Today's News

  • Tomorrow’s workforce practices interview skills today

    Interviewing for a new job or a change in the workplace can be quite stressful. What if your first interview was for your first real job? The Carroll County College and Career Center provided an opportunity for high school seniors to get their feet wet by providing mock interview situations.

  • Take time to remember veterans this Memorial Day

    It may not be the official start of the season, but for most of us, the upcoming three-day weekend is when summer arrives.

    This time is about much more than that, of course. More importantly, it’s when our nation pays tribute to those who died defending our country.

    That list now has more than 1.2 million names, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of May 21, 2015

    Thursday, May 21

    Champions For A Drug Free Carroll County hosts a heroin town hall meeting at the park in Sanders. Kentucky State Police Det. Dave Roberts will be speaking.

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the Carrollton Utilities conference room, 225 Sixth St.

    Carroll County Animal Support meets at 6:30 p.m. at the second floor meeting room of the Carroll County courthouse.

  • Writer looks to writings, lyrics for miscellaneous musings, random scribbles

    Once again, after going through my column ideas folder of scribbled notes on church bulletins, saved emails and starts of columns I haven’t finished, I’m turning these random bits of miscellany into today’s column.

    I hope some of these thoughts will be helpful to someone reading this.

    • “How could a thorn ever be grace?” That’s from a song, “Strong,” that I heard at a church recently. Thorns hurt, and I was hurting that day.

  • Honors | May 21, 2015
  • Student of the week: Guillermo Cruz 10th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “My favorite thing about school is being able to represent the Panthers both on and off the field.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is chemistry because I enjoy all the hands-on lab experiments we do.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “‘Night’ by Elie Wiesel.”

  • Eighth-grade night for baseball team
  • School Menu | May 21, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.


    Thursday, May 21: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: soft taco, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or fruit cocktail. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: sausage, egg and cheese biscuit for breakfast and soft taco, chips or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • Fifty-year anniversary celebration of school district merger to be held June 18, at CCHS

    Superintendents from the Carroll County School District’s past are coming back. At the June 18 meeting of district’s board of education, superintendents, school administrators, retired teachers and others will celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the merger between the city and county schools in Carroll County.

    The meeting and celebration will be held at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County High School library on June 18.

  • County fair is coming soon

     4-H members are working diligently to get their projects ready to exhibit at the Carroll County Fair.  So many lifelong skills are learned through participating in 4-H.  There will be items displayed in many areas, including photography, recycled items, horticulture, home environment, clothing, food, electricity, arts and crafts, consumer and financial education, crops, needlework and then our animal science shows in the barn on the fairgrounds.

    Open livestock show information is listed above.