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Today's News

  • Student News: Feb. 15, 2012

     Georgetown names four to dean’s list

    Four Carroll County students have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgetown College, Georgetown, for the 2011 fall semester.

    Students named to the Dean’s List are: Cody Arthur Boles of Carrollton, the son of Duke and Carrie Boles; Kyndal Christerson Curry of Carrollton, daughter of Doug and Paula Curry; William Carroll Yager of Carrollton, son of Carroll and Rita Yager, of Carrollton; and Jensen Wainscott of Worthville, daughter of David and Felechia Wainscott.

  • Carroll girls lose 56-25 to Collins

    Carroll County Lady Panthers played excellent defense in the first half against Collins High School, down just seven at halftime. But the Lady Titans (20-9) came out of halftime with an offensive furry and outscored the home team 23-5 in the third quarter, ultimately winning the game 56-25.

  • Cartmell students support local pet-adoption efforts       

    The students at Cartmell Elementary School collected more than 3,000 non-perishable food items last November to feed hungry families in Carroll County. Now the students are collecting items for another good cause—to “help save the lost pets.”

    The Cartmell Student Council is leading a drive during the month of February to help provide supplies for Carroll County Animal Support, a local non-profit animal rescue organization.

  • Students must be ‘proficient’ in reading, math by 2012-14

    Changes in Kentucky’s student testing procedures mean that Carroll County students will be required to be 100 percent “proficient” in reading and math by the end of the 2013-14 school year.

    That’s the message Superintendent Lisa James delivered to members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday, Feb. 9.

  • New Kentucky foods web page shows locally grown items

    Kentucky has a rich tradition of hospitality and good food. A new Web page on the College of Agriculture website will help people make food connect-ions. The site can be found at www.ca.uky.edu/foods.

    It will help people find Kentuc-ky-grown foods in their county or surrounding area and give them more access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Deadline for the Kentucky equine survey approaching

    The deadline for horse owners to send in their contact information for the participation in the Kentuc-ky Equine Survey is Feb. 17.

    The purpose of the survey is to estimate the number of horses in Kentucky by county, breed and use. This information can then be used to examine the impact of the state’s signature industry. The actual survey will take place this summer.

  • Community listening session Thursday

    The city of Carrollton will hold a community listening session at Carroll County Middle School cafeteria at 7 p.m. Feb. 16  to provide information about what has occurred on several projects in downtown and along the waterfront, as well as to receive residents’ comments, thoughts, ideas and concerns.

  • Track and field competes in first indoor meet of season

    The Carroll County Panthers started the 2012 Season off with their first indoor meet at Mason County Indoor on Saturday, Feb. 10.

    Head coach Joe Creager said it was a great showing for five of the young Panthers. Each individual scored points for the team, with Raven Labrada scoring 10 for the boys and Taylor Baker scoring 5 on the girls side.

    The boys finished fourth overall, while the girls finished fifth. Carroll’s next meet is Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mason County. 

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Feb. 15, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 15

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

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

    Thursday, Feb. 16

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

  • Movie offers insight in to Bible’s teaching for dads