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Today's News

  • Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen to speak at CCCDC

    Kentucky Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen will be the guest speaker at the Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s (CCCDC) Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20, at noon, at General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. The public is invited to attend. 

    Call CCCDC at (502) 732-7035 to make reservations for the noon lunch buffet. Cost of the hot buffet is $20, payable at the door, and includes drink and gratuity.

  • State Police seeks help in identifying two accused of theft in Shelby Co

    In the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 2014, two unknown individuals unlawfully used stolen credit cards at the Shelbyville Kroger and Huck’s Food and Fuel.  Purchases between the two businesses exceeded $700.

    The suspects, possibly a Caucasion male and African American female, are believed to be operating a small gray or silver SUV.  Photographs obtained from the security camera footage show the individuals sought by the Kentucky State Police in connection with this offense.

  • Lady Panthers basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Lady Panthers pick up road win
    Carroll County defeated Henry County, 35-29, in New Castle Jan. 6. The Lady Panthers jumped out to an 11-4 first-quarter lead, but the Lady Cats fought back in the second quarter to pull within two at the half, 19-17. Neither team scored many points in the third quarter (6-4 Carroll). The Lady Panthers were able to hold on in the fourth for the win.

  • Rand re-appointed House Appropriations chair

    Although legislative sessions in odd-numbered years are relatively new in Kentucky - the first was held in 2001 - the General Assembly has long met during the first full week of January in these years to elect House and Senate leaders and update committee assignments.

    While the top four leaders in both chambers remained the same last week, there were some changes in the other leadership positions; in fact, nine of the 16 House and Senate leaders are new.

  • Senate passes four bills, including heroin legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Hornback

    “Creating Kentucky jobs and strengthening Kentucky families” - this is how our caucus defined the overall goals of the Senate this session, and I’m proud to report that four of our priority bills to accomplish those objectives passed the Senate in our first week and are now on the way to the House.

  • Input vs. Output Is it really that simple?

    How do I lose weight? How do I gain weight? Why am I not losing weight when I’m eating less?

    Have you asked these questions before? You are not alone. Everyone seeks the answer. It is not in a magic pill, or special diet, or some fad on an infomercial.

  • McLaughlin travels to Salt Lake for genealogy conference

    To celebrate my third year of attending the Salt Lake Institute for Genealogy (affectionately known as SLIG), I’m going to write a bit about some tips for traveling here to do research.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Carroll falls to Henry

    Henry County dominated Carroll County during the first quarter on their home court, 21-8, and eventually won by the same margin, 64-51, Jan. 6.

    With the rest of the statistics about even, the story of the game was rebounding. Henry County outrebounded Carroll County 37-18, including 14-8 on the offensive glass.

    Henry’s Gavin Jameson led all scorers with 21 points. Teammates Coleton Aneszko, 17, and Trey Wills, 11, also hit double-digits.

  • January is National Mentoring Month

    This January will mark the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County and their satellite agency in Carroll County are participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults through their School Based and Community Based programs.

  • January is National Mentoring Month

    This January will mark the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County and their satellite agency in Carroll County are participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults through their School Based and Community Based programs.