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Today's News

  • CCHS band spring concert April 27

    The Carroll County High School Band will perform their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and percussion ensemble. Selections will include Chopin, Pachelbel and some Brazilian drumming. The Jazz band will play music of Chick Corea and Carlos Santana. The steel band will warm up the audience with more traditional songs from the islands.

    The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The concert will start at 2 p.m. and is free to the public.

  • “Beach Time” theme of Cartmell Spring Artist Showcase

    The Cartmell Elementary School Spring Artist Showcase is May 12 at 6:30 p.m. This is the second of two artist showcases for the year. “Beach Time – Summer Fun!” is the theme for the event.

    “Students will be celebrating the approaching summer and gearing up for all the things that remind them of summer-time fun,” Cartmell music teacher Rachel Hodge said. Students will incorporate the summer theme into their performances.

  • Preventing child abuse is focus of Friday event

     Friday is the big day. Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County and our event partners, Family Ties, 21st Century Lighthouse and Youth Services invite the entire community, to attend our free Child Abuse Prevention Month event. It will take place from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Courthouse Square in downtown Carrollton. 

    In Carroll County and across the nation, this year’s Child Abuse Prevention theme is “Making Meaningful Connections.”

  • Approved state budget lowers debt ratio

    When the General Assembly adjourned at midnight Tuesday night, it did so having worked to make Kentucky better by passing legislation aimed at improving the lives of Kentuckians, by passing twice a budget with a lower debt ratio and structural imbalance than what was originally suggested by the Governor and House of Representatives.

  • Lawmakers wrap up issues at veto session

    When the General Assembly left the Capitol late last month for its traditional veto recess – the roughly two-week period a governor has to approve or reject legislation – it was already becoming clear that the regular session’s final two days would be busy.

    That certainly proved to be the case early last week, when the House and Senate worked late to find common ground on several high-profile issues.

  • Spring weather brings pests out after a long winter

    Spring is the time to see everything in our landscapes wake from what has been a cold, snowy, and long winter.  Not only do our plants come to life, but spring pests do as well.  Here are some common spring pests to keep an eye out for:

     

    Boxwood psyllid nymphs

  • Glamping, treasure hunt are fun, outdoor options

    Spring is here! We are all happy that we can now get outdoors more and enjoy the nice warmer weather. This week I am sharing information about activities you can do with your family this spring and summer and fall, too. These are Glamping and a Springtime Treasure Hunt.

    Learn About Glamping!

  • 2014 Governor’s Scholars
  • Student of the week: Rayven Howard, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Spending time with friends and preparing for my future.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Psychology because I enjoy learning about human nature.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “I Have Lived A Thousand Years,” by Livia Bitton-Jackson

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Divergent”

  • Grant shuts out Carroll, 7-0

    The Panthers baseball team struggled at the plate Friday, logging just four hits in a 7-0 loss at Grant County, breaking their six-game winning streak. Grant scored three runs in the first two innings and another in the fourth. Seth Hicks hit two singles, while Zakk Hicks and Jackson “Boo” Donahue also singled.

    John Michael Adams pitched two innings, giving up six hits, a walk and striking out a batter. Seth Hicks pitched two innings, giving up one hit, three walks and striking out two. Justin Ray closed the game, walking one and striking out two.