Today's News

  • Bridge rating remains ‘poor’

    The Trimble Banner Results are in, and the August in-depth inspection of the Milton-Madison Bridge shows no change in the superstructure’s condition. Inspectors gave the superstructure an overall rating of 4, or poor, on a rating scale of 0-9, with 9 being excellent. The bridge received the same rating during the biennial Fracture Critic


    Periodically heavy rains Sunday forced a one-week postponement of the annual Community Picnic presented by the Family Worship Center of Carrollton.

    The event had been scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Carroll County Fair Grounds. Rain clouds that swept through the Ohio River valley Sunday dumped 2.7 inches of precipitation on Carrollton, according the Carrollton Kentucky Mesonet weather station.

    “At 9:30 Sunday morning it was obvious it wasn’t going to work,” Pastor Pat Butcher said. He said the church will try to hold the event this Sunday.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 23

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

  • Soccer Panthers take second win

    Winning could become addictive as the Carroll County Panther soccer team put its second win in the books Tuesday, September 15 over the Gallatin County Wildcats.

    The Wildcats might have been hoping for a Panther letdown following the Panther win over the Burgin Bulldogs last week.  The Panthers however relished the victory, liked how it felt and wanted more of the same.  

  • Taxes keep people from ‘owning’ their property


    I want to commend Kelley Crutcher for having the courage to speak out about property taxes.  

    I hate property taxes more than any other tax because you do not really own your home/land as long as you have to make a yearly payment to the government just to keep it.

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  • Homecoming week culminates in fifth win for Panthers

    Homecoming Friday night began with smoke and fireworks, but the 5-0 start by the Carroll County Panthers football team is anything but smoke and mirrors.

    The Panthers took the field amidst a spray of smoke and fireworks with junior Sarah Beach singing the national anthem. The stands were rocking with a huge crowd to see the Panthers defeat the Walton Verona Bearcats 32-13.

  • Carroll volleyball captures 8th region all-A tournament

    The Lady Panther volleyball team has been waiting to hang a banner in the Panther gym and this year they accomplished that goal.

    The 8th region all A tournament was played with the home court advantage and the Lady Panthers took every advantage they could get.  

  • Break-ins reported at four city businesses

    The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a series of break-ins that occurred during the weekend at area businesses.

    Most of the break-ins were discovered as business owners arrived to open for business on Monday morning, according to Assistant Chief Steve Abbott, who with Patrolman Tim Gividen, responded to the dispatches.

    The first call came in at 6:15 a.m., from NAPA Auto Parts at 618 Highland Avenue, Abbott said. A back door to the business had been forced open. It was discovered that about $300 had been taken from the cash register.

  • Safe Night event served 160 at CCMS