Today's News

  • Youth Soccer Camp
  • School Menu | Aug. 24, 2017

    Thursday, Aug. 24: 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, Aug. 25: 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.

  • Three students from Carroll County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Taylor Courtney, Jenna Richmond and Jenah Roberts, all 2017 graduates of Carroll County High School, have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 24, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. They are open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 of Fax (502) 732-7122.


    Friday, Aug. 25: PHD’s (projects half done), 2-4 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 26: Movie, “Kong Skull Island”, 2 p.m.

  • State experiences budget shortfall

    The end of the last fiscal year wasn’t as good to the state as we had hoped it would be.

    When the group of independent economists who gauge how much revenue the state will have gave its official revenue estimate in late 2015, it predicted 2.7 percent growth state General Fund over Fiscal Year 2016. What we got was 1.3 percent growth, leaving us with a budget shortfall of $138.5 million.

  • Victories for Kentucky families

    This Republican Congress is making important strides on issues that have a direct impact on Kentucky. We’ve listened to you and the concerns you’ve raised. As your senior Senator, I am proud of these accomplishments, and we’re just getting started.

  • Slow mail costs money

    By Matthew Paxton IV

    Publisher of The News-Gazette, Lexington, VA and President of the National Newspaper Association

    Most people get mail every day, Monday through Saturday. But what happens when the mail comes later than we expect?

    We found out a few years ago, when the Postmaster General had to take away overnight First-Class and Periodicals mail from most of the nation. That caused a problem for a lot of consumers and businesses. Now, we may be facing a new slowdown, if something isn’t done by Congress very soon.

  • Golf results | Aug. 24, 2017

    Carroll County girls’ golf defeated Gallatin County 229-245, Aug.15. Medalist for Carroll County was Senior Ciara Hamilton with a 45, Grace Long carded a 54, Kaileigh Burgess scored a 60 and Gabriella Hembree rounded out the scoring with a 70.

  • Basketball court renovations at Point Park approved

    Improvements are coming to Point Park, as Carrollton City Council at their Aug. 14, meeting, approved spending up to $10,000 on maintenance issues.

    Mayor Robb Adams said it has been a few years since Point Park has received any updates. One area most in need of repair is the basketball court, which is riddled with cracks, and the goals have rusty backboards and no nets.

  • “Painted Rocks” promotes exercise, creativity, family time

    One of the biggest trends sweeping the nation right now has also exploded in Carrollton.

    “Painted Rocks of Carrollton, KY” is a Facebook group based off The Kindness Rocks Project. According to the national group’s website, the goal is “to promote random acts of kindness to unsuspecting recipients… whether by painting and dropping inspirational rocks or some other cool creative way to bring kindness into the world.”