Today's News

  • My Plate for Older Adults offers healthy, balanced diet

    In June 2011, the U.S. government introduced MyPlate, a new tool to help Americans make healthy food choices.  MyPlate recommends making half your plate fruits and vegetables, eating more whole grains and choosing low-fat dairy products and lean proteins. 

    All Americans can improve their diet by eating the MyPlate way but older adults can especially find MyPlate a valuable resource.

  • Hog initiative in county garners $1,500 grant

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved the Carroll County Agriculture Development Fund Inc. for $1,500 in Carroll County Agricultural Development Funds for the Carroll County Show Hog Initiative.

  • Two arrested after three-county pursuit

    A pursuit on I-71 that spanned three counties ended with two subjects being apprehended by the Kentucky State Police.

    Trooper Zack Morris responded to a call of a possible driving under the influence on Interstate 71 North in Henry County at about 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, according to a state police news release.

    After observing the vehicle, Morris activated the lights and siren on his cruiser to warn the vehicle to stop. The driver of the vehicle, Marcus E. Gritton, 33, of Louisville, continued driving, according to the news release.

  • Special session ends after pain-pill bill; transportation budget wins approval


    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT — A five-day special legislative session that cost taxpayers more than $300,000 ended late Friday afternoon after Kentucky lawmakers approved a transportation budget and a bill aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.

  • Education news | April 25, 2012

    Adams honored by USAA

    Caleb Scot Adams, son of Vernon and Michelle Adams of Carrollton has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Mathematics. He is in the eighth grade at Carroll County Middle School. He was nominated for the award by his teacher, Michelle Hawkins. He is the grandson of Tresa and Scot Peters of Carrollton and Lawrence and Judy Adams of Worthville, Ky.

    McClellen on dean’s list

  • Student of the week: Mary Danner

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “My friends.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Creager, he makes me laugh.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Medea’s Big Happy Family”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Dance, hang out with friends, etc.”

  • Panthers collapse in extra innings

    Deadlocked at 1-1, the Carroll County and Henry County baseball teams headed into extra innings Tuesday, April 17.

    The Panthers had an opportunity in the eighth to end the game. With one out, Jacob Wise hit a slow roller to third base and beat out the throw to first. Dillon Craig drew a walk, but both runners were left stranded on base.

  • Carroll County gets fifth place ranking in National Digital School Districts survey

    The Carroll County School District has received a “Top-10 Ranking in the 2011 Digital School Districts Survey.”

  • Lady Panthers relay team wins first

    The Lady Panthers 4x800 meter relay team — Nikki Hill, Sierra Martinez, Kirsten Arvin and Jenna Richmond — won first place with a time of 13:32.6 in the Henry County track meet April 17. Overall, the girls finished in sixth place, while the boys finished in seventh place.

    Head coach Joe Creager said several players set new personal bests or season bests, despite not finishing as high as the team is used to seeing.

  • Pascual wins No. 1 singles in NCKC

    Carroll County High School’s Sergio Pascual won the No. 1 singles category in the NCKC tournament. Overall, both the boys and the girls finished in second place, with the boys losing to Trimble County by two points and the girls losing to Walton-Verona by one point.

    Head coach Juan Fernandez said Pascual cruised through the tournament without dropping a set. Pascual lost a combined nine games for the tournament, with no one coming close to his level, he said.