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Today's News

  • Icing gives strawberry cake an update for Easter

    Easter was such a wonderful day, in spite of the damp, rainy weather.  Having just returned three days prior from our long vacation in Florida, it was nice to prepare a wonderful family meal. 

    We had a great time with our daughter, her fiancé and our grandson just talking, eating and playing games. 

  • CCHS alumnus Diane McKinney raises ALS community awareness

    Carroll County High School alumnus Diane Vannarsdall McKinney is coordinating a team of walkers to participate in next month’s Walk to Defeat ALS in Louisville. McKinney has a twofold determination for participating in the walk. She wants to raise money for ALS research and bring awareness to the local region about the disease. Her motivation for both is the fact that her husband, Bob McKinney, was diagnosed with ALS in 2009.

    What is ALS?

  • 2011 Easter on the Square winners
  • Job search success workshop planned

    Topics include resume and cover letter techniques, job search strategies, and skill analysis. 

    The class, sponsored by Brighton Center Inc. a partner of One Stop Northern Kentucky in Carrollton, is being held Thursday, May 12, Thursday June 9, and Thursday July 14 at the Carroll County Library, 136 Court Street, Carrollton. 

    All classes begin at 10 a.m. and end around 11:30 a.m.  Registration is required. Call Julie Stewart with Career Connections at (502) 732-8930 or (859) 428-8014.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - April 27, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, April 27: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bake sale, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, April 28: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; euchre, 12:15 p.m.

    Friday, April 29: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; volunteer recognition day, (ice cream social), noon.

    Monday, May 2: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; movie day, “John Wayne” The Son’s of Katie Elder, 9:30 a.m.

  • Leaping for Connor and Dane event

    Family and friends of Connor and Dane Mefford will host a fundraiser to benefit the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund.

    The sons of Jeremy and Stacey Mefford, Connor, 5, and Dane, 2, live with Fanconi Anemia, a rare genetic disease in which most patients develop bone marrow failure during childhood. Many eventually develop leukemia or other cancers at a very early age.

  • CCHS Sports Briefs - April 27, 2011

    Lady Panthers net 5-0 win over Gallatin

    Carroll County girls’ tennis team defeated Gallatin County 5-0 at home Thursday. Head coach Larry Morgan said Tory Bickers turned her ankle during the match, but recovered to get the win. The team has won five consecutive matches heading into the NCKC tournament.

    The tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday at the Carroll County High School and county park for both girls and boys matches.

  • Solid hitting, pitching leads to Panther All A title

    The Carroll County Panthers struck early and often en route to a 11-0 drubbing of Trimble County in the Eighth Region All A championship game at Bedford Tuesday April 19.

    The Panthers were the home team on the scoreboard by the design of the tournament bracket and played like the home team on the field. In the bottom of the first inning Carroll’s leadoff hitter, eventual tournament MVP Zach Wise, rode the third pitch off Trimble starter Jimmy Duncan beyond the outfield fence to get the Panther offense hammering.

  • Carroll softball splits wins with visiting Notre Dame

    The Carroll County softball team took a giant leap forward in their doubleheader against visiting Notre Dame before falling slightly backwards again. The Lady Panthers shutout the Pandas 10-0 in game one, but followed that up with a 10-1 loss in game two.

  • Track team finishes 2nd, 3rd in home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed against Williamstown, Walton-Verona, Grant County, Trimble County, Owen County, Holmes High School and Holy Cross of Covington Tuesday, April 19 at Grant. The boys’ team finished in second place behind Holmes, while the girls’ team finished in third place behind rivals Trimble County and Walton-Verona.