Today's News

  • Summer credit recovery a success, district wins grant

    Students took advantage of an opportunity to earn credits over the summer at the Center for Accelerated Learning, the site of the recent Carroll County Board of Education meeting Thursday, Aug. 22.

    “Mr. (Jeffery) Root has taken this ball and run with it,” Superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., said. “He has done an exceptional job of getting this off the ground.”

  • Residents unite to battle drug problem

    It is common knowledge that Carroll County has a drug problem. Now, local citizens are joining together to become a part of the solution.

    More than 80 people – including members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County EMS – gathered Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Point Park to share how drugs have affected their lives and to brainstorm ideas on how to address the issue. The next meeting is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Point Park.

  • Community effort key to winning drug war

    The city of Carrollton is supportive of the efforts by the police, court system and community in the fight against the local drug problem, but “we are not the ones who can do anything about it,” Mayor Gene McMurry said at the Monday council meeting.

  • Sports Calendar | Aug. 21, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 21

    CCHS girls soccer vs. Covington Latin, varisty at 6 p.m., JV at 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22

    CCHS volleyball vs. Lloyd Memorial, varsity only at 7:30 p.m.

    CCHS boys soccer vs. Garrad County, varsity only at 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 23

    CCHS football vs. Pendleton County at Sharp Middle School, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 24

    CCHS cross country at Covington Holmes,
    9 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 26

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Aug. 21, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 21

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    American Legion bingo is held every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22

  • Monthly hymn sing set for Sanders | Aug. 21, 2013

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • 4-Hers take part in state fair, earning honors for the county

    What a busy two weeks at the Kentucky State Fair.  Carroll County has already entered our 4-H exhibits, participated in the 4-H talent show and will be showing beef and swine in the livestock shows and competing in the Sewing Skill-a-thon later this week.

  • Worshipping or worrying?

    Genesis 8:20-21 says: “Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart, ‘Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures as I have done.’”

  • JCTC chef becomes TV’s “Next Food Network Star”

    Chef Damaris Phillips felt a long-held dream come true Sunday night when she was named TV’s “Next Food Network Star.”

    The win for the Jefferson Com-munity and Technical College Culinary Arts faculty member followed a challenging 10-week competition and 59 hours of voting by viewers and supporters.

    Winners of the program, receive their own show on the national network. Phillips’ show will premier this fall.

  • Big Catches | Aug. 21, 2013