Today's News

  • Searcy’s strikeouts lead Lady Panthers to district win

    The Carroll County High School softball team shut down Henry County on their home field, 6-1, in the 31st District Semifinal Monday night.

    The Lady Panthers had a tough time getting off the ground, as they didn’t net their first hit until the top of the third inning, after a lightning delay halted the game. Before the storm, CCHS was 0-6 and four of their six batters had been retired by strikeout.

  • Keeton favors gas griddle over gas grill for summer

    ello once again, my friends. Sometime since I last wrote we sprung out of spring and landed smack dab in the middle of summer. The heat and humidity are here and I'm guessing, all the way until fall. But now that the warm weather is here it’s time to get outside and stop heating up the kitchen every time we want to cook something. The best way to do this is to fire up the grill. But what if there was another way beyond the grill? A way to cook anything we wanted and do it outside? Well my friends, I've found that way.

  • Comedian visits GBSRP

    Comedian Mark Klein is a Louisville native and will be bringing his fast, smart and thought-provoking act to Carrollton June 8.

    His hard-hitting act views the world through the lens of a businessman, thoroughbred racehorse owner, stand-up comedian, nationally-touring speaker, real estate investor and proud Kentuckian.

  • May is Older Americans Month

    Every May, the Administration for Aging leads the nation in the observance of Older Americans Month. This year the theme is Engage at Every Age. This theme emphasizes that one is never too old to take part in enriching activities that promote emotional, physical and mental wellbeing. Furthermore, it also celebrates the many ways that older adults can take part in making a difference in their communities.

  • Recanvas in District 2 after one vote separates candidates

    The District 2 magistrate’s Democratic primary vote Tuesday came down to one vote with incumbent Kerry Graham the apparent winner over challenger Clay Cable.

    The unofficial vote tallies from Tuesday night show Graham with 361 to Cable’s 360.

    Cable said in a Wednesday morning interview that he intended to formally request a recanvas of the vote later in the day, saying “it is only fair” with such a close result. He said if it had been a 10- or 15-vote margin, he would not bother.

  • A simple answer

    The following short quiz consists of four questions and tells whether you are qualified to be a “professional.” According to Andersen Consulting Worldwide, around 90 percent of the professionals they tested got all questions wrong. But many preschoolers got several correct answers!

    1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?

    Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator put in the giraffe and close the door. This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.

  • Chruch News | 5-24-2018

    Worthville Pentecostal celebrates 97 years

    The Worthville Pentecostal Church, 525 Old KY 227 Y Rd, in Worthville, will be celebrating its 97th Year Anniversary Sunday, May 27, and Monday the 28, with Bro. Ken Raggio from Beaumont, Texas.  Service will begin Sunday at 11 a.m. and Monday at noon.  There will be a meal following the Memorial Day Service on Monday. 

    Everyone is invited to attend. Transportation to and from the church is available by calling (502) 480-5064.

  • Community Calendar | May 24, 2018

    New events

    Saturday, May 26

    Backyard Concert Series season opener, featuring Tim Talbert Project.Concerts are held behind the Butler-Tuprin House at General Butler State Resort Park. Call (502) 732-4384 for more information.

    Sunday, May 27

    Ceremony honoring Carroll County High School seniors who will be joining the military. The ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial at General Butler State Resort Park after arriving by fire engine.

    Monday, May 28

  • CCMS students test themselves in Duke Talent Search program

    Seven Carroll County Middle School students participated in Duke’s Talent Search program this year. Seventh-grader Andrew Frye earned state recognition for hitting benchmark scores on an ACT exam that students took as part of the program.

    The following CCMS students participated this year:

    Richard Cayton-Wright

    Alyssa Dermon

    Alex Froman

    Andrew Frye

    Hannah Kincaid

    Connor Mefford

    Kaydence Smith

  • 2018 Student-Athlete of the Year winners

    Congratulations to the 2018 Student-Athletes of the Year: Eli Yocum and Abigail Aulbach. Their portraits and stories will appear in the May 31 edition. Nominees will receive a certificate and winners will receive a plaque at Honors Day.