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Today's News

  • Have you met ... Raymond Meadows

     Carrollton native Raymond Meadows wants the community to know that the American Legion Post 41 is more than just a bar: it’s an active organization with mostly Carroll County members that supports the community and all veterans who need assistance.

    “There are a lot of things we do down here that the public don’t know, really what the Legion is all about,” Meadows said.

    Legion Commander for nine years, Meadows said it is a bigger job than people may think.

  • Local BBQ pair competes at annual event

     The day after Madison’s 2009 Ribberfest, Jerry Johnson of Carrollton ran into his friend Paul Gaines at the grocery store. Gaines is a member of the Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism Board. That conversation resulted in what is now known as Bands and BBQ.

  • Rand reflects on Kentucky’s ties to the September 11th tragedy

     On Thursday this week, our nation will pause to remember those whose lives were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

    If you are old enough to recall exactly where you were and what you were doing when you first heard the news, it can seem difficult to believe that 13 years have passed.

  • Volleyball wins over Gallatin, dedicates match to Lisa Prosser

    Carroll County volleyball (2-5) came away with an emotional and hard fought 3-0 victory over Gallatin County(1-4).

    “Wow what a night,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “This night was very special to a lot of us, as we dedicated this game to the Prosser family. I know that Lisa (Prosser) would be very proud. I thought the girls played very tough and were aggressive at the net tonight.”

  • White named Paul Harris Fellow
  • Volleyball wins over Gallatin, dedicates match to Lisa Prosser

    Carroll County volleyball (2-5) came away with an emotional and hard fought 3-0 victory over Gallatin County(1-4).

    “Wow what a night,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “This night was very special to a lot of us, as we dedicated this game to the Prosser family. I know that Lisa (Prosser) would be very proud. I thought the girls played very tough and were aggressive at the net tonight.”

  • Moore shuts out Carroll in emotional contest

    Tears were shed after Carroll County’s football game Friday night, but it had nothing to do with the game just played on the field.

    The Panthers football family mourned the death of Lisa Prosser, mother of senior lineman Colin Prosser, junior running back Kyle Prosser and senior volleyball player Karly Prosser, who died Tuesday, Sept. 2.

  • Isis will cower before Jesus

     Crucial conflict is found in Matthew’s gospel, Chapter 17. A boy is possessed by demons who throw him mercilessly into fire and water. The boy suffers severely from demonic possession. No one is able to help the boy victimized by evil spirits—not even the disciples of Jesus. Frustrated with their lack of faith, Jesus himself comes forward, rebukes the demons, and drives them out of the boy. The father is most grateful.

  • Use clues to identify family in old photographs

    We all have them: Photographs of people saved among family mementos with no names provided. Nothing is more frustrating for a family historian. If you are like me, you no longer have anyone living who could help solve the mystery.

    The good news is that all photos have clues that can at the very least help determine when a photograph was taken.

  • Walton-Verona defeats Panthers, 2-0, in All ‘A’ soccer tourney

    The Walton-Verona Bearcats spoiled the Panthers’ All ‘A’ championship plans Thursday night, defeating Carroll 2-0 at Panther Field. Walton-Verona took on Owen County Saturday in the regional championship and won, 3-0.

    The loss extends the streak to seven – seven years since the Panthers soccer team has defeated the Bearcats.