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Today's News

  • Cross country competes at Horse Park

    Carroll County High School cross country traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday, Sept. 20, to run in the Franklin County Invitational. ) Guillermo Cruz (19 minutes and 25 seconds) and Haley Dermon (23 minutes and 20 seconds) both ran personal best times.

    Also competing for the Lady Panthers was Mallory Wilkerson (29 minutes and 32 seconds).

  • Carroll County golf graduates five

    Bailey honored at senior night Sept. 15

    Carroll County girls' golf honored their lone senior, Jadyn Bailey, with cake and refreshments after a match against Gallatin County, Sept. 15. Gallatin failed to field a team so Carroll was awarded the match win.

    Scoring for Carroll was Ciara Hamilton 49, Jadyn Bailey 55, Natalie Bennett 58, Taylor Napier 65, Amelia Napier 69.

    Boys golf sends off four seniors Sept. 18

  • Carroll County golf graduates five

    Bailey honored at senior night Sept. 15

    Carroll County girls' golf honored their lone senior, Jadyn Bailey, with cake and refreshments after a match against Gallatin County, Sept. 15. Gallatin failed to field a team so Carroll was awarded the match win.

    Scoring for Carroll was Ciara Hamilton 49, Jadyn Bailey 55, Natalie Bennett 58, Taylor Napier 65, Amelia Napier 69.

    Boys golf sends off four seniors Sept. 18

  • Down on the farm
  • Celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 27-31

    For many people, October is a month of awareness. Whether it is breast cancer, domestic violence or anti-bullying, it is a month to raise awareness and funds for causes that we are all passionate about.

  • Gallatin defeats Carroll, 4-0

    The Carroll County girls soccer team held Gallatin County scoreless in the first half before being outscored 4-0 in the second half of the district match up Thursday, Sept. 18.

    “The girls stepped up and played an awesome game,” head coach Greg Damron said. “... To hold them to four (goals) was a major plus for us. I really do think they were expecting to come in and 10-0 us.”

    Gallatin kept the ball on Carroll’s side most of the first half and shots on goal were clearly in Gallatin’s favor.

  • Honoring the Super Readers
  • Resurfacing to begin on I-71 in Henry and Trimble counties

    Motorists traveling on northbound Interstate 71 in Henry and Trimble Counties will see construction signs being installed this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for asphalt resurfacing on the northbound lanes of I-71 between the KY 55 overpass in Henry County and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 37.1 to 38.8). 

    Contract crews are scheduled to begin work on Wednesday, Sept. 24, performing pavement base failure repairs in advance of asphalt paving.

  • Carroll County Cattlemen Association’s Family Farm Field Day a success

    I want to extend my deepest thanks and appreciation for all who participated in the Cattlemen’s Association Family Farm Field Day this past Saturday.

    The weather was perfect to spend the day on a beautiful farm learning about ways to improve our beef cattle operations.

    Over 100 people were in attendance to learn about cattle handling, hay testing, and the importance of nutrition to the herd.  The youth enjoyed woodworking, creating sand art, learning about fire safety, and building and launching paper rockets.

  • Waiting shows the tough job moms face every day

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.

    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”

    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.