Today's News

  • Teenage drinking has a big price tag

    Editor: We are nearing the time where many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life goals. Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone. Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the m

  • Baseball Panthers win NCKC tournament

    The Carroll County Panthers have won the North Central Kentucky Conference baseball tournament for the second year in a row. The Panthers topped Trimble County in Thursday’s opening round contest at Bedford, overcame Henry County in the tournament’s final four on Saturday at Walton-Verona and went on to defeat hosts Walton-Verona

  • Panthers host 12 schools in track invitational meet

    Carroll County High School hosted the second annual Carroll County Invitational Track Meet Friday. Twelve schools from Kentucky and Indiana competed in the event. “Overall the night went very well especially with the large number of teams that we had attending the meet,” Carroll County Head Coach Joe Creager said. “It was a

  • City leaders eye incentive options to aid downtown

    Local officials continuedto discuss potential changes to the Enterprise Incentive Program, which is designed to spur economic growth in downtown Carrollton. “The idea for EIP was to help someone start a new business or somebody who had an existing business that needed some help, but … what we need is to do is attract new busine

  • Vietnam memorial arrives next week, volunteers sought

    “The Moving Wall,” the half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will arrive in Carrollton on Wednesday, May 19, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. The exhibit will be on display at General Butler State Resort Park on May 20-23, and will be dismantled on

  • Bevill to compete in NCAA this weekend

    A Carroll County woman will compete in this weekend’s NCAA Division II Championships in Mesa, Ariz. Northern Kentucky University women’s golfer Lyndsey Bevill—a Sanders resident and Carroll County High School graduate—qualified as an individual for the upcoming national tournament by tying for seventh place at the NCAA

  • It’s time to do your part by voting in Tuesday’s primary

    Tuesday is an important day for Carroll County as voters go to the polls to make their selections in the primary election. For our county, this is more than just a primary because it will ultimately determine who will fill jobs such as sheriff, coroner, magistrate and constable for the next four years. All local candidates seeking office i

  • JCTC students get local support for Spring Fling

    Editor, Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Student Government Association held its annual Spring Fling on Tuesday, April 21. About 100 students, faculty and staff members enjoyed a cookout and free giveaways from local businesses. The event wouldn’t have been a success without the donations of the following organiz

  • Writer concerned about comments on dispatch

    Editor: This letter is in response to comments made by Jimmy Pollard in regards to the position of Coroner in Carroll County. Mr. Pollard’s comments really didn’t surprise me knowing how disconnected and uninvolved he is in his own County. In reading his letter, I believe that Mr. Pollard implies that the outcome of the Coroners

  • Flapjacks, kilts and cars