Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Sept. 14, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton.

    Entries for the “Call for Quilts” will be accepted Sept. 11-23, for the October Quilt Show.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays.

    The library will close Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. for the Tobacco Festival.


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  • Charters of Freedom monument dedication Sept. 19

    A monument to honor the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights will be dedicated during a ceremony on the Hanover College campus, Tuesday, Sept. 19. The event will begin at 4 p.m. in front of the Lynn Center for Fine Arts.

  • Central shuts out Carroll, 2-0

    Already down three players coming into Saturday’s match against Central High School, the Carroll County boys soccer team took another hit, as senior starter Trystan Amick exited the game just before halftime with a knee injury. Senior starting defender Chris Tillette also missed part of the game with a gushing nosebleed, taking a ball to the face within the first 10 minutes of the game. While the Panthers probably split possession with the Yellow Jackets, they were unable to score, losing 2-0.

  • Carroll defeats Williamstown, falls to Eminence in All ‘A’

    Carroll County Lady Panthers held off a stubborn team from Williamstown 2-0 (25-20, 25-20) in a first round match in the 8th Region All ‘A’ volleyball tournament.

    Carroll and Williamstown traded points early before Carroll established an 8-5 lead behind two Amelia Napier dinks and an ace from Abigail Aulbach. Two hitting errors allowed Williamstown to close within one point, 8-7, but the Lady Demons were whistled for four hits, giving Carroll a side-out. Carroll rolled off two more points making the lead 11-7 when Williamstown called timeout.

  • Panthers struggle in their execution, lose 56-0 to KCD

    The Carroll County Panthers were going to need to be on top of their game if they were going to knock off Kentucky Country Day, ranked third in Class 1A according to MaxPreps.com. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case Friday night, as Carroll lost 56-0 on the road.

    “We just came out and made too many mental mistakes against a very good football team, coaches included,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said Monday.

  • CCMH breaks ground on expansion

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital held its official groundbreaking Sept. 7, for the more than 13,000 square foot expansion that will house primary care services, the specialty clinic and cardio/pulmonary rehabilitation services.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Harry Hays said the addition would be the new main entrance to the hospital, hosting central registration and a main waiting room. The project has a construction timeline of 10 months and is expected to be complete in July 2018.

  • Live Your Passion | Patch Collector - Rev. Tim Polley

    Dolphin Island, Ala., North Pole, Alaska.; Tisbury, Mass., and Benton, Ky. These four seemingly unrelated cities have at least one common thread: All four of their police departments have patches in Pastor Tim Polley’s extensive collection.

    When his father began collecting patches while serving as the chief of the Dongola City Police Department, a small town in southern Illinois, he probably had no idea that it would later become an obsession for his son.

  • City continues cleanup of unfit/unsafe structures

    Carrollton City Council approved spending an additional $13,000 to abate three properties that have been deemed an unfit and/or unsafe structure according to the nuisance ordinance.

  • Kentucky has worst funded retirement system in the nation

    Kentucky’s state pension systems are underfunded by at least $33 billion right now, leaving us among the worst funded retirement systems in the nation.