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Today's News

  • Story offers lesson on how to be grateful for blessings

    Luke 17:12-19 says: “As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, ‘Jesus, Master, have pity on us!’
    ‘When he saw them, he said, ‘Go, show yourselves to the priests.’ And as they went, they were cleansed.
    ‘One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.

  • Lady Panthers’ regionals streak ends with 51-40 loss

    The News-Democrat
    The Lady Panthers “didn’t play well enough to win” against the Lady Wildcats of Gallatin County, losing 51-40 in the first round of the 31st District tournament Tuesday, held at Henry County High School. This ends their streak of seven straight years the team has won their first-round game and thereby played in the 8th Region tournament.

  • Panthers tossed in tourney opener

    The News-Democrat

    The 2010-11 basketball season came to an end for the Carroll County Panthers Wednesday. The local lads were ousted from Kentucky High School Athletic Association postseason play by Henry County, 71-50, in the first round of the 31st District Tournament at New Castle.

  • Sheriff warns of scam calls

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office received several calls last week from citizens who were contacted via telephone regarding credit cards. It appears this activity is a scam, Sheriff Jamie Kinman said in a news release.
    The typical scenario involves a person receiving a telephone call from a number that appears to be local. The number often appears on caller ID boxes with a 732 exchange and sometimes has a name associated with the number. Upon answering the phone, a solicitation is begun regarding a person’s ability to obtain lower credit card interest rates.

  • Making 'flubber'
  • Lawmakers vote to protect young, old

    Over the last week or so in the Capitol, there has been a renewed push to help our youngest citizens and those who are young at heart.
    On Monday, for example, Gov. Beshear presented the final report from a task force he formed more than a year ago to give a top-down look at our elementary and secondary schools and how they could be improved.

  • Police find meth lab in car, pair arrested

    Two Ghent residents were arrested early Saturday morning by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, after a mobile meth lab was discovered in their vehicle.

  • Public workers deserve representation

  • Ballinger named Player of Week four times

    Whitney Ballinger of Campbellsville University was named the NAIA National Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Feb. 22. The honor is the fourth of her career, setting her apart from all other NAIA Division I women’s basketball players as the only one to receive the honor more than three times.
    Ballinger was selected based on her performances from Feb. 14-20 and was chosen out of a pool of conference/independent/unaffiliated groupings.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 2

    • Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    • Christian Academy of Carrollton holds tennis camp for first through fifth grade students 3-4 p.m. at the school gym.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, March 3