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Today's News

  • Wise named instructional supervisor

    Kathryn Winn Principal Gerda Wise has been hired as the new elementary instructional supervisor for the Carroll County School District.

    “Leaving Kathryn Winn is bittersweet,” Wise said. “I am excited about the opportunity to make an impact on our school district, and I will always treasure the relationships that I have built with the staff and students of Kathryn Winn.”

    “I know she’ll do a great job as she has done in her principalship,” Superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., said at the Board of Education meeting June 19.

  • Board approves CCMS renovation change order

    The Board of Education approved a change order of $7,340 on the Carroll County Middle School renovation at its meeting June 19.

    Ron Murrell of Ross Tarrant Architects updated the Board on the progress of the project and explained the reason for the change order. Three weeks ago, prep work had begun for the aggregate piers and a 5-inch gas line and 13 electrical conduits were discovered. Because of a deadline, an emergency change order for time and  material costs not to exceed $7,500 was approved, Murrell said.

  • Building a foundation
  • Prestonville City Commission | June 26, 2014

    Street lights and paving in Prestonville

  • Carroll County Special Olympics competes in track and field events

    Summer Special Olympics Games 2014, Track and Field competitions, were held June 6-8, at Eastern Kentucky University. The following are the results:

  • CCHS Cheerleading Camp July 28-Aug. 1

    CCHS Panthers Cheerleading Camp will be  from 5-7 p.m., July 28-Aug. 1 at Carroll County High School. Camp is for children ages four through fifth grade. Children will learn the fundamentals of cheer, including motions, jumps, tumbling, cheers and chants. Campers will perform Friday, Aug. 1 at 5:30 p.m. for their family and friends. Admission to the performance is $1.

    The cost is $25 per child and $10 for each additional child. In order to be guaranteed a t-shirt, registration must be turned in by July 25.

  • Serving for success
  • Play Ball!
  • Economy, environment benefit from Kentucky forests, healthy trees

    There is a saying that the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, and the second best time is now.

    Earlier this spring, state leaders joined with local Scouting organizations and utility companies to begin bringing that saying to life, and to do it in a way no other state has ever attempted. Their long-term goal, known as “Kentucky’s 20/20 Vision for Reforestation,” is to plant 20 million seedlings over the next 20 years.

  • Town hall meetings to address heroin problem, drug abuse

    Summer is here. To many, that means family gatherings, cookouts, pool time and other fun events.

    Although school is no longer in session, Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will continue to work hard through June and July to ensure your summer fun is safe, informed and drug free.

    This summer Champions’ main focus will be the town hall meetings that we hold for the smaller communities within Carroll County at Worthville and Sanders.