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Today's News

  • Carroll to host Miss Kentucky preliminary

    The next Miss Kentucky just might be a representative for Carrollton, Ky.

    Local organizers are hosting the first Miss Carrollton Scholarship Pageant, an official preliminary for the Miss Kentucky pageant. It will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 15, at the Carroll County Middle School. Admission is $10, and children 12 and under are free.

  • Students learn to ‘break that chain’ holding them back

     Former NFL linemen and motivational speaker Shawn Harper held up a frying pan and told the Carroll County Middle School students Oct. 22, he was going to bend it so that it would look like a burrito.

    Harper is a very large man, standing six feet four inches, and he told the students he weighed 330 pounds after feasting on the Belterra Casino buffet.

    Harper can bench press approximately 500 pounds, and his 780-pound-squat was shown on ESPN, ABC and NBC.

  • Receiving a shoebox can be life changing

    Imagine a six-year-old boy crying because he could not afford to go to school. His father was not a part of the family. His mother was splitting up her family because she did not have enough money to take care of them. The oldest daughter was going to live with her grandmother.

    This was the story Panama City, Panama, native Luis Gonzalez told the students at Christian Academy of Carrollton Oct. 24.

    “I am the little boy in the story,” Gonzalez said.

  • Lady Panthers win district title, host regional

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers played with passion and swept Henry County 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-16) to win the 31st District championship Oct. 23. For the first time in school history, Carroll County will host the 8th Region volleyball tournament. The Lady Panthers will play Tuesday, Oct. 28, against North Oldham.

  • Board of Education | Oct. 223, 2014

    District passes audit

    The financial position of Carroll County Schools has improved by more than $550,000 since last year, according to auditors.

    Jerilyn Zapp of Raisor, Zapp and Woods, presented the results of the 2013-2014 school district audit to the Carroll County Board of Education.

    Zapp told the board that the current assets were up $3.6 million due to the bond issue for the middle school construction project.

  • Brown wants to re-open, time to re-pay
  • Take a few steps to keep pests out as cool weather arrives

    After the unusual, but very pleasant, warm spell we experienced at the beginning of the week, the weather is moving towards the cooler temperatures we would expect at the end of October.

    As we move our activities indoors, there are some pesky creatures that want to move indoors with us to seek refuge.  Some of these guys may have already made their way into the home.

    Common fall invaders include:  Asian lady beetles, boxelder bugs, crickets, spiders and black soldier beetle larvae.

  • Turkey Trot

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital will host the Turkey Trot Run 5K/10K and Walk 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, rain or shine. The event will be held at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Entry fee is $15. Participants must register by Nov. 3, to guarantee a t-shirt. Contact Jill Sachleben or Sheila Tomlinson for a registration form or for more information at (502) 732-4321.

  • Panthers defeat Raiders with last-second score

    By TODD POLLOCK

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County put a damper on Trimble County’s Homecoming night, winning on a last-second quarterback sneak by junior Cameron Rose to win the game, 34-30.

    Carroll County’s defensive line held strong against host Trimble County to force the Raiders to give up the ball on downs on their last possession of the game. Trailing 30-28, the Panthers used the final two minutes of the game to drive into scoring position and win the game.

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