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Today's News

  • Carroll competes in Special Olympics

    Carroll County Special Olympics for track and field, area 4, was held, Saturday, May 10, at St. Xavier in Louisville, Ky. Chaperons were Kayla and Kim Williamson, Travis Dermon, Bobby Maines, April Smith and Beth Lynn.

    The following is a list of winners and their placements:

    Michelle Branes: first in 50 meter walk; and first in softball throw.

    Rhonda Burns: third in 50 meter run; and third in softball throw.

    Thomas Granger: second in 50-meter dash and second in shot put.

  • Lady Panthers give up six in fifth to fall 6-2 to Christian Academy

    One bad inning was the difference in an otherwise tight game between Carroll County and Christian Academy of Louisville. The Lady Centurions scored six runs in the top of the fifth and went on to win, 6-2, on senior night, May 16.

    The Lady Panthers celebrated the careers of the team’s six seniors before the game: Michaela Culver, Sarah Hawkins, Kelsey Ogden, Mackenzie Ogden, Kayla Williamson and Brittany Yocum.

  • Panthers continue struggles post-All ‘A’, fall to Frankfort

    Thursday night was meant to be a celebration for the six Panther seniors – John Michael Adams, Austin Crowell, Taylor Hill, Keifer McIntyre, Will Wallace and Jacob Wise. But when the final out was made, it was the Frankfort Panthers who left the field with smiles on their faces as they defeated the home team 6-1, May 15.

  • Sharing our talents
  • “Shining Stars”
  • It is never too early to start teaching children to cook

    A beautiful sunny Monday morning. Sometimes it seems hard to equate beautiful and Monday in the same sentence, but today, it’s all true. The grass is green, part of my garden is planted and spring is all around us. Good times all around.

    One thing that makes any time better is having family or friends around. This brings me to the point of exactly that: family and cooking.

  • Retired teachers award annual scholarship

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on May 16 at Two Rivers Restaurant with 11 members present.

    President Cassandra McBurney opened the meeting with discussion on the scholarship the association gives. Becky Woods explained to the group the process that was used in the selection of Tre Burgin as their scholarship recipient. The scholarship was made possible because of the record number of members who paid their dues and the generous donations of some members. The retired teachers agreed that they wish Burgin well in his studies.

  • 2014 Student-Athlete of the Year

    Congratulations to Kelsey Ogden and Michael Hall, the 2014 Student-Athletes of the Year, as chosen by the staff of The News-Democrat.

  • Federal disaster assistance available to farmers

    The Carrollton Service Center Farm Service Agency is currently conducting sign-ups for livestock disaster assistance programs. 

    These disaster programs are authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill as permanent programs and provide retroactive authority to cover losses that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011.

    The three programs are:

    Livestock Forage Program

    The Livestock Forage Program provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered grazing losses due to drought or fire.

  • Get exhibits ready now for the Carroll County Fair

    The Carroll County Fair is June 6 – 14 and the Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service is getting ready for this year’s event.

    We encourage all Carroll County youth and adults to exhibit items you have made, grown, raised and created so we can showcase our Carroll County talent in the 4-H and Open Class exhibits.