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Today's News

  • Real newspapers, real news

    “Real Newspapers, Real News” is the theme of this year’s National Newspaper Week (Oct. 1-7.) Indeed, there’s always been lots of “real” at newspapers. Real stories, real journalism, real work, real deadlines, real honesty, real facts, real changes and, now, real threats.

  • Seeking ways to curb drug use

    In many ways, it is impossible to calculate the true cost of the drug epidemic that has grown exponentially since the turn of the century.

  • Carrollton’s Got Talent
  • Faces from the Carroll County Fall Festival
  • Volleyball falls to Owen, 3-1

    Mistakes piled up for the Lady Panthers in their 3-1 (19-25, 25-20, 16-25, 22-25) loss to Owen County Sept. 28.

    “Lots of silly mistakes,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “I can’t [complain about] lack of effort. It was there. We just made a few silly mistakes. We had some new people in new positions due to absences, and things like that will happen when they’re in a new role. We just couldn’t capitalize on anything because we kept making silly mistakes all around. … “It wasn’t just a couple people, it was all over.”

  • School menu | Oct. 5, 2017

    Oct. 2-6: Fall break, No School.

    Monday, Oct. 9: Breakfast: Cereal with toast or mini doughnuts or Pop Tarts, apple; Lunch: Chicken filet, or spicy chicken filet on bun, tomato/broccoli cup, ships and apple.

    Tuesday, Oct. 10: Breakfast: Omelet with bacon and toast or banana bread or Pop Tarts and orang; Lunch: Country fired steak or chicken Parmesan, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll, peach halves or banana.

  • Veterans Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 6

    The Carroll County Senior Center (502)732-7026, 110 Sixth Street in Carrollton, will be offering free rides to any veteran and spouse/caretaker that would like to attend the Veterans Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 6. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and is sponsored by the St. Elizabeth Hospice and held at St, Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd. in Erlanger, Ky.

    Lunch is catered and will include veteran specific information, vendors, speakers and music. The luncheon is free to any veteran and one spouse or caretaker.

  • You have a choice today

    You wake up early in the morning, You have responsibilities to fulfill today. Your main job is to choose what kind of day you’re going to have.

    Today you can complain because the weather is rainy or you can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free.

    Today you can feel sad that you don’t have more money or you can be glad that your finances encourage you to plan your purchases wisely and guide you away from waste.

    Today you can grumble about your health or you can rejoice that you are alive.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 5, 2017

    New events

    Now until Oct. 27

  • Carroll falls to Henry, 9-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team lost 9-0 to Henry County Sept. 26. Henry County scored its first three goals within the first eight minutes of the game, putting Carroll County in a hole quickly. The first came after a defender was beat in a foot chase; the second off a rebounded missed shot that clanged off the side post; and the third after a free kick on Carroll’s end of the field was intercepted. Head coach Josh Noble said it was these “silly mistakes” that gave Henry the early lead.