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Today's News

  • Scores show schools ‘need improvement’

    The results are in from the first round of the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability Model – the successor to the state’s Kentucky Core Content Test and CATS assessment models.

    Pam Williams, instructional supervisor for Carroll County Schools, on Thursday explained to the Board of Education that the new Common Core Assessment Standards have been adopted in 48 states, but Kentucky was the first state to implement it in statewide testing.

    “All eyes are on Kentucky,” Superintendent Lisa James said.

  • 19,507 non-perishable food items donated to food pantry, breaks previous record
  • Construction project sparks debate in city of Prestonville

    A cloud of controversy surrounds the Prestonville recreation center and city building being constructed on New Castle Street.

    During a contentious Prestonville City Commission meeting Monday, Nov. 12, accusations flew, raising questions about back-dated contracts and whether the contractor was one of the original bidders on the project, as well as contractor requests for payment on materials they had to purchase, problems with the structure, and whether the mayor had the grant funds for the project.

  • Officials eye issues with construction

    Prestonville City Commission’s Nov. 12 meeting was filled with disputes between commissioners, the mayor and citizens, except when it came to issues with the construction on its new recreation center and city hall.

    At the meeting, they all raised concerns about the building’s construction, such as its concrete pad. They said it is not level and that there is a crack that extends across the entire pad.

  • Cattle stolen in county Nov. 9

    Five cattle were stolen from a Carroll County farm during the evening of Friday, Nov. 9, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office news release.

    The cattle – four black cows and one belted Galloway, which is easily identified because it is black on both ends and white in the middle – were taken from the property at 4982 Hwy. 47. The cows belong to Jim Sapp, according to the sheriff’s office.

  • Lawsuit filed against bus driver, administrators

    The parents of two children injured in the Carroll County Head Start bus accident on Oct. 29 have filed a lawsuit against the bus driver and the Carroll County School system.

    Erica Isaias Cruz, the mother of Dulce Cruz of Worthville, and Charles T. and Kristina M. Hollingsworth, parents of Ryleigh Nicole Hollingsworth of Ghent, filed a lawsuit with the Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk on Nov. 13.

  • Student of the week: Grace Long

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like art because I like being creative and I like to doodle and draw a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because it really comes easy to me and it seems to be really fun.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Wreck It Ralph”

  • Relay team to hold 5K run/walk

    Carroll County Relay For Life Team Robbins will be kicking off its 2013 fundraising campaign with a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park, near the stone shelter.

    Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the race beginning at 8 a.m  Registration fee the day of the race is $20, but if you would like to pre-register please contact Haley Franklin at (502) 525-3571 or hayleyfranklin@gmail.com and receive a discounted registration fee of $15.

  • Cultural experience
  • Bake-off returns to A Christmas Carroll on Dec. 1

    Carrollton Main Street Program will again sponsor the 7th annual Visions of Sugar Plums bake-off at A Christmas Carroll on Dec. 1. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in four categories: cakes, pies, cookies and miscellaneous.Plus there is a youth cookie category for 12 and  under.

    The event will be held at McNeal’s, with a range to be given away as the grand prize.

    For information, contact the Main Street program at (502) 732-5713