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Today's News

  • Woman’s Club learns of papal selection process

    On April 2, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pats’ Place on Seminary Street.

    Eight members said the pledge to the flag. Co-hostess Carolyn Stout called the meeting to order and introduced the program chairwoman Karen Claiborne. Claiborne introduced the club members to a Jeopardy type game concerning information about the papal election. Members were split into two very competitive teams each picking  questions from six categories. They learned a lot and had a fun time learning.

  • Record searches sometimes find conflicting data

    Charles William Osborne was born in Carroll County July 4, 1934, to Brack and Malinda Riley Osborne. Many of you may know him as Charlie, the proprietor of a used-car lot and auto repair shop in English, where he and his wife Frances still live.

    Nearly all of Charlie’s family is gone. His parents died when he was young, and his three older sisters, too, have passed. He recently asked me to help with research into his family tree – so he can know about his past and can pass that knowledge on to his twin sons, Charles Timothy and Mark Anthony.

  • Carroll County students claim honors in state STLP competition

    Nearly 5,000 students from across Kentucky competed in the Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship March 28 in Lexington. The students represented 400 schools and more than 100 school districts.

    Students showed what they know and can do with technology in the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and many marketable career skills by participating in more than 50 technology categories including student-designed projects, products, services and live demonstrations.

  • Construction continues
  • Middle, high school cheerleaders learn from national competitions

    After standing on the sidelines supporting other athletes for most of the year, the Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School cheerleading squads both stood center stage in their own sport, performing in national competitions in March. The CCHS team won the JAMfest  Nationals Series competition in Louisville in the intermediate co-ed varsity division on March 23-24.  The CCMS team earned second runner-up in the junior high/middle school division among scholastic and recreational squads at the Cheer Limited Nationals at Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 15-17.

  • Relay for Life pageant winners

    The third annual pageant, sponsored by Team Robbins, was held March 23 at Carroll County Middle School. The proceeds benefit the local Relay for Life.

  • Student of the week: Alex Hedges

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like first thing in the morning when we work on our board work and then get a chance to get on the Compass program or talk with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “My favorite subject was science, but now it is math.”

    What was the last book you read? 
    “The last book I read was ‘The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood.’”

  • Showing off our talents
  • First section of concrete to be poured for Milton-Madison Bridge project

    The first concrete pour for the road deck of the new Milton-Madison Bridge Project is scheduled to take place this week, weather permitting. The pour paves the way for switching traffic to the new span on temporary piers.

  • General Butler State Resort Park to host second Mudathlon May 11

    General Butler State Resort Park will host its second Mudathlon® – a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course seeking as much natural and muddy terrain as possible – on Saturday, May 11.