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Today's News

  • Legislators looking at the education special needs students now receive

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent. Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That thankfully began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Want to achieve goals? Live like a cowboy

    While January is a time to make resolutions for the calendar year, August is a time to set goals for the school year. Students are in their first days of new classes, teachers and routines, and the year is still young. However, just as many New Year’s resolutions are broken, many goals for the school year end up left on the table, unachieved.

    But this is where living like a cowboy comes in handy.

  • Carroll County Middle School gridiron action

    Carroll County hosted Switzerland County, Ind. Aug. 18 in the team’s home opener. The Panthers came up short on the score 20-6.

  • District Champions | 12U All-Stars

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation 12U All-Star team went 5-1 in pool play and tournament play to win the 12U postseason district tournament. The team travelled away to every single game and played six games in a seven day span.

    Carroll County beat Trimble County All-Stars in the semi-final game to advance to the championship game July 2, where they knocked off North Oldham, 15-7, at Welsh Park in La Grange, Ky.

     

  • Champions reaches out to students through a wide range of methods

    Buses are loaded up, lunchboxes are packed up and students have returned to school in Carroll County. At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we are geared up and excited for a fun-filled year with education and prevention at our forefront as always.

  • Carrollton City Council | Aug. 25, 2016

    Streetscape update

    Mayor Robb Adams, Councilman Kevin Craig, Public Works Supervisor Ronnie Knight, project manager Dave Eberenz met with the contractor Monday to review the punch list for the Main Street streetscape project.

    Street projects

  • State road workers have long to-do list in Carroll

    The state is mowing roadways in Carroll County again, and Fiscal Court has a list of areas it wants addressed before the workers leave.

    Magistrate Floyd Bowling told Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrict at the Aug. 22, meeting to make sure that Lock Road is mowed, as the residents are not happy. Bowling said it has been two years since the road had been mowed.

    Westrick added that he has been receiving complaints about the medians at the interstate being overgrown and blocking line of sight.

  • Is a police bill needed?

    By PHILLIP M. BAILEY and MORGAN WATKINS

    The Courier-Journal

    It was a low-key shift on a warm July night until Louisville Metro Police Officer DeAris Hoard got the “shots fired” call. Hoard, a 25-year-old who has spent three years on the force, had handled minor problems so far: a stolen phone, a noise complaint, a fender-bender. Then an officer saw a man fire a gun from a balcony near East Oak Street.

  • Young girls soccer team continues to improve early on in the season

    Despite another lopsided final score, the Lady Panthers soccer team showed noticeable improvement, especially offensively, with just a couple days of practice. Carroll lost its home match Saturday to Fleming County, 6-0.

    The Lady Panthers ripped 10 shots on goal compared to 26 for Fleming County. In her second career start in goal for injured keeper Houston Lindsay, Hannah Polley notched 12 saves and gave up five goals. JV keeper Tracey Rosell entered the game late in the second half and made three saves and gave up one goal.

  • Christmas in August