Today's News

  • Walton-Verona beats Carroll on senior night, 75-30

    Thursday night’s game against Walton-Verona is one head coach Brian Crank said he hopes his team quickly forgets as they head into the biggest game of the season: the 31st District Tournament match up against Henry County Wednesday, Feb. 21. Walton-Verona hit 56 percent from the field (30-54), compared to just 20 percent (8-40) for Carroll County, as they controlled the game from start to finish, winning 75-30.

  • Use restaurant visits to fuel creativity in home kitchen

    Hello once again, my friends. As I look out the window on this beautiful February day I can only think of how much it has changed over the past few days. It was snowing and cold three days ago and now the sun is shining and the temperatures are creeping up to around 60. If you don’t like the weather just give it a day, it will change.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: New Fishing Regulations for 2018


    Kentucky Afield

    A reduction in the statewide daily creel limit from 30 fish to 20 fish for crappie highlights the new fishing regulations for 2018. The regulations go into effect March 1.

  • Kentucky inspect species vary in susceptibility to the cold

    Surviving Kentucky winters is a challenge for cold-blooded arthropods. A few species, such as the monarch butterfly, leave cold weather to the hardy and fly south for the winter. Those that remain use “diapause” to survive this inhospitable time of year.

  • Making the most out of your tax refund

    Tax refund season: It’s like Christmas come early! Or late? Either way, tax refund season is an excellent opportunity to begin the new year making wise financial decisions.

  • Spa manager charged with promoting prostitution

    A Carroll County spa manager has been charged for allegedly promoting prostitution (two or more prostitutes) out of the Blue Accu Spa on Hwy. 227. 

    Jackie June Hong, 69, of Carrollton, was charged with the Class D felony Feb. 8, after Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations obtained a search warrant for Blue Accu Spa, located at 2529 Hwy. 227, Suite D. 

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored | John Travis

    John “Dump” Travis said he was surprised to hear that he had been selected for Carroll County High School’s Wall of Fame. “It’s a privilege because they don’t have to recognize that. I feel honored they looked back and saw that what I accomplished was worth honoring.”

    Travis was a four-year athlete in football, track and basketball. But it was the football field where he really left his mark.

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored

    Carroll County High School inducted John Travis and Carroll Yager Feb. 15, into its Wall of Fame, recognizing their athletic achievements at CCHS. A reception was held in the cafeteria before the picture and jersey unveiling in the hallway outside the gym. Travis and Yager also were recognized at halftime of the varsity Panthers’ game against Walton-Verona. Yager is a 1971 graduate and a four-year basketball and three-year track athlete. Travis is a 1974 graduate and a four-year football and track athlete.

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored | Carroll Yager

    From playing pick-up games at the “Cow Palace” at Hill’s Dairy to playing in front of standing-room only crowds, basketball has been a lifelong passion for Carroll Yager. Being recognized for his achievements in the sport he loves is very exciting, he said.

  • Ohio River to crest Friday; flash flooding possible

    Carroll County remains under a National Weather Service issued flood warning through Friday evening. The Ohio River is expected to crest at 52 feet at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, and fall below 49 feet by 1 a.m., Saturday, Feb 24.

    Flood stage is 51 feet at the lower gauge at Markland Dam. At stages near 52 feet, lowland roads near the river are flooded, including low-lying roads near Carrollton, Vevay, Warsaw and Florence.