Today's News

  • Girls fall to Owen in All-A tourney

    The Lady Panthers had hoped this would be the year their fortunes turned around in the All-A Classic tournament. Unfortunately, they will have to wait another year for a chance at the title, as the girls fell 12-2 in six innings to Owen County Friday, April 13. 

    Head coach Dennis Hawkins said his team had the “Friday the 13th Blues.” “We played like it was Friday the 13th,” he said, “and we had two left feet and two left hands.”

  • Lady Panthers dominate Ladycats for ‘sweet’ victory

    Head coach Dennis Hawkins was beaming after the game Thursday night, and for good reason. His softball Lady Panthers had just defeated the Henry County Ladycats 9-1, Carroll County’s first victory in the series since 2003.

    “It’s sweet, that’s all I can say is sweet,” Hawkins said. “That was a district game, and the girls earned it. They just played softball.”

  • Student of the week: Jacob Doan

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Payton, Ms. Betty and Ms. Janet.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “How to eat fried worms”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Play my games.”
    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Student of the week: Ashley Rosell

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math. I like math because it will help me to get to 3rd grade and graduate high school.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Roos, she was my first grade teacher and Mrs. Kindoll was my kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Roos is my favorite teacher because she gives us candy and lets us have extra recess. Mrs. Roos was a good teacher at math. Mrs. Kindoll is my favorite because whenever I did math and did good at it, she gave me a lot of stuff.”

  • Child abuse awareness event set at Hometown

    April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Hometown Pizza will be hosting “Pizza for Prevention” on Wednesday, April 18, from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. The Stand Up for Carroll County Kids project will receive 20 percent of the sales for the evening. Customers must turn in a support card to Hometown Pizza when paying for their meal in order for the program to receive credit.

    Anyone wanting to support this cause, should stop by the Family Ties Resource Center in Cartmell Elementary or Kathryn Winn Primary to receive a card. For more information, call (502) 732-7008.

  • RiverView Farmers Market meeting open to new vendors

    The first seasonal meeting of the RiverView Farmers Market will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    New vendors, or those interested in becoming a new vendor, are welcome to attend the meeting to learn more information about being a member of the Farmers Market. 

    New members will have to undergo Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Training. This information will be discussed at the meeting.

  • Six win at STEM fair

    Amanda Ashcraft and Elizabeth Mouzakitis won first place in instruction at the second annual STEM fair, held at Carroll County High School. Cassandra Southworth and Elizabeth Resendis finished in second place. Thomas Hill was the first place Technical winner, and Tim Corely won second place.

  • WKU history contest sees four CCHS winners

    Four Carroll County High School students won awards at the Western Kentucky University history contest. Thomas Hill won silver and Joie Bieger won bronze, while Will Wallace and Kiefer McIntyre won honorable mention.

  • Winn’s Green Team helps build sustainable future

    Gail Becraft, science teacher at Kathryn Winn Primary, is turning trash into treasure with the help of her Green Team, which includes 40,000 red wiggler earth worms. The Green Team, made up of two student representatives from each class, recycle nearly every bit of trash created at the school, including all leftover bread, fruit, and vegetables, which the worms eat in the school’s new vermicomposting system.

  • STLP earns state awards

    The following Cartmell Elementary students won awards at the state STLP competition:

    Katie Osborne won first place in State for her original drawing titled “Swirls;” Taylor Franklin won second place in state for her digital photo titled “Beautiful Butterflies;” and Mason Byrd and Adam Froman won second place in state for demonstration of Robot use “Operation Cleanup.”