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Today's News

  • Carroll runs at NCKC

    Williamstown hosted the North Central Kentucky Conference cross county meet where 94 runners competed for conference championships, Sept. 26.

    Owen County’s Allison Bourne was the girls’ individual champion with a time of 21:25 for the 3.2 mile course. Walton-Verona won the team championship with Owen County finishing second and Lloyd-Memorial in third.

    For Carroll County, Julieanna McCollum finished 27th with a time of 29:12 and Lauren Cox finished 38th with a time of 33:17.

  • Carrollton Utilities ribbon cutting
  • October is 4-H month in Carroll County
  • Annual Chamber banquet Oct. 23

    Join the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce as it honors some of the outstanding businesses and volunteers making a difference in the community. The 20th annual Chamber Awards Banquet, presented by North American Stainless, will be held Monday, Oct. 23, at General Butler State Resort Park’s conference center.

  • CCMS football qualifies for its first River Valley conference playoffs

    Carroll County Middle School football is heading to the River Valley Football Conference playoffs for the first time since it joined four years ago. The Panthers finished the season 5-3, with a 5-2 record in conference play, improving upon a 1-8 record last season.

  • Ray overcomes heart condition to compete in Iron Man race

    The Iron Man is one of the toughest competitions an athlete can tackle. At 140.6 miles of swimming, cycling and running, it tests an athlete’s strength, endurance and will. Heather Ray has accepted that challenge – and she’s not letting her heart condition stop her.

  • Educational Excellence Foundation regroups, seeks two at-large directors

    The Educational Excellence Foundation of Carroll County Inc–an independent 501(c)3–convened its Board of Directors on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to select officers, seat Directors and make plans to continue its support of the Carroll County School District.

  • Hurricane Relief Concert Oct. 28

    Faith Community Church is partnering with General Butler State Resort Park and 95.3 WIKI Radio to present a Hurricane Relief Concert Oct. 28 at General Butler.

    Faith Community Church Pastor Randy Doll said in an interview Oct. 9, that his church wanted to do something to help the hurricane victims, but his church is small and he was not sure what they could do.

  • Test scores out; District will keep focus on entire student

    The Kentucky Department of Education released the statewide 2016-17 assessment data, Sept. 28. Carroll County Schools saw gains in some areas and losses in other areas.

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak said the district is taking the numbers and tweaking the processes.

    “The new accountability system is looking more at the “whole” student rather than the strict focus on reading and mathematics,” Oak said. “We will continue to adjust our processes to meet the needs of our students.”

  • Tetra Tech employee dies in ash pond accident at KU

    A slide at one of the coal ash ponds at the Kentucky Utilities power generating plant in Ghent led to a fatal injury to a contractor, Oct. 5.

    Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite said that Aaron R. Bunger, 36, of Trenton, Ohio, was buried in the ash pond when part of the pond broke off with him. Wilhoite said he pronounced Bunger dead at the scene. As of press time Wednesday, Bunger’s body had not been recovered from the accident site.