Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Sept. 10, 2015

    Thursday, Sept. 10

    Calling all cowboys and cowgirls, wear your boots and a hat for this exciting event, a free book, petting farm, live music and pony rides for children, birth to 5 years with their families, BBQ dinner served at 5 p.m. at Point Park. Sponsored by Carroll County Public Library and Carroll Conty Childhood Council.

    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.

  • State festivals celebrate heritage and traditions

    While the temperature outside may not feel like fall just yet, many of the traditional signs of the season are starting to arrive.

    One of the most telling is the sheer number of festivals that has already started to take place and will run through Halloween.  They are centered on items you might expect - tobacco, apples and bourbon - and a few more that may seem odd until their history is known.

  • Presidential race so far reads like a novel


    The Paducah Sun

    The 2016 presidential race is shaping up as one of the most interesting, and to some extent bizarre, such exercises we can remember. It takes place against a backdrop of a public that is in an increasingly foul mood. A poll released Monday by Rasmussen Reports finds that only 26 percent of Americans believe the country is headed in the right direction. That’s down a point from a week earlier and down four points from the start of this year.

  • Trimble Co.’s middle school team defeats Panthers 26-6 Thursday


    Landmark News Service

    The Carroll County Middle School Panthers visited Bedford last Thursday evening to take on the Trimble County Middle School Raiders. The contest was hard fought by both teams, but when the final whistle blew the Raiders came out ahead with a score of 26-6.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Sept. 3, 2015

    Thursday, Sept. 3
    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Friday, Sept. 4
    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon, location varies.
    Saturday, Sept. 5
    Goldenrod Gala Arts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the front entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. This one-day arts festival features handcrafted items, local non-hand crafter merchants, plus a variety of demonstrators, all day entertainment, food concessions and farmers’ market.
    Monday, Sept. 7

  • Policy approved for CPD’s take home police cars

    With four of the five new police cruisers in, Carrollton City Council Aug. 24, approved the Carrollton Police Department’s take home vehicle program policy, with a review in 90 days.

    Council allocated $180,000 in the 2015-16 budget to purchase five 2015 Ford Police Interceptor Sedans. The cost of the vehicles totals $155,469.05, plus $23,830 for equipment and installation, totaling $179,299.05.

  • Pre-trial set in Boone County for Horine’s escape charges

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Adam Horine’s second-degree escape charge, a class D felony. The preliminary hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 5, in Boone County.

  • Hospital to open local diabetes management clinics on Oct. 1

    A new program is targeting the needs of local residents with diabetes by providing more than just basic education about the disease.

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s new program will involve a pharmacist to help with drug therapy management and a registered dietitian to guide patients on what they should be eating. It will include monthly visits to the clinic, which will be offered at the hospital’s family practice offices in Carrollton, Bedford and Warsaw, and more frequent follow ups by telephone.

  • District, U of L receive $400,000 grant to train mathematics teachers

    The Carroll County School District, in partnership with the University of Louisville, has been awarded a $400,000 Mathematics and Science Partnership grant from the Kentucky Department of Education. The partnership’s proposal, titled A2 = All in for Algebra, was one of only nine funded projects and is the first MSP grant the district has ever received, according to Director of Grants and Public Relations Carl Roberts.

  • Sutter hired as ALC principal

    There is a new face leading the Carroll County Alternative Learning Center as Amy Sutter took over as principal after Ed Nelson retired in June.

    Armed with a biology degree from Mount Saint Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sutter began her teaching career at St. Henry in Erlanger, Ky.  She taught all the sciences except for chemistry. She also taught at Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger.