Today's News

  • Teachers and state employees voice opinions on pension plan

    If officials want to stir up a hornet’s nest, propose changes to someone’s pension plan. A group of more than 70 teachers, retired teachers, state, county and city employees and others who are part of Kentucky’s retirement programs attended a Nov. 6 forum sponsored by Carroll County Fiscal Court at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Costume contest winners
  • Back in my day | Christeen Jones

    At 95 years young, Christeen Jones has experienced a lifetime full of memories. From growing up on a tobacco farm near Worthville and witnessing the small town during its heyday to working 40 years at Kroger in Carrollton, she has seen a little bit of everything. The best advice she has received?

    “Treat everybody like I would like to be treated, and before you criticize anybody, put yourself in their place to see what your reaction might be and live a Christian life. Recognize everybody as a person, not as a something.”

  • This is just a drill

    A 911 call is received at Carroll County Dispatch reporting an accident on Highland Avenue in front of the PMC Organometallix plant involving a tanker truck. There is smoke coming from the tanker, and it is displaying a hazardous material placard on the tanker.

    Fortunately, this was just part of a drill held by PMC Organometallix on Oct. 31. The tanker truck used in the drill was just like the ones that travel the roads of Carroll County every day carrying hazardous materials.

  • “Shine” finale Nov. 11-12 at CCMS

    Kenzie Nelson, 17, of Carrollton; Peyton Morgan, 17, of Warsaw and Jordan Blanton, 24, of Bedford are among the top 11 contestants that will compete in the finals of “Shine,” an online television show created and produced by Carrollton native Brandon Stewart.

    The finals will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12 at the Carroll County Middle School auditorium. The doors will open at 7 p.m. both nights, but Sunday will feature a red carpet event beginning at 6 p.m. for the contestants, celebrity guests and judges.

  • Pumpkin Painting at Carroll County Public Library
  • 2017 Band of Gold seniors
  • 2017 CCHS football seniors
  • CCMS Panthers fall to Wildcats in championship

    The Carroll County Middle School football team had a storybook season, but came up short to defending-champion Gallatin County in the River Valley Football Conference championship Oct. 19. Even though the Wildcats won the game, 34-0, the story isn’t finished for the Panthers.

  • Ray vows to compete in full Iron Man race again next year

    Louisville Iron Man competitors faced rain, hail and winds of up to 45 miles per hour Oct. 15, while attempting to race 140.6 miles. The competition tests athletes strength and endurance in swimming, cycling and running.

    Heather Ray of Sligo (formerly of Carroll County) was diagnosed with severe mitral valve stenosis and pulmonary hypertension and was competing in her first Iron Man. Check out the Oct. 12, edition of The News-Democrat to read her full story.