Today's News

  • Prestonville asphalt terminal permit issued

    The News-Democrat

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville Division has approved an application filed by Louisville Paving Company Inc. for a permit to build and operate a liquid-asphalt storage terminal on the Kentucky River near Prestonville.

    Corps public affairs representative Carol Labashosky said Friday the permit was issued on March 31.

  • JCTC-Carrollton had a successful Spring Fling


    The JCTC-Carrollton Campus hosted its annual Spring Fling on April 14. 

    This event was sponsored by the three student organizations-Student Government Association, Parent Support Group, and Phi Theta Kappa for the student body.

    Students enjoyed food, a rock wall from the National Guard, and giveaways from local businesses. 

  • Trimble defeats Carroll at boys tennis match

    The News-Democrat

    Border rivals Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders faced off on the tennis court and the Panthers suffered a loss with less than solid play.

    The team played on their home court Monday, May 4 and went 2-3.

    Josh Kates, a senior, had an uncharacteristic loss. The number one singles player dominated his first set, but had trouble maintaining that blistering pace, according to Fernandez.

    Josh McCarty, an eighth grader played a very good match and has a very bright future as a number one singles player, Fernandez said.

  • County to seek three Homeland Security grants

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved three Homeland Security resolutions last week that could provide more than $133,100 in grant funds of local law enforcement equipment.

    The county voted to seek the funds through the United States Department of Homeland Security in three grant applications during fiscal court’s April 28 meeting.

    The largest, for $77,217, would provide communications upgrades for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department communications equipment.

  • Lady Panthers defeat Frankfort 8-3

    The News-Democrat

    Senior pitcher Mary Hawkins has led the Lady Panthers softball team to victory many times offensively and defensively, and her team didn’t let her down on senior night Thursday, April 30.

    The Lady Panthers of Carroll County stared down the Lady Panthers of Frankfort and came off with a win, 8-3.

    “Mary Hawkins pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and a triple on senior night,” head coach Duke Boles said.

  • Raider girls place third in Grant Co. all-comers

    The Runnin’ Raiders competed last week in the Grant County All-Comers meet, which also included teams from Campbell County, Owen County, Villa Madonna, Walton-Verona, Bracken County, Scott High School, and St. Henry.  

    The Lady Raiders pulled out a top three finish, placing third overall in the competitive meet and scoring a combined 93 points.  

    The Lady Raiders had a strong start by winning the 4x800-meter and scoring 10 points with team members Jessica Cooley, Allison Joyce, Brandi Chappell, and Kelsie Courtney.

  • Weekend’s offerings fill block on calendar

    Have you ever wanted to test how much you can squeeze into that little box they give a day on a calendar?

    Even the biggest calendar or the person with the smallest handwriting will find it difficult to fit in the array of events that are happening here this Saturday.

  • Prescription drop-off box aids in disposal of unused pills

    The News-Democrat

    The Carrollton Police Department will pattern a new program in July after a successful effort in Salt Lake City, Utah to help residents rid their homes of outdated or unused prescription medications safely.

    The program will provide a box, similar to a Fed-Ex drop box that will be located in City Hall and people will be able to drop off out of date or unused prescriptions anonymously beginning in July, according to police chief Mike Willhoite.

  • Panthers take 8-5 win over Grant

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team hosted the Grant County Braves Monday night and left victorious, 8-5 after a huge breakout inning in the bottom of the fourth.

    The Panthers have won both contests against the Braves this year, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Quilting at Cartmell