:

    Friday, Jan. 22: Shawl Knitting Workshop I, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 25:  4-H Knitting (ages 9 and up), 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

    Monday, Jan. 25:  Court Street Cinema:  “The Intern,” 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 29:  Shawl Knitting Workshop II, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 


    Regular programming for January: 

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 21, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Jan. 21:, Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 22: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Kroger hosts a Cutie Pie contest for Relay for Life

    Kroger Relay for Life Cutie Pie Contest starts now and will run through Feb. 13. Bring in your cutie’s favorite photo with name, age (birth to three years old) and parents phone number attached. Bring photo and information to the Carrollton Kroger  directly behind the u-scan.

    Customers and family will be able to vote on their favorite cutie by depositing money in corresponding cups with photo number. Girls and boys first place winners will be awarded trophies. Winners will be announced, Sunday, Feb. 14.