Today's News

  • Carroll County Junior Panthers | G6
  • What is true love?

    Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, and this means that love is in the air, the grocery store shelves are full of candy, and hundreds of men across Carroll County are waiting until the 14th to buy presents on their way home from work. Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming—that day when we show the people we love how much we love them by buying them stuffed animals, cards, boxes of chocolates, dinner and flowers.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 9, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    Kathryn Winn Primary PTA hosts a Daddy Daughter Dance from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per couple.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    Carroll County High School basketball hosts a varsity doubleheader against Williamstown. It also is Homecoming Night and Coaches vs. Cancer Night. The boys play at 6 p.m., followed by the Homecoming King and Queen crowning. The girls will take the court at about 8 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

  • Seven bills to watch in the Ky. Senate


    Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Kentucky General Assembly resumes its 2017 session Tuesday afternoon with an ambitious conservative agenda set by the state’s newly unified Republican leadership.

    When lawmakers adjourned Jan. 7 for a monthlong break, they had just passed a flurry of bills establishing new restrictions on abortion and labor unions, and Gov. Matt Bevin enthusiastically signed them into law.

  • Madison Police arrest pair for writing bad checks

    Madison Police arrested two Grant County residents for writing fraudulent checks.

    At approximately 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, the City of Madison received a call of a subject inside German American Bank at 430 Clifty Drive with a fraudulent check. Lieutenant Dan Slygh, Senior Patrolman Ricky Harris and Patrolman Brian Wyatt responded to the scene.

  • Beshear warns of online ‘Sweetheart’ scams

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning Kentuckians of the “sweetheart” scam, which reports suggest caused Kentuckians to lose more than $80,000 last year.

    A sweetheart scammer typically uses a fake photo and identity to approach a victim through social media or online dating sites and acts as if they are interested in getting to know him or her.

  • School menu | Feb. 9, 2017

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

    Thursday, Feb. 9: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Pizza crunchers, pleas, corn and banana.

  • Word certification spells success at high school

    In January of 2016, “The Line Leader” reported on Carroll County High School students’ earning Microsoft Office certifications. Students in Lynn Eaglin’s advanced computers class were busy pursuing Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access certifications as part of Microsoft’s Specialist (MOS) program. More than a year has passed, and a new set of MOS certifications are out for the Office 2016 suite. However, Eaglin’s students are still hard at work.

  • Live Your Passion | B - Beekeeper - Dave Roberts

    When you come home from work, how do you de-stress? Turn on the TV? Pick up a book? Hit the gym?

    For Dave Roberts, the way he relaxes after a hard day’s work as a Kentucky State Police detective is to head out to the backyard and tend to his honeybees.

  • Page receives gift of a lifetime from Garth

    When Jessica Page purchased tickets to the Jan. 27, Garth Brooks concert as Christmas presents for her husband, Jake, and her brother, Johnny Leep and his fiancé, Brooklyn Hesterberg, never in her wildest dreams did she know the concert would become a personal fairy tale.