Today's News

  • CCAS president is proud of group’s accomplishments


    For several years, I’ve served as president of Carroll County Animal Support, and my friend JoAnn Parker has served as vice president. Both JoAnn and I have decided it’s time for us step down from these positions and let others lead the group.

    CCAS will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant to elect new officers for the board.

  • Hill released from jail, must register as a sex offender

    Patrick Hill, 48, was released from the Carroll County Detention Center on Monday, Nov. 29 after completing a 180-day sentence for a conviction on a class A misdemeanor second-degree sexual abuse.

    Hill registered with the local detention center as a sex offender following his release, but that registration was not recognized by Kentucky State Police officials in Frankfort as being with the proper authoritative office, according to Probation Officer Gary Marshall with the Carroll County Office of Probation & Parole.

  • Lady Panthers overcome Trimble in road game

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers pulled away from Trimble County in the second half en route to their first North Central Kentucky Conference win of the season on Friday in Bedford. Leading 25-24 at halftime the Lady Panthers outpointed their hosts 30-16 over the final eight minutes of play for a 55-40 win.

  • Contest was a success


    I would like to thank the generous people who entered the Vision of Sugar Plums cooking contest held at McNeal’s during A Christmas Carroll Dec. 5.  There were 62 beautiful desserts turned in for a chance to win a new range from McNeal’s. I could see the time and special attention the people put into their desserts.

  • High School play cancelled

    The Carroll County High School drama club production “Romeo, Juliet and Toto Too!” a twist on the traditional “Wizard of Oz” story has been cancelled. Two productions of the play were scheduled to have been held on Dec. 15 at Carroll County Middle School.

    The cancellation was announced due to insufficient cast participation.

  • Panthers overcome Trimble in road game

     “It was a real good game, an enjoyable game to watch!”

    Carroll Yager and Bob Lauster, head boys’ basketball coaches for Carroll County and Trimble County, nearly echoed each other’s sentiments following Thursdays’ renewal of the neighboring county rivalry, won by the Panthers, 63-58, in Bedford.

    Trimble came out strong, opening a 14-9 lead midway through the first quarter before the Panthers regrouped to outpace their hosts 9-2 over the final minutes to lead 18-16 at the quarter stop.

  • Panthers edge Williamstown in opener

    Carroll County defeated Williamstown 56-54 in the basketball season opener at Carrollton on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The Panthers stormed back from a 17-point deficit midway through the first half to pull with 12 at halftime.

    Carroll played aggressively on defense early in the second half allowing the Panthers to scratch back into the game, pulling within two, 39-37, at the third quarter stop. Carroll County held Williamstown to four field goals in the second half, including only one in the final quarter.

  • Youth services board members thanked


    The Youth Services Center would like to express a sincere “thank you” to our advisory board for all its hard work and dedication to our center. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated. Have a safe and happy holiday.

    Members are Norma Birchfield, Susan Burckle, Vickie Kemper,  Jennifer Stewart, Charlotte Unker, Richelle Wheeler, Carolyn Jones, Tina Rosenbaum, Jessica Spenneberg, Levi Underwood, Sheila Underwood, Chris White, Beth Wallace and Austin Crowell

  • Butler Lodge filled with Christmas spirit

    A chorus of little voices rang out, yelling “Santa! Santa!” as the Jolly Old Elf appeared at the Butler Lodge at General Butler State Resort Park on Thursday, Dec. 3. Two four-year-old Head Start classes — Ms. Brierly’s and Ms. Roth’s — visited to see the Christmas trees as a part of the Festival of Trees and to tell the jolly old elf what they wanted for Christmas.

    The Festival of Trees is an annual event held at the park where schools, churches, organizations and businesses can decorate trees to put on display at the lodge.

  • Stepping down, Duncan thanks TCYL board, volunteers, players

    Editor: This is my final letter to interested Trimble County Youth League participants. I would like to thank everyone for allowing me the opportunity to be involved in enhancing the youth of our community in the aspects of baseball, teamwork, leadership and friendship. It is time for me to step down from the TCYL board and allow a new generation to continue the development of o