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Today's News

  • Sophomore parent night

    Carroll County High School will host a sophomore parent night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. Parents are asked to bring their sophomore with them if they can.

    Instructional Coach Valerie Washburn and College and Career Readiness Counselor Rachel Mefford will distribute the student’s ACT/PLAN scores, help navigate reading the results and discuss the next steps to help the student achieve their goals and dreams.

    Light refreshments will be provided.

  • Greendevils best Panthers, 30-22

    Mistakes proved to be too costly for the Carroll County High School football team, as the Panthers dropped their season-ender 30-22 to Dayton on the road.

    The Panthers committed three turnovers in the game and could not take advantage of their opportunities.

    “We had opportunities, and we just didn’t capitalize off of them,” head coach Mike Weedman said.

    The game was tied 16-16 at the half, with Carroll’s touchdowns coming from two runs by junior Cameron Rose.

  • Saluting America
  • CCHS cheerleaders take third at competition

    Carroll County High School cheerleaders finished third in a recent cheerleading competition.

    The Northern Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Association sponsored an In-Game competition.

    A three-person team judged the cheer squads during the first half of a football game. Carroll was evaluated during the Gallatin County game.

    Teams are judged for their game performance of various cheers; sidelines, band dances, jumps, tumbling, stunts, spirit and safety. 

  • Nation pauses to honor its veterans

    Early next week, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, our nation will pause to pay tribute to its veterans.

    That timing is crucial, because it marks the anniversary of the unofficial end of World War I, when leaders agreed to cease fighting late in the morning of Nov. 11, 1918.

  • Thank you extended to all Veterans

    As Veterans Day approaches, I would like to give my perspective of the American Veteran.

    It does not matter if he or she served during war or peace, they still deserve the utmost respect from the people of the world.

    The American Veteran is a person of honor, integrity and believes in the protection of freedom. Without the Veterans, we would not have the freedoms we have today.

    A Veteran is easy to see. They stand proud, talk clear and have stories only they can tell.

  • Music lessons can help develop minds

    I often get asked how young should a child start to take music lessons.  For formal lessons, the answer varies with the skill level of the teacher.  Some start as young as the age of three.  But for general music instruction, children can learn the principles of music from the first day of life.

    There are several reasons to expose newborns to the basic elements of music.

  • Hill served country in Marines

    Welcome home Seth Hill, Carroll County’s newest veteran.

    Hill’s final day as a United States Marine Corp corporal was Oct. 25.

    Hill is a 2007 graduate of Carroll County High School, where he excelled on the football field. He played one year of college football at Wilmington College, a Division III school in Ohio. Hill then attended Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington for a year.

  • Adams, Mefford, Moore win mayors’ spots

    Three contested mayoral races resulted in three new mayors set to take office in January. Carrollton City Councilman Robb Adams, Ghent Commissioner Lonnie Dale Mefford and former Prestonville mayor Chris Moore won the mayoral races in their respective cities. There were 3,560 ballots cast in Carroll County, according to the County Clerk’s Office.

    Adams defeated incumbent Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry by just seven votes, 393 to 386. Former mayor and current city councilwoman Ann Deatherage received 324 votes.

  • Grand jury indicts Sheriff Kinman

    A Carroll County Grand Jury indicted Carroll County Sheriff Jamie L. Kinman Monday, Nov. 3, on charges of tampering with physical evidence, a class D felony, and second-degree official misconduct, a class B misdemeanor.

    The arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 17, in Carroll County Circuit Court with Judge Stephen Bates. Kinman, 37, will hear the charges against him and enter a plea at that time.

    The Grand Jury of seven men and five women determined there was enough evidence to indict Kinman. However, this does not mean he is guilty of any crime.