Today's News

  • Rand shares good news about Ky. tourism

    Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky.  In a word, the news was good.

    Overall, tourism generated more than $15 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2017, with the direct sales portion increasing by almost four percent over 2016’s total.  Tourism supported more than 195,000 jobs and provided a little more than $1.5 billion in state and local tax revenue.

  • Changes made to city budgets; small business program approved

    Changes to the city of Carrollton’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget necessitated a first reading of the amended budget for a second time at Monday night’s meeting. Mayor Robb Adams told council the administration line item for training increased by $6,000 and the festivals line item increased $300 for the Fourth of July celebration. The dispatch budget increased by $1,500 in this year’s budget but decreased by the same amount in next year’s budget because the city is purchasing three new chairs before June 30.

  • Softball falls to Simon Kenton

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers dropped a 2-1 decision to the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers, May 8.

    The pitching duel between Carroll County sophomore Andrea Searcy and Simon Kenton freshman Macy Krohman saw them give up a total of six hits between them in the game.

    The third of Searcy’s three hits allowed was the big hit of the game. Her pitching counterpart, Krohman, led off the sixth inning with a solo homerun which gave Simon Kenton the decisive 2-1 lead.

  • Panthers struggle against Fern Creek

    Carroll County struggled at the plate against Fern Creek starter Noah Allen, going hitless in the five-inning game. On the flip side, the Tigers collected 11 hits and four walks off Carroll’s pitching staff, winning 12-0 in the first game of the varsity doubleheader May 11.

  • Carroll survives against Doss; walk-off fly ball wins game

    It wasn’t pretty, but the Carroll County Panthers survived in what turned out to be a shootout at Panther Field Saturday afternoon. The Panthers gave up an eight-run lead after the first three innings and won on a walk-off fly ball by Garrett Sanders to score Cam McIntyre to win the game, 24-23.

  • Picnic with the Pops
  • Democrats: Exercise your right to vote, as not all parties have the chance

    Democratic Party voters of Carroll County have an important duty this Tuesday as they go to the polls for the county’s primary election.

    Dozens of Democrats are vying for their party’s nomination to face their Republican challengers this fall for judge-executive, magistrate, sheriff, jailer and constable. The circuit court clerk race will likely be decided with the primary as there is no one registered to run as a Republican in that race and candidates must pass a test before being eligble to run.

  • Derby Party at Fairview

    Fairview Place Senior Living Derby Party was held Saturday, May 5.  The second annual  Derby Race was held, with six "jockeys" participating.  Loren Hamon won first place and Richard Clark came in a close second.  Prizes were awarded to all participants.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | May 17, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, May 17: Yoga/CCPL, 9:30 a.m.; CDSMP, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 17, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton.

    It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program! The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.


    Friday, May 18: Board of Trustees meeting, noon.