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Today's News

  • Annual Child Abuse Awareness event coming April 28

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County and our event partners would like to invite the entire community, young and old, to attend our free Child Abuse Awareness event. It will take place Thursday, April 28, from 4-6 p.m. at the Courthouse Square in Carrollton. This event is financially sponsored by The United Charities Foundation. 

  • Ellis, Corrado, Corbin win at Owen County meet

    Carroll County High School track and field athletes Dillon Ellis, Ethan Corrado and Malachi Corbin took home first place finishes at Owen County’s All-Comers meet April 14.

    Ellis finished in first place in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute 0.98 seconds. He also finished in third place in the 200-meter dash (28.04 seconds) and seventh in the 100-meter dash (12.97 seconds).

  • Lady Panthers battle back to beat Eminence 11-5 in All ‘A’

    The Lady Panthers came back from an early three-run deficit to defeat Eminence, 11-5, in the first round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Friday at Carroll County High School.

  • Panthers three-peat as 8th Region All ‘A’ champs

    Carroll County baseball captured its third consecutive 8th Region All “A” title April 16, with an 11-3 win over Trimble County at Gallatin County High School.

    Senior Justin Ray turned in the Panthers’ third strong pitching performance of the tournament with a 13-strikeout performance. Ray gave up six hits and walked three in six and a third innings of work.

  • Panthers shutout Bearcats, 10-0

    Carroll County’s seven-run outburst in the third inning broke open a scoreless game as the Panthers cruised to 10-0 victory over Walton-Verona in the 8th Region All “A” Classic semifinals April 15, at Gallatin County.

    Carroll County starting pitcher Seth Hicks was dominate in the five-inning game, striking out 10 batters. He allowed two hits and walked three.

    “I think Seth was throwing harder in the last inning than he was in the middle inning,” Carroll County head coach Jimmy Ray said.

  • Carroll defeats Williamstown in opening round of All ‘A’

    Carroll County High School’s baseball team began its quest for the school’s second 8th Region All “A” Classic three-peat April 14 when it traveled to Williamstown and came home with a 10-2 win.

    Before the team left for the game Carroll County head coach Jimmy Ray said he was nervous about the game.

    “This is an improved Williamstown team and if we do not play our best we could be sitting home this weekend,” Ray said.

  • New budget approved by both houses, awaits Bevin’s signature
  • Governor, House, Senate agree on biennial budget

    For more than a decade now, the most pressing long-term problem in Kentucky has been the growing liabilities of our public retirement systems for teachers and state employees.

    Both systems had far more than they needed a dozen or so years ago, but two recessions since then have swept most of those gains away.

  • “United We Stand, Divided We Fall” 

    A new day is dawning in Kentucky. For the first time in many years, the winds of financial responsibility have begun to blow briskly through the marble halls of Frankfort. These welcome breezes are ushering in the promise of a fresh start for the Commonwealth. 

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for JCTC Carrollton Campus set for April 22

    Site work for the location of a $16 million JCTC Carrollton Campus off US 227 has begun, but officials, donors and others will gather at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, for an official ground breaking ceremony.

    Remarks will be held just across the road inside the entrance to General Butler State Park.  A brief “shovel ceremony” will move to the actual site. Among the speakers will be State Rep. Rick Rand and Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Dr. Jay Box.