Today's News

  • Ladies set sights on district banner

    Entering its third year of existence, the Carroll County High School girls soccer team is feeling strong and ready to add some hardware.

    Following the annual black and gold intrasquad scrimmage July 28, head coach Greg Damron said he and assistant coach Vernon States agreed that this year’s team is “at the point we were at the end of last fall. It’s like we picked right back up and kept going.”

  • Christian Academy volleyball earns second in home tourney
  • Carroll defeats Trimble in first match of season

    The Lady Panthers golf team defeated the visiting Lady Raiders 224-226 in their season-opening match Monday at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Freshman Jayden Bailey shot Carroll’s lowest score with a 52, followed closely by freshman Taylor Hayden. Junior Hannah McMahan shot a 55, and seventh grader Ciara Hamilton shot a 64 to round out the scoring for Carroll. Also competing were junior Ashli Childs, 65, and freshman Natalie Bennett.

    Trimble’s Kate Staples medaled, shooting a 45.

  • Carroll Faces | Aug. 8, 2012
  • School lunch prices increase for 2012-13

    The Carroll County School Nutrition Department has announced changes in the lunch prices for the new school year.

    The increase was approved by the school board in connection with the federally mandated increase for paid lunches.

    At Kathryn Winn and Cartmell, the lunch price for students will be $1.80; at the middle school and high school, the lunch price will be $2 for students.

    The student breakfast price will remain the same as last year – $1.15 – at all schools.

    Extra milk is also the same as last year, 50 cents.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Aug. 8, 2012

    Regular children’s programing will be on vacation for the month of August.  Sign your child up for “1000 Books Before Kindergarten.” Ask at the desk for details!

    Wednesday, Aug 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6-8 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10-noon; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • James, board review school district’s goals for 2012-13

    Meeting the state’s College and Career Readiness expectations and requirements remains the focus at Carroll County’s schools.

    Superintendent Lisa James outlined all of her goals for the district to the Board of Education during a special meeting Thursday, Aug. 2.

    “We are working hard to infuse critical thinking in the classroom,” she said. “This is a pivotal point in education; [teaching is] no longer [done] the way we were taught.”

  • History comes to life

    Kentucky Chautauqua came to General Butler State Park on Aug. 2. Chautuaqua is designed to “tell Kentucky’s story” through dramatic performances and authentic costume.

  • Getting everybody ready for school
  • Board won’t raise tax over compensatory rate

    The Carroll County Board of Education last week agreed to seek the compensatory tax rate for fiscal year 2013 rather than take the 4 percent increase allowed by the state.

    The tax rate will be on the agenda for the next regular meeting at 5 p.m. Aug. 23, when the board will formally vote on it. The board meets in the media room at Carroll County Middle School.