Today's News

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  • Conventions attract our attention

    This week it’s the Democrats turn, and coverage of the party’s national convention begins. I watched a good bit of the Republican convention last week, but my real fascination has always been with the usually more raucous party.  Remember what Will Rogers said, “I am not a member of any organized party; I’m a Democrat.”

  • Get a head start on the holidays with a fitness, eating plan

    With Labor Day marking the end of summer, it is now time to think about fall and winter. I suggest that  you add just one more component to your seasonal preparations — a fitness and eating plan.

  • Goldenrod Gala returns
  • One dead in apparent murder

    (Smithfield, KY) – Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 5 are continuing their investigation into an apparent murder in Henry County.

    KSP Post 5 Dispatch received a call of a shooting occurring at 7634 Ballardsville Road in Smithfield, Ky. at 3:19 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. When troopers arrived on scene, they discovered that Joseph Bibelhauser, 61, had been shot in the head as a result of a property dispute with the alleged perpetrator, according to a KSP news release. Bibelhauser was later pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Carroll volleyball falls 3-1 to Trimble

    It was within their grasp, but the Lady Panthers could not manage to pull out a victory over border rival Trimble County, falling 3-1 Thursday night at home. Carroll won game two 25-23.

  • Sports briefs | Sept. 5, 2012

    Cross-country runs at Williamstown

    The Panthers cross country team competed in the first of six weekly NCKC meets at Williamstown Tuesday, Aug. 28. Also running in the meet were Walton-Verona and Owen County.

    Juniors Austin Crowell and Brad Osborne and freshman Austin Crank led the team. Crowell finished in 13th with a time of 20:08.3, followed by Crank in 15th with a time of 21.19.0 and Osborne in 21st with a time of 23:01.1.

  • CFD firefighters to teach in the classroom

    Starting today the Carrollton Fire Department, in conjunction with Carroll County Schools and Kathryn Winn Primary School, will be expanding our fire prevention education in the classroom.

  • Tokar named to Shawnee State President’s List

    Morgan Elizabeth Tokar, of Hillsboro, Ohio, an Early Childhood PreK-3 major and a 1979 graduate of Carroll County High School was named to the Shawnee State University President’s List for the Spring Semester 2012. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.

    Morgan is the daughter of Art and Diane Adcock Tokar of Carroll County and the granddaughter of Marcella M. Adcock, also of Carroll County, and the late Lawson J. Adcock.

  • Student of the week:Payton Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because in math you can learn a lot of math facts.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because ever since I got glasses (I) can read. I love to. Reading things helps me create images in my head.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Magic School Bus: Discover the Word”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Curious George”