Today's News

  • Rebels roll against Panthers

    It was arguably the biggest game of the season for the Carroll County Panthers. A district road test against undefeated Owen County for a shot at the 2A District 5 title.

    Down just 13-0 at halftime, the Panthers were unable to make the most of their opportunities, losing 33-7.

    “We missed several opportunities early to take the lead early in the game, and we couldn’t capitalize on those opportunities,” head coach Mike Weedman said.

  • Hogan shoots 91 at state

    Senior Quincy Hogan competed in the KHSAA Girls State Golf Tournament Friday, Oct. 7 in Bowling  Green. She shot a 91, 19 over par, and did not make the cut to advance.

    Carroll County head coach Jay Jones said Hogan “scrambled like crazy on a very tough course with the fastest greens we have ever played.”

    While she is normally very solid off of the tee, Hogan struggled at times keeping her shot straight, Jones said.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    City to pave three alleys in Carrollton

    Carrollton City Council voted at a special meeting Friday, Oct. 24 to pave three alleys at a total cost of $21,900.

    The alleys to receive the work are located between Sixth and Seventh streets between Clay and Polk streets;  between Sixth and Seventh streets between Sycamore and Seminary streets; and between Ninth and 10th Streets between Sycamore and Seminary streets.

  • E-Warrant system installed for Carroll County, its neighbors

    Attorney General Jack Conway announced the successful implementation of an electronic warrant management system — eWarrants — in the 15th Judicial Circuit, which covers Carroll, Grant and Owen counties.

    The Attorney General’s Office funded implementation of eWarrants in the 15th Judicial Circuit under a $3.9 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant awarded to the Office of the Attorney General in 2009.

  • Tobacco Festival winners

    There were a host of winners announced during the Carroll County Tobacco Festival.

    Nancy McMahan and Patty Moore each won gifts from the promotional tent at the event, according to organizers. They received a country ham and a gift card from Rapid Fire Auction Services LLC.

    Mason & Mefford Auto Sales also raffled office a $400 gift certificate for free tires, which was won by Kim Polley.

  • Shop with a Cop Poker Run Oct. 30

    The fourth annual Shop with a Cop Poker Run is Oct. 30, beginning at the front entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and the run will begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $20 per couple and $5 for extra poker hands.

  • One person dies in motorcycle crash in Trimble County

    Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 5 responded to a fatal collision  at 9:38 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Trimble County.

    The investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, of Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the 9900 block of U.S. 421 in Milton when he apparently failed to negotiate a curve, resulting in impact with a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw (27 years old from Sulphur), were thrown from the motorcycle during impact, according to a state police news release.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    ­Fiscal court donates to fire safety ed drive

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a donation of $350 at its Oct. 11 meeting to Carrollton Fire Department for the purchase of fire safety educational materials that will be passed out in the schools. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the materials are sent home with students as part of the fire prevention program. He said the county has contributed in past years. The county’s contribution will provide materials for 200 students.

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  • Goff, McNeal’s, Down on Main honored with top awards at chamber banquet

    Rock-and-roll oldies filled the air at the Historic English Schoolhouse as the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honored local residents during the 14th annual awards and recognition banquet Thursday.

    The evening began with classics played by the Kentucky Kruizers to prepare those attending for two performances by Elvis impersonator Todd Bodenheimer.

    While Elvis was “in the building,” the stars of the night were the winners of the chamber’s community service, community impact and beautification awards.