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Today's News

  • Finding the perfect fit

    Children began the evening of the Shop with a Cop event Dec. 18, at the National Guard Armory, eating dinner and trying on a new pair of shoes. After a brief meeting, the adult volunteers were paired up with the children before heading out to VF and Wal-Mart to shop.

  • Gun rumors at CCMS false; school not locked down

    A Carrollton Police Department investigation found allegations to be false of a BB gun being brought onto the Carroll County Middle School campus.

    “We investigated the rumor early last week and determined there was nothing to it,” Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said. “I want the parents to know that we take everything very seriously and do our best to get it figured out.”

  • Heroin overdoses rise; police fear reliance on naloxone

    Heroin overdoses are on the rise in Carroll County and have become increasingly prevalent since the beginning of December. Carroll County EMS paramedic Chris Combs said Monday he estimates there has been one every other day since Dec. 1. In his 20 years of experience as an EMT and paramedic, Combs said he has seen more heroin overdoses in the last year than in his previous 19 years combined.

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital treated 13 overdoses from Dec. 14-20, Combs said.

  • Special Olympics | Dec. 25, 2014

    Special Olympics Kentucky State Bowling was held Dec. 6, in Louisville, Ky. The results are as follows: first place, Zach Lynn, Rhonda Burns, Dylan Williamson and Damon Maines; third place, Mary Pyles, Wally Gross and Clint Smith; and fifth place: Amanda Hearn and Thomas Granger.

  • Hogan tells Board about CCMS project’s latest setback

    Issues with the geo-thermal heating system for the Carroll County Middle School construction project continue to mount.

    The latest set back has been the discovery of natural gas pockets in the drilling zone, Superintendent Bill Hogan said at the Board of Education meeting Dec. 18. Drilling operations have ceased until a course of action regarding the natural gas has been determined.

  • Pregnant woman dies in car wreck on Hwy. 42

    One person was killed Dec. 20, in a single vehicle wreck near the 1900 block of Hwy. 42 East in Trimble County. 

  • Oath of office
  • Student of the Week: Gabe Hall, 11th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “My History of Rock and Roll class for first period. It interests me and I like the music.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “History of Rock and Roll, since I know the music I’m really into getting to know the history pf the musicv that I listen to.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “The Walking Dead” comic book
    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Champions reflects on 2014 positives as the new year begins
  • Panthers prevail with 51-48 OT win over district foe Henry Co.

    Carroll County’s young boys basketball team took a giant stride forward in the 51-48 overtime victory over 31st District opponent Henry County.

    With Carroll County graduating the majority of its game minutes the team only had one player on the floor in the overtime that had been in that type of game.

    “This was the first time that most of these guys had been in that situation,” Carroll County head coach Carroll Yager said. “ This was our fifth game of the season and we had not been in game like this.”