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Today's News

  • CCMS construction controversy continues

    The Carroll County Middle School construction saga continued at the Aug. 25, Carroll County Board of Education Meeting.

  • Marsh named Outstanding County Attorney

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear presented the Outstanding County Attorney award to Carroll County’s Nick Marsh at the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference luncheon Aug. 25, in Louisville.

    “I was honored, obviously,” Marsh said in an interview Monday. “I was surprised, but it’s a nice honor to get something like that.”

    Marsh said he had no idea he would be receiving the award. “I found out that day when I showed up for the awards luncheon. My wife was waiting for me to go in, so then I knew something was up.”

  • Jill’s Wish to benefit Carroll residents who have cancer

    Three local women hope a Sept. 10, concert will raise the funds needed to grant their wishes.

    The Benefit Concert for Jill’s Wish presented by Earl Floyd Ford features country music duo Dave & Whitney performing as part of the event that is set for 4-8 p.m. at Carrollton’s Point Park.

    Local organizer George Moore said Tuesday that all money raised at the event will go to grant wishes in the local area through Jill’s Wish.

  • Back In My Day | Doris Miller

    Mary Doris Miller has worked just about everywhere, it seems, over her 75 years. The native Texan has worked during the summer harvests in California, Michigan, Missouri and Florida and has lived and worked in several Texas towns, Connecticut and now Kentucky, and has retired three times from the same company.

    “Growing up, I’ve always bounced with the ball; however the ball rolled, I learned to bounce with everything,” she said.

  • Paul, Gray appear (separately) at Kentucky Farm Bureau forum

    By DANIEL DESROCHERS

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    LOUISVILLE - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his Democratic challenger, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, answered questions from the Kentucky Farm Bureau about farm policy on Thursday, but not at the same time.

    It’s only the third time both candidates for an office have not appeared at the same time at the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Meet the Candidates” forum, according to Bureau President Mark Haney.

  • Labor Day honors the American workforce

    At their core, the major American holidays are bound by a common thread: They remind us of who we are and what we stand for, each and every year.

    While the Fourth of July celebrates our founding and freedom, Memorial Day and Veterans Day call on us never to forget the high price paid for those enduring gifts. Thanksgiving gives us a moment among loved ones to appreciate the many good things in our lives, and on Labor Day, which arrives this weekend, we pay tribute to the hard work that made our nation what it is today.

  • Lady Panthers win back-to-back against Bellevue

    The Lady Panthers soccer team defeated Bellevue in a back-to-back home and away series, winning 5-0 Aug. 24. But while the score may have been the same, the way Carroll County played was not.

    “It was much better today,” head coach Josh Noble said.

  • Carroll golf teams compete in All ‘A’

    The Carroll County boys golf team finished in second place with a team score of 359 in the All ‘A’ Tournament Aug. 25, at Fairway Golf Course.

    The Carroll County girls team finished in fifth, but it was the first 18-hole match for three of the team’s five players.

    Owen County won both the girls and boys tournaments. The other schools competing were Gallatin County, Trimble County, Walton-Verona and Williamstown (boys only).

  • Lady Panthers win home opener, 2-0

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team held on for a close win in the first set and rode Cheyenne Lawrence’s 11-point serving streak in the second to defeat Lloyd Memorial, 25-20, 25-9, to open their home season Aug. 23.

  • Offense still looking to get on track; football falls 21-0

    After a slow start, the Panthers’ defense stood up to the challenge Friday night against Henry County, but the offense is still struggling to get off the ground, as Carroll County lost 21-0 at home Aug. 26.

    Carroll’s offense managed just 27 yards of total offense (10 rushing and 17 passing).

    Short fields put the Panthers defense at a disadvantage. The offense turned the ball over on downs at their own 42-yard line, leading to a 4-yard touchdown run by Tyler Raisor and two-point conversion by Dylan Mayer.