Today's News

  • Hays family welcomes birth of daughter, Mila

    Deidra and Jimmy Hays of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter Mila Rayne Hays born 6:14 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Her big brother, Channing Hays helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Lesa Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton, and Dan and Linda Hays of Louisville, Ky.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 7, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Jan. 7: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunco Social bring a dish to share, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 8: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Panthers basketball 1-2 at tournament

    The Carroll County High School boys basketball team played in the PBI/Danny Annis Classic Dec. 28-30. The Panthers defeated Edmonson County, but lost to Ohio County and Owensboro Catholic.

    Carroll lost 68-56 to Ohio County Dec. 28. The Panthers trailed by five at the end of the first quarter, and still found themselves behind by five at halftime. Ohio County slowly pulled away in the third and fourth quarters.

    Ohio County’s Travis Carter led all scorers with a double-double, 25 points and 11 rebounds.

  • Hunger Busters: Ten ways to manage hunger pains

    You are making the commitment to change! You are putting together your strategic plan to stick to making the best version of you yet! You have short-term and long-term goals set with your training, nutrition and recovery to get you where you want to be. If it all works out in “real life” as it does on paper you will be on track to make your goals a reality!

    There might be just one problem: You are hungry. Better yet, you are HANGRY! So hungry, you are angry.

  • Panthers drop heartbreaker to Henry in overtime
  • Kentucky Speedway to renovate track in offseason

    Kentucky Speedway announced Tuesday it is undertaking a comprehensive renovation of its racing surface, which is highlighted by increased banking in Turns 1 and 2, drainage improvements, additional SAFER barrier, and repaving of the entire 1.5-mile tri-oval. Work has begun and will be completed in time for this year’s NASCAR tripleheader weekend in July.

  • Groseclose reaches 1,000 points; Ladies win in OT

    Carroll County Lady Panthers concluded the Tuesday night district boy/girl double header with a 42-39 overtime victory over the visiting Henry County Lady Wildcats. Senior Miranda Groseclose signed her name into the CCHS record books, joining the 1,000 point club.

    The night began full of anticipation for Groseclose, as she entered the game just nine points away from 1,000. But it also led to a slow start for the Lady Panthers.

  • Stakes high in Medicaid redesign

    Lexington Herald Leader

    As the leader of Gov. Matt Bevin’s effort to transform Medicaid, Mark Birdwhistell will get a chance to take up where he left off in the last Republican administration.

    The Kentucky Medicaid reforms that won approval under Birdwhistell’s leadership 10 years ago emphasized prevention, wellness and controlling the over-prescribing of drugs, all of which should still be priorities.

  • Setting budget is lawmakers’ biggest task this session

    This week, as it has regularly done since Kentucky became the nation’s 15th state in 1792, the General Assembly returns to the Capitol to start another legislative session.

    Since it is an even-numbered year, the House and Senate will meet for 60 working days and wrap up our work by April 15th, as required by Kentucky’s constitution.

  • Carroll falls to Ludlow

    Carroll County head girls’ basketball coach Paul Stone drew up a play that almost worked to tie up the game at the buzzer Saturday, as the Lady Panthers dropped a 37-35 decision to the visiting Ludlow Lady Panthers.

    Carroll County had to go the length of the floor with 2.6 seconds left in the game. Haley Dermon threw the ball in to Abigail Aulbach at mid-court, who passed the ball to Miranda Groseclose. Groseclose took a dribble and the horn went off before she could get a shot off.