Today's News

  • Thank you, readers | Sept. 29, 2016
  • Carroll County Youth Soccer U-6 and U-8
  • River walk extension, bridge project to bid soon

    Grant funding has been released from the state for two projects in downtown Carrollton: the Bow Bridge repair and part of the river walk extension.

    Adams said the city had hired an engineer for the projects, but the company did not have a structural engineer on staff, which the state required for the bridge project. Therefore, the city hired American Engineering of Glasgow, Ky. The state approved the new engineer and gave notice to proceed.

  • Test scores show county earns a rank of proficient

    Carroll County Schools made great strides during the last school year as test scores improved 7.2 points, which resulted in the district’s first proficient rating under the new assessment process. Carroll County’s score improved from 59.3 in 2014-15 to 66.5 in 2015-2016.

    Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan said he was extremely pleased with the gains this year as each of the schools tested improved their scores. But he said they are not satisfied and the staff will continue to work to further improve the districts’ scores.

  • Hembree walks the runway in NYC

    New York Fashion Week. It’s an event even those who do not stay up to date on the latest trends have most likely heard of.

    One of the four most famous fashion weeks in the world, New York Fashion Week is held in February and September in New York City and features models showing off the hottest designs from internationally acclaimed designers.

    It’s not something every eighth-grader can say they have done in their life, but Carrollton’s Gabriella Hembree can now say she is one of the lucky few.

  • County purchases Camp Kysoc for $350,000

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed Tuesday to purchase the Camp Kysoc property for $350,000 from the Kentucky Department of State Parks after discussing the matter during an executive session.

    Magistrate Mark Bates made a motion to purchase the property and use funds from the LGEA fund for the purchase. The motion was seconded by Magistrate Kerry Graham and passed.

  • School menu | Sept. 22, 2016

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Sept. 22: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken patty on bun with baked beans, smiley fries and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer, spicy or regular chicken filet on bun along with baked beans, smiley fries and banana.

  • Values are a key part of district’s strategic plan

    Like police departments and corner grocery stores, schools are part of the fabric of small communities. The sight of a child walking into an elementary school or a school bus rolling down the road is so familiar as to be almost invisible. These common events mask the fact that schools are huge operations, and school districts are made up of hundreds of workers who make thousands of decisions each day.

  • One yummy festival
  • 2016 Carroll County Homecoming Parade