Today's News

  • Damron recognized as a 2015 Hutton Scholar

    Haley Damron of Carrollton was one of 43 undergraduate students at the University of the Cumberlands who was named a Hutton Scholar during the annual commencement ceremony in the O. Wayne Rollins Center.

    The Hutton Leadership and Community Service Program is a four-phase program providing leadership training and community service opportunities for the UC students.

  • Hogan honored as a NAIA Scholar-Athlete

    Cumberland University and Carroll County native Quincy Hogan and teammate Katie Legge were named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

    Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award. Hogan has a 3.94 in Child Growth and Learning and Legge posted a 3.53 GPA in Management. A total of 129 student-athletes were recognized nationally.

    Hogan is the daughter of Bill and Dawn Hogan of Carrollton.

  • Kentucky, district stand out for graduation rate

    This year’s Carroll County High School graduates have accomplished much. Years of work and learning are coming to a close, and the end is in sight. While, in many ways, high school graduation is just the beginning of the working and the learning, it is still the closing of a chapter.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | May 28, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting Sign-Up for Summer Reading 2015 from June 1-5. Children of all ages are welcome to sign-up to begin your reading logs. Weekly prizes will be awarded for progress and all logs will be turned in by July 24.

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, May 28: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED Help, 4 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

     Friday, May 29: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m. Projects Half Done, 10 a.m.-noon. 

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of May 28, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.


    Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, May 28: Walk with ease program 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 29: Movie Day, 9:30 a.m.; mystery lunch, 10 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • Conway: Facing Bevin not like Rand Paul

    By James Pilcher

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway knows what it’s like to run in a major statewide campaign against a figure associated with the tea party.

    And Tuesday, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee made it clear that he feels this campaign against presumed Republican candidate Matt Bevin is a much different story than when he lost to now U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, in 2010.

  • Congrats, grads!
  • Panthers struggle to hit in regional tourney loss to Titans

    A tight 2-0 game most of the way, the Martha Layne Collins Titans blew the game wide open in the top of the seventh, scoring eight runs to defeat Carroll County 10-0 in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday, May 25, at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. It was the first time all season the Panthers were unable to score a run.

  • Early runs, 16 strikeouts help Panthers repeat

    The Carroll County High School baseball team got on the scoreboard early against Henry County and rode Zakk Hicks’ 16 strikeouts to a 7-2 victory in the 31st District Championship May 20, winning the title back-to-back years. This completes the team’s year long goal of winning back-to-back “Triple Crowns,” a name given to the 31st District Tournament, the 8th Region All ‘A’ title and NCKC conference title.

  • Against All Obstacles: Chavez overcomes racial discrimination; dreams of becoming a teacher

    After years of racial discrimination in elementary through high school from classmates and even teachers, Nikki Chavez had given up on her dream of becoming a teacher. But an internship at Trimble County Public Library re-inspired the Christian Academy of Carrollton graduate to pursue a double major in elementary education and Spanish next year at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., becoming the first person in her family to attend college.