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Today's News

  • County new owners of Eighth and Polk warehouse property

    The purchase of the former Woods Reynolds Warehouse by the county has been finalized, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. The property is on the corner of Eighth and Polk Streets, located directly behind and adjoining the Carroll County Regional Detention Center property. “It is in our nam

  • Christmas was a time for cultural exchange

    Last week’s Christmas gathering at my house was more than a typical time of celebrating the birth of Christ, family togetherness and exchanging gifts. Now empty nesters, my wife Cheryl and I seldom have all the children home at the same time. This Christmas we also hosted a special guest and enjoyed a memorable week of cultural exchange. Our ol

  • Parks & Recreation to host men’s league

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation is hosting a basketball league for adult men ages 16 and up. Games will be played on Sunday evenings at the Carroll County Middle School gymnasium. The league will be limited to the first six teams who have their registration forms turned in and fees paid. The cost to participate is $350 per team. Teams ma

  • Pastor expresses thanks for Big Brothers/Sisters support

      Editor: Tuesday, Dec. 15 marked the day that necessary funding was in place to finalize the organization known as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carroll County. The past nine months required many meetings by a committed steering group, multiple fundraisers, pledges made and fulfilled, and strong financial gifts from the community. We send

  • Bank president thanks staff for open house

    Editor: Carrollton Federal Bank hosted a Christmas open house held at the 2539 Hwy 227 location on Dec. 11, between the hours of 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The event was held to celebrate Christmas with the community. The event was well attended and received. The attendees received individual gifts as well as homemade refreshments and enjoyed personal

  • Lady Panthers finish NAS tournament in fourth place

    Following an embarrassing 44-23 second-round loss to Boyd County, the Carroll County Lady Panthers fought back only to fall 51-49 in a hard-fought match against Oldham County on Wednesday, Dec. 23 in the third round of the North American Stainless Basketball Classic. Down 5-19 with 5:19 to go in the second quarter, the Lady Panthers cut the

  • Louisville firm hired for Cartmell Elementary renovation

    The Carroll County Board of Education voted on Tuesday, Dec. 22 to hire Marksbury Cornett Engineering Corp., Inc., of Louisville as the contractor for the renovation project at the Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School. Marksbury Cornett had submitted the low bid of 11 received by the school corporation. The company’s base

  • Panthers struggle in NAS tourney

    Carroll County’s Panthers dropped three decisions in basketball action during last week’s North American Stainless Basketball Classic held at Carroll County High School. After falling to Trimble County 61-51 in the first round, Carroll battled hard with Logan County in Tuesday’s second round contest. The Panthers led 16-6 a

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Dec. 30 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Thursday, Dec. 31 Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Alcoholics Anonymous mee

  • Fire fighters deliver holiday cheer

    The Carrollton Fire Department held its annual Christmas with a Fireman event on Christmas Eve. The department bought a holiday meal, toys and clothes for six children, and the firefighters helped Santa deliver them to the children’s homes. Odd Fellows Lodge contributed a monetary donation to the cause.