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Today's News

  • 2018 Student-Athlete of the Year nominees
  • iLEAD students capture 24 state awards at Louisville competition

    On Monday, April 23 iLEAD Academy traveled to Louisville to participate in the Technology Student Association State Competition. Students in all grade levels at iLEAD (Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors) competed individually or in small groups in various STEM-related events ranging from Animatronics to CAD Engineering to STEM Careers to Fashion Design and Technology. The three-day event was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and culminated with the highly anticipated award ceremony on Wednesday morning.

  • Record-setting Lady Panthers defeat Henry County, 3-0

    The Carroll County Middle School Lady Panthers’ soccer team picked up win No. 6 on May 3, against the visiting Henry County Middle School Lady Wildcats. It was Carroll County’s fifth shutout victory of the season at the time, winning 3-0.

  • Marshall, Wille to compete at state track meet

    Saturday, the Carroll County High School track team competed in the Class 1A Region 5 meet. Runners, jumpers and throwers from CCHS and the rest of the region looked to qualify for the state track championship on Thursday in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Two Panthers qualified for the state meet: ninth-grader Sarah Marshall and 10th-grader Joshua Wille.

  • U.S. Representative candidates participate in forum

    Grant County News and Grant County Chamber of Commerce held a Meet the Candidates forum on May 3, at Williamstown High School. Below are the responses the Democratic candidates gave to questions. Republican incumbent Thomas Massie is running unopposed in the Primary Election.

    What do you see is the top two pressing issues in this race and how would you address them?

    Patti Piatt: That’s easy — healthcare and education. And we’ve got to fund healthcare. Kentucky has been a huge recipient of the ACA.

  • Meet the Democratic candidates running for Massie’s seat

    th B. Hall

    Members of immediate family (children): Mary Elizabeth and Dane

    Education: BBA from the University of Kentucky

    Present occupation: Director of Pharmacy Operations

    Previous work experience and/or political experience: I have been a national director for 1-800 Medicare that employed 2,700 people and had a $100 million budget. I also have served on the Oldham County Democratic Party and worked on several campaigns.

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2018

    Steven Douglas Bird

    MILTON, Ky. – Steven Douglas Bird, 61, of Milton died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at his home.

    Funeral services were held Saturday, May 12, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Ind. with Pastor Troy Hedges officiating. Interment will be at a later date in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Gayld Douglas Bird and his mother, Fay Nola Schafer Bird Hall Sullivan.

  • E-911 learns radio upgrades are complete, interference hurts signal strength

    The three radio terminal upgrades for Carroll County Dispatch are complete and functional. Dispatch Director Greg Beck said at the E-911 meeting May 11, the invoice has been submitted to city council and will be paid after the council meets May 15. He said they are trying to get the finished walkthrough scheduled with the state so reimbursement can be made back city council for the CMRS grant.

    Signal interference

  • Community Calendar | May 17, 2018

    New events

    Saturday, May 19

    The English Cemetery Board will meet at 6 p.m. at English Cemetery.

  • Fiscal court OKs replacing sheriff’s office firearms

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office submitted a request to replace its firearms at the May 8, Fiscal Court meeting. Sheriff Philip Marshall said some of the firearms have misfired at the practice range and it would be in his officers’ best interest to upgrade their weapons.