Today's News

  • Panthers claim fifth straight 31st District title

    It only takes one.

    Just 1 minute and 38 seconds into the 31st District championship Thursday, Carroll County senior David Marshall scored on a penalty kick. That would be all the Panthers needed to secure the school’s fifth consecutive 31st District championship trophy, defeating Gallatin County 1-0 at Owen County High School.

  • Strength training provides older adults numerous number of benefits

    The power of strength training for older adults

    As people age, they can lose a great deal of strength and muscle mass. This can affect their day to day functioning. Older adults who are losing muscle and are inactive have an increased risk of disability, falls and diseases, such as diabetes.

    What are some benefits of strength training? Strength training has many health and fitness benefits, including the following:

    •Improvements of strength

    •An increase in bone density

    •An increase in muscle mass

  • Rand outlines domestic violence statistics in Ky.

     Each September, domestic violence-prevention programs across the country take part in a one-day census to illustrate what they and the victims they serve face at any given moment.

    The numbers are sobering.  In 2015, the most recent year available, 40,000 people nationwide sought shelter during that 24-hour period and another 31,500 received non-residential assistance in such areas as the courts, childcare and transportation.

  • City to hire American Engineers for bow bridge work

    Carrollton City Council agreed to hire American Engineers Oct. 10, as its engineer for the Bow Bridge project, but will wait to hire the firm for phase two of the river walk and Kentucky River trail project.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Gary Mathis brought a bid proposal and cost sheet from American Engineers. The engineering cost estimate for the bridge is $19,600. The city received a Transportation Enhancement grant of $100,000 with a $20,000 local match, leaving $100,400 in construction funds for the bridge decking, Mathis said.

  • Carroll County defeats Gallatin 3-0 to advance in 31st District championship

    Defeating a team three times in a season is difficult, as Gallatin County found out Oct. 17, in 31st District Tournament. Carroll County snapped a five-game losing streak to sweep Gallatin County, 3-0 (25-22, 25-14, 25-21).

    Carroll started off strong in the first set, opening up a 4-1 lead and hanging on through the match to pull out their first set win since the 3-1 defeat of Henry County on Sept. 27. The Lady Panthers had several long serving runs in the set, which is something they have been unable to sustain in the last several weeks.

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  • Kentucky counties’ prison rates vary widely


    The Courier-Journal

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series looking at incarceration problems in Kentucky.

    She had no prior record, but Alexandra Arnold, 21, of Carrollton is serving 10 years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense.

    If she’d committed the same crime in Jefferson County, she likely would have been placed on probation, according to court records. But she had the misfortune of breaking the law in Kentucky’s incarceration capital.

  • Crawford, Roberts provide insight into prosecutions

    Editor’s note: This column by 15th Judicial Circuit Commonwealth Attorney Jim Crawford and Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Leigh Ann Roberts is in response to The Courier Journal article “Kentucky counties’ prison rates vary widely. It was written to provide readers with more detail into the incarceration process.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name |Tim Tritsch

    A childhood pastime has now become a practically year-round adult hobby for Tim Tritsch.

    Growing up in Boone County, and he and his father would enjoy hunting together, and every Friday night, his dad would shoot at the Little Kentucky River Gun Club in Eminence. Today, Tim shares his enthusiasm for shooting and teaching gun safety with Carroll County’s youth as the Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports coordinator.

  • Chamber of Commerce banquet features Hudson River survivor

    On Jan. 15, 2009 the nation was glued to their television sets as US Airways pilot Captain Chelsley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffery Skiles successfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the middle of the Hudson River without any casualties.

    The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet will feature an inspirational and motivational presentation by US Airways flight 1549 survivor Vallie Collins.