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Today's News

  • Middle, high school cheerleaders learn from national competitions

    After standing on the sidelines supporting other athletes for most of the year, the Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School cheerleading squads both stood center stage in their own sport, performing in national competitions in March. The CCHS team won the JAMfest  Nationals Series competition in Louisville in the intermediate co-ed varsity division on March 23-24.  The CCMS team earned second runner-up in the junior high/middle school division among scholastic and recreational squads at the Cheer Limited Nationals at Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 15-17.

  • Relay for Life pageant winners

    The third annual pageant, sponsored by Team Robbins, was held March 23 at Carroll County Middle School. The proceeds benefit the local Relay for Life.

  • Student of the week: Alex Hedges

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like first thing in the morning when we work on our board work and then get a chance to get on the Compass program or talk with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “My favorite subject was science, but now it is math.”

    What was the last book you read? 
    “The last book I read was ‘The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood.’”

  • Showing off our talents
  • First section of concrete to be poured for Milton-Madison Bridge project

    The first concrete pour for the road deck of the new Milton-Madison Bridge Project is scheduled to take place this week, weather permitting. The pour paves the way for switching traffic to the new span on temporary piers.

  • General Butler State Resort Park to host second Mudathlon May 11

    General Butler State Resort Park will host its second Mudathlon® – a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course seeking as much natural and muddy terrain as possible – on Saturday, May 11.

  • Community Calendar | Week of April 10, 2013

    Wednesday, April 10

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Utilities Commissioners will hold a special commission meeting at noon at their offices on Sixth Street.

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

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

  • Lawmakers approve measures to protect Kentucky’s children

    Every legislative session, the General Assembly looks for ways it can improve the lives of our children, both in the classroom and when it comes to their safety.

    This year, the House and Senate passed several new laws that further both of these goals.

    One of the more widely publicized will establish a permanent, independent panel to review those cases in which a child either died or was severely injured as a result of abuse or neglect.

  • Run/walk event to benefit Relay for Life

    Relay For Life Team Robbins will be hosting a 5K run/walk Saturday, April 13 at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. 

    Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m.  Pre-registration fee is $15. Registration fee on the day of the race will be $20. 

    Anyone wanting to pre-register should contact Hayley Franklin at (502) 525-3571 or haleyfranklin@gmail.com

  • ‘Peace Be With You’

    During the season after Easter, we read a lot of amazing stories about the appearance of Jesus to the disciples and others. The appearance of the Risen Lord made the disciples courageous fishers of men. Our challenge during this Easter season is to have the same experience of Easter joy that the disciples had. How do we prepare for this?