Today's News

  • Sports Briefs | May 8, 2013

    CCHS sports physicals May 14 at high school

    Carroll County High School will hold sports physicals for all returning athletes from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 14 at the high school. The cost is $5.  Students must pick up a packet in the office in advance and fill it out before attending the physical and return it to Richelle Wheeler in the office.

    Basketball camps to be held June 3-6

    Carroll County High school boys and girls basketball camps will be held June 3-6.

  • CCHS baseball team thanks National Guard
  • Celebrating Music
  • Motorcycle safety is important for everyone, not just riders

    Carroll County High School juniors learned about motorcycle safety from both the riders’ and motorists’ perspective from a presentation by Share the Road Kentucky.

    State coordinator and president Glenda Hobbic said the purpose of Share the Road Kentucky is to reduce and prevent accidents. The program was created in part by the Kentucky Motorcycle Association.

  • Baseball Beat | May 8, 2013

    Panthers fall 6-1 to Conner

    Carroll scored first, but gave up four runs in the top of the fourth en route to a 6-1 loss to Conner Friday at home.

    In the bottom of the first, Dillon Craig reached on an error, and Zakk Hicks brought him home on a double to center field. The Panthers had the bases loaded in both the second and third innings, but did not score, a key to the game, head coach Jimmy Ray said.

  • 2013-14 Fiscal Court budget includes funds for Park to Park trails, river walk to Point Park

    With a 3 percent pay increase to county employees and a 1.74 percent increase to elected county officials and increases in insurance premiums, the proposed 2013-14 budget presented by Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson still shows an overall increase of just $9,500 over this year’s budget.

    The budget, OK’d on the first reading during a special meeting Friday, May 3, shows $10.85 million in appropriations balanced by the same amount in estimated receipts for the year, as required by state law.

  • Head Start schedule reduced for final days of year

    Carroll County Head Start students will be on a limited schedule for the final days of the school year due to bus limitations.

    Beginning April 29 and through the last day of school May 16, school days have been cut in half. Rather than all students attending Monday through Thursday from 8-1 p.m., 4-year-olds are coming to school Monday and Wednesday and 3-year-olds are coming Tuesday and Thursday.

    Superintendent Lisa James said the Head Start bus fleet has been reduced from four to two because of two accidents.

  • Local man tazed after escaping from courthouse

    A Carrollton man arrested on burglary and drug possession charges was tazed by Carrollton Police after escaping from the William L. Wheeler Hall of Justice Wednesday, May 1.

    Michael Deaton, 24, of 1210 Seminary St., was at the courthouse at about 11 a.m. awaiting a court appearance when he climbed out a window and escaped, Chief Mike Willhoite said Monday. Assistant Chief Steve Abbott and Officer Tim Gividen suspected that he had gone to his girlfriend’s house at Carrollton Village, he said.

  • P’ville to conduct audits on city books

    Prestonville City Commission voted during a special meeting Monday night to pay Ross and Company PLLC of Louisville $18,900 to conduct audits on three recent years of the city’s books.

    City Clerk/Treasurer Debbie Wright told commissioners that state law requires an audit every other year due to the fact that Prestonville receives more than $75,000 a year from all of its revenue sources. That is what is required for sixth class cities, she explained.

    “I thought it was the law,” Commissioner Rae Stevens said.

  • Arts night at CCMS