Today's News

  • Adjusting to college includes time management, getting involved


    For The News-Democrat

    Universities and colleges across the state of Kentucky are made up of students from small towns who have dreams of becoming successful when they graduate. Sometimes these dreams are bigger than their hometown itself.

  • Obesity is a major issue in Ky.

    Kentucky New Era

    Many of Kentucky’s health problems are a direct result of unhealthy habits. From smoking to sedentary lifestyles and lousy diets, most of these habits could be changed. It takes willpower and an understanding of how choices affect a person over time.

  • Ending child abuse means more funding needed to be invested for social workers

    The Kentucky Standard

  • School Menu | April 30, 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, April 30: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, tossed salad, California blend veggies, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, May 1:  Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch:  chicken patty with bun, lettuce tomato pickle, steamed peas, baked beans, orange wedges or diced peaches. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: chicken filet with bun.

  • Student of the week: Charityn Marsh, Fourth grade (CAC)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “ I get to freely worship God.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “History, because I get to learn about the presidents.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Star In The Forest”

    What was the last movie you saw?  


    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Asbury College

  • Damron honored

    Haley Damron, a 2011 graduate of Carroll County High School and senior at University of the Cumberlands, was honored by UC as one of several outstanding students during its annual Honors Day program. She was selected as a member of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014-2015. 

  • Council approves first readings for 2015-2016 city, utilities budgets

    Funding for new police cruisers, a school resource officer, the completion of the Carrollton river walk and a new code enforcement vehicle top the city of Carrollton’s fiscal year 2015-2016 budget.

    Council approved the first reading of the new budget at its meeting April 27. Second reading will be held May 11, with the budget going into effect July 1.

    The city’s total resources are $5.184 million, with estimated appropriations at $4.572 million.

  • Carroll County High School athletics fundraiser

    Earl Floyd Ford presents the “Drive 4 UR School” event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Carroll County High School. Test drive a brand new Ford vehicle and Earl Floyd will make a donation to the school’s sports teams for each test drive taken. Free hot dogs and drinks will be available, as well as inflatables for children.

  • Governor’s Scholars

    Carroll County High School junior Elliann Yocum and Christian Academy of Carrollton junior Matthew Newcomer have been selected for the 2015 Governor’s Scholars Program. GSP is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors.

  • ‘Phantom load’ a drain on your wallet

    A dripping faucet can make a water bill soar, so rather than watch money go down the drain, you’d probably grab a wrench or call a plumber. But there are equally expensive leaks elsewhere in your house, and you probably aren’t aware of them. They’re called phantom loads, and they’re constantly draining electric current.