Today's News

  • Owen defense stymies Lady Panthers

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers dropped their second straight North Central Kentucky Conference contest on Friday, falling to district rival Owen County 36-28 at home.


    Wednesday, Dec. 16 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Thursday, Dec. 17 Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thur

  • Main Street thanks event’s sponsors


  • Madison driver won title with broken leg

    When popular Miss Madison/Oh Boy! Oberto driver Steve David executed a spectacular, abeit accidental, 360 degree flip in heat 4-A of the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship in Doha, Qatar, damage to the boat and driver was thought to be fairly minor.

    Boat and driver finished second in the Final Heat run later in the day, to secure the 2009 Season High Point Championship.

    Now X-rays taken during a routine physical in Lighthouse Point, Florida--David’s home town--have revealed he was driving in the final heat with a broken fibula in his right (throttle) leg.

  • Walton-Verona tops Lady Panthers in OT

    Carroll County trailed in all statistical categories except shooting percentages but nearly pulled off an upset of highly-touted Walton-Verona, falling 48-45 in overtime at home Monday.     

    The Lady Panthers fought hard but suffered their first loss of the season. Trailing 36-27 after three quarters of play Carroll County had outsccored the Lady Bearcats 6-3 in the final period to pull within three with only seconds to go. Sophomore guard Hannah Devine banged home a three-pointer at the buzzer to knot the score and send the game into overtime


    Wednesday, Dec. 9

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, 220 Seventh St. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Thursday, Dec. 10

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

  • CCAS president is proud of group’s accomplishments


    For several years, I’ve served as president of Carroll County Animal Support, and my friend JoAnn Parker has served as vice president. Both JoAnn and I have decided it’s time for us step down from these positions and let others lead the group.

    CCAS will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant to elect new officers for the board.

  • Hill released from jail, must register as a sex offender

    Patrick Hill, 48, was released from the Carroll County Detention Center on Monday, Nov. 29 after completing a 180-day sentence for a conviction on a class A misdemeanor second-degree sexual abuse.

    Hill registered with the local detention center as a sex offender following his release, but that registration was not recognized by Kentucky State Police officials in Frankfort as being with the proper authoritative office, according to Probation Officer Gary Marshall with the Carroll County Office of Probation & Parole.

  • Lady Panthers overcome Trimble in road game

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers pulled away from Trimble County in the second half en route to their first North Central Kentucky Conference win of the season on Friday in Bedford. Leading 25-24 at halftime the Lady Panthers outpointed their hosts 30-16 over the final eight minutes of play for a 55-40 win.

  • Contest was a success


    I would like to thank the generous people who entered the Vision of Sugar Plums cooking contest held at McNeal’s during A Christmas Carroll Dec. 5.  There were 62 beautiful desserts turned in for a chance to win a new range from McNeal’s. I could see the time and special attention the people put into their desserts.