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Today's News

  • Winter damage to plants vary depending on type

    Over the past couple of weeks, our flowering trees and plants have really been showing off. Isn’t it a welcomed sight, especially after the winter we experienced? Those pretty flowers make it easy to forget about those cold temperatures.

    Well, sort of.

    Just like last year, we are seeing just how hardy our evergreens and marginally hardy plant species are in our area.

  • iLead moves forward, 2015-2016 calendar announced

    Carroll County Schools has received 10 applications for its six spots in the new iLead Academy, Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan reported to the Board of Education at its meeting April 23. iLead Academy is the state’s first regional career academy emphasizing instruction in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Paragon Arts and Music Academy’s spring recital, April 24
  • Two EMT spots to change to medics

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted at its April 28 meeting to reclassify two EMT positions to paramedic positions.

    Carroll County Emergency Services Director Ed Webb and Carroll County Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar presented costs and data for transfer runs from CCMH.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 30, 2015

     Monday, May 4

    Community Advisory Panel meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 41 meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Legion hall, 123 Fifth St., Carrollton. Anyone wishing to join may pick up a membership application at the hall.

    Carrollton Planning & Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Debate on spiritual gifts continues

    The debate over spiritual gifts has been going on in the local churches of this age for many years. Although this debate is not new to the church, we are still in disagreement when it pertains to what the Bible states about spiritual gifts. The Bible must be the final authority on all questions pertaining to its contents. Therefore we must search the scriptures to find out, what are spiritual gifts, their purpose and are all of the spiritual gifts still given today?

  • Panthers return to state All ‘A’ tourney

    Carroll County kept its state All ‘A’ Tournament hopes alive with a hard fought nine inning 6-4 win over Whitefield Academy Friday, April 24.

    Carroll County will be going back to Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Park for the second straight year as they try to improve on last year’s final four appearance.

    The Panthers used some timely hitting backed by strong pitching performances from Seth Hicks and Justin Ray to finally put away a pesky Whitefield Academy team.

  • Gentry art show opens
  • Community must fight abuse, drugs

    Former Carroll County Sheriff’s deputy J.T. Shaw shared his personal story of abuse as a child with nearly 200 people who turned out Friday night on the Carroll County Courthouse lawn for a child abuse prevention awareness program.

    Sponsored by Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, the program offered educational tables from area agencies, along with games and inflatables for the children.

    Shaw shared his personal experience with physical and psychological abuse as a child growing up in Worthville.

  • History buffs

    The Cartmell History Club competed in the annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention and Kentucky History Day on April 24-25 at the University of Kentucky.

    Group members are Skilar Brown, Emma McCollum, Hunter Rosenbaum, Reagan Miller, Reagan Matthews, Rileigh Darnold, Cameron Darnold, Bailee Matthews, Julie Clifton, Johnica Spenneberg, Lylah Cox, Antonio Welch, Carlos Sanchez, Christian Welch, Dakota Hunter, Cole Brown, Trenton Imus, Braydan Lair, Ryan Tharp, Andrew Frye, Chloe Young, Hannah Kincaid, Katey Fultz, and Keagan Hatton.