Today's News

  • In memory: Lady Panthers win in emotional game
  • Candlelight vigil held in honor of Dawson at fairgrounds

    More than 200 people attended a candlelight prayer service Aug. 27, at the Carroll County fairgrounds in honor of Carroll County High School senior Madison Dawson, who died Aug. 25.

    First Baptist Church youth pastor Jay Montgomery led the service.

    “God is good when days are dark and difficult,” he said.

    We are gathered to remember Maddie, Montgomery said. “Not only has she touched your life, but you’ve touched her life.”

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Sept. 3, 2015

    Tax rates

    Carroll County fiscal court voted Aug. 25, to keep the tax rates the same for the upcoming year. Real property tax rate will be 3.2 cents per $100 of value and personal property will continue at 15.3 cents per $100 of value.

    The Three Rivers District Health Department also reported that the district would keep its tax rate the same at 5.4 cents per $100 of value.

  • Church News | Sept. 3, 2015

    Community-wide prayer service Sept. 9

    Carrollton Ministerial Association will hold a community-wide prayer service, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Family Worship Center, 2520 Hwy 227 in Carrollton. All are welcome to come together to pray for recent local and national concerns. For more information call Rev. Tim Polley, (502) 732-5708.

    Yard sale Sept. 5

    Ghent Baptist Church will hold a yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. to benefit the missions.


  • Board of Education | Aug 20, 2015

    ALC tour

  • Drug-free pledge
  • Sports briefs | Aug. 27, 2015

    Volleyball sweeps Lady Demons, 3-0

    Carroll County’s volleyball team traveled to Williamstown High School as they opened their season with a 3-0 win (25-22, 25-16, 26-24) Aug 18.

  • School officials question CCMS project delays

    An air of uncertainty continues to swirl around the Carroll County Middle School construction project, as the general contractor was unable to provide firm dates at the Board of Education meeting Thursday, Aug. 20, for substantial completion. Marrillia Construction and Design owner Josh Marrillia told the board he feels “very comfortable” that the renovation will be finished by no later than mid-October and the new gym will “likely” be complete in December.

  • Changing lives: Seizure alert dog gives Williamson greater independence

    Carroll County High School welcomed a unique new student this year. This one has four paws, a tail and loves to get rubbed behind his ears.

    Coffee is freshman Dylan Williamson’s seizure alert dog, the first–at least in recent memory–to grace the halls of CCHS. He is a one-year-old golden retriever, trained to mitigate disabilities, which means he is trained to alert for seizures, Dylan’s mom, Kim Dermon, said.

  • Carroll County At Work: Jennifer Dickow (P is for Paramedic)

    The first face many see in response to a 911 call is a paramedic. In Carroll County that face may belong to Jennifer Dickow, a paramedic with the Carroll County Ambulance Service.

    Dickow began working part-time for Carroll County in 1999, as an EMT. Then-emergency services director Seldon Scott hired her full-time in 2000. Dickow started the paramedic training in 2002. She finished her training in 2005, and has been a nationally certified paramedic for the past 10 years.