Today's News

  • Ray named to regional All-Star team

    Carroll County High School baseball player Justin Ray was selected to play in the Sophomore East/West All-Star game. The game was held at 10 a.m. June 18 at Bryan Station High School in Lexington. A total of 32 sophomores from the state were chosen, two from each region. Those players will be put on opposing teams for the game. The team was picked from coaches in each region. The other player joining Ray to represent Region 8 is Garrett Lehkamp of Walton-Verona.

  • Outstanding Employee of the Year Awards
  • Hat’s Off to Dr. James

    A “Hat’s Off to Dr. James” celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, June 20 at the Carroll County Board of Education office.

    Local residents are invited to visit to extend their well-wishes to Lisa James, Ed.D., who retires this month as superintendent of Carroll County Schools.

    Those attending are welcome for lunch or “to just say a few cheery words” to James as she begins her journey into retirement.

    The board office is located at 813 Hawkins St., Carrollton, next to Kathryn Winn Primary School.

  • Lady Panthers basketball camp
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  • Back to black: Hospital making financial turnaround

    Adding new services and enhancing existing ones to meet the community’s health care needs is paying off for Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The hospital has been operating in the black since the first of 2014, Chief Executive Officer Michael Kozar said in an interview Monday. He credits the new focus on growth in services, along with an increase in the number of patients with health coverage, as the reason the hospital has seen this turn in the tides.

  • Family-friendly event at Point embraces the Kentucky, Ohio


    The News-Democrat Intern

    Thinking of getting out and seeing the natural aspects of Carroll County? The Paddle and Pedal at the Point event will provide that opportunity starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 14.

    The event will start with a 28.5-mile kayak and canoe race from the Gratz Boat Launch to Point Park at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. for the river activities.

  • Local police search for bank robbery suspect

    Carrollton Police Department is leading a multi-county investigation for a man who robbed U.S. Bank, 416 Highland Ave., Friday.

    At 11:25 a.m. June 6, a white male entered the bank, displayed a note demanding money, received the money and left, taking the note with him, Chief Mike Willhoite said Monday. CPD, along with Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police responded to the area after being alerted by a 911 call, to search for the suspect, while Carrollton Police Officer Tim Gividen secured the bank, he said.

  • City eyes change in insurance company to reduce costs, improve worker benefits

    The city of Carrollton and Carrollton Utilities took another step closer Monday night to changing insurance companies.

    Mike Williams, chief executive officer of Sherrill Morgan, provided a little more information on the self funded insurance plan and answered council’s questions.

  • Crowns, Cars and Competition