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Today's News

  • Wal-Mart rumor false

    We live in a time where rumors can spread like never before. With Facebook, Twitter and the many online bulletin board sites available to people, there is an audience watching and waiting for the latest “information” that is posted. The problem, in many cases, is that the information they pick up from these sites is inaccurate, misleading or false. Items that are posted on these Int

  • Girls' golf senior night

    The girls’ golf team celebrated both senior night and a victory Thursday afternoon. Angel Rabago was recognized as the team’s lone senior, and the Lady Panthers beat Frankfort 139 to 160 in a three-on-three match-up as Frankfort only had three players. As a team, Carroll shot a 202, which Head Coach Jay Jones said was the lowest for the season. Quincy Hogan shot 38, followed by Hanna

  • Abbott takes medalist honors, boys’ golf finishes in fourth

    Sophomore Nick Abbott took medalist honors in the NCKC conference tournament at Henry County on Sept. 21, leading all scorers with 79. “He just put really good nines together on a day that it really counted,” Head Coach Warren McEuen said. “That’s the best he’s ever played in his life. Everything just kind of came together for him.” As a team, Carroll finish

  • PRP takes Carroll tourney title, Lady Panthers finish in third

    Carroll County won three of five games while hosting Saturday’s Carroll County Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Panthers defeated Grant County 25-11, 22-25 and 25-21 in their opening tournament appearance to advance to second round play in the winners’ bracket of the double elimination tourney. Carroll fell to Pleasure Ridge Park in game four by scores of 25-23 and 25-21

  • City applies for grant to assess for chemical

    The city of Carrollton is seeking federal grant funds to determine if a specific chemical is present in soil. If not found it will make the sale of real estate here easier for its owners. City council unanimously agreed to authorize Mayor Dwight Louden to enter into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for the city to act as the applicant for the Brownfields Assessment Grant at

  • Committee explores Kysoc possibilities

    An exploratory group interested in the future of Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc met recently to discuss the possibility of reopening the facility. The property and buildings have been vacant since Cardinal Hills Healthcare System closed Easter Seals Camp Kysoc and abandoned the property in late May. Cardinal Hills transferred the property to the Kentucky Department of Parks. Thirty of the 124-ac

  • Girls’ soccer improving as season rolls along

    While Thursday night was not the historic first victory for the Lady Panthers’ soccer team, it was definitely a step in the right direction. Carroll County fell 6-0 to Whitefield Academy at Panther Field, but Carroll Head Coach Greg Damron saw only positives in his team’s performance. “Even though the score didn’t show it, tonight was a major accomplishment for us,&rdquo

  • Volleyball drops home match to Trimble

    The Lady Panthers came out dominant in the first game, winning 25-19, but could not keep up the momentum in the second and third, losing to Trimble County Wednesday night at home. Carroll County struggled with their serves and got frustrated as the match wore on, losing 25-14 and 25-13 in the last two matches. “We’ve got this mentality that once they get down a couple, it’s th

  • County student scores show improvement

    Carroll County schools made gains on the 2009-10 Kentucky Core Content Test results announced last week but failed to meet No Child Left Behind criteria. Both Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School scored above the state average in all but one category, science at CCMS and on-demand writing at CCHS. “It was an extremely a large movement for both schools,” Carro

  • Sheriff acquitted of 1877 murder

    The story reads like the synopsis for a 1950s television pilot about the old west. But it really happened—not in Hollywood but here in Carroll County in 1877. Sometime late in the evening hours of Monday, July 16, and the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 17, 1877, Carrie Anderson was shot to death at her family’s home in Worthville. Those arrested and charged in connection with