Today's News

  • Carrollton Idol competition returns June 19-20

    A dozen singers with dreams of a career in the music business will vie to be the next Carrollton Idol June 19-20, at the English School House.

  • Warsaw Family Practice moves to new office near courthouse

    The Warsaw Family Practice office, part of the physician services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, has a new home across from the courthouse square in Warsaw.

    The new office, at 202 Franklin St., provides an expanded number of exam rooms and a better layout for the office, CCMH Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar said Monday.

  • Promoted: Crank named head basketball coach

    After 11 years as an assistant and junior varsity basketball coach, Brian Crank is finally getting his opportunity to take the wheel, accepting the Carroll County High School boys basketball head coaching position.

    Crank will replace Carroll Yager, who coached the Panthers to a 76-111 record over seven seasons. The team was 40-42 the past three seasons with Crank on the coaching staff. 

  • Main Street committee makes list of improvements for downtown

    A marina and service station, a welcome sign seen from the Ohio and Kentucky rivers and way-finding signage top the list of improvements that can be made to bring more businesses and people to downtown Carrollton, according to the Carrollton Main Street Program’s economic restructuring committee.

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  • Tennis Awards | June 11, 2015

    Carroll County High School tennis held its awards banquet May 22. The following received awards:


    Best singles - Jessi Dermon and Zeke Kates

    Best doubles - Kendall Conley and Taylor Courtney; J.J. Fernandez and Bobby Perkins

    MVP - Kendall Conley and Zeke Kates

    Panther Award - Taylor Courtney and Bobby Perkins

    Most Improved - Lorinda Bennett and Johnica Spenneberg; Jeremy Walker

    Coach’s Award - Kendall Conley and Bobby Perkins

  • Softball Awards | June 11, 2015

    Carroll County High School softball recently held its awards banquet. The following received awards:

    Offensive Player of the Year - Kyra Kane

    Defensive Player of the Year - Mackenzi Hawkins

    Leadership Award - Mackenzi Hawkins

    Rookie of the Year - Allie Beach and Hailey Austin

    Miss Hustle - Haley Dermon

    Team Player - Ciara Hamilton

    Versatility Award - Houston Lindsey

    Most Improved - Cheyenne Lawrence

  • Community Calendar | June 11, 2015

    Thursday, June 11

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • Auditors to get city of Ghent’s financials up to date

    The city of Ghent will soon be up to date on its financial statements through 2015. Ghent Commission voted 3-0 Tuesday, June 9, to allow Raisor, Zapp & Woods, PSC to complete the uniform financial reports for 2012, 2013 and 2014. City Attorney Bill Brammell said, by his understanding, the state will accept these reports in place of an audit to catch up the city through this year. Raisor, Zapp & Woods went through a lot of the same work as is done with an audit, he said.

  • Discussion on how to make end-of-life plans will be held June 19

    Making end-of-life plans now will be beneficial to family members later.

    “The Kitchen Table Conversation” returns for its second year to help empower people to start thinking about end-of-life decisions now, said Starlette Fowler, a liaison for the program and a nurse at Hospice of the Bluegrass.