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Today's News

  • Carroll loses road games at Gallatin

    Carroll County High School’s boys and girls basketball teams fell short against Gallatin County High School over the weekend. The Panthers lost 67-40 Friday night, while the Lady Panthers lost 48-31 Saturday afternoon.

    The Wildcats outscored the Panthers 20-12 in the first quarter and the Panthers were unable to catch up. The Panthers shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field and shot just five free throws (3-5) and committed 27 turnovers. Gallatin outrebounded Carroll 35-17, including 11 offensive to five for Carroll.

  • Lady Panthers win, Panthers lose at Henry County

    Girls defeat Henry

    The Lady Panthers (4-10) scored a district road win Jan. 3, defeating Henry County (2-12) 50-40. Carroll shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field, including six 3-pointers. The girls also hit 61.5 percent (8-13) from the free throw line.

    Abigail Aulbach led the team with a double-double, 13 points and 12 rebounds. She is currently ranked 16th in the state in rebounding, averaging 11.4 rebounds per game.

  • Panthers fall in All ‘A’ tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers did not fare as well against Williamstown as the Lady Panthers, as the boys’ team dropped a 72-56 decision in the first round of the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic, Jan. 10, at Walton-Verona High School.

    Williamstown jumped out to a 12-point lead as they doubled up Carroll County in the first quarter 24-12.

    Carroll cut the lead down to eight points by halftime, 37-29.

  • Lady Panthers defeat Williamstown in All ‘A’

    The Lady Panthers defeated Williamstown in the All ‘A’ 45-34, Jan. 9.

    Williamstown defeated Carroll County, Dec. 21, 57-50 in the South Oldham Dragonfest Hoops Tournament.

    In the Dec. 2, game Williamstown star Michaela Kennedy rocked the Panthers for 27 second-half points as part of her game-high 33 points.

    The Panthers held Kennedy to 12 points thanks to a change in defensive strategy by Carroll County head coach Paul Stone.

  • Journalist leads discussion about how to determine if online news is real or fake

    By ZIRCONIA ALLEYENE

    Kentucky New Era

    The ability to share news with one click has made it easier to stay informed yet even easier to be duped.

    Nearly 50 people showed up Monday night to learn how to discern if the news they read is real, fake or biased.

    Jennifer Brown, former editor and opinion editor at the Kentucky New Era, led the hour-long open discussion hosted by the League of Women Voters and the Hopkinsville Community College.

  • State pulling workers out of 31 unemployment offices amid major cuts

    By DANIEL DESROCHERS

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet is pulling its employees out of 31 unemployment centers across Kentucky in an effort to save millions of dollars.

    Workers with the Office of Employment and Training throughout the state received a notice Tuesday that the cabinet was making drastic changes, shifting its focus to 12 “hubs” in Bowling Green, Covington, Elizabethtown, Hazard, Hopkinsville, Lexington, Louisville, Morehead, Owensboro, Paducah, Prestonsburg and Somerset.

  • GOP fast-tracks abortion, right-to-work, U of L measures

    By TOM LOFTUS and MORGAN WATKINS

    The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The new Republican majority in the General Assembly delivered on its promises Saturday giving final passage to seven fast-tracked priorities including bills that place new restrictions on abortion and a bill long sought by business that bans union membership as a condition of employment.

  • Union says lawmakers launching ‘attack on the working people’

    By JOHN CHEVES and

    JACK BRAMMER

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT - Angry labor union members on Saturday said they don’t know how they became public enemy No. 1 in Kentucky’s 2017 legislative session.

    Hundreds of workers in boots and heavy coats poured onto every public floor of the state Capitol to loudly protest final passage of three bills that they say will weaken unions and reduce construction workers’ wages.

  • Adkisson, Silvert say right-to-work legislation will create more, better jobs

    By KEITH LAWRENCE

    The Messenger-Inquirer

    Gov. Matt Bevin signed legislation Saturday making Kentucky the 27th right-to-work state.

    That essentially means that workers at a company that has a contract with a labor union can’t be forced to pay union dues.

    Republicans and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce pushed the legislation as a way to create more jobs.

    Labor leaders call it “right to work for less” legislation.

    Kentucky AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan called the legislation “shameful.”

  • Kamphouse named to Dean’s List at Bob Jones University

    Jessica Kamphouse, a freshman creative writing major from Carrollton, was among approximately 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List.

    The Dean's List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

    Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ.