Today's News

  • Carroll County At Work: Sherri Bartley (R is for Realtor)

    After 40-plus years as a realtor, Sherri Bartley would not have changed anything about her career, other than starting it earlier.

    She was working for the state in her hometown of Berea when she met Carrollton native Frank Bartley, who was attending college there. They married in 1965 and recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. When she and Frank moved to Carrollton in 1967, Bartley worked in retail.

  • AT&T donates to iLEAD Academy Maker Space

    The AT&T Foundation and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative are teaming up to extend the economic benefits of the Maker Movement across Kentucky’s I-71 corridor.

    The Maker Space, located at the iLEAD Academy, will be the hub of the effort.

    Numerous definitions can be found for the maker movement. The most generic defines it as an umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers.

  • Plans for improvements at county park move forward

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed in principle to enter into a contract with CMW to address first three upgrades to the county park. Fiscal court is scheduled to officially approve the contract at its Oct. 13, meeting.

    The first phase of the project will address the drainage issues around the baseball fields, replacing the current concession stand and restrooms, and replacing the current lights.

    The pavilion will be a covered viewing area between the four fields that raises the spectator above field level to improve sight lines.

  • Defense plays well, but KCD ‘O’ too much to handle

    The Carroll County Panthers gave a valiant effort, but it was not enough to get a win over Kentucky Country Day in the All ‘A’ regional Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Panther Field. KCD, ranked in the top 25 statewide, won 3-0 and will advance to the state tournament.

  • Volleyball falls in five sets to Henry

    Carroll County volleyball’s failure to finish points ended with a 3-2 loss to district rival Henry County, Sept. 8.

    “Positioning killed us tonight,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “We had 35 attack errors, which tells me we never got in the right position to hit the ball. The team had more errors than kills on the night.”

    The match was a back and forth affair all night as Henry prevailed in the odd number games (25-21, 24-26, 25-19, 23-25, 15-12).

  • Cross Country | Sept 17, 2015
  • Girls' Soccer | Sept. 17, 2015

    Lady Panthers lose close contest

  • Down on the farm

    The Carroll County Public Library and the Carroll County Early Childhood Council held its latest Panther Tot event “Down on the farm,” Sept. 10 at Point Park. The early literacy event was for children from birth to five years old and featured a BBQ dinner, a petting farm, live music and learning activities. Two hundred and fifty children and their families attended the event, and each child received a free book.

  • Changes coming to city’s EIP program

    Carrollton City Council unanimously voted Monday to suspend the Enterprise Incentive Program until changes are made to clear up the process, after a recent dispute over whether or not a project had met all of the requirements for reimbursement.

    “This is not brain surgery,” Mayor Robb Adams said.

  • “Seniors Rock” at Point Park tonight

    The 2015 Carroll County Senior Event, “Seniors Rock” is Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. at Point Park in downtown Carrollton. All seniors from Carroll and surrounding counties are invited to join in the festivities.       

    This year’s event will feature music from Madison Community Band, BBQ dinner, including dessert, games, giveaways, and door prizes from local establishments.