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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 3, 2012

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Banned book week Sept. 31 through Oct. 5 — get caught reading.

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; medicare information,
    1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p. m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; close at 5 p.m. for the Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

  • Office to install new drivers license equipment

    On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed until 12:30 p.m.

    Clerk Laman Stark said this will allow for installation of new equipment for issuing drivers licenses.

    Kentucky begins a transition to a new driver’s license that while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.

  • Six new COWS to protect county

    Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.

    COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.

  • District Playoffs

    Volleyball - No. 1 seed, will play winner of No. 4/5 seed on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Carroll County

    Girls soccer - No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 Henry County on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

    Boys soccer - No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 Henry County on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

  • NCKC All-Conference teams

    The following student-athletes were named to the NCKC All-Conference team for their respective sports:


    Girls golf: Hannah McMahan


    Boys golf: Zach Beckham and Levi Stephenson


    Boys soccer: Brandon Stewart, Denis Perez and Josh McCarty. Team MVP: Michael Hall
     

  • Boys soccer wins on senior night

    It was a very physical and tense-at-times match, but the Panthers soccer team outscored the visiting Spencer County Bears 6-2 to win on senior night, Sept. 25.

    “I was very happy for all of our seniors,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “They all contributed to this win tonight.”

    The Panthers will graduate five seniors who have all played huge roles in the squad’s success this year: Jacob Beach, Jay Damron, Josh McCarty, Chase Osborne and Brandon Stewart.

  • Lady Panthers soccer says ‘goodbye’ to four seniors

    Four pillars on the Lady Panthers soccer team played in their final regular-season home game Saturday night. Seniors Jordan Bailey, Lyndie Burns, Raenah Hawkins and Lidia Jimenez ran out onto Panther Field for possibly the last time. However, if they have it their way, it will not be the last time, as the winner of the 31st District Tournament has the honor of hosting a first-round 8th Region Tournament game.

  • Ghent P&Z to consider developer’s request

    Phase two of construction on the site of the former Ghent school tops the agenda for the Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission at its special meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 4, in city hall.

    James and Oak Properties has signed the Macomb Group, a Michigan-based wholesale distributor of pipe, valves and fittings, to a 10-year lease of a second building to be constructed on the property, according to property company spokesman Shawn Keeton.

    Fastenal is leasing the first building, which is nearing completion. That lease also is for 10 years.

  • Antiques store gets OK to move forward on EIP grant

    The City of Carrollton’s Design and Review Board approved Rita Brown’s revised proposal for the Enterprise Incentive Program startup grant at its meeting Friday, Sept. 28. Brown is planning to open Rita’s Antiques and Décor Store in the former Towne Shop building at 416 Main St.

    Brown requested $16,472.12 in her revised application. She originally applied and was approved for $4,483 at the Sept. 17 DRB meeting. However, upon finding out the grant was not matching, she decided to re-apply for additional funds.

  • Football wins big at Gallatin

    After two straight losses, the Panther football team rebounded Friday night with a big win over district rival Gallatin County, 57-27, on Sept. 28 in Warsaw.

    The Panthers defense forced the Wildcats to turn the ball over seven times – four interceptions and three fumbles – giving the ball back to its offense, which pounded the ball down Gallatin’s throats. As a team, Carroll rushed 34 times for 458 yards and seven touchdowns, and committed just one turnover – a fumble on a punt.