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Today's News

  • Impact of Sprint Cup race focus of March 3 meeting

    The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an informational session, “Coffee and Conversation,” on Thursday, March 3 at 9 a.m. The event will be held in the old courtroom on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse.

    Present at the meeting will be officials and directors of the Kentucky Speedway who will discuss preparations the local community needs to make in readiness for this summer’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race which will be held at the Sparta, Ky. facility on July 9.

  • Contact Health Dept. before renting campsites

    Three Rivers District Health Department would like to remind anyone planning to rent campsites or open a campground in coordination with any event including, but not limited to, the upcoming Sprint Cup NASCAR race in Sparta this July, must contact the local Health Department for proper guidelines and permitting.  A permit is required to operate any campground used to rent spaces for two or more Motorhomes, RVs, and all Camping Units as per 902 KAR 15020.  Any questions, you may call 502-484-3412 and speak with Justin Pittman, Environmental Health Program Manager.  

  • Child support crackdown

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Carrollton Police Department and Kentucky State Police arrested 16 local residents Thursday on charges they owe $126,300 in unpaid child support.

    The arrests came as officers from the three agencies and the Carroll County Attorney’s Office joined forces for a roundup of local residents with outstanding warrants for failing to pay child support. Fourteen of the 16 arrested remain in jail Tuesday afternoon at the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • Harbor added, amphitheater moved in new park plans

    Lose & Associates Inc., the landscape architecture and engineering firm designing the Carrollton Point Park development, received positive feedback on its revised concept plan Friday night.

  • 16 arrested for owing $126,300 in back child support payments

    The Carroll County Sherrif's Office, Carrollton Police Department and Kentucky State Police arrested 16 people Thursday night who officials said are $126,300 in arrears on their child support payments.

    Police are still searching for six more people who make up more than $181,000 in alleged unpaid child support, according to the sheriff's office.

  • 31st District pairings set

    Pairings for the 2011 31st District Basketball Tournament have been announced by Carroll County High School Athletic Director Randy Mefford. The District games for both boys and girls will be played at the spacious Henry County High School gymnasium in New Castle.

  • Lady Panthers stumble in rivalry outing

    A layup by Paige Black early in the fourth quarter sparked a shift in momentum that drove the Trimble County Lady Raiders to a 47-42 triumph over visiting Carroll County last Wednesday.

    Carroll took control of the game early, fronting 13-8 at the first quarter stop and leading by nine, 26-17 at halftime. Trimble cut the margin to five by outpointing the Lady Panthers 14-10 in the third stanza and trailed 36-31 going into the final eight minutes of play. That’s when Black’s layup rattled the Lady Panthers and invigorated her teammates.

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  • Panthers lose heartbreaker in 2 OTs

    Fans were on the edge of their seats Friday night until the final buzzer sounded. Unfortunately for the home crowd, turnovers and lack of execution down the stretch by the Panthers sealed the win for the visiting Demons of Williamstown, 51-48 in double overtime.

  • Butcher’s free throws chop W-town

    It was a nail biter. In the end the tension-packed Carroll County fan base erupted in frenzied joy as the Lady Panthers battled from behind to defeat Williamstown with a blink of an eyelash left on the clock.