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Today's News

  • Concern raised over school tax rate hike

    Editor: It is a well known fact that we are going through tough economic times. Most of us have experienced higher rates on our utilities. Also the cost of the basic necessities of life have gone up. Many people are struggling to make ends meet. A couple of weeks ago the paper reported that the county and the Ghent fire district were going to leave taxes at their present rate. I don’t r

  • Cheerleader’s mother responds to letter

    Editor: This letter is in response to Jennifer Liter’s letter about the CCHS cheerleaders. First of all, thank you for such a wonderful letter. The CCHS Cheerleaders are an amazing group of young women. They are all full of love and caring and are always looking out for or helping others. I love them all like daughters! As for the young lady in the wheel chair, her name is Skylar and she

  • Carroll tops Gallatin in tight net contest

    When the Carroll County Lady Panthers and Gallatin County’s Lady Wildcats meet on the volleyball court spectators can expect a real cat fight. The Lady Panthers (4-8) hosted their neighboring rivals on Thursday. Each contest went down to the wire before Carroll triumphed 25-23, 25-22. Exactly a month previously Gallatin had defeated the Lady Panthers in Warsaw by scores of 25-22 and 25-18

  • Residents have until Oct. 4 to register to vote

    Deadlines for the upcoming fall elections in Carroll County are quickly approaching. Carroll County residents have until Oct. 4 to register to cast their votes on Nov. 2, Deputy County Clerk Patti Mefford said. Those who may not be in town or unable to get out and vote on election day may now begin calling the Carroll County clerk’s office to request an absentee ballot. Absentee voting a

  • Carroll hosts cross country conference meet at Butler

    Carroll County High School hosted a North Central Kentucky Conference cross country meet on Sept. 14 at General Butler State Resort Park. Walton-Verona took home the top honors in both boys’ and girls’ varsity competition. Trimble County was victorious in boys’ and girls’ junior varsity competitions. Carroll’s Panthers did not have enough runners to post team scor

  • Washburn/Moore Cemetery will not be moved

    A private family cemetery, located about three-quarters of a mile off Gilgal Road and accessed by a lane called Zen Forest Road, will not be moved. Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite, a funeral director with Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, confirmed Monday that deed records indicate the cemetery was excluded from being sold with the remainder of the original farm on which it was locate

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Sept. 22  Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school. Thursday, Sept. 23 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. Carroll County

  • Stainless markets look bright for NAS, Acerinox

    Officials from North American Stainless and Acerinox, its parent company, delivered a clear message Thursday: The company is strong, healthy and well-positioned for the future. “We are a good customer and a good supplier,” CEO Bernardo Velazquez said during the first Acerinox Investor and Analyst’s Day held at the NAS plant in Ghent. Velazquez told more than 50 investor

  • Respect the landscape

    Editor: There are some very disrespectful people in Carrollton. They walk their dogs and let them defecate in other people’s yards, and don’t pick it up. I have a dog, I let out in my own yard to do its job and I pick it up. Be nice and pick it up please. Jenaette Montgomery Carrollton  

  • Panthers soccer falls at home to Walton-Verona

    After playing three games in four days, fatigue may have played a factor in the Carroll County boys’ soccer team’s performance on Tuesday Sept. 14. The home team (8-3-2) lost to Walton-Verona 2-0, snapping a seven-game winning streak and the opportunity to win the conference championship outright. The Panthers still have the opportunity to be named co-champions with Walton-Verona and