Today's News

  • Student of the week: Amanda Ashcraft

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The  exciting teachers and students. When you have teachers and peers that are fun and exciting, it makes the day go by faster.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Science, because those were and are the classes I have the most fun in.”

    What was the last book you read?

    “The Shack” by W.M. Paul Young


  • Lunch menu | Sept. 26, 2012

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food. Breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal. Papa John’s is back, Cartmell on Oct. 23, middle school Oct. 16 and high school, Oct. 2.


    Monday, Oct. 1: Chicken fingers, French fries, buttered peas, red apples and milk; breakfast, egg, cheese biscuit.

    Tuesday, Oct. 2: Assorted pizza, corn, tossed salad with dressing, fruit and milk; breakfast, sausage pancake.

  • Giving back to those who serve
  • Conway urges everyone to fight bullying at school, online

    With school back in session, Attorney General Jack Conway, the Kentucky Center for School Safety and the Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group  are urging Kentucky students, parents and educators to help fight bullying and harassment at school and online.

  • Sheriff thanks community for support

  • Group provides support for grandparents who raise their grandchildren

    It is no secret that drugs and alcohol can change lives.  Hopefully, with all of the education and media coverage, even an elementary student can tell you that drugs are bad for you.

    The effects of drug and alcohol abuse rarely affect just a single person.

  • Fiscal court discusses multiple ongoing construction projects

    Projects around the downtown courthouse and those pertaining to roads in Carroll County were the focus of Tuesday’s Fiscal Court meeting.

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told magistrates that work continues on upgrading both the electrical and heating and cooling systems in the old courthouse building.

    The work on both fronts is on schedule and should be complete by Nov. 1, with any troubleshooting or punch list items to be finished by the end of November, Tomlinson said.

  • Kinman named Co-Sheriff of the Year

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman has been named Co-Sheriff of the Year by the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association.

    “This is such a great honor,” Kinman said in a news release. “I am humbled and grateful to be nominated for this award and was truly taken aback when Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Director Jerry Wagner notified me of the award.”

    Kinman began serving his first term of office Jan. 1, 2011 as the Carroll County Sheriff.

  • Jones pleads to unlawful transaction with a minor

    Nearly a year after the case originally began, John F. “Jay” Jones IV accepted a plea agreement of two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor and will permanently lose his teaching license.

    Jones faced two felony counts of first degree sexual abuse with penalties of five years incarceration and up to $10,000 in fines for each count. The charges were amended to two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor, third degree misdemeanors with a maximum sentence of 12 months and $500 fine on each count.

  • Campground revenues/expenses released

    Carrollton City Council got its first look Monday night at how the new Two Rivers Campground has performed in its first few months of operation.

    Mayor Gene McMurry included the list of receipts and expenditures for the Two Rivers Campground in the packets for council members.

    Overall, the campground has lost $22,542.11 as of Sept. 19, according to the paperwork. This does not include the loan repayment of $329,001 per year.