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Today's News

  • Four reasons you are not dropping body fat

    On Instagram and Facebook you always see trainers asked about stubborn body fat and how they recommend getting rid of it. The reality is that there are so many variables to answer with a question like this it is tough to give one straight answer. What can be done for you is give four very common reasons why so many people fail to lose body fat effectively. 

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  • Bearcats stop Panthers in Eighth Region tourney

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers ran into the sharpened claws of the Anderson County Lady Bearcats in a 56-20 loss in the first round of the Eighth Region girls’ basketball tournament, Feb. 27.

    The 30th District champions had been on a roll, averaging slightly more than 24-point wins in their last five games since a 51-50 road loss to Walton-Verona, Feb. 11.

    Anderson’s defensive pressure created four turnovers on Carroll’s first five possessions as Anderson jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first five minutes.

  • Spring Sports Preview - Tennis

    “Have fun” will be the mantra of this year’s Carroll County High School tennis team, as the girls’ five seniors enjoy their final season and the boys’ team continues to grow.

    Four of the team’s five seniors–Kendall Conley, Taylor Courtney, Jessi Dermon and Emilee Walker–have played for head coach Juan Fernandez since sixth grade. Fellow senior Ashley Davidson joined the team freshman year.

  • Carroll offense unable to match Owen, fall in title game

    Owen County’s balanced offense of inside scoring and outside 3-point shooting was too much for Carroll County to handle, as the Lady Rebels won their second straight 31st District Championship with a 54-41 win Friday, Feb. 24, at Henry County High School.

    The Lady Rebels had four players in double figures and hit 45 percent from the field, including 54 percent (7-13) from long range.

  • Bill makes legislators’ pensions public

    Visits from advocacy groups, a ceremonial bill signing, and rallies in the Capitol Rotunda, along with the bipartisan passage of bills, marked a busy Week Four of the 2017 Legislative Session. We were excited to welcome the children of Kentucky National Guard members from across the state for the First Annual Kentucky Military Kids Day. It was an honor to host these families who have sacrificed so much to serve our state and our country.

  • Session produces record number of bills, some winners, some losers

    We passed the half-way point of our 30-day session this week and accrued some historic stats along the way.

    A combined total of 793 bills were filed in the House and Senate this year. That’s the second-highest amount for an odd-year regular session and just two bills shy of the 795 bills filed in 2007.

  • Kentucky near bottom of new state ranking

    By Bailey Loosemore

    The Courier-Journal

    Kentucky’s not even close to being the best state in the country, according to a rank­ing released Tuesday.

    In fact, we came in 42nd on a list put out by the U.S. News and World Report, ranking just above Alaska and Oklaho­ma in the bottom 10 states.

    So what put us so low on the list? Well, here’s how the rank­ing worked.

  • Head Start building expansion wins board of ed’s OK

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved a building project application for the addition of four classrooms to expand the all-day Head Start program for four year olds. The application also includes a new roof and heating and air conditioning system for Kathryn Winn Primary.

    The project total is $5,171,703.36, with construction costs coming in at $4,3324,496.

  • CPD has record year for citations, traffic stops

    Last year was a busy one for the Carrollton Police Department. The city department reached a 10-year high in the number of citations issued, calls answered and traffic stops. It was also just one away from tying a 10-year high in DUIs, and 2016 also saw citizens having the lowest number of motor vehicle accidents in 10 years.

  • Winds cause widespread damage, power outages

    An early morning line of storms moved through Carroll County Wednesday knocking out power as it downed trees, ripped roofs off buildings and destroyed several structures.

    The storm hit Carrollton just after 6:30 a.m. with heavy rain, hail, lightening and strong winds gusting to 79 m.p.h., according to the Carrollton’s Kentucky Mesonet station. The station reports that 1.09 inches of rain fell there since midnight.