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Today's News

  • Hurricane Relief Concert Oct. 28

    Faith Community Church is partnering with General Butler State Resort Park and 95.3 WIKI Radio to present a Hurricane Relief Concert Oct. 28 at General Butler.

    Faith Community Church Pastor Randy Doll said in an interview Oct. 9, that his church wanted to do something to help the hurricane victims, but his church is small and he was not sure what they could do.

  • Test scores out; District will keep focus on entire student

    The Kentucky Department of Education released the statewide 2016-17 assessment data, Sept. 28. Carroll County Schools saw gains in some areas and losses in other areas.

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak said the district is taking the numbers and tweaking the processes.

    “The new accountability system is looking more at the “whole” student rather than the strict focus on reading and mathematics,” Oak said. “We will continue to adjust our processes to meet the needs of our students.”

  • Tetra Tech employee dies in ash pond accident at KU

    A slide at one of the coal ash ponds at the Kentucky Utilities power generating plant in Ghent led to a fatal injury to a contractor, Oct. 5.

    Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite said that Aaron R. Bunger, 36, of Trenton, Ohio, was buried in the ash pond when part of the pond broke off with him. Wilhoite said he pronounced Bunger dead at the scene. As of press time Wednesday, Bunger’s body had not been recovered from the accident site.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Oct. 5, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Oct. 5: Cards and games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; Wii, 9:30 a.m.; Bingocize, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; Shopping, Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Dow celebrates 50 years; Cabot breaks ground

    Dow Chemical celebrated its 50th anniversary of production at the Carrollton site with the announcement of Cabot Corp. beginning construction on $89 million dollar plant that will employ 32 people at a groundbreaking ceremony, Friday, Sept. 29.

    Dow and Cabot have been supply partners for more than 30 years, providing each other with different types of silica-based products.

  • Live Your Passion | Quilting - Projects Half Done

    If you’re looking for a timeless hobby where you can use your hands, express your creativity and have a useful product afterward, then quilting may be for you.

    Quilters in the Projects Half Done (PhDs) group at the Carroll County Public Library described the activity as relaxing, therapeutic and “a little sanity outlet.”

    “It keeps your mind active. Senior citizens need things that keep your mind cranking,” Aggie Searcy said.

  • 2017 Homecoming Court
  • Panthers shut out Raiders, 40-0, on Homecoming

    Carroll County’s defense pitched a shutout against Trimble County Friday, Sept. 29, as the Panthers took care of business with a 40-0 victory.

    “Defense played phenomenal,” Carroll head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “Coach [Justin] Franklin called a phenomenal game and guys played downhill all night and tackled well, stayed together when it looked like Trimble was going to put together a drive or two and kept them out of the end zone, so couldn’t be prouder of our defense.”

  • Panthers capture top seed with win

    It wasn’t a playoff game, but it sure felt like it.

    Carroll County clinched the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament with a 1-0 win over Henry County Sept. 26. Senior Trystan Amick scored the game’s lone goal in the first half.

    “We accomplished our goal of being first in the district and we did it a game early, which is great,” head coach Kevin States said. “Last year we lost a game in districts, and we didn’t want to do that again. This was the team we needed to beat.”

  • Carroll County Fall Festival Parade