Today's News

  • A quiet reflection on sexual abuse and gun violence

    In 2001, a large task force of men and women in the Catholic Church began to be well-trained to educate people in our church about child sexual abuse.

    Once this task force was equipped, all adults who had any contact with children or youth in church programs were required to take the course called “Protecting God’s Children,” to have a background check and to faithfully read a monthly bulletin provided on line about child sexual abuse for as long as their ministry involved children or youth.

  • House bills target many issues as 2013 session resumes Feb. 5

    While most legislative sessions are often remembered for one or two major accomplishments, there are always other new laws that may not be as publicized but are important as well in their own right.

  • Champions tackles local drug problem from many fronts

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County works hard on a daily basis to help diminish the substance abuse problem in Carroll County. And as many of you know, there is a definite problem in Carroll County with alcohol and drug abuse.

    We don’t try to hide the problem, or “sweep it under the rug.” We want everyone to be as informed as they can be. That is part of our job, to inform and prevent.

  • Ladies fall to Cooper at home

    Cooper outscored Carroll 15-3 in the second quarter, en route to a 65-41 victory Tuesday, Jan. 15.

    After the game, head coach Paul Stone said he wanted to see better focus out of his young team.

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


    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