Today's News

  • Ghent to rebid city building project

    Ghent City Commission voted at its regular meeting Oct. 10, to rebid the new city building with some modifications. This decision comes after the board rejected both bids for the building at a special meeting on Sept. 26, and went back to the drawing board with their engineer Dave Eberenz of Heritage Engineering.

  • Forecast projects state’s General Fund short by $150 million

    They may be unknown to the general public, and their subject matter may be a little dry, but the seven economists who comprise the Consensus Forecasting Group have a powerful role to play: They determine just how much money state government can expect.

  • Meditation can help with mental, physical well-being

    A Buddhist monk brings forth the image of someone of Asian or Indian ancestry. An American monk brings out a variety of images ranging from the traditional to the “I am not sure what to expect.”

    Thich Tinh Tri is an American monk in the truest sense, even bringing his work to Carroll County. He was born and raised in Louisville, Ky. and attended college at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky.

  • District sees progress in reading but not in math

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak and Elementary Instructional Supervisor Jonica Ray reviewed the testing results for the 2016-17 school year at the Oct. 26, Board of Education meeting.

    The district made progress in reading at every grade level but two; unfortunately the district took a step backwards in mathematics at every grade level. Oak said they had implemented a new math curriculum, Engage New York, and that is the only thing that changed in math from the previous year.

  • District explores its options to accomodate its Head Start grant

    Carroll County Schools will need to make some changes in order to accomodate all day Head Start for three and four year olds. The district received a federal grant to create additional space for the students, but will need to spend general fund money as well.

  • A shining example of a new NAS product

    North American Stainless hosted international, state and local dignitaries Friday as the company dedicated its new bright annealing line and Sendzimir mill.

    The $150 million expansion will create 36 new jobs, expand its production capability by 10 percent and help NAS enter the market for stainless steel with a bright finish that is used in appliances, auto trim, cookware, truck trailers and mass transit vehicles, heaters and surgical instruments. About 70 percent of this type of stainless steel is currently imported into the United States for use by manufacturers.

  • Panthers dominate on both sides of the ball, win 47-12

    The Carroll County Panthers didn’t let a little rain and cold temperatures stop them from bringing home the win on Senior Night Friday, Oct. 28, as they defeated the Dayton Greendevils, 47-12. The Panthers accumulated 436 yards of total offense, led by junior running back Orlando Vasquez who eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark with 268 yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns. The Panthers’ defense held the Greendevils to just 188 total yards and forced six turnovers.

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  • “Keeping the Promise” pension plan released

    “Keeping the Promise,” our plan to save Kentucky’s pension systems, keeps the promise made to Kentucky’s current employees while also meeting the legal and moral obligations we owe to those who have already retired. Promises made are promises kept.

    Make no mistake: there will be no changes, clawbacks or reductions to the paychecks of current retirees, and there will be protections for healthcare benefits. That is a promise you can literally take to the bank.

  • Scarrollton Skeleton 5K Run/Walk Oct. 28

    SPARK Academy students at Carroll County High School Andrea Searcy and Katie Osborne are hosting a 5K run/walk as a service project. The event, called Scarrollton Skeleton 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $25. T-shirts are included, and medals will be awarded to the top three racers in each age group: 14 and under, 15-30, 31-49 and 50 and older.