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Today's News

  • Ky. Labor Cabinet Secretary Ramsey to speak at luncheon

    Kentucky’s Secretary of the Labor Cabinet Derrick K. Ramsey will be the featured speaker at Tuesday’s Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s annual economic development luncheon at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center.

  • Reading impacts all areas of life, important to start early
  • Letting the light shine on legislator pensions

    The State Journal

    Among the blizzard of the bills that appear set to pass during this session of the General Assembly, most have been long-sought Republican initiatives previously blocked by Democrats.

    One bill that hadn’t seen the light of day until now would make legislators’ public pensions public record — and support seems decidedly bipartisan so far. Senate Bill 3, filed yet again by Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Latonia, passed unanimously out of committee on its way to the full Senate.

    Add us to the list of supporters.

  • Republicans rush bills through House, Senate

    I fought hard during this first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly to protect the interests of Kentucky’s working families against a rising tide of wealthy corporate interests, but in the end, our best efforts were blocked by the new ruling majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

  • Carroll loses road games at Gallatin

    Carroll County High School’s boys and girls basketball teams fell short against Gallatin County High School over the weekend. The Panthers lost 67-40 Friday night, while the Lady Panthers lost 48-31 Saturday afternoon.

    The Wildcats outscored the Panthers 20-12 in the first quarter and the Panthers were unable to catch up. The Panthers shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field and shot just five free throws (3-5) and committed 27 turnovers. Gallatin outrebounded Carroll 35-17, including 11 offensive to five for Carroll.

  • Lady Panthers win, Panthers lose at Henry County

    Girls defeat Henry

    The Lady Panthers (4-10) scored a district road win Jan. 3, defeating Henry County (2-12) 50-40. Carroll shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field, including six 3-pointers. The girls also hit 61.5 percent (8-13) from the free throw line.

    Abigail Aulbach led the team with a double-double, 13 points and 12 rebounds. She is currently ranked 16th in the state in rebounding, averaging 11.4 rebounds per game.

  • Panthers fall in All ‘A’ tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers did not fare as well against Williamstown as the Lady Panthers, as the boys’ team dropped a 72-56 decision in the first round of the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic, Jan. 10, at Walton-Verona High School.

    Williamstown jumped out to a 12-point lead as they doubled up Carroll County in the first quarter 24-12.

    Carroll cut the lead down to eight points by halftime, 37-29.

  • Lady Panthers defeat Williamstown in All ‘A’

    The Lady Panthers defeated Williamstown in the All ‘A’ 45-34, Jan. 9.

    Williamstown defeated Carroll County, Dec. 21, 57-50 in the South Oldham Dragonfest Hoops Tournament.

    In the Dec. 2, game Williamstown star Michaela Kennedy rocked the Panthers for 27 second-half points as part of her game-high 33 points.

    The Panthers held Kennedy to 12 points thanks to a change in defensive strategy by Carroll County head coach Paul Stone.

  • Dickow regains C’ton city council seat

    At a special meeting Jan. 5, Carrollton City Council named former councilman Jeffrey Dickow to the seat left vacant by councilman-elect Glenn Chatham, who turned down the position due to an incompatible offices conflict.

  • Two saved from a vehicle fire after wreck

    Two people were rescued out of a burning vehicle Sunday, Jan. 8, following a collision on Hwy. 227.

    A 2002 Dodge Dakota truck was traveling northbound on Hwy. 227 and, for an unknown reason, went across the road into the southbound lane, Carrollton Police Officer Tim Gividen said. A 1999 Ford F250 tried to avoid the collision but couldn’t, striking the Dodge Dakota truck in the passenger side.