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Today's News

  • Carroll County Middle School addition slowly taking shape
  • College and Career Readiness gears up for new year

    Carroll County High School has its own superhero in Carroll County College and Career Readiness Counselor Rachel Mefford. She begins her third year at Carroll County High School in a position funded as part of the district’s four-year Race to the Top grant.

    Mefford’s mission is to make sure the students in grades 8th through 12th meet the Kentucky Department of Education’s standards for being college and/or career ready. 

  • Just A Thought

    Do you remember that commercial from a few years back, where the parents are dancing around the school supply aisle to the song “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” as their children look on with disdain? My dad used to tease me and sing along when it came on television, eliciting an exaggerated, “Daaaaaaaaad,” from his daughter.

    But we both knew the truth: I loved going back to school. And I especially loved going school supply shopping.

  • Four amendments for Freedom

    Washington, D.C. has the bad news blues.  Whether it’s Congress passing bills that spend billions of dollars we don’t have, rogue Supreme Court justices ignoring the clear text of the Constitution, or yet another unelected executive branch agency bureaucrat issuing a “regulation” that punishes free enterprise, it often seems that victories for freedom and liberty are rare.

  • Legislators will work to address new synthetic drug problem

    One of the hallmarks of illegal drug use in Kentucky is that each epidemic tends to hit a region particularly hard before it fans out across the state.

    Northern Kentucky and Louisville, for example, have suffered more than most from the recent steep increase in heroin addiction.  Eastern Kentucky has been the epicenter for prescription drug abuse, while Western Kentucky was first to see the rise of locally cooked methamphetamine.

  • Pledging not to smoke

    Children taking part in the Carroll County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program got a lesson in the dangers cigarettes pose from Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County Coordinator Hayley Franklin.

  • Kickin’ it at youth soccer camp
  • Lighthouse summer camp
  • Community Calendar | July 23, 2015

    Thursday, July 23

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the high school media center.

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at 1208 Highland Ave.

  • Church News | July 23, 2015

    Croucher mission trip presentation July 25

    Hannah Croucher, daughter of Pastor David and Julia Croucher, will speak and present a slide show, 11 a.m., Sunday, July 25, at the First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street, in Carrollton, about her eleven-day mission trip to several towns in Spain.  Everyone is invited.