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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 19, 2017

    Winter Reading Challenge for kids, take a challenge to complete six of the nine reading challenges for your age and win a free book of your choice, through the month of January for ages 0-4 and 5 and up. For all ages: there is a new list for 2017, if this is your first year, you can jump in by reading a new book each month from one of the categories and be entered to win fun prizes monthly and at the year-end. For more information, call (502) 732-7020.

    New events

    Friday, Jan. 20: Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 19, 2017

    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, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • Meeting Ramsey
  • Boys struggle on the boards in loss to Owen

    The rebounding disparity, especially on the offensive glass, was the biggest factor in Carroll County’s loss to Owen County Tuesday night. The Rebels grabbed 19 offensive rebounds–the same number of defensive rebounds the Panthers tallied–and outrebounded the Panthers 41-22 overall. Tied 22-22 at halftime, Owen County outscored Carroll County 36-20 in the second half to win, 58-42.

  • Lady Panthers make a comeback but fall just short against Owen

    A poor shooting first half put the Carroll County Lady Panthers in a hole they almost dug out of before dropping a 31st District game to Owen County, 38-33, Tuesday night.

  • Lady Panthers fall in All ‘A,’ 41-34

    Coming off its best game of the season, the Carroll County Lady Panthers hoped the consistency would carry over into the semifinal 8th Region All “A” game Jan. 11, at Gallatin County High School.

    While Carroll played well, inconsistent play resulted in the Lady Panthers losing to Walton-Verona, 41-34.

  • Lady Panthers score district win over Eminence, 50-21

    Offensive execution and overall good defense led to a 50-21 Carroll County win over visiting Eminence Saturday, Jan. 14.

    The Lady Panthers shot 41 percent (18-44) from the field and hit five 3-pointers (5-16) in the game. Carroll outscored Eminence in every quarter except the third and outrebounded their opponent 36-23. They committed 15 turnovers, compared to 17 for the Lady Warriors.

  • Legislators discuss funding for rural, urban areas

    It was just a few weeks ago that we learned the 2017 legislative agenda for our cities in Kentucky from the Kentucky League of Cities. At the top of the list? A proposed change in how local road aid is distributed between rural and urban areas.

  • Drug-addicted babies should be concern for Kentucky lawmakers

    The Winchester Sun

    According to a research letter in the JAMA Pediatrics journal, and as reported by the Courier-Journal over the weekend, babies in Kentucky are more than twice as likely to be born addicted to drugs compared to babies born elsewhere in the United States.

    The letter reports figures from 2013, the last year for which comparative figures are available, showing there were about 15 cases of addiction per 1,000 live births compared to the national rate of 7.3.

  • Shaw achieves goal of playing in Disney tournament

    It’s said that Disney World is “The Place Where Dreams Come True.” That was certainly the case for 13-year-old Andrew Shaw of Carrollton, as he became one of the few young athletes from across the country to compete in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Disney New Year’s Baseball Classic Dec. 28-30.

    Andrew played for the Game Day USA 13U Blue Team, which finished first in pool play and was the runners-up in the championship game (4-1).