Today's News

  • Carroll wins over Henry to earn top district seed

    Carroll County volleyball secured the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament Sept. 30, with a 3-1 victory over Henry County. The Lady Panthers ran away with game one, 25-7, before the Lady Cats battled back to take game two, 25-17. The Lady Panthers rebounded and won games three and four - 25-17,  25-15 - to win the match.

    “I just think all around, they just played well,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “That one game got us … [but] we were able to pull it out. They looked good.”

  • Forestry series set to begin Oct. 21

    Carroll County woodland owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 2014 Forestry Fall Webinar Series at the Carroll County Extension Office beginning Oct. 21.

    The Forestry Fall Webinar Series is an excellent opportunity for woodland owners and those with an interest in forestry to get a significant amount of information in a relatively short time, without having to drive great distances to attend.

  • Student of the week: Leo Zhao, Fourth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because I’ve been working on it a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Writing because it’s something I do. I practice it at home.”

    What was the last book you read? 


    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “Ohio State.”

  • Panthers take win at Gallatin into bye

    Heavy rains could not dampen the Panthers’ spirits Friday night, as Carroll County came home from Warsaw with a win, 40-28, over Gallatin County, ending a five-game losing streak. The Panthers will take this momentum into their bye week, giving them two weeks to prepare for their remaining three games – district matchups against Owen County and Trimble County and a season finale at Dayton.

  • Drug Treatment PSA

    Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.

    Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com.

  • Important information for Medicare beneficiaries
  • School Menu | Oct. 9, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.


    Oct. 9-10: Fall Break


    Monday Oct. 13: Breakfast: biscuit and gravy; lunch: sloppy Joe with bun, scalloped potatoes, great Northern beans, apple or pears. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: ribeque or meatball sub with bun, great Northern beans, apple or pears.

  • Hogan selected to present at Cumberland University colloquium

    Cumberland University recently selected Quincy Hogan of Carrollton, Ky., a senior majoring in child growth and learning, to present her research at a campus-wide colloquium on Sept. 19.

    The program covered various topics from ebola to ancient Egypt to the adult bully and much more.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 9, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 9

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

  • Church News | Oct. 9, 2014

    Relevant to hold soup supper Oct. 10

    Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

    Church celebrates its 80th anniversary