Today's News

  • Student of the week: Trinity Robbins Seventh grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is learning new things because it will help me when I’m older.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is Language Arts because I get to read and I love reading.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Demigods and Magicians: Percy and Annabeth meet the Kanes.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The 5th Wave.”

  • School Menu | May 19, 2016

    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 19: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • Assessment is a part of accountability

    “Given that education is and should be all about our students, we should have an accountability system that reflects that,” Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt wrote in a recent blog post.

  • Community Calendar | May 19, 2016

    New events

    Wednesday, June 1

    The Youth Services Center Advisory meeting will be held at noon at Carroll County High School. Lunch will be provided.

    June 3-11

    Carroll County Fair is held at the county fairgrounds. For more information, visit http://www.carrollcountyfairkentucky.org or pick up a fair book at The News-Democrat or Carroll County Extension Office.

    Saturday, June 4

  • United Methodist hosts orphan choir

     The Matsiko World Orphan Choir will perform at 7 p.m. at the Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. on Thursday, May 26. 

  • God’s will: A pagan notion
  • Keep your family fit this summer

    With summer break approaching, most of us can only think about vacation. However, we also need to think of ways to keep the family fit and healthy this summer. Kids who do not move or engage in activity can gain an average of seven pounds just over summer break. Weight gain like this results in long-term damaging health effects.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 19, 2016

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



    May 21: Retirement Financial Planning, Ryan Oliver will talk about retirement planning and answer questions, 10 a.m.

    May 21: New Game: Boss Monsters! Come try out a new game, each game is quick and fun. See who can defeat the most heroes. Nothing to bring. All game pieces provided. 1-3 p.m.

  • Ribbon Cutting | 1st Kinder Care
  • Senior Calendar | May 19, 2016

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

    Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.


    Thursday, May 19: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.