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Today's News

  • Beshear warns of ‘Mystery Shopper’ seasonal employment scam 

    Kentuckians looking to make extra money in time for the Christmas season need to watch out for seasonal employment scams, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

    Beshear said his office issued a scam alert today after receiving multiple reports from Kentuckians who said they responded to a seasonal mystery shopper job advertisement that turned out to be a scam. A resident in Scott County reported losing $2,000 to the scam this week.

  • Drawdown underway at Beaver Lake in Anderson

    The Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is lowering Beaver Lake in Anderson County as part of an intensive project to improve fish populations through habitat work.

    “We will draw Beaver Lake down 8 feet for a large scale fish habitat project, similar to what we did last year on Elmer Davis Lake in Owen County,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

  • Herbst warns, not all firewood is created equal

    Fires in the fireplace or outside in the fire pit are intrinsically connected to our visions of nestling in for a long comfy winter. Let the winter bring its ice and snow if it wants! Inside, we have a fire to snuggle up to.

  • Panthers unable to close out the win over Lloyd in opener

    Second chance points off of offensive rebounds was the story of the game, as the Carroll County Panthers dropped their season opener to Lloyd Memorial, 58-49, Nov. 28. Carroll County led by eight points with almost five minutes left in the third quarter, but were outscored 34-15 the rest of the way.

  • Cole scores game-high 23 as Panthers roll to win

    Carroll County took round one of the Carroll-Trimble border war with a 75-59 win over the visiting Raiders.

    Carroll jumped out to an early 8-0 lead as freshman Keishaun Mumphrey started the scoring with a pair of free throws, sophomore Wyatt Supplee scored four points and senior Braedyn Cole added a basket to complete the run.

    Sophomore Reese Webster knocked down a three-pointer for Trimble’s first points.

  • Zone causes fits; Aulbach shines with 25 points and 19 rebounds

    The young Trimble County Lady Raiders came out swinging Friday night, but were tripped up by Carroll County’s zone, as the Lady Panthers won the game, 45-33, Dec. 1. Carroll County senior Abigail Aulbach had a huge night, posting 25 points and 19 rebounds to lead both teams.

  • iLEAD Academy wins KSBA PEAK award

    The Kentucky School Boards Association presented Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble county school district officials with the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky (PEAK) Award Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the iLEAD Academy, located at 2557 Hwy. 227 in Carrollton.

    The PEAK Award, given twice yearly, was established in 1997 to focus statewide attention on outstanding public school efforts that enhance student learning skills and promote the positive impact of public elementary and secondary education in Kentucky.

  • BOE discusses superintendent search, creates the timeline

    The Carroll County Board of Education set the timeline for selecting a new superintendent at a working meeting, Dec 4.

    The board said they would like to have someone selected and hired by May 15, 2018. Don Martin from the Kentucky School Board Association said he thought that would be good timing as the school year is almost over and it would be easier for someone to transition out of their current situation. He also said that would give the new superintendent six weeks of overlap with interim superintendent Ron Livingood.

  • The hunt of a lifetime

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Director awarded only 10 Super Tags as part of an annual raffle created by the state’s lawmakers providing hunters additional opportunities to obtain difficult to draw hunting licenses and raise money for wildlife management in Wyoming.

    Shawn Keeton was one of 10 to win a Super Tag, and only one of five to win from outside the state. The Super Tag program holds individual raffles for bighorn sheep, moose, mountain goat, elk, wild bison, deer, antelope, black bear and mountain lion licenses. Keeton won the elk Super Tag.

  • Main Street, council aim to attract new businesses downtown

    Carrollton Main Street Program presented a proposal to Carrollton City Council aimed at incentivizing new small businesses to open downtown.