Today's News

  • Lion’s Club hosts magician as fundraiser

    The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in its local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity. All money raised stays in the Carrollton community and benefits the Eyeglass Program, which provides eye care, eyeglasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

    The Carrollton Lions Club is hosting a new magic and variety show Saturday, Sept. 27, featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Children five and under are free.

  • Circus coming to the fairgrounds

    The Carroll County Fair Board will host The Carson & Barnes Circus Friday, Oct. 3, at the fairgrounds. Performances are schedules for 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    The World’s Biggest Big Top Show includes two hours of fun, excitement and pageantry for children of all ages. See elephants, horses, ponies and dogs perform amazing tricks in the center ring. Be amazed and thrilled by the extraordinary artists from around the world as they entertain the audience with their death defying feats and exquisite artistry.

  • Retired Teachers held meeting Sept. 19

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association hosted a luncheon/meeting Sept.19, at Pat’s Place to honor two new retirees, Jan Eldridge and Carol Teach. The luncheon was prepared by Donna Parish and was enjoyed by 18 members. 

    President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by Secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The treasurer’s report was given and approved. The treasurer told the group that the local chapter would be receiving money from the 5th District for the scholarship fund.

  • Beverly Reunion

    The Beverly Reunion will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Lockport Methodist Church. All family and friends invited. For more information call Wanda Browning (502) 845-4212.

  • KSP looking for suspect in Love’s robbery

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Troopers are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Love’s Travel Stop in Sparta.

    Gallatin County dispatchers received the call and advised KSP Post 5 of the robbery at 8:42 p.m. Witnesses advised that a black male, approximately 5 feet 11 inches came into the store wearing a navy blue sweatshirt and a blue cap, according to state police.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 25, 2014

    For more information call  (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Sept. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; closing at 5 p.m. for Tobacco Festival.

     Friday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m. Play & Learn Fridays, preschool aged children, explore new pre-school readiness center, adult helper must be present, 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 27: Closed for Tobacco Festival.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 18, 2014

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


    Thursday, Sept. 25: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 26: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch at Cracker Barrel in LaGrange, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Volleyball shuts out Eminence

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team shut out the visiting Eminence Lady Warriors, 3-0, Thursday, Sept. 18. Carroll won by scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 26-24.

    Carroll started their fourth different rotation of the year after losing two players to season ending knee injuries. Senior Destiny Osborne was injured during the Homecoming powder puff game Sept. 11, while junior Madison Dawson was injured in the All ‘A’ championship game Sept. 20.

  • Carroll falls to Bellevue, 50-14

    Plagued by injuries, Carroll County could not match Bellevue offensively, losing, 50-14, at home Friday, Sept. 19.

    Junior quarterback Isaiah Hogan endured a back injury in the second quarter. He continued to play in pain, but on the last play before halftime, he took a huge sack that forced him out of the game. Head coach Mike Weedman said it was a muscular injury and believes his quarterback will recover.

  • Cross country competes at Horse Park

    Carroll County High School cross country traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday, Sept. 20, to run in the Franklin County Invitational. ) Guillermo Cruz (19 minutes and 25 seconds) and Haley Dermon (23 minutes and 20 seconds) both ran personal best times.

    Also competing for the Lady Panthers was Mallory Wilkerson (29 minutes and 32 seconds).