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Today's News

  • Champions hosts heroin town hall meeting March 6

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will be hosting our annual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at the General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. Each year Champions holds a town hall meeting to bring awareness to one specific drug or issue that Carroll County may be facing. With death statistics rising due to heroin, this year’s topic was a simple choice.

  • Archery club aims to teach youth the sport, to enjoy the outdoors

    For those looking for a new way to enjoy the great outdoors with their family and who are interested in learning a new sport, archery may be for you. 3 Rivers Archery Bow Club is a new organization in Carroll County aimed at getting families outside and having a good time together.

    “It’s not about good shooters,” club president Allen Supplee said. “We have some really good shooters in the Northern Kentucky area … This club is trying to be family and kid-oriented.”

  • Drug task force nets 24 arrests

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Seven Carroll County residents were among 24 arrested Wednesday, Feb. 19, during a drug roundup that was based in Trimble County.

    About 40 officers with the Kentucky State Police, Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Carrollton Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force joined forces to make arrests in Trimble and surrounding counties.

    Law enforcement personnel began gathering in the courtroom of the Trimble County Courthouse shortly after 5 a.m.

  • New fireworks vendor brings bigger show for less money

    An American flag will light up the night sky over the Ohio River in Carrollton during this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.

    The pyrotechnic flag, along with 24 red-tailed salutes, will be part of a display from Vito’s Fireworks in Covington, selected by Carrollton City Council Monday night as this year’s vendor.

    Unhappy with the pricing of Freedom Fireworks from Louisville at the last meeting, Councilman Robb Adams sought proposals from Vito’s, which had put on other shows he had attended.

  • Four seriously injured in collision on Hwy. 36

    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision this morning on Hwy. 36 in Carroll County. 

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police responded to the crash after Carroll County Dispatch received a 911 call at 11:36 a.m.

  • Panthers Basketball | Feb. 20, 2014

    Panthers defeat Demons

    Carroll County senior John Michael Adams hit the game-winning shot off a drive down the lane to lift the Panthers over the Williamstown Demons, 59-57, Tuesday, Feb. 11.

  • Program set at CCHS to explain College and Career Readiness

    Carroll County High School parents and guardians are invited to learn more about College and Career Ready status and enjoy pizza at 6:30 p.m., March 26.

    College and Career Readiness Counselor Rachel Mefford will be in the CCHS Library on March 26 following student/parent scheduling conferences, to present about College and Career Readiness, what it means, how to get there and what CCHS offers to students.

  • Student of the week: Lauren Cox, Seventh grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like learning new things and hanging out with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I like math because it can challenge you to do the problems correctly, but you can always check your answer. I also like social studies because learning about the past is interesting.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The last book I read was ‘Insurgent.’”

  • School Menu | Feb. 20, 2014

    This menu is for all schools with exceptions noted for Carroll County High and Middle Schools.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 20: Taco on tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, orange and applesauce; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, Feb. 21: Hamburger/cheeseburger on bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, French-fries, apple and diced pears; breakfast: Donuts.

  • Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash set for March 1 at Winn

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council is hosting the ninth annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash on March 1 at Kathryn Winn Primary School from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The event honors the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, and also promotes learning and literacy.