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Today's News

  • Road loss: Lady Raiders defend home court against Lady Panthers

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Trimble County Coach Kerrie Stewart lamented her team’s “ragged” performance. Carroll County Coach Paul Stone praised his team’s performance as “aggressive.” Each coach’s assessment is not indicative of the game’s outcome for his/her respective team as the Lady Raiders dealt their visitors a 62-40 loss on the hardwood Thursday.

  • Track team competes in first meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team saw its first action of the 2013 season Saturday at the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Classic indoor invitational.

    It was a good start for the Panthers season against some of the best athletes from across the state, head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail. The meet had several records broken, showing the top-level quality of the athletes in competition there. As the team progresses through the season, Creager said he would use this meet as a reference for where the team started and how to improve.

  • Time changes vs. Owen

    The boys basketball game against Owen County, originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, has been postponed to Thursday, Jan. 31. Owen County will be competing Thursday in the All-A state tournament in Frankfort.

    The Jan. 31 game will still be a triple-header.

    The girls basketball game Friday against Owen County will be moved up an hour: JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m. If the Owen County boys win, they would play Friday at 9:30 p.m.

    The time change will enable both fans and administrators to attend both games.

  • Panthers fall in second round of All-A Classic

    Walton-Verona played what their coaches said was the best game they had played all year, defeated Carroll County 71-42 in the second round of the All-A Classic Friday, Jan. 18 at Williamstown.

    “They played very, very well and they did a lot of things that caused us to struggle,” Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Jan. 23, 2013

    Wednesday, Jan. 23

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Jan. 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Carrollton Police Department | Jan. 23, 2012

    Traffic stop nets drug arrest of C’ton man

    Carrollton Police Officer Tim Mitchell conducted a traffic stop Jan. 5 at 5:20 p.m. for failure to signal, no registration plates and no insurance.

    During  the traffic stop, Mitchell arrested Carroll Meadows, 58, of 610 Hawkins St., on three counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance,  second offense, for methamphetamine, heroin and opiates, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Police make arrests from anonymous tips

  • Carroll County Sheriff's Office | Jan. 23, 2012

    Arrest made in missing deposit

    A Carrollton man was arrested in Scottsburg, Ind., Jan. 9 on charges he took $4,456.25 that was supposed to be deposited for McDonald’s in Carrollton.

    Xander C. St. Croix, 38, of 1137 Brock Dr., was arrested after McDonalds learned that the deposit was not made Jan. 3 at the First National Bank office on Hwy. 227, Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman said in a recent interview.

  • Commissioner for Local Government speaks on fiscal cliff at CCCDC meeting

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    A state commissioner spoke to the Carroll County Community Development Corporation about the effect the national “fiscal cliff” would have on state and regional levels at their annual meeting Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Camp Kysoc.

  • Construction on Hwy. 36 bridge under way soon

    The long-awaited replacement of the Hwy. 36 West bridge over Locust Creek will begin next month.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced this week that crews will begin moving utilities in the area of the bridge Feb. 4 in preparation for the bridge closure March 1.

    In a news release, KYTC officials said the contractor, Judy Construction of Cynthiana, Ky., plans  to open the new bridge to traffic by June 1 and expects to complete the entire project by June 30, weather permitting.

  • Super Grades Through the Ages