Today's News

  • Carroll County High School 2014 Homecoming Court
  • Downs starts for Hanover

    Former Carroll County Panthers quarterback Trent Downs made his first collegiate start for the Hanover College Panthers as they opened the season with a 42-17 loss to the Centre College Colonels Saturday.

    Downs completed 22-of-38 passes for 162 yards with an interception. Prior to the start, Downs had appeared in two games for Hanover and had not attempted a pass.

    Downs is a junior physiology major.

  • Yellow Jackets take the field

    The Carroll County Youth Football program known as the Yellow Jackets started play Aug. 23, in the Oldham County Youth League. The Yellow Jackets are fielding three teams this year. The Mighty Mites are 5- and 6-year-olds and coached by Mike Guenthner. The Peewee’s are 7- and 8-year olds and coached by Jeff Welch. The juniors are 9-, 10- and 11-year-olds and coached by Scott Rose and Terry Cauley.

  • Fiscal Court | Sept. 11, 2014

    Fiscal audit in

    The Carroll County Fiscal Court financial audit for the year ending June, 30, 2013, had only one recommendation this year.

    The auditors recommended a monitoring procedure to control the arrangement the county has with a service organization.

  • Road Closure

     CSX will be replacing a track rail on the crossing at Jay Louden Road Friday, Sept. 12. The crossing will be closed to through traffic in the morning, but is expected to reopen late Friday afternoon.

  • Campground open year-round, max stay 15 days

    Carrollton City Council voted not to close 2Rivers Campground during the winter months and to follow its current ordinance on the length of stay. The ordinance states visitors may stay for a maximum of 15 days and must leave for a day before returning.

    The conversation began when Mayor Gene McMurry told council he has had people asking him for the latest day they could book a spot at the campground. Some have asked him about camping in November.

  • EPA suggests underground mine for LG&E’s storage

     A federal agency has weighed in on the latest application by Louisville Gas & Electric Company for a federal permit to construct a 189-acre coal ash landfill at the utility’s Trimble County Generating Station. In a letter to the district engineer of the Louisville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a regional administrator for the United States Environmental Agency recommended the utility seek an alternative underground storage site for coal combustion residuals generated by the Trimble plant.

  • First responders training exercise Saturday

     Carroll County Emergency Management will conduct a training exercise Saturday, Sept. 13, involving police, rescue squad, ambulance and fire department personnel from throughout the county.

    Emergency Management Director Ed Webb said his agency wants local residents to know that the training is happening. He said units responding to the simulation will not use lights or sirens and will obey all traffic laws to ensure their safety, as well as the public’s safety.

  • Golf carts illegal in Carroll cities, county

     An interesting question was asked of me the other day as County Attorney and I know the same question has been asked before: Can you drive a golf cart on the road in Carroll County? So I decided to research the issue a bit and hopefully answer the question once and for all.

    In short, my answer is “no.” You cannot drive a golf cart on the streets or roadways in Carroll County.

  • 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.