Today's News

  • Church’s century-old roof to be replaced

    After more than 100 years of service, the roof at St. John’s Catholic Church is being replaced. The new model is a driftwood-colored, barrel vault-style, Gerard stone-coated metal roof with a 50-year warranty, according to the Rev. Kuvungal Davy. “The color will not really fade,” he said. “It will not need any paintin

  • Panthers post shutout, win 24-0 on the road

    Carroll County’s defense continued its dominance, shutting out Ludlow High School, en route to a 24-0 victory Friday night on the road. The unit has allowed just two points—none by the opposing offense—in three games. “The defensive line had a lot to do with that because they get pressure. If you get pressure, everyth

  • Arrest made by KSP in fatal incident

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Carrollton man in connection with the fatal traffic incident resulting in the death of Aaron L. Martin, 24, from Ghent. Trooper Brandon Maupin arrested Donnie F. Ketterer Jr., 36, at 4:15 p.m. on Sept. 1, according to a news release. Ketterer is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to re

  • Thanks extended for support of camp

    Editor: On behalf of the Carroll County Sheriff Office and the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch, I would like to thank everyone for the wonderful response and help with our annual fund raising golf scramble held at the Wheatley Golf Course, Monday, Aug. 30. With your help we were able to raise more than $7,000 to help continue t

  • Boys’ soccer wins tournament in shootout against Spencer Co.

    Carroll County hosted their 2nd annual Two Rivers Invitational this past weekend. They came away with the title and defended their championship.  In the first game, the Panthers won 5-0 over Garrard County. Goals were scored by Marvin Davilla, 2; Andres Esquival, 1; and Juan Badillo, 2. In the championship game the Panthers took on Sp

  • Race drivers stress SMART driving

    Carroll County High School was the scene of what could be best described as a pep rally for smart driving last Thursday. A safety team from the Indy Lights auto racing series gave a presentation on safe driving for the student body, a promotional event connected to last weekend’s IndyCar and Indy Lights races at the Kentucky Speedway.

  • Lady Panthers fall 3-1 to Lady Rebels at home

    The Lady Panthers soccer team battled hard in the second half but were unable to overcome a three-goal deficit, falling 3-1 to the visiting Lady Rebels Wednesday night at Panther Field. Head Coach Greg Damron said he was pleased with the way his team played and with their improvement since their first home game against Henry County two weeks

  • The Rev. Cecil Ellison celebrates 100 years

    Cecil Ellison is a walking history book. The residents and staff at New Horizons Assisted Living Center helped him celebrate his 100th birthday last Thursday with cake and ice cream. Retired from the ministry, Ellison has been a resident at New Horizons since October 2007. Ellison was born Sept. 2, 1910 in Casey County, Ky., “at a little crossroads called Mt. Olive, Ky., abo

  • Time is now to prepare for tourist onslaught

    A  Shining STAR Customer Service training program that I attended a couple of weeks ago is even more important to us now with the announcement that Kentucky Speedway will host a NASCAR Sprint Cup race July 9, 2011. Carrollton and Carroll County have just a little more than 10 months to prepare fo