Today's News

  • Lacy Fox receives Xavier presidential scholarship

    Lacy Fox of Florence, Ky. the daughter of Samantha and Brian Riley, and granddaughter of Harriet and Tony Colello of Worthville, and the late Delmar and Lena Fox has accepted a Presidential Scholarship from Xavier University.

  • Middle school creates first school-wide YouTube video

    More than 400 Carroll County Middle School students and staff members packed the school’s gymnasium with books in hand.

    Facing them was an array of video camera tripods, microphone stands, and a fully-extended aerial lift, in which art teacher Corie Edens was securely perched as she filmed the crowd performing a massive wave from left to right and back again.  Technology teacher Christie Jones also captured the scene on her camcorder as music teacher Chris Roode directed the movements like an aerobics instructor, calling out commands.

  • Panthers stumble in 4th quarter, fall on senior night to Bearcats

    The Carroll County Panthers led at every quarter stop except the one that counted, falling 75-66 to Walton-Verona in their final home appearance of the season. The Panthers came out of the locker room with intensity, took control of the game early and led much of the way giving the Senior Night crowd plenty to cheer about for better than 28 minutes.

  • Stewart named to NCKC All-Conference Team

    Carroll County’s Ethan Stewart has been named to the 2010-2011 boys’ basketball North Central Kentucky Conference-All Conference Team, as voted on by the coaches in the league. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.

  • Curry named NCKC co-player of the week

    Carroll County’s Kyndal Curry and Trimble County’s Raegan Black and Chloe Griffith were named the NCKC players of the week.

     Kyndal scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in two games last week and has guarded the other teams’ best player all season long.

    Raegan averaged 20 points, seven rebounds, and two-and-a-half blocks in three wins.

    Chloe averaged 12 points and six rebounds in three wins.  She shot 73 percent from the field.

  • 1918 river ice proved destructive to maritime trade on Ohio River

    The oppressive arctic conditions that prevailed throughout the Ohio River Valley and along the river’s tributaries in the winter of 1918 continued late into January. By Jan. 20, many rural and small community schools had been forced to close due to extreme cold and deep snow. It was almost impossible for students on the farms to make their way to the school houses.

  • State imposes limits on outdoor burning

    Kentucky law designates Feb. 15-April 30 as spring forest fire hazard season. During this time, it is illegal to burn anything within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland between the daylight hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The law is intended to prevent forest fires by allowing outdoor burning only after 6 p.m. when conditions are less likely to cause a wildfire to spread.

  • Second class on photography tackles copying images

    Do you have pictures on your camera and you are not sure about the next step?

    We will be talking about saving and transferring pictures to computer. The next steps would be editing pictures and then getting them printed. We will be covering those topics this Saturday, Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Extension office.

    Please bring pictures and if you want a laptop computer. I will have a couple of extra computers for the attendees to use.

    Managing calving season

  • Carroll City Council briefs - Feb. 23, 2011

    First reading for city’s amended sexually oriented business ordinance

    Carrollton City Council approved the first reading of the Ordinance 2011-02 amending Ordinance 2004-01 for sexually oriented businesses at their meeting Feb. 14. The new amendment revised the distance that a sexually oriented business can operate or cause to be operated to 500 feet from the original 250 feet.

  • Pulled cream candy, needlework classes set for February

    Do you yearn for the wonderful cream candy made by your grandmother or mother in days gone past? If so, you can learn to make it yourself.
    On Thursday, Feb. 24, we are having a cream candy making class from 6-8 p.m. at the Extension office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carrollton.

    This class was originally planned for November, but due to an illness by our instructor it had to be postponed. Even though the weather is getting warmer, we still wanted to offer this class.