Today's News

  • Special guests to appear at Rotary Ball

    Carrollton Rotary Club, with help from local businessman Herb Kinman, has lined up two country music stars as special guests for Saturday night’s Rotary Ball.

    Performers T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang, who are husband and wife, will serve as auctioneers during the event at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center, project chairman Nick Marsh said Monday.

    Another Kentuckiana television personality will also take part in the event. WAVE3 television news anchor Janell McDonald will handle emcee duties during the ball, Marsh noted.

  • School menu: Feb. 15, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 15:Homemade chili, grilled cheese, mixed vegetables with dip, fruit and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Feb. 16: Oriental chicken, rice pilaf, oriental vegetables, mandarin oranges and milk; breakfast, egg, bacon on a biscuit.

    Friday, Feb. 17: Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, roll and milk; breakfast, donuts with icing.

    Monday, Feb. 20: Hamburger, bun, French fries, lettuce, pickle, baked beans, fresh fruit, chocolate pudding with topping and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

  • Student of the week: Nohemi Castellon

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math. It is a very easy thing to do.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “My favorite teacher is Ms. Sapp because she is really nice.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Wild Girl.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “I don’t know.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 

  • Student News: Feb. 15, 2012

     Georgetown names four to dean’s list

    Four Carroll County students have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgetown College, Georgetown, for the 2011 fall semester.

    Students named to the Dean’s List are: Cody Arthur Boles of Carrollton, the son of Duke and Carrie Boles; Kyndal Christerson Curry of Carrollton, daughter of Doug and Paula Curry; William Carroll Yager of Carrollton, son of Carroll and Rita Yager, of Carrollton; and Jensen Wainscott of Worthville, daughter of David and Felechia Wainscott.

  • Carroll girls lose 56-25 to Collins

    Carroll County Lady Panthers played excellent defense in the first half against Collins High School, down just seven at halftime. But the Lady Titans (20-9) came out of halftime with an offensive furry and outscored the home team 23-5 in the third quarter, ultimately winning the game 56-25.

  • Cartmell students support local pet-adoption efforts       

    The students at Cartmell Elementary School collected more than 3,000 non-perishable food items last November to feed hungry families in Carroll County. Now the students are collecting items for another good cause—to “help save the lost pets.”

    The Cartmell Student Council is leading a drive during the month of February to help provide supplies for Carroll County Animal Support, a local non-profit animal rescue organization.

  • Students must be ‘proficient’ in reading, math by 2012-14

    Changes in Kentucky’s student testing procedures mean that Carroll County students will be required to be 100 percent “proficient” in reading and math by the end of the 2013-14 school year.

    That’s the message Superintendent Lisa James delivered to members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday, Feb. 9.

  • New Kentucky foods web page shows locally grown items

    Kentucky has a rich tradition of hospitality and good food. A new Web page on the College of Agriculture website will help people make food connect-ions. The site can be found at www.ca.uky.edu/foods.

    It will help people find Kentuc-ky-grown foods in their county or surrounding area and give them more access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Deadline for the Kentucky equine survey approaching

    The deadline for horse owners to send in their contact information for the participation in the Kentuc-ky Equine Survey is Feb. 17.

    The purpose of the survey is to estimate the number of horses in Kentucky by county, breed and use. This information can then be used to examine the impact of the state’s signature industry. The actual survey will take place this summer.

  • Community listening session Thursday

    The city of Carrollton will hold a community listening session at Carroll County Middle School cafeteria at 7 p.m. Feb. 16  to provide information about what has occurred on several projects in downtown and along the waterfront, as well as to receive residents’ comments, thoughts, ideas and concerns.