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Today's News

  • 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.

  • “The Highland House” featured on KET

    Last summer, local business owners Don and Ruth Mougey were invited by KET to have their bed and breakfast, “The Highland House” featured on the KET program “Kentucky Life.” A film crew from KET filmed two days in July and 1 day in October and the results will be shown on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. on KET1 and again on Sunday Feb. 20 on KET1 at 4:30 p.m. and KET2 at 7:30 p.m.

  • All-Tournament Team
  • Education, job important in ‘11 legislative session

    Last week, the General Assembly returned to the Capitol to kick off the main portion of the 2011 Regular Session.

    This follows the guidelines established in the state’s Constitution for odd-year meetings, which call for a brief recess after legislators meet for four days in early January to elect House and Senate leaders and establish committee membership for the next two years.

    When we returned last Tuesday, Gov. Steve Beshear set the stage for the work ahead when he offered the annual State of the Commonwealth address.

  • CCATC college and career day

    The Carroll County Area Technology Center will be holding a college and career day at the school all day Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 30 people will be on hand giving presentations throughout the day, and 25 colleges and schools will have booths set up for students to visit.