Today's News

  • Panthers capture top seed with win

    It wasn’t a playoff game, but it sure felt like it.

    Carroll County clinched the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament with a 1-0 win over Henry County Sept. 26. Senior Trystan Amick scored the game’s lone goal in the first half.

    “We accomplished our goal of being first in the district and we did it a game early, which is great,” head coach Kevin States said. “Last year we lost a game in districts, and we didn’t want to do that again. This was the team we needed to beat.”

  • Carroll County Fall Festival Parade
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 5, 2017

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  • Church News | Oct. 5, 2017

    Hymn sing Oct. 5

    Trimble Hymn sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Hickory Grove Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford.

    Dividing Ridge hosts Community Picnic

    Dividing Ridge Apostolic Church, 4690 Hwy 36 East in Sanders, Ky. will hold their second annual Community Picnic at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7. Free, Fun, and Food. For more information call Pastor Jerry Knox, (502) 732-6779.

    Fall festival at English Baptist

  • Volleyball loses 3-0 to Eminence

    Carroll County drops a 31st District seed match Sept. 25, to Eminence 3-0 (22-25, 20-25, 16-25) as their record falls to 9-9 and 1-6 in district play.

    “We made a lot of mistakes in the beginning,” Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “Too many of our passes stayed below the attack line limiting our attacks. We did not capitalize on our hits in the beginning.”

  • Arney: Under eating can slow down fat loss

    When you begin a fat loss transformation, you are likely to be feeling highly motivated, so it can definitely be tempting to under eat and do excessive amounts of cardio to get a “head start.” I understand all of those things and the reasons for doing it, however it will potentially slow down your fat loss and it will eventually have a negative impact on your overall body composition.

    This is why...

    Suppressed metabolism

  • Republicans host first Lincoln dinner Oct. 7

    State and national Republican representatives will be coming to Carrollton to speak to the party faithful at a Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4-7 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park at the shelter house behind the mini golf course.

    The Carroll County Republican Party will be hosting a fundraising event that will feature local musicians and BBQ provided by Tina’s Barbecue. U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, State Sen. Paul Hornback, Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon and Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball will be traveling to Carrollton to speak to local Republicans.

  • NKADD introduces new board

    The Northern Kentucky Area Development District introduced new incoming board members at its Annual Meeting Sept. 28, at Elk Creek Vineyards.

    The incoming officers are as follows:

    • Chair – Lewis Diaz, Boone County Citizen Member and Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

    • Vice-Chair – Mayor Rick Skinner, City of Williamstown

    • 2nd Vice Chair – Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann of Kenton County

    • Treasurer – Judge/Executive Casey Ellis of Owen County

  • Distilling roots run deep for Owen native


    Landmark News Service

    When James Neeley set sail from northern Ireland in 1740 for what would soon become the United States, he brought with him copper pot stills – tools of the trade for what would eventually become a way of life for his descendants in Owsley County, Ky.

  • New city building hits snag due to unexpected cost

    Engineer David Eberenz, with Heritage Engineering LLC, brought construction plans and bids for the new Ghent city building to the Ghent Commission special meeting Sept. 26, for the board’s approval.

    The bids came in higher than expected, over $434,000 from the lowest bidder of Perkins/Carmack Construction LLC out of Milford, Ohio.