Today's News

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau seeks nominations to ’12-13 LEAD program

    Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year  Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development  program, or LEAD, is under way.

    Deadline to apply is Oct. 26.

    Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience, intended to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Aug. 22, 2012

    Regular children’s programing will be on vacation for the month of August.  Sign your child up for “1000 Books Before Kindergarten”, now, ask at the desk for details!


    Wednesday, Aug. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; fairy garden workshop, 10-noon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Aug. 22, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026. August 2012 is supporting the independence and dignity of older adults.

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, Ladder Ball, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1-2 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 23: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 24: Learn to play Rook or ping-pong with Amy, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 27: Monday movie, “Madness” with Roy Rodgers, Coke floats, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 28: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Readers on vacation - Aug. 22, 2012
  • Homegrown basil, feta add zest to summer salad

    As I write this column, I am enjoying the beauty of the morning. The sun is shining, the temperature is just right with a slight breeze. 

    Plus, our very own resident fawn is outside my kitchen window enjoying some delicacy from around the wild cherry tree. The hummingbirds are flittering around again, fighting over the homemade food I am now giving them.

    They, too, are such a joy to watch this morning.

  • Lady Panthers sweep out the Lady Demons, win at home

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team would not be denied. Down seven points early in game three, the girls rallied to win 28-26 and complete the three-game sweep on visiting Williamstown Thursday, Aug. 16.

  • Embs breaks record, Panthers cruise 61-22 in opener

    With his six touchdowns and 36 points Friday night against Pendleton County, senior Tyshaun Embs broke the 1972 school record at Carroll County for most touchdowns and most points scored in a game. John Travis held the previous record with five touchdowns and 34 points. Carroll County won the game 61-22.

    “Tyshaun ran the ball very well,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “He ran the ball like a veteran running back.”

  • Sports briefs | Aug. 22, 2012

    Volleyball defeats Grant 3-1

    Carroll County volleyball defeated Grant County on the road 3-1 Wednesday, Aug. 15. Senior Megan Harris served 28 serves with 3 aces and also had 10 digs. Senior Caitlyn Burke had 8 kills.

    Girls soccer falls 6-1

    Senior Lidia Jimenez scored the first Lady Panther soccer goal of the season on the road Wednesday, Aug. 15 against Cooper High School. Unfortunately, the team lost 6-1.

    Panthers finish second in soccer tourney

  • Rand, Broecker discuss issues


    Landmark News Service

    NEW CASTLE, Ky. – When it comes to two key policy issues facing farmers, the candidates for the 47th House District agree: Nothing should change.

    Incumbent Rep. Rick Rand, Democrat of Bedford, and Republican T.K Broecker of La Grange faced questions from chairmen of the Henry, Oldham and Trimble Kentucky Farm Bureau boards.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Giles celebrate 50 years

    Clifford “Pat” and Louise Fath Giles were married at the Madison Methodist Church on Sept. 1, 1962.  Pat retired from Kentucky Utilities, and Louise retired from the  Carroll County Board of Education.  

    The couple have two children, Becky Woods and Todd Giles and three grandchildren, Daniel Woods, Angela Woods and Hannah Giles.

    Family and friends are invited to a reception in their honor on Sept. 2, 2-4 p.m. at the Carrollton Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall.