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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers grab win over Grant County on the road

    The Carroll County High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Grant County Friday and came back with a 57-49 victory, their 14th of the season. Head coach Randy Mefford said the team played well in the first half and made 13-18 free throws to close out the fourth quarter. Hannah Devine and Tasha Hunter led the team with double-doubles. Devine had 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Hunter had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Also scoring for the Lady Panthers were Jill Butcher, 9; Kyndal Curry, 7; and Andrea Hardesty, 5.

  • Panthers taste defeat at final horn in Trimble road game

    It was a typical, hard-fought border matchup between perennial rivals Carroll and Trimble counties when the Panthers invaded the halls of Trimble last week.

    In a game where each team played well in spurts the Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders battled down to the final horn before senior guard Zach Adair sank his only basket of the night to bring the Trimble fans to their feet as time expired. Trimble had won, 49-47.

  • “The Highland House” featured on KET

    Last summer, local business owners Don and Ruth Mougey were invited by KET to have their bed and breakfast, “The Highland House” featured on the KET program “Kentucky Life.” A film crew from KET filmed two days in July and 1 day in October and the results will be shown on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. on KET1 and again on Sunday Feb. 20 on KET1 at 4:30 p.m. and KET2 at 7:30 p.m.

  • All-Tournament Team
  • Education, job important in ‘11 legislative session

    Last week, the General Assembly returned to the Capitol to kick off the main portion of the 2011 Regular Session.

    This follows the guidelines established in the state’s Constitution for odd-year meetings, which call for a brief recess after legislators meet for four days in early January to elect House and Senate leaders and establish committee membership for the next two years.

    When we returned last Tuesday, Gov. Steve Beshear set the stage for the work ahead when he offered the annual State of the Commonwealth address.

  • CCATC college and career day

    The Carroll County Area Technology Center will be holding a college and career day at the school all day Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 30 people will be on hand giving presentations throughout the day, and 25 colleges and schools will have booths set up for students to visit.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Feb. 9, 2011

    Wednesday, Feb. 9

    Carroll County Fiscal Court meets at 8 a.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the courthouse.

     Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • Make the most of your days with the right path in life

    The year has already begun – 2011 has started with a bang. One month has already flown by and life continues to move at a rapid rate. It seems the older you get, the faster life goes by. Do you think about what’s left? How many years do I have? What kind of quality of life will they be? What kind of health will I be in? Will my money hold out? And what about this day? Where will I go from here?

  • Is brown bread whole grain? What’s color got to do with it?

    Whole grains consist of the entire grain seed, usually called the kernel.

    The kernel has three components: bran, germ, and endosperm. All grains are whole grains when they are first harvested and if they keep these three in the final food product, they qualify as a whole grain.

  • Variety of workshops available through extension office

    On Feb. 15 there will be a production meeting at the Capstone Produce Auction from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for those interesting in growing for an auction market. Most of the speakers will be UK Extension Specialists.