Today's News

  • NCLB brings mixed results to Trimble County schools

    The Trimble Banner There was good news and bad for Trimble County Public Schools last week, when the results of the federal No Child Left Behind progress reports were released statewide. The reports are based on the percentage of students in each school who earn a proficient or distinguished rating on the Kentucky Core Content Test, which measures student progress for the federal program. Pr

  • Candidates square off on state, national issues

    The Oldham Era LA GRANGE, Ky. – State spending, expanded gambling and the future of roads and schools are key issues in the races for Kentucky’s Senate District 26 and House District 47. Candidates engaged in a 90-minute forum Sept. 16 that drew an estimated 350 people to Oldham County High School. Hosted by the Tri-County Tea Party, candidates responded to about 20 questions aske

  • Carroll County Cross Country Cancer Cure Champions Invitational

    The Carroll County Cross Country Cancer Cure Champions Invitational will be this Saturday at General Butler State Resort Park. Races will begin at 10 a.m. in the following order: Elementary girls, 10 a.m.; elementary boys, 10:30 a.m.; middle school girls, 11 a.m.; middle school boys, 11:30 a.m.; junior varsity girls, noon; junior varsity boys, 12:30 p.m.; varsity girls, 1 p.m.; and varsity boys,

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 29

    Wednesday, Sept. 29

     Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

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


    Thursday, Sept. 30

     Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

     Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Oct. 1

     Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Lady Panthers in action

    The Lady Panthers finished in third place in the Carroll County  Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday. The team defeated Grant County, twice, and Ludlow, but lost to Trimble County and eventual champion Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Wal-Mart rumor false

    We live in a time where rumors can spread like never before. With Facebook, Twitter and the many online bulletin board sites available to people, there is an audience watching and waiting for the latest “information” that is posted. The problem, in many cases, is that the information they pick up from these sites is inaccurate, misleading or false. Items that are posted on these Int

  • Girls' golf senior night

    The girls’ golf team celebrated both senior night and a victory Thursday afternoon. Angel Rabago was recognized as the team’s lone senior, and the Lady Panthers beat Frankfort 139 to 160 in a three-on-three match-up as Frankfort only had three players. As a team, Carroll shot a 202, which Head Coach Jay Jones said was the lowest for the season. Quincy Hogan shot 38, followed by Hanna

  • Abbott takes medalist honors, boys’ golf finishes in fourth

    Sophomore Nick Abbott took medalist honors in the NCKC conference tournament at Henry County on Sept. 21, leading all scorers with 79. “He just put really good nines together on a day that it really counted,” Head Coach Warren McEuen said. “That’s the best he’s ever played in his life. Everything just kind of came together for him.” As a team, Carroll finish

  • PRP takes Carroll tourney title, Lady Panthers finish in third

    Carroll County won three of five games while hosting Saturday’s Carroll County Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Panthers defeated Grant County 25-11, 22-25 and 25-21 in their opening tournament appearance to advance to second round play in the winners’ bracket of the double elimination tourney. Carroll fell to Pleasure Ridge Park in game four by scores of 25-23 and 25-21

  • City applies for grant to assess for chemical

    The city of Carrollton is seeking federal grant funds to determine if a specific chemical is present in soil. If not found it will make the sale of real estate here easier for its owners. City council unanimously agreed to authorize Mayor Dwight Louden to enter into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for the city to act as the applicant for the Brownfields Assessment Grant at