Today's News

  • Lady Panthers struggle offensively, unable to pull over late comeback

    The Lady Panthers had their eye on a spot in the 31st District Championship game and in the 8th Region Tournament, but fell short of their goal as the Henry County Lady Cats delivered the season-ending blow, 38-29, Tuesday night. The Lady Panthers end the season 6-17. Henry County advances to take on Gallatin County in the 31st District Championship Thursday at 7 p.m.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Feb. 25, 2014

    Tire amnesty May 1-3

    The county will host a tire collection May 1-3. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the county has to provide a place to store the tires and three or four workers to help load them. He said they may need a few more than that because there are a number of places that have a large number of used tires. At the Feb. 11, meeting, Tomlinson said the county already has more than 800 tires that can go into the recycling program.


    Watershed project moves forward

  • County ranks lower than Appalachian area

    A new state report paints a troubling picture of education and the workforce in Carroll County, ranking the majority of factors here below the averages for the Appalachian counties of Eastern Kentucky.

  • CCHS drama brings ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to the stage March 7-8

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Carroll County High School next weekend for the high school drama club performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”

    There will be three performances: 7 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8, all in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.

  • Champions hosts heroin town hall meeting March 6

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will be hosting our annual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at the General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. Each year Champions holds a town hall meeting to bring awareness to one specific drug or issue that Carroll County may be facing. With death statistics rising due to heroin, this year’s topic was a simple choice.

  • Archery club aims to teach youth the sport, to enjoy the outdoors

    For those looking for a new way to enjoy the great outdoors with their family and who are interested in learning a new sport, archery may be for you. 3 Rivers Archery Bow Club is a new organization in Carroll County aimed at getting families outside and having a good time together.

    “It’s not about good shooters,” club president Allen Supplee said. “We have some really good shooters in the Northern Kentucky area … This club is trying to be family and kid-oriented.”

  • Drug task force nets 24 arrests


    Landmark News Service

    Seven Carroll County residents were among 24 arrested Wednesday, Feb. 19, during a drug roundup that was based in Trimble County.

    About 40 officers with the Kentucky State Police, Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Carrollton Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force joined forces to make arrests in Trimble and surrounding counties.

    Law enforcement personnel began gathering in the courtroom of the Trimble County Courthouse shortly after 5 a.m.

  • New fireworks vendor brings bigger show for less money

    An American flag will light up the night sky over the Ohio River in Carrollton during this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.

    The pyrotechnic flag, along with 24 red-tailed salutes, will be part of a display from Vito’s Fireworks in Covington, selected by Carrollton City Council Monday night as this year’s vendor.

    Unhappy with the pricing of Freedom Fireworks from Louisville at the last meeting, Councilman Robb Adams sought proposals from Vito’s, which had put on other shows he had attended.

  • Four seriously injured in collision on Hwy. 36

    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision this morning on Hwy. 36 in Carroll County. 

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police responded to the crash after Carroll County Dispatch received a 911 call at 11:36 a.m.

  • Panthers Basketball | Feb. 20, 2014

    Panthers defeat Demons

    Carroll County senior John Michael Adams hit the game-winning shot off a drive down the lane to lift the Panthers over the Williamstown Demons, 59-57, Tuesday, Feb. 11.