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Today's News

  • Students help by collecting 15,129 items in food drive

    Records are made to be broken. One sees it all the time. Two weeks ago a running back broke the college single game rushing record that stood for 15 years. That record stood for one week before it was broken again.

    Kathryn Winn Primary broke records during the 2014 Canned Food Drive that were only a year old.

  • Underwood builds bridge for Eagle Scout project

    A new bridge is in place at the Robert Westrick County Park thanks to Logan Underwood, who is working to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.

    The new bridge links the soccer field at the county park with other areas, crossing a ditch line that runs through the area.

    Logan said people were either having to walk around it or jump over the ditch to access other areas at the county park.

  • Williams retires after three decades of service

    A school district is like an iceberg. Some parts are visible — touchdowns, report cards and playgrounds — while other parts are invisible — program design and planning, curriculum development, assessment management and data analysis. Like an iceberg, what happens below the surface in a school district has a tremendous impact on what happens above the surface.

  • Lindsay earn’s Navy’s highest honor with selection to ceremonial guard

    Selection to the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard is one of the highest honors bestowed upon seamen graduating from boot camp.

    Seaman Daniel Lindsay, a 2013 Carroll County graduate, was selected to be a member of the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard.

  • Sheriff fires deputy for absences, insubordination

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman terminated the employment of Deputy J.T. Shaw Thursday, Nov. 6, according to Shaw.

    Jeff Mando, Kinman’s lawyer, confirmed the firing Friday, but said it was not related to the recent indictment against Kinman, the General Election or the lawsuit Shaw filed against Kinman.

  • Military service made Smith mentally tough

    Those meeting D’anne Smith for the first time may not know she’s a six-year veteran of the U.S. Army who worked in military intelligence during her tour of duty.

    “I joined the Army to become a counter intelligence agent so I could eventually join the FBI,” Smith said during an interview Friday.

    While that is not the path her career has followed, she said the military gave her mental toughness she uses daily.

  • All ages enjoy the Kathryn Winn Fall Festival
  • Changes to EIP tabled, city violates meeting law

    A proposed ordinance updating the city of Carrollton’s Enterprise Incentive Program was tabled until after a special council meeting could be held in conjunction with the Design and Review Board and the Carrollton Main Street Program. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at city hall. It is open to the public, and no action will be taken regarding the proposed ordinance at the meeting.

  • Food pantry is moving

    The Carroll County Food Pantry is in the process of moving to a new, temporary location two blocks away from its current home at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

  • Local scouts ready to collect items for county food pantry

    Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts from Troop 418, Girl Scouts, Brownies and high school volunteers will hit the streets of the community Saturday, Nov. 15, for the 28th annual Scouting For Food Drive. The scouts will be providing each home with a front door notice reminding them that the following Saturday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m., they will return to the local houses seeking donations of non-perishable food to be utilized through the Carroll County Food Pantry.