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Today's News

  • Forum sparks RV park ideas, history focus

    Emphasizing Carrollton’s history and ensuring that visitors do not put up permanent residence at the RV park were two of the main points coming out of Thursday night’s Point Park development public forum at Carrollton City Hall.

    About 30 people attended the first of two public forums, the second of which will take place on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, to discuss the downtown and park development before the master plan is finalized.

  • International luncheon offers a taste of China Feb. 22

    The Carroll County Extension Homemakers have selected China as their country of interest for the annual International Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 22. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Service office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carrollton.

    Guest speaker will be Caroline Reisner, who recently returned from teaching English in Jiujiang, China.

    Reisner will share her experiences living in the country. In her presentation she will cover women’s role and the empowerment of women in current Chinese culture.

  • Students call Carroll second home

    High school can be a tough time in a person’s life. Just imagine being thousands of miles away from home and experiencing it.

  • Schools to target college, career readiness

    Carroll County Board of Education voted Thursday to join with a statewide commitment to improve college and career readiness in high schools.

    “As you well know Senate Bill 1 has been driving everything that we do in the district and in the state,” Superintendent Lisa James told board members before reading a letter from Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday. The letter called on public school district superintendents and local board of education chairs to sign the pledge.

  • Milton dike still generates river ripples

             It is one of the most beautiful valley settings offered by any major inland waterway in the United States. From the banks of the Ohio River wide, expansive bottomlands stretch to the feet of tall, majestic hills that stand guard over the valley. The setting is between U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mile markers 556 and 560 on the beautiful Ohio. Here the Ohio River is a common thread binding two small communities on opposite banks of the waterway.

  • GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Friday, Feb. 4
    Carroll County 57, Grant County 49

    Saturday, Feb. 5
    Bishop Brossart 50, Carroll County 45

    Monday, Feb. 7
    Trimble County 59, Gallatin County 55
    Owen County 63, Walton-Verona 38
    South Oldham 80, Shelby County 12
    Spencer County 52, Eminence 28

  • BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Friday, Feb. 4
    Grant County 74, Carroll County 70 (overtime)

    Saturday, Feb. 5
    Trimble County 49, Williamstown 40
    Owen County 73, Grant County 67
    Walton-Verona 51, Highlands 50

    Tuesday, Feb. 8
    Eminence 50, Carroll County 33
    Gallatin County 60, Trimble County 40
    Conner 58, Walton-Verona 51

  • Comeback falls just short for Lady Panthers, 50-45

    The Lady Panthers (14-9) battled back from a 14-point deficit at halftime to tie the game at the end of the third quarter. However, it was not enough to win, as the girls lost 50-45 to Bishop Brossart Saturday. Hannah Devine led the Lady Panthers with 33 points on 12 of 21 shooting from the field for 57.1 percent. Kyndal Curry registered a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Tasha Hunter logged two points and five rebounds. The girls return to the hardwood Wednesday to make-up a snow game at Trimble County.

  • Lady Panthers grab win over Grant County on the road

    The Carroll County High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Grant County Friday and came back with a 57-49 victory, their 14th of the season. Head coach Randy Mefford said the team played well in the first half and made 13-18 free throws to close out the fourth quarter. Hannah Devine and Tasha Hunter led the team with double-doubles. Devine had 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Hunter had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Also scoring for the Lady Panthers were Jill Butcher, 9; Kyndal Curry, 7; and Andrea Hardesty, 5.

  • Panthers taste defeat at final horn in Trimble road game

    It was a typical, hard-fought border matchup between perennial rivals Carroll and Trimble counties when the Panthers invaded the halls of Trimble last week.

    In a game where each team played well in spurts the Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders battled down to the final horn before senior guard Zach Adair sank his only basket of the night to bring the Trimble fans to their feet as time expired. Trimble had won, 49-47.