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Today's News

  • Carroll unable to hold late lead, falls in overtime

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County extended its losing streak to nine games with a 70-68 overtime loss to Eminence in a 31st District game, Jan. 20.

    Carroll County held a 60-56 lead with 32.9 seconds left in the game. “We could not finish, we had the lead, ” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “Losing streaks are hard to break.”

  • Dragons outpace Panthers, 84-55

    The Carroll County Panthers faced a tough opponent Tuesday night in 8th Region-leader South Oldham. The game was tied with a little more than two minutes left in the first quarter, but the Panthers couldn’t keep pace on offense against the Dragons, ultimately losing the game 84-55.

  • Lady Panthers notch home win over Frankfort

    After a slow first quarter, the Carroll County Lady Panthers built a small lead in the second quarter over Frankfort and pulled away in the fourth, winning 39-25.

    Carroll only hit 28 percent from the field (11-39), but they succeeded in getting to the free throw line, going 13-25 for 52 percent.

    Frankfort struggled offensively, going 10-50 (20 percent) from the field and 4-14 (29 percent) from the free throw line.

  • All-A honors

    Junior Abigail Aulbach and seniors Haley Dermon and Evan McMahan were named to the All ‘A’ All-Tournament Team. 

  • Keeton recommends ways to jazz up boring salads
  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 26, 2017

    Winter Reading Challenge for kids, take a challenge to complete six of the nine reading challenges for your age and win a free book of your choice, through the month of January for ages 0-4 and 5 and up. For all ages: there is a new list for 2017, if this is your first year, you can jump in by reading a new book each month from one of the categories and be entered to win fun prizes monthly and at the year-end.

    For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 26, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Walk with Ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • CCRTA discusses dues, legislative issues

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on Jan. 20, at Two Rivers Restaurant with nine members present. The reading of the minutes from the November meeting was tabled. The treasurer reported dues had been paid to the district treasurer. A gift card was purchased for Cydney Conley of Family Ties to use for the students at Kathryn Winn Primary.

  • Beshear warns of IRS, tax-related scams

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – As tax season begins, Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert to help Kentucky families avoid falling victim to Internal Revenue Service and tax-related identity fraud.

    The start date for electronic filing of tax year 2016 federal and Kentucky returns begins Jan. 23 and, as a result, reports of tax identity fraud are increasing.

  • A view from the mountaintop

    As I sit at my home office desk on this Monday Martin Luther King National Holiday, and as I drink coffee while eating crackers with my dog “Tuffy”. As I attempt to write down what my brain was thinking about at 1:30 a.m., one cannot in any semblance listen to the Rev. Dr. King’s speeches and not think of those that had important roles in our learning, growing, and doing.