Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 3, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 5: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Ky. Wool Fest in Falmouth, Ky. 8:30 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 8: Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.;  Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 9: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.; flu shots.

    Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • CCHS Band students learn technique, culture from Indian musician

    Two Carroll County High School band students recently had the opportunity to play with a world-renowned Indian musician. 

    Juniors Kiana Benhoff and Sarah Hawkins played trumpet and alto saxophone, respectively, with Sandip Burman, a famous tabla and sitar player whose credentials include performing with George Harrison of the Beatles and premiere banjo player Béla Fleck, and performing at the Kennedy Center in New York.

    Burman visited Carroll County High School Wednesday, Sept. 26, for the second time in two years to give a master class for the band.

  • Carroll County’s Relay for Life raises $86,000

    Nine teams made up of cancer survivors, families, caregivers, local faith-based groups, businesses and clubs walked 12 hours in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Carroll County on June 15 and raised more than $86,000.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 3, 2012

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Banned book week Sept. 31 through Oct. 5 — get caught reading.

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; medicare information,
    1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p. m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; close at 5 p.m. for the Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

  • Office to install new drivers license equipment

    On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed until 12:30 p.m.

    Clerk Laman Stark said this will allow for installation of new equipment for issuing drivers licenses.

    Kentucky begins a transition to a new driver’s license that while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.

  • Six new COWS to protect county

    Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.

    COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.

  • District Playoffs

    Volleyball - No. 1 seed, will play winner of No. 4/5 seed on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Carroll County

    Girls soccer - No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 Henry County on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

    Boys soccer - No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 Henry County on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

  • NCKC All-Conference teams

    The following student-athletes were named to the NCKC All-Conference team for their respective sports:

    Girls golf: Hannah McMahan

    Boys golf: Zach Beckham and Levi Stephenson

    Boys soccer: Brandon Stewart, Denis Perez and Josh McCarty. Team MVP: Michael Hall

  • Boys soccer wins on senior night

    It was a very physical and tense-at-times match, but the Panthers soccer team outscored the visiting Spencer County Bears 6-2 to win on senior night, Sept. 25.

    “I was very happy for all of our seniors,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “They all contributed to this win tonight.”

    The Panthers will graduate five seniors who have all played huge roles in the squad’s success this year: Jacob Beach, Jay Damron, Josh McCarty, Chase Osborne and Brandon Stewart.

  • Lady Panthers soccer says ‘goodbye’ to four seniors

    Four pillars on the Lady Panthers soccer team played in their final regular-season home game Saturday night. Seniors Jordan Bailey, Lyndie Burns, Raenah Hawkins and Lidia Jimenez ran out onto Panther Field for possibly the last time. However, if they have it their way, it will not be the last time, as the winner of the 31st District Tournament has the honor of hosting a first-round 8th Region Tournament game.