Today's News

  • Center for Courageous Kids is Wang’s happy place

    The Center for Courageous Kids is the happy place for Leah Wang, 9, of Carrollton, Ky. She said it is a place of peace, fun, security, joy, acceptance, love and endless possibilities for her.

    Wang was born prematurely and suffers from under developed lung disease. She is chronically asthmatic as a result of the disease. All the children who attend CCK have chronic illnesses. Wang and her mother Starla said families with chronically ill children have challenges to overcome.

  • Mysterious digging leaves Casey County residents baffled

    By Vicki Stevens

    The Casey County News

    Some mysterious digging at a remote cemetery in Casey County has left a stillborn baby’s grave disturbed and a large empty hole nearby.

    The digging, which apparently has happened on two occasions, has family members like Haskel Murphy Jr., whose mother and other relatives are buried at Murphy Cemetery off Shugars Hill Road, scratching their heads wondering why.

  • Bitter pension rhetoric won’t solve any problems

    The Paducah Sun

    Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover offered good counsel last week when he suggested all sides “tone down the rhetoric” as lawmakers grapple with what are certain to be painful remedies to the state’s pension crisis.

    Hoover’s admonition followed a testy exchange between his Republican colleague, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, and a teacher during a Q-and-A the governor hosted on Facebook Monday night.

  • Mark 9/11 with prayer, service

    BEDFORD, Ky. — It was shortly before 9 a.m. that most Americans knew something was wrong that bright fall day 16 years ago.

    Regular TV programming ended abruptly nationwide as video of smoke pouring out of a tower of the World Trade Center in New York City dominated broadcasts. A commercial airliner had hit the tower in what was at first thought to be an accident. When a second plane hit the second tower at 9:03 a.m., America’s worst fears were confirmed: The crashes weren’t accidents. The planes had been hijacked.

  • Panthers beat Rebels 7-3 in All ‘A’

    Carroll County defeated Owen County in the boys’ 8th Region All “A” semi-final at Owen County 7-3, Aug. 31.

    Carroll County dominated the first half but it was the event of the second half that also affected Carroll in the championship game against Walton-Verona.

  • Carroll takes second in All ‘A’

    A short handed Carroll County boys soccer team fell to Walton-Verona in the 8th Region All “A” championship game 2-0, Sept. 2.

    Felix Avila and Angel Medina were unavailable for the contest, as they have to serve two game suspensions for receiving red cards in the semi-final contest against Owen County. Then you add in the knee injury that freshman Devin Benecke said that would keep him out for a significant period of time.

  • Lady Panthers fall to Henry

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers never found their stride as Henry County came out with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-18) in a district match at Carroll County, Sept. 5.

    “The team seems to be night and day”, Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said after the match. “We either play really well or we play not so well, there is not any middle ground.”

  • Defensive pressure stymies Carroll against Owen

    Owen County girls’ soccer came out strong in the 8th Region All “A” semi-final scoring 1:12 into the match to take a 1-0 lead as they rolled to 10-0 mercy rule win over visiting Carroll County, Aug. 31.

    Most of the game was played on Owen’s offensive side of the field. Carroll County was unable to generate any offense as they were only able to get one solid shot on the goal.

  • Serving those who need Serving

    By now we have all watched the many news reports, seen the pictures of flooded neighborhoods and interstates, and listened to the stories of survival and rescue that have been brought about by the disaster of Hurricane Harvey. To consider the extent of the damage, as well as the loss that so many millions of people have suffered, is almost too much devastation to process.

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 7, 2017

    Thursday, Sept. 7

    Thursday, Sept. 7- Monday, Sept. 11: Vietnam Moving Wall, General Butler State Resort Park

    Saturday, Sept. 9

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street.

    Monday, Sept. 11

    Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road will have its annual Homecoming starting at 10 a.m. Everyone welcome to attend

    Community Advisory Panel meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.