Today's News

  • @ The Library | Sept. 10, 2015

    September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, free gift with a new card or renewal. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Sept. 10:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; 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.

  • Student of the week: Nick Raisor, Third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Reading. It’s cool and you learn new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math. It’s hard and I like that.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “On My Birthday”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Jack and Jill”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “Not sure yet.”

  • School menu | Sept. 10, 2015

    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. 10: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • Educational ICU emphasizes accountability

    Thanks to grants from the Kentucky Department of Education and Ohio Valley United Charities, the Carroll County School District has a new educational Intensive Care Unit that is having a big impact on student learning. Assignments are being turned in on time, and parents are being given minute-by-minute updates on students’ work completion.

    ICU is in its first year at Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School, where coordinator Lee Downey is leading the project.

  • Readers on vacation | Proctor
  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Sept. 10, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. -Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Sept. 10: Three Rivers Health Department, chronic disease self-management program, at Warsaw, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 11: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Fashion show held Sept. 19

    VF Outlet located in the Butler Outlet Mall, will host “Women’s Fashion Night Out” on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 from 7-9 p.m. The event, designed to officially kick off the fall season, will feature a free fashion show, wardrobe stylists at-the-ready to provide personal styling assistance, a photo-booth for fun photo-ops, merchandise discounts and a chance to win 12 free outfits.

  • Library partnerships includes ESL classes, early childhood events

    Resources can be limited in small communities like Carroll County. Over the years, I have begun to understand that partnerships really help strengthen the foundation of many organizations. One of the great things about our community is how we can come together when needed. This can be in the face of adversity or rallying around a good cause. Partnerships have been the cornerstone of the Carroll County Public Library for many years. 

  • Carroll shuts out Switzerland in Downey’s first win

    On an already toasty Saturday morning, Carroll County Panthers football head coach Lee Downey was treated with his first ice water shower, celebrating his first win as a varsity head coach and the Panthers’ first win of the season. The Panthers defeated Switzerland County on the road, 58-0.

    The game began under the Friday night lights, but ended in the Saturday morning sunshine as storms led to an hour-and-a-half long postponement before the game was rescheduled for the following morning.

  • Class of 1995 reunion