Today's News

  • Lady Panthers pick up two road wins

    Ladies notch first win

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers golf team won its first match under head coach Allison Burgess Aug. 2. The girls defeated Gallatin County, 228 to 231.

    “They were surprised but I knew they had the ability to do it this year,” Burgess said.

    The girls did not have any penalty strokes during the match, which helped them earn the win, she said. Senior Ciara Hamilton medaled, shooting a 51.

  • Trio of seniors leads experienced Lady Panthers volleyball team

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball begins its season against NCKC opponent Williamstown with an Aug. 15, home match.

    Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said she has a lot of expectations for the team. Carroll County hosts the 31st District tournament, and the district winner will host the regional tournament.

    “We can play a lot of post season volleyball on our home floor,” Eaglin said.

  • Ladies learning to possess, work the ball around field

    The Carroll County High School Lady Panthers bring a young team to the soccer field this season, but it will be one that is likely to improve as the season goes on and one that does not lack in leadership.

  • Goals are high this season for Panthers golf team

    The 2017 edition of the Carroll County High School boys golf team features a lineup full of experience and a CCHS alum in the head coaching spot.

  • ‘Fake news’ more than a media problem

    Bowling Green Daily News

    The term “fake news” actually refers to a very real phenomenon: the proliferation, particularly online, of questionably or inadequately sourced – and, in some cases, outright fabricated – reporting. Such content is intentionally designed to mislead, often imitating the look of legitimate news operations in order to deceive consumers.

  • JCTC celebrates opening of new Carrollton campus

    Along the Ohio River, good news rarely comes in the form of waters rising to the edge of its banks or beyond. But, to tweak a figurative phrase, rising waters do lift all boats. We are celebrating the rising of the waters of knowledge and opportunity that will lift the economic success of our region.

  • Rohrer promoted to top spot at Cartmell

    There is a new but very familiar face in the Cartmell Elementary School’s principal office as Jeanie Rohrer took over the position effective July 1, when former principal Jonica Ray became elementary instructional supervisor for Carroll County Schools.

    Rohrer has seemingly come full circle as her start in education was as the administrative assistant to Cindy Warrick, the first JCTC Carrollton campus coordinator when the campus first opened in 1989. “You could forget the job titles back then. We did it all,” she said.

  • Neikirk excited about new adventure at CCHS

    After 27 years of walking the halls of Oldham County High School, Andrea Neikirk will begin this school year as a Carroll County Panther, joining the CCHS staff as assistant principal.

    A Louisville area native, Neikirk graduated from Male High School. She majored in biology and minored in chemistry at Georgetown College, while also earning her teaching degree. After graduating in 1990, she immediately started teaching at OCHS and taught chemistry, as well as other science classes. She earned her master’s degree and Rank I at University of Louisville.

  • Chatham promoted to Cartmell assistant principal

    Krista Chatham has always been a leader and now she will be one in a different capacity as she assumes the role of Cartmell Elementary assistant principal.

    Chatham started at the Carroll County Middle School as a sixth grade math teacher. She graduated from Franklin College in Indiana with an elementary education degree and a minor in mathematics. She was certified to teach math grades K-9. After one year at the middle school she transferred to Winn Primary and taught third grade with Jeanie Rohrer. Chatham said they have worked together since then.

  • Butler lodge, restaurant, pool closed Aug. 14-16

    The lodge, restaurant and swimming pool at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will be closed Aug. 14-16.

    The temporary closure is so the service panel that provides power to the lodge can be replaced as part of the “Refreshing the Finest” initiative that is funding improvements at Kentucky State Parks.

    The park’s cottages and campground will remain open. The lodge is expected to be open for business on Aug. 17.