Today's News

  • iLead students visit the communities in program

    In an effort to connect with their communities, students at the regional iLead Academy will embark on a scavenger hunt to the county seat on the first five Fridays of the school year.

    Students from five school districts attend iLead Academy–Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Owen and Galltin counties–and Director Larisa McKinney wants the students to learn about the culture in each community.

    The series began in New Castle Aug. 7. Students came to downtown Carrollton Aug. 14.

  • Hymn sing Sunday, Aug. 23

    Sanders Baptist Church, 245 McDaniel St. in Sanders will host its fourth Sunday hymn sing, Sunday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

  • City Council | Aug. 20, 2015

    Tax rate

    Council approved the second reading setting the advalorem tax rate at 30 cents per $100 assessed value on all real property and all personal tangible property at a special meeting Friday, Aug. 14. The tax is due by Nov. 1, and will be collected by the city treasurer.

    Business licenses

  • Veterans can get free prostate cancer screenings at state fair

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Kentucky’s male veterans should not miss the opportunity to get free prostate cancer screening at the Kentucky State Fair, which opens Thursday.

    Heather French Henry, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, has long been a strong advocate of prostate cancer screening for all men, and particularly veterans, a news release said.

  • Donation | Aug. 20, 2015
  • Class of 2015 CCHS graduates Gillespie, Underwood named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Kathryn Gillespie and Logan Underwood, 2015 graduates of Carroll County High School,  have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Find YOUR Way To Fitness

    Physical fitness is the key to a long life and good health. There is no right or wrong way to get fit. It starts with the first step of finding what works for you and what you will enjoy doing so there will be consistency in your exercise routine. Consistency will lead you to success in your fitness goals.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Aug. 20, 2015

    Thursday, Aug. 20

    Kentucky State Fair opens and runs through Aug. 30, at the state fairgrounds in Louisville.

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the Carrollton Utilities conference room, 225 Sixth St.

    Carroll County Animal Support meets at 6:30 p.m. at the second floor meeting room of the Carroll County courthouse.

  • Stuck

     Have you ever looked around and thought, “How did I get here?”   Have you ever looked down and realized that you’re not moving.

    The definition of stuck is “immobile, embedded, fixed, a place of hopelessness.”

    That definition describes where our lives can be without clear direction and clarity on how to get “unstuck.”

  • Ready Fair - gearing up for the start of school

    A large crowd attended the Ready Fair and open houses at Kathryn Winn Primary, Cartmell Elementary and Carroll County Middle School Aug. 6. School materials were provided during the Ready Fair.