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Today's News

  • Beard graduates

    Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Ky., awarded Emily Beard, of Carrollton, a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in child development, at its 125th Commencement Convocation at the Frankfort Convention Center. Beard was a member of the Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society and Student Government Association. 

  • District receives grants to increase exercise for students during school

    Four grants from Action for Healthy Kids will allow physical education teachers in the Carroll County School District to increase the amount of exercise that students get during the school day. Kathryn Winn Primary, Cartmell Elementary, Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School each received a $1,000 grant to be used for equipment and activities that will boost the time that all students spend exercising.

  • Student of the week: Mayra Nava-Sanchez, Third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because it helps you to do equations and sometimes you have problems in life that deal with numbers.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading. Harder books are more interesting.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Dinosaurs”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Sophie Grace and Rosie’s Royal Adventure”

  • Downs starts for Hanover

    Former Carroll County Panthers quarterback Trent Downs made his first collegiate start for the Hanover College Panthers as they opened the season with a 42-17 loss to the Centre College Colonels Saturday.

    Downs completed 22-of-38 passes for 162 yards with an interception. Prior to the start, Downs had appeared in two games for Hanover and had not attempted a pass.

    Downs is a junior physiology major.

  • Yellow Jackets take the field

    The Carroll County Youth Football program known as the Yellow Jackets started play Aug. 23, in the Oldham County Youth League. The Yellow Jackets are fielding three teams this year. The Mighty Mites are 5- and 6-year-olds and coached by Mike Guenthner. The Peewee’s are 7- and 8-year olds and coached by Jeff Welch. The juniors are 9-, 10- and 11-year-olds and coached by Scott Rose and Terry Cauley.

  • Golf carts illegal in Carroll cities, county

     An interesting question was asked of me the other day as County Attorney and I know the same question has been asked before: Can you drive a golf cart on the road in Carroll County? So I decided to research the issue a bit and hopefully answer the question once and for all.

    In short, my answer is “no.” You cannot drive a golf cart on the streets or roadways in Carroll County.

  • Rand reflects on Kentucky’s ties to the September 11th tragedy

     On Thursday this week, our nation will pause to remember those whose lives were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

    If you are old enough to recall exactly where you were and what you were doing when you first heard the news, it can seem difficult to believe that 13 years have passed.

  • White named Paul Harris Fellow
  • Volleyball wins over Gallatin, dedicates match to Lisa Prosser

    Carroll County volleyball (2-5) came away with an emotional and hard fought 3-0 victory over Gallatin County(1-4).

    “Wow what a night,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “This night was very special to a lot of us, as we dedicated this game to the Prosser family. I know that Lisa (Prosser) would be very proud. I thought the girls played very tough and were aggressive at the net tonight.”

  • Moore shuts out Carroll in emotional contest

    Tears were shed after Carroll County’s football game Friday night, but it had nothing to do with the game just played on the field.

    The Panthers football family mourned the death of Lisa Prosser, mother of senior lineman Colin Prosser, junior running back Kyle Prosser and senior volleyball player Karly Prosser, who died Tuesday, Sept. 2.