Today's News

  • What do you stand for? A message to high school athletes

    As someone who trains to become better at your given athletic endeavor(s) this should mean a great deal to you! Those of you who play a team sport and look at your team as an extended family this should mean even more!

    The direction you take in life is up to you. Regardless of your circumstances, there is a way to rise above and be successful. It starts with being honest with yourself. Deep down, you know the truth and you know what needs to be done to be a successful family member, student and athlete.

  • Senior Calendar |Sept. 3, 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. 3: Three Rivers Health Department, chronic disease self-management program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; rummy 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, noon; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Sept. 3, 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. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: open until 6:30 p.m. for First Friday events:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 5:  Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Sept. 7:  Closed for Labor Day.

  • New website for Parks and Rec

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation now have a fully functional website: carrollcountyparksandrecreation.org. This site is now the community’s best place to register for programs, get information about schedules, sign ups, volunteering, seasonal dates, and much more.

  • Digital books now accessible to CCHS

    Carroll County High School parents can worry a bit less about how much screen time their children are getting each day. Thanks to OverDrive, an online platform that provides access to electronic media, students can check out digital copies of library books through almost any device, including school-provided Lenovo laptops.

  • Student of the week: Alex Welch Second grade (Stark)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “Math and writing because I like to work with numbers and share my thoughts.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because books teach you about different things.”

    What is your favorite book?


    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Jurassic World”

  • School Menu | Sept. 3, 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. 3: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, steamed peas, grapes or pineapple tidbits.

  • Sheriffs to host charity clay shoot

    The Owen, Carroll and Gallatin County Sheriffs’ Charity Sporting Clay Shoot will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Elk Creek Hunt Club in Owenton. The shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosting the event are Owen County Sheriff Mark Bess, Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Gallatin County Sheriff Josh Neal. Proceeds from the event benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch in Gilbertsville, Ky. For more information, contact Bess at (502) 484-3363, Kinman at (502) 732-7010 or Neal at (859) 567-5751.

  • Fall webworms have arrived; Parker wins at state fair

    Fall webworms are one of the three species of tent caterpillars we see in Kentucky.  These caterpillars live in groups within a silken tent, which helps provide protection for the caterpillars.

    FWW can feed on almost all shade, fruit and ornamental trees, with exception to evergreens. In Kentucky, FWW prefer American elm, maples, hickory and sweetgum.

  • Meeting your savings goals

    To help ensure sufficient funds to meet your savings goals, start early and regularly put aside money.

    These tips will help boost savings to satisfy all your financial goals.

    Set goals based on what you will need or want in the future.  Write down the dollar amounts you will need for your goals.