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Today's News

  • Hard part still ahead for tax-reform commission appointed by Beshear

    From The State Journal

     

    The Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform got off to a running start Tuesday with an easy decision. It won’t recommend the state extend its 6 percent sales tax to grocery purchases. The sales tax currently exempts food and prescription drugs, and both exemptions, in our opinion, should stand. Government has to have money to operate but it ought not tax the necessities of life.

  • Ogden, Hawkins members of an elite softball squad

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County softball standouts Kelsey Ogden and Sarah Hawkins are members of the prestigious Kentucky S.W.A.T.T. 16 and Under College Showcase softball team. The team also includes Trimble County High School’s Kayla Baker.

    Ogden is the daughter of Jackie and Mary Ogden of Sanders. Hawkins is the daughter of Dennis and Jo Ellen Hawkins of Carrollton. Baker is the daughter of Kevin and Rhonda Bradley of Bedford.

  • Carroll drops Dayton, 32-14

    The Panthers ended the regular season on a high note, winning 32-14 on the road against Dayton.

    Senior running back Tyshaun Embs broke Randy Green’s school record for touchdowns scored in a single season (25). Embs scored his 26th and 27th against the Greendevils during the second half.

    Weather was a factor in Friday night’s game, contributing to five total fumbles, three by Carroll and two by Dayton.

  • 2012 Boys, girls CCMS basketball schedules

    (Remaining games)
     

    Nov. 1 - Owen, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 8 - Trimble, girls home/ boys away, 5:30 p.m.

    Nov. 12 - Henry, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 14 - Walton-Verona, girls home/boys away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 16-17 - NCKC Tournament, TBA

    Nov. 20 - Williamstown, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 27 - Eminence, girls home/boys away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 29 - Trimble, boys home, girls away, 5:30 p.m.

    Dec. 4 - Gallatin, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

  • KSP gives tips for keeping ‘ghosts, goblins’ safe during Trick-or-Treat

    Halloween. It’s time for candy, costumes and trick-or-treating. With many festivities planned, the Kentucky State Police encourages parents to review safety tips with their little “goblins.”

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, KSP spokesman, said the agency wants children to have a fun and safe trick-or-treat experience.

  • Top costumes at Girl Scouts event Oct. 27
  • Broecker, Rand face off for District 47 House seat

    Theodore “TK” Broecker

    Political party:  Republican

    Full name: Theodore “TK” Broecker

    Age: 34

    Occupation: Owner of TS Photo (MotoPhoto)

    City: LaGrange

    Web site: www.tkbroecker.com

    Family: Married to Shari Z. Broecker.  1 Child: Mary Elizabeth “ME” Broecker - 4 year old.

  • Chamber awards honors at its annual banquet

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honored a local advocate for animals, a local businessman and a pastor and his church Thursday night with its top honors for 2012.

    More than 250 people filled the Convention Center at General Butler State Resort Park for the awards program and “An Evening of Laughter” featuring humorist Carl Hurley.

    But before the laughs filled the room, chamber leaders struck a more serious note by honoring those who have worked to make improvements in the community.

  • Dr. Martin celebrates milestone

    Dr. Cecil Martin reached a milestone Sept. 19 as he celebrated his  40th year of practicing medicine in Carrollton.

    Sitting in his office Thursday at Riverbourne Medical Center on Marwill Drive, Martin reflected on his four decades of practice here.

    “It’s been a wonderful experience, and the people have been very good to me,” he said. “And, hopefully, I’ve been good to them. So that’s why we’ve had a good association.”

  • A statement from Stacy Tuttle on behalf of the family

    “Thank you all for your prayers, calls, emails and texts.  Our hearts are broken over the death of our sweet Caroline.  We thank you  for your compassion while our family deals with this personal tragedy.