Today's News

  • Boys take second in holiday classic

    The boys basketball team took home second place in Bellevue High School’s Swauger Holiday Classic, held Dec. 21-22.

    The Panthers (6-3) defeated Berea and Menifee County, but lost in the championship to Newport High School, 73-72.
    Carroll won its round one match-up against Berea, 57-31, on Friday, Dec. 21. The Panthers were up 34-15 at the half and held the Pirates (3-6) to just four points in the third quarter.

  • Girls lose in opening round of NAS tourney

    For the Lady Panthers, Thursday’s game against Villa Madonna was a missed opportunity.

    First half fouls and turnovers were contributing factors in Carroll’s 46-23 loss Thursday Dec. 27, in the opening round of the North American Stainless basketball tournament at Carroll County High School.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 26, 2012

    Wednesday, Dec. 26

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

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

    Thursday, Dec. 27

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Early newspaper deadline for all news and advertising at 1 p.m. for the Jan. 2 issue.

  • Check Presentiation | Dec. 26, 2012
  • Trimble Hymn Sing | Dec. 26, 2012

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is held the first Thursday of each month at a different location. The next Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Bedford United Methodist Church.

  • There are many questions about pain and suffering after the school shootings

    If you are like me, then you are beginning to be a bit overwhelmed by the evil that has manifested itself in our country as of late. 

    The shootings at the elementary school in Connecticut are a stark reminder that there is true darkness in the world.

    Many of you have asked the question of ‘why?’  My 5-year-old son knows enough of the world to ask the question of why, and I am sure your children do, too.

  • Ferguson graduates from naval nuclear power training school

    Navy Seaman Samuel J. Ferguson has graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

    Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Dec. 26, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026


    Wednesday, Dec. 26: Euchre,  10 a.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 27: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 28: Take down Christmas decorations, 10 a.m.; mystery lunch? 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve toast with dessert, noon.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Dec. 26, 2012

    There will be no children’s programming until February. Call the library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 26:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “ Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” 2 p.m.

  • Pets available for adoption through CCAS