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Today's News

  • Election 2018: Here’s who intends to run

    Who’s running for election? It’s one of the hottest topics around town right now, and the Carroll County Fall Festival parade is traditionally the public’s first glimpse at the candidates.

    However, in order to begin any advertising–including having a float in the parade–potential candidates must file a letter of intent at the Carroll County Clerk’s Office. This is free to complete and does not mean a person’s name will actually be on the ballot in May or November, according to the clerk’s office.

  • Carroll beats Gallatin, 34-12

    After back-to-back road losses, the Carroll County Panthers righted the ship Friday night, defeating district rival Gallatin County, 34-12.

  • Lady Panthers blank Bellevue on Senior Night, 7-0

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers soccer team posted their highest scoring total of the season, sending seniors Caitlin Poe and Juliana Kinser home with a 7-0 win over Bellevue on Senior Night Sept. 25.

    “It was the best team-game we have played,” head coach Josh Noble said. “They played aggressively. Everybody wanted to score, so they were calling for the ball. I’m happy; I’m ecstatic.”

  • Lady Panthers fight for 3-2 district win over Lady Wildcats

    Carroll County picked up their first 31st District win of the season Thursday, defeating Gallatin County 3-2 (26-28, 25-23, 25-11, 16-25 15-11).

    Game one was back and forth through the first half. After a push kill by Abby Evans, 12-12, Abigail Aulbach notched two blocks on the same point before a kill by Evans finally ended the volley. Jordan Ray’s second serve went into the net, tying the game back at 13. Gallatin scored the next three points, before being whistled for hitting the ball four times.

  • Celebrating Grandparents at Christian Academy
  • Adopt-a-Highway seeks entries for art contest

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking the Commonwealth’s art teachers and students to get started on this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest and submit their entries before the deadline on Oct. 31.

    The Adopt-a-Highway Program’s Art Contest is held annually to increase public awareness about the damaging effects of litter, change attitudes and behaviors about littering and educate Kentuckians about the Adopt-a-Highway program.

    Entries must be postmarked on or before Oct. 31, to be considered for this year’s contest.

  • School Menu | Sept. 21, 2017

    Thursday, Sept. 21: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Chicken and waffles or scrambled egg and waffles, syrup, potato wedges, steamed broccoli, pear halves or orange.

    Friday, Sept. 22: Breakfast: cinnamon roll or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: roast beef and gravy with roll or grilled cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, banana or fruit sorbet.

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 21, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Sept. 21

    Special meeting of the Carroll County Arts Board at 1 p.m. at Subway in downtown Carrollton.

    Friday, Sept. 22

    ARCA Racing Series 150, Kentucky Speedway

    Saturday, Sept. 23

    NASCAR XFINITY Series 300, Kentucky Speedway

    Sunday, Sept. 24

    The Beverly/Bruce reunion will be held at the Lockport Methodist Church. The potluck lunch will start around 1 pm. All family and friends are invited, for more information, call Wanda Browning at (502) 930-8103.

    Monday, Sept. 25

  • Church News | Sept. 21, 2017

    Commonwealth Quartet

    at Carrollton Christian

    Carrollton Christian Church presents The Commonwealth Quartet. Free concert will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Love offering accepted. They will also perform during the Sunday Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 24.

    Bible study, sermon series

  • God gives us gifts of power, love, sound mind to overcome fear

    Everyone knows what it is like to be afraid. We all have things that we are afraid of.  Some people are afraid of storms or spiders, and some people are terrified of snakes.  There are hidden fears that motivate us, too. Fear of failure causes many people to never start or even try anything that is not completely safe. Fear of rejection makes us afraid to do anything that could draw criticism or give someone a chance to laugh at us.