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Today's News

  • Tentative budget set, middle school construction continues

    The Carroll County Board of Education passed a tentative $24.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year that includes a two percent salary increase, two school buses, furniture for the middle school, Carroll County’s share for the iLead Academy and a bus maintenance vehicle.

    The tentative budget, passed May 21 at its regular meeting, totals $24,720,255. There is a contingency of $2,781,237, which is 7.8 percent of the budget. The state requirement is 2 percent.

  • Winn reading incentive program

    The Kathryn Winn reading incentive program lasted for two weeks.  The goal was a push to get children to read in the classroom whenever they have a chance.  The top three classes in every grade K-2 were the winners and were rewarded with time to enjoy an obstacle course and bouncy house with a slide. The student who read the most books in each class was allowed to participate in an ice cream party. 

    The following were the class winners: 

  • Congrats, grads!
  • Winn Primary explores the outdoors
  • “Keep Calm and Dance On”

     

    Turning Pointe Dancer Center held its “Keep Calm and Dance On” recital May 16, at Carroll County High School

  • Kentucky exports up 11 percent in 2015, ranks third in the nation

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – While national exports are down 5 percent from this time last year, Kentucky’s products were thriving in the global market in early 2015.

    Through the first quarter of 2015, Kentucky’s exports were 11 percent higher than a year ago, ranking the state third in the nation for year-over-year export growth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, aside from Missouri, no other state bordering Kentucky placed in the top 10.

  • CCHS volleyball camp June 10-12

    Carroll County High School volleyball hosts its youth camp June 10-12 at the high school. Camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon. Girls heading in to third through eighth grades are welcome.

    The cost is $45 for all three days if pre-registered by June 5, or $50 at the door. Campers will learn from CCHS coaches, players, college-level players and CCHS alumni. They also will receive a t-shirt.

  • CCHS football hosts golf scramble

    Carroll County High School football boosters will host a golf scramble May 30, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course, 335 Starks Lane, Bedford. Tee time is 9 a.m.

    The cost is $240 for a team of four or $220 if pre-registered by May 16. The maximum number of teams is 20.

    The event includes a meal, prizes, a live DJ, silent auction, 50/50 raffle and contests including Wear a skirt at the red tee, longest drive and closest to the pin.

  • Lady Raiders win over Lady Panthers on Senior Night

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders closed out their regular season by claiming a 5-2 win over border rival Carroll County while sending their four seniors out in a big way on Senior Night.

    Carroll County’s Kyra Kane scored a run in the first inning to put the Lady Panthers on the scoreboard. Kane drew a walk, was advanced to second on a fielder’s choice ground out, then scored on a single by Mackenzie Hawkins.

  • Kentucky Sports Radio comes to Carrollton