Today's News

  • CCMS students build three new libraries to promote literacy

    With three new libraries having been built in recent weeks, the library business is booming in Carroll County.

    The libraries can be found at the following locations:

    500 block of Main St. (outside of Welch’s Restaurant)

    1200 block of Highland Ave. (outside of The Cutting Edge)

    2551 U.S. Hwy. 227 (outside of Fillin the Blank)

    Constructing three Little Free Libraries is yet another successful project from Will Yager’s Project-Based Learning class at Carroll County Middle School.

  • Community Calendar | May 26, 2016

    New events

    Friday, May 27

    English Cemetery meeting, 6 p.m.  If raining, meeting will be held at the English Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall.

    Saturday, May 28

    General Butler State Resort Park and Friends of Butler present The Backyard Concert Series. The series kicks off with Leo Night & Nobody’z Bizzness. This free concert begins at 7 p.m. and is held on the lawn behind the Butler-Turpin House.

    Wednesday, June 1

  • Church News | May 26, 2016

    Jubilee Songfest, May 29

    The First Apostolic Church located at 111 Third Street in Carrollton will host a Jubilee Songfest 2 p.m., Sunday May 29th. Everyone is welcome to attend this quarterly event of great gospel singing.


    United Methodist hosts orphan choir

  • We must focus more on what is important to God than to us
  • Unforced errors lead to 15-2 district loss to Henry

    Expectations did not live up to reality as Carroll County was swept by Henry County as the Lady Panthers dropped a 15-2 decision in the 31st District championship game.

    During the regular season Carroll lost to Henry by the scores of 5-2 and 5-3. In the 5-3 loss Carroll was unable to hold a late lead. Based on previous game results expectations were high for a hard fought contest.

  • Rabies Vaccination Clinic June 11

    The Three Rivers District Health Department in coordination with Carroll County Animal Clinic and Minch Animal Clinic will conduct a Rabies Vaccination Clinic, from 8-10 a.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Carroll County Health Center, 401 Eleventh Street in Carrollton. Bring your dogs and cats to receive their rabies vaccine for only $5. Other vaccines and supplies may be available upon request for additional fees.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 26, 2016

    The library will have The Mary Ann Gentry Art show on display the month of May. For more information call (502) 732-7020.


    May 27: Knitting, 3:30 p.m.

    May 28: Teen movie: “The Fifth Wave”, 2 p.m.


    May 30, 2016 — Closed for Memorial Day 


    Every fourth Monday: Fourth Monday Book Group, at noon

    Every Wednesday: Legos, 3:30 p.m.

    Every Monday and Wednesday: Zumba at 5:15 p.m.

  • CCRTA gave three scholarships this year

    The May meeting of Carroll County RetiredTeachers Association was held at Hometown Pizza with 12 members present. Members enjoyed a meal thanks to Mark and Carol Bates. They had made a generous donation to CCRTA during retired teachers week this past October. The purpose of the donation was to show their appreciation for the education their family had received from the Carroll County school system. The members of CCRTA truly appreciate this thoughtful gesture.

  • Corbin qualifies for state in shot put

    Malachi Corbin won third place in boys shot put with a throw of 41 feet and two inches at the Class 1 A Region 5 meet at Lexington Christian Academy May 21. With this performance, he has qualified for the state meet, held May 27, at the University of Kentucky.

    Maricela Martinez placed ninth in girls’ shot put  with a throw of 22 feet and seven inches.

    Kacey Ogburn placed 11th in the discus event with a throw of 61 feet.

  • In cooking and in life, sometimes you just have to go with the flow

    Hello once again, my friends. It’s amazing how fast time passes. Literally. I was just writing my last article and now, I’m back to it again. My son is graduating high school, the garden is coming up and hot weather is right around the corner. Seems like yesterday I was talking about comfort foods and getting through the holidays. But, as always, we go forward, inspired and looking for new ways to broaden our cooking horizons.