Today's News

  • Raiders fall to Owen
  • Lady Raiders win Carroll’s ‘Volley for the Cure’ event

    Landmark News Service
    The Carroll County and Trimble County volleyball border war was a little more special this year the match was Carroll County’s Volley for the Cure games.
    Trimble won the match 2-0 (25-8, 25-19) as they defeated the Lady Panthers for the third time this season.
    Each Carroll County player recognized a cancer survivor with a pink carnation prior to the match and a list of those who had lost their battle with cancer was also read.

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  • ‘Christian’ - adjective or noun?

    This past week I got an email from someone who has emailed me before, always with thoughtful, thought-provoking comments.
    In this one he wrote, “Permit me to posit the following: Why not consider the word ‘Christian’ more as an adjective than a noun? That is, ‘I try to live a Christian life’ rather than tagging oneself with a label that could suggest a holier than thou attitude….”


    October 16, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Kentucky State Police have issued a warning that a rapist, responsible for the rape of a Trimble County woman Sept. 23, is on the loose. According to KSP Lieutenant Dan Davidson, police are confident they can bring the case to a successful conclusion. However, police are cautioning local women that the rapist is still on the loose and that in the meantime, every precaution should be taken.

  • Rallying the community for elevated goals

    By Charles R. Liston
    Well, through a combination of studying the issues surrounding the “nickel” tax,” and personally observing the physical condition of our TCHS/MS, and seeing that much needed improvements can be realized with state matching and potential “urgent needs” state funding, I am now a committed property owner supporting the “nickel tax.” This, though my son graduated long ago from TCHS (2001), and I have no children now in the system.

  • Kentucky remains a safe place to live

    One of the best things about Kentucky is that it remains one of the safest places in which to live.
    According to the website 24/7 Wall St., we have the sixth-lowest violent-crime rate among the states, while several south of us rank among the top 10 highest. Tennessee’s rate, for example, is nearly three times the size of ours.

  • Fire Prevention Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky State Fire Marshal Mike Haney joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in educating Kentuckians during Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Oct. 15.
    “The best way to practice fire safety is to make sure a fire doesn’t break out in the first place,” said Haney.  “Look around for potential problems, like overloaded electrical outlets and the use of too many extension cords.  These are all easy fixes,” he added.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll County

    By Kristin Beck
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.