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Today's News

  • Soccer Panthers garner tie with Walton Verona

    A tie is neither a victory nor a loss, but to a team that has never won a game the Carroll County Panther soccer team was thrilled to get a tie.

    Tuesday, September 1, the Walton Verona Bearcats traveled down I-71 to Panther Field and left with a tie, 3-3.  

    “This was an excellent game,” head coach Ben Crutcher said.  “Our team came to play and it was a huge improvement.  The intensity was there, the heart was there.”

    A soccer match is 80 minutes long and Crutcher praised his team for playing two complete halves.

  • 2009 Goldenrod Gala

    CRAFTERS

    1. Melissa Strauss - Hairbows, flip flops, hairbow hangers & hair clippies.

    2. The Potter’s Touch - Stoneware pottery - one-of-a-kind.

    3. Charissa Spinks - Purses, tote bags featuring artists, actors & musicians.

    4. Wild Things - Hand painted, framed turkey feathers & tail feather fans.

    5. Tricia’s Treasurers - Christmas ornaments and jewelry.

    6. Crazy Granny Studio - Ceramics, jewelry-wire wrapped/local stones.

    7. Victoria Buhlig Meister - Children’s Book - original story by Vicky.

  • Rotary Club Golf Scramble

    The annual Carrollton Rotary Club/Irving Materials Inc. golf scramble will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9 at General Butler State Park.  Proceeds from the scramble benefit local students through the Rotary scholarship program.

    The scramble offers morning and afternoon flights with six member teams best ball format for 18 holes. Participants compete for a $600 cash prize and $300 for each runner-up team in each flight. Random drawings for other prizes are also awarded.

  • Streetscape project wins $186,622 grant

    The four-block area surrounding the courthouse in downtown Carrollton will soon have new sidewalks, landscaping and lighting with funding from a $186,622 grant awarded last week.

    The project will also bring new informational signs about the community’s history to the courthouse square area, which is surronded by Highland Avenue, Main, Court and Fifth streets.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced the $186,622 Transportation Enhancement grant for the streetscape project Thursday.

  • Mound Hill road work to begin Sept 8

    COVINGTON, Ky. (September 3, 2009) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 Superintendent David Bailey announced the following maintenance activities in Carroll County for the week September 7 - September 11th:

    Monday, September 7 * Labor Day Holiday

    Tuesday, September 8 - Friday, September 11 * Crews will continue to remove trees and brush from state right of way on KY 549 (Mound Hill Road) from KY 55 to KY 55 (0 - 4.7 mile marker). Watch for flaggers, equipment and lane closures.

  • Med Ride volunteers appreciate award

    Editor:

    As one of the volunteers for Med Ride, I am writing on behalf of all of us to thank the members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for selecting our group to receive the Community Impact Award at the annual banquet.

    What a wonderful surprise. We are very pleased.

    Hopefully others that may not have known about the opportunity to be a Med Ride volunteer will now decide to join our group as we are in need of many more people.

    Just call the Senior Center building at 732-7026 and ask for Joyce Long, the coordinator.

  • City paving plan includes four alleys

    Five streets, four alleys and a parking lot will be paved in Carrollton this year with the alleys receiving almost half of the $57,993 budget.

    City council approved the recommendation during its regular meeting Monday, Aug. 24 to spend $23,723 on four alleys with the remaining $34,270 allocated to five streets and a parking lot. Council gave approval without any questions or discussion.

    Ohio Valley Asphalt won the bid in the spring and will be doing all the work, according to Susie McGee, assistant city clerk.

  • Numbers increase at county schools

    Enrollment and attendance are up over past school years, according to a report given to the Carroll County Board of Education last week by Larry Curell, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Pupil Personnel for Carroll County schools.

    With 1,929 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12, Curell said there were 23 new students in the system as the school year began.

  • Panthers undefeated after Wildcat bout

    The Carroll County Panther football team roared its way out of Gallatin County after taking a  victory that leveled the stats between the two border rivals, 2-2.

    The football series has only been in existence four years and the Panthers were down 1-2, but with the 27-14 win over the Wildcats Friday night, the Panthers now take an undefeated record into their third week of play.

  • Panther pride