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Today's News

  • Western Hills tops boys’ tennis

    The young Panthers’ tennis team met a formidable opponent Monday in the Wolverines of Western Hills out of Frankfort. While they battled hard, they were overmatched and unable to pull out a win, losing 1-4 overall. “The Carroll County players came out with a very good attitude, and they did show it on the court,” Head Coac

  • Cinderella’s Closet gave girls a ‘fairy tale’ day

    Editor: The price tag of a prom dress can range from $200 to $400 and higher. The accessories, tickets, transportation, flowers, hair, makeup, and nails included can exceed more than $1,000.00. Many high school girls are forced to pass on this rite of passage. We were told of a program called Cinderella’s Closet in Lakeside Park, Ky.,

  • Carrollton man arrested on warrant, new charges

    A local man was arrested Sunday on two warrants out of Boone County, as well as drug charges and potential stolen property charges out of Carroll County. Drake Meyer, 18, of Carrollton, was arrested by Carrollton Police Officer Michael Jump and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, prescription

  • Carroll County school board seeks replacement for Riley

    Lisa James, Carroll County Superintendent of Schools, has begun the process to appoint a replacement for board of education member Rob Riley who resigned earlier this month. “I need to resign from the school board position because I have purchased a home that is no longer in my district,” Riley told fellow board members during th

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY IN PLACE IN MILTON

    The city of Milton has issued a "boil water" advisory for downtown Milton water customers today, Wednesday, March 31. Crews were out most of the afternoon working to repair a broken water line in Milton hill. The advisory was issued as a precaution, in case the city's water was contaminated when the break occurred. 

    The advisory will be lifted once the city receives authorization from the Kentucky Division of Water, which will test the city's water to determine if any contamination occurred.

  • Carroll track performing well

    On a chilly Friday night the Panthers squared off against 20 teams at the Wolverine Open at Western Hills High School in Frankfort. Both teams performed outstandingly. The boys’ team finished a very solid fifth overall and the girls finished in 10th place. Nora Fremin was sixth in the 100 meter dash and third in the 100 meter hurdles.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Board of Ed sets end of school, graduation The last day of classes in the Trimble County Schools for the 2009-10 school year will be Friday, June 4, with graduation set for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Trimble County High School. The Board of Education moved graduation to Sunday to avoid conflict with a track meet scheduled for Saturday, June 3. Graduation ceremonies have been he

  • Carrollton man charged with manslaughter in fatal wreck

    A Carrollton man has been charged with second degree manslaughter after leaving the scene of an accident late Sunday night. Esteban Valasquez, 25, allegedly was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer south on I-71 when he lost control and hit a pillar supporting an overpass at mile-marker 34. Kentucky State Police believe that alcohol was a contribut

  • TCMS receives $113,000 in federal grants

    The Trimble Banner Tier I status is what all schools nationally are trying to avoid under the federal No Child Left Behind law, but it seems being there for a year or two isn’t the worst that could happen. Trimble County Middle School recently received a federal grant for $113,000 to help teachers bridge the achievement gap on the CATS tests between students who rece

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 31 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Thursday, April 1 Commonwealth Canine Search and Recovery, a volunteer organization, holds its search dog certifications, April 1-4, at Gener