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Today's News

  • Nab earns Eagle Scout honor with park project

    By KRISTIN BECK

    The News-Democrat

    The next time you head out to Robert Westrick Memorial Park, take a seat at one of the new benches or eat lunch at one of the new picnic tables next to the batting cages. The additional seating was made possible by local Troop 131 Eagle Scout Kameron Nab.

    Kameron, 15, worked on the project with Carroll County Fiscal Court, which purchased the new benches.

  • Recipes for Life promotes good nutrition, family time

    Cooking, eating and talking together are healthy mealtime habits the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is encouraging families to adopt with Recipes for Life. This nutrition and cooking program will inspire county residents to make mealtime family time, while equipping youth with kitchen experience and skills to create healthy foods at home.

  • A step in the right direction - Walking

    Spring is in the air and warm weather is a nice welcome. We all need to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and get some exercise in the process.

    Walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Walking is also inexpensive. All you need is a pair of shoes and sturdy heel support. Walking gives you more energy, makes you feel good, helps you relax, reduces stress, helps you sleep better, and helps control your appetite.

  • Producing high quality forages vital to animal performance

    The ultimate test of forage quality is animal performance. Producing high quality forages is vital to improved animal performance, whether your goal is more pounds of milk, a higher rate of gain, increased wool production or an improved conception rate.

    Forages provide a major percentage of the nutrients for beef cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and ruminant wildlife. If the quality is not right, you cannot feed animals enough forage to achieve production goals.

  • CCMS students participate in KYA, KUNA

    What do Panama, Japan and Carroll County have in common? Carroll County Middle School students represented all three through the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) and the Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA) respectively.

    In early March, a delegation of CCMS students participated in KUNA at the Galt House in Louisville. From March 5-7, the following students represented Panama:

    Bailee Matthews - Ambassador

    Bailey Mefford - Sponsor

    Emily Blackburn - Ambassador

    Gracie Craig - Sponsor

    Kaitlyn Osborne - Ambassador

  • iLEAD to offer nursing career pathway

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and its member school districts in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties came together two years ago in an unprecedented, collaborative effort to create iLEAD Academy. As Kentucky’s first regional high school, iLEAD vastly increases students’ access to career pathways leading to work in the region’s highest demand, highest wage occupations.

  • School menu | April 13, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, April 13: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Pizza crunchers, pleas, corn and banana.

  • Hicks strikes out 16, hits home run in Panthers’ win

    Senior starting pitcher Seth Hicks struck out 16 batters–including the last 12 in a row–to shut out the Owen County Rebels, as Carroll County won, 2-0, in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Monday, at Owen County. The Panthers were scheduled to play Trimble County Wednesday at Williamstown after a rainy Tuesday pushed all of the games back a day.

  • Carroll beats Eminence, 7-2, to advance in All ‘A’

    Carroll County pulled the ‘let’s wait until the fifth inning’ magic trick out of the hat again in their 7-2 victory over Eminence in the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 10.

    After getting two out in the first inning, Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy found that she had a target somewhere on her uniform as the next two Eminence batters hit balls back up the middle that struck her. Searcy was uninjured, and she pitched a complete game.

  • Marshall appointed sheriff

    As the newly appointed Carroll County sheriff, retired Kentucky State Police Trooper Philip Marshall brings 43 years of law enforcement experience and the opportunity for a clean slate to the job.

    “I’m not a politician,” he said. “I’m here to do a job, smooth things out and make it smooth for the next person who comes in.”