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Today's News

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026.

    Wednesday, Jan. 26, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 27, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken, pot luck, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, Jan. 28, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; lunch at Jewel House in Warsaw, Ky. 10 a.m.
    Monday, Jan. 31, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.;
    Tuesday, Feb. 1, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; star senior of the month, 9:45 a.m.; Gentiva bingo, 10 a.m.

  • READERS ON VACATION
  • Suters celebrate 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Louis G. Suter of Campbellsburg are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The couple wed in 1961 and are life-long residents of Campbellsburg. Louis is the son of the late Webb and Sylvia Suter of Campbellsburg. Barbara New Suter is the daughter of Pauline Hudgins of Carrollton.

  • Lonnie offers vegetable casserole with chicken

    During the winter, it is often hard to come up with really good fresh vegetable meals. Tomatoes are never as good as the summer, however, I will buy the tomatoes on the stems because they do taste a lot better to me. I much prefer to use frozen vegetables because they also seem more like fresh vegetables, and frankly, the frozen vegetables do retain more of their nutrients. There are always good ways to cook the frozen vegetables and you don’t have to cook them to death, you can still have them al dente.

  • GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Saturday, January 22
    Williamstown 56, Carroll County 54

  • BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Wednesday, January 19
    Eighth Region All A Classic at Owen County
    Trimble County 49, Carroll County 41

    Monday, January 24
    Kentucky Country Day 56, Carroll County 49

    Tuesday, January 25
    Eighth Region All A Classic at Owen County
    Eminence 48, Trimble County 43
    Gallatin County 57, Owen County 42

  • Panthers fall by 8 pts in Class A Wed.

    The Panthers were eliminated from the first round of the Eighth Region Class A tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 19. In a game played at Owen County, Carroll was upended by Trimble County by a score of 49-41. Carroll senior Ethan Stewart led the Panthers with 25 points.

    The two teams have each defeated the other once, with Trimble falling at Carroll 56-51 in the Raiders’ season opener on Dec. 2. Trimble advanced to play Eminence in the Class A second round last night. Carroll and Trimble will square off for a third time on Feb. 1 at Bedford.

  • Lady Panthers clipped in double OT

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers suffered a 56-54 double overtime loss at Williamstown Saturday. The loss was only the seventh in 19 games this season for Carroll’s ladies.

    Junior guard Hannah Devine led Carroll County with 29 points and 10 rebounds. Senior Kyndal Curry contributed 12 points and pulled down seven caroms. Senior forward Tasha Hunter chipped in five points and grabbed six boards. Junior forward Nikki Hill cleared the boards with four rebounds and added a two-point basket. Freshmen guards Kelsey and Makenzie Ogden scored three points apiece.

  • ASCS job evokes fond memories

    I remember a character in a book I must have read years ago who always read the obituaries to see if he was still alive. 

  • Rivers in region froze with bitter cold of 91 years ago

    The current winter season has dumped snowfall on the local area more frequently than has been seen in a number of years.

    Unusual snowy and icy conditions have also been experienced in numerous parts of the south during the past several weeks. But the weather is mild compared to the two months of bitter cold Ohio Valley residents experienced between Dec. 8, 1917, and Feb. 7, 1918. Locals walked, skated and even drove automobiles and heavy horse teams across the frozen Ohio River that winter.