Today's News

  • Retired Teachers held meeting Sept. 19

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association hosted a luncheon/meeting Sept.19, at Pat’s Place to honor two new retirees, Jan Eldridge and Carol Teach. The luncheon was prepared by Donna Parish and was enjoyed by 18 members. 

    President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by Secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The treasurer’s report was given and approved. The treasurer told the group that the local chapter would be receiving money from the 5th District for the scholarship fund.

  • Beverly Reunion

    The Beverly Reunion will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Lockport Methodist Church. All family and friends invited. For more information call Wanda Browning (502) 845-4212.

  • KSP looking for suspect in Love’s robbery

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Troopers are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Love’s Travel Stop in Sparta.

    Gallatin County dispatchers received the call and advised KSP Post 5 of the robbery at 8:42 p.m. Witnesses advised that a black male, approximately 5 feet 11 inches came into the store wearing a navy blue sweatshirt and a blue cap, according to state police.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 25, 2014

    For more information call  (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Sept. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; closing at 5 p.m. for Tobacco Festival.

     Friday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m. Play & Learn Fridays, preschool aged children, explore new pre-school readiness center, adult helper must be present, 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 27: Closed for Tobacco Festival.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 18, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.


    Thursday, Sept. 25: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 26: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch at Cracker Barrel in LaGrange, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Marshall breaks school record for most goals in a game

    It must have felt like déjà vu for the Gallatin County boys soccer team, as they made the record books for the second year in a row – unfortunately for the wrong reasons.

    Carroll County boys soccer sophomore David Marshall broke the school record for most goals scored in a game against the Wildcats Sept. 18, putting six into the net. That broke the previous record of five set by Juan Badillo in 2010 at Garrard County and matched last year by Michael Hall against Gallatin County, almost exactly a year ago. The Panthers won the game, 6-1.

  • Volleyball shuts out Eminence

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team shut out the visiting Eminence Lady Warriors, 3-0, Thursday, Sept. 18. Carroll won by scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 26-24.

    Carroll started their fourth different rotation of the year after losing two players to season ending knee injuries. Senior Destiny Osborne was injured during the Homecoming powder puff game Sept. 11, while junior Madison Dawson was injured in the All ‘A’ championship game Sept. 20.

  • Carroll falls to Bellevue, 50-14

    Plagued by injuries, Carroll County could not match Bellevue offensively, losing, 50-14, at home Friday, Sept. 19.

    Junior quarterback Isaiah Hogan endured a back injury in the second quarter. He continued to play in pain, but on the last play before halftime, he took a huge sack that forced him out of the game. Head coach Mike Weedman said it was a muscular injury and believes his quarterback will recover.

  • Cross country competes at Horse Park

    Carroll County High School cross country traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday, Sept. 20, to run in the Franklin County Invitational. ) Guillermo Cruz (19 minutes and 25 seconds) and Haley Dermon (23 minutes and 20 seconds) both ran personal best times.

    Also competing for the Lady Panthers was Mallory Wilkerson (29 minutes and 32 seconds).

  • Carroll County golf graduates five

    Bailey honored at senior night Sept. 15

    Carroll County girls' golf honored their lone senior, Jadyn Bailey, with cake and refreshments after a match against Gallatin County, Sept. 15. Gallatin failed to field a team so Carroll was awarded the match win.

    Scoring for Carroll was Ciara Hamilton 49, Jadyn Bailey 55, Natalie Bennett 58, Taylor Napier 65, Amelia Napier 69.

    Boys golf sends off four seniors Sept. 18