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Today's News

  • CCHS boys take first in track meet

    Carroll County High School boys took first place overall out of seven teams in the home track meet Tuesday. Down some key athletes, the girls finished in fifth place, but were within 13 points of finishing second.

    However, it almost looked like the meet would not even happen. Head coach Joe Creager said at about 11 a.m., lanes 1 and 2 were still completely covered in water from the soaking the area endured the day before. The teams were also unable to compete in discus because of the wet conditions.

  • Lady Wildcats shut out Lady Panthers, 8-0

    Carroll surrendered 12 hits to Gallatin, falling 8-0 Thursday at home. The Lady Panthers (1-6) cut down on their fielding errors, but could not get the bats going offensively.

    While bad weather has kept the Lady Panthers from practicing consistently, head coach Ken Blair said it is not an excuse.

  • Carroll tennis defeats Trimble

    Girls dominate, win 4-1

    After losing their opening tennis match to a powerful Western Hills team, the Carroll County girls’ tennis team has won three consecutive matches with victories over Gallatin County, Grant County and most recently Trimble County, 4-1, on Wednesday April 13.

  • CLASS REUNION
  • CCAS celebrates Week for the Animals

    Members of Carroll County Animal Support donated 14 books to Kathryn Winn Primary School’s library Monday, April 11, as part of the local celebration of Kentucky Week for the Animals. The books teach about how to care for pets and the importance of adopting shelter dogs and cats.

    Principal Gerda Wise received books from CCAS members Robin Caldwell, left, Executive Director Tammie Crawford, center, and Victoria Meister.

  • News briefs

    Carrollton officer saves
    child from injury

    A 3-year-old child narrowly escaped injury after the girl’s mother failed to respond as the child entered Hwy. 227 in Carroll County, according to a Carrollton Police Department news release.

  • STUDENT NEWS

    Linda Cruz, a sophomore at Carroll County High School, has been accepted to the Carol Martin Gatton Academy, Class of 2013.
    Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, is Kentucky’s only state-supported, residential program for high school students with interests in advanced science and math careers.
    Cruz will be taking courses with fellow Gatton Academy students and WKU under-graduate students. It is one of 16 such programs in the nation.
    She is the daughter of Luz Maria Cruz and Guillermo Aguazul of Carrollton.

  • Lindsay Wilson offers degree programs in Carrollton

    Lindsey Wilson College is coming to Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus.
    LWC is offering an accelerated bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling and a master’s degree in mental health counseling and human development at the Carrollton campus.

    Interested in more information about these programs? Join us for an information session on Tuesday, June 28. Drop by between 5-7 p.m. to find out more.

  • County under state of emergency as Ohio River continues to rise

    Carroll County officials have declared a state of emergency as water levels continue to rise on the Ohio River.

    On Monday afternoon, Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold "Shorty" Tomlinson issued the declaration for a state of emergency based on the series of storms that have swollen both the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers.

  • Area Easter events

    Ecumenical prayer 
service
    set for April 22

    The Ecumenical Prayer Service sponsored by the Carroll County Ministerial Association is 12:10-12:50 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on Good Friday, April 22. People of all faiths are invited to spend a half hour of prayer and reflection on this Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion.

    ‘Way of the Cross’ 
to be held
    on Good Friday