Today's News

  • Mathis speaks to historical society

    The Port William Historical Society met on Jan. 24, at Pat’s Place with 12 members and a guest speaker, Gary Mathis, in attendance. President of PWHS Deborah Garrett introduced Mathis, who is Executive Director of Carroll County Community Development Corporation and is in charge of grants and economic development. He discussed his work background and his areas of experience. He was very enthusiastic in discussing plans for the city of Carrollton.

  • State’s organ donor registry saves lives with transplants

    “As we sat beside my 5-month-old son’s hospital bed, we begged God for a miracle.  Smith had been fighting 24 hours for his life but, really, he had fought since birth. Smith was born with a rare liver disease called Biliary Atresia. The bile ducts in his liver were not formed correctly. Bile was trapped and quickly caused cirrhosis to his liver,” explains Smith Webster’s mom, Holly from Jefferson County.

  • Senior Calendar | Feb. 2, 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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 2, 2017


    Wednesday, Feb. 8: Cake Pops, make and decorate cake pops, after school, 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Feb. 8: Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:50 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 10: PHd’s (projects half done), 2 p.m.

    Monday, Feb. 13: Valentine Book Art, 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, Feb. 14: Valentine Book Art, 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Feb. 15: Pathfinder RPG-Emerald Spire, 5:30 p.m.

  • Ryle pulls away in second half, 80-51

    After a competitive first half of basketball against 6A opponent Ryle High School, the wheels fell off in the third quarter for the Carroll County Panthers. Outscored 23-5, they could not make up the deficit in the fourth, falling 80-51 Jan. 25.

    “We played pretty well [the] first half against probably either [the] first or second-best team we’ve played all year,” head coach Brian Crank said. “It’s the biggest team we’ve played all year, and we were right there. Just didn’t come out ready to go in the second half.”

  • Shorthanded Lady Panthers win against Kentucky Country Day

    The shorthanded Carroll County Lady Panthers rode the career night of freshman Andrea Searcy to a 46-34 victory over Kentucky Country Day.

    Searcy scored a career-high 15 points to lead Carroll. Junior Abigail Aulbach joined her in double figures with 13 points.

    Junior Abby Evans injured an ankle during Monday’s practice and sat out the game. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said Evans was listed as day to day. Also missing was senior guard Jenna Richmond who Stone said was ill.

  • Rand, Hornback discuss legislation, taxes at town hall

    Recently-passed laws and a potential special session to discuss tax reform were the hot topics at attended a town hall meeting Jan. 26, with Rep. Rick Rand (D) and Sen. Paul Hornback (R). About 30 people were sitting and standing around the old courtroom at the downtown courthouse as the legislators shared their thoughts on the current short session of the General Assembly and answered questions from the audience.

  • Top 10 facts offer current view of education for state students

    Since we became a state in 1792, Kentucky has been committed to education. It is that commitment that led to key education decisions in the Civil Rights movement, the passage of the landmark 1990 Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) and the 19-year-old Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act.

  • Under eating will slow your fat loss process

    When you begin a fat loss transformation it can definitely be tempting to under eat and do excessive amounts of cardio to get a “head start” whilst you’re feeling highly motivated.

    Understanding all of those things and the reasons for doing it, however, it will potentially slow down your fat loss and have a negative impact on your overall body composition eventually.

    This is why...

  • Back in my day | Matt and Gerri Gandolfo

    Education brought Mathew and Gerri Gandolfo to Carrollton in 1964.

    Matt received a call from Bob Pike, the principal at the newly completed 42 School, now known as Cartmell Elementary. Pike needed a science teacher. Matt told him he did not know much about teaching, but Pike argued, “You know science.”