Today's News

  • Carroll County golf graduates five

    Bailey honored at senior night Sept. 15

    Carroll County girls' golf honored their lone senior, Jadyn Bailey, with cake and refreshments after a match against Gallatin County, Sept. 15. Gallatin failed to field a team so Carroll was awarded the match win.

    Scoring for Carroll was Ciara Hamilton 49, Jadyn Bailey 55, Natalie Bennett 58, Taylor Napier 65, Amelia Napier 69.

    Boys golf sends off four seniors Sept. 18

  • Celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 27-31

    For many people, October is a month of awareness. Whether it is breast cancer, domestic violence or anti-bullying, it is a month to raise awareness and funds for causes that we are all passionate about.

  • Gallatin defeats Carroll, 4-0

    The Carroll County girls soccer team held Gallatin County scoreless in the first half before being outscored 4-0 in the second half of the district match up Thursday, Sept. 18.

    “The girls stepped up and played an awesome game,” head coach Greg Damron said. “... To hold them to four (goals) was a major plus for us. I really do think they were expecting to come in and 10-0 us.”

    Gallatin kept the ball on Carroll’s side most of the first half and shots on goal were clearly in Gallatin’s favor.

  • Carroll County Cattlemen Association’s Family Farm Field Day a success

    I want to extend my deepest thanks and appreciation for all who participated in the Cattlemen’s Association Family Farm Field Day this past Saturday.

    The weather was perfect to spend the day on a beautiful farm learning about ways to improve our beef cattle operations.

    Over 100 people were in attendance to learn about cattle handling, hay testing, and the importance of nutrition to the herd.  The youth enjoyed woodworking, creating sand art, learning about fire safety, and building and launching paper rockets.

  • Waiting shows the tough job moms face every day

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.

    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”

    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.

  • Church News | Sept. 25, 2014

    Fall conference set for Apostolic church

    The Kentucky District Fall Conference of the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, Pastor Bobby Wade, located at 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, at 1 p.m., Saturday Sept. 27. Pastor Tim Gill from Medora, Ind., will be the speaker.  Ministers Board Meeting will be held prior to the conference at noon. Deaf ministry is available.

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 25, 2014

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at the Child Development Center.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival begins with rides, food, music and more in downtown Carrollton. Opens at 5 p.m.

  • Serving up success
  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference. 

  • School Menu | Sept. 25, 2014

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

    Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger or cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, pickle, tomato, French Fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.