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Today's News

  • Slow start hurts Carroll’s chances as Henry wins, 5-0

    The Lady Cats jumped out to an early lead on the Lady Panthers Thursday, ultimately winning 5-0, Sept. 25. The Lady Panthers continue to improve, but could not match Henry County’s offense.

  • Volleyball pulls out 3-2 win

    It came down to the wire, but the Lady Panthers volleyball team squeaked out a win over visiting Williamstown Sept. 24, 3-2, by scores of 25-20, 16-25, 18-25, 25-17, 15-11. Overall, Carroll outscored Williamstown by just one point, 99-98.

    Head coach Lynn Eaglin said the win was “a morale booster,” and evened out the team’s record at 8-8. The girls lost to the Lady Demons earlier in the season in five games as well.

  • Walton-Verona first half scoring puts win out of reach for Carroll, 57-13

    Another tough opponent and another rough loss for the Carroll County Panthers football team. The Panthers opened 31st District play at home against Walton-Verona, losing 57-13.

  • Carroll boys golf second at NCKC

    The Panthers golf team finished in second place in the NCKC Tournament Sept. 23, at Sugar Bay. The boys shot 335, second to first place Owen County’s 318.

    Justin Ray, Chase Hartman and Levi Stephenson were named to the NCKC All-Tournament team. Ray tied for fifth place with a 79. Hartman tied for seventh place with 83, and Stephenson finished in ninth place with 84. Bryan Taylor shot an 89, while Clint Burgess shot a 97.

    The girls golf team also competed in the NCKC, finishing fifth with a 450. Individual results were not available by press time.

  • Panthers beat Wildcats in PKs

    In a border-rivalry matchup between district-unbeatens, it is only fitting that the winner should be decided by penalty kicks. It was the keeper who stepped up and sealed the deal for the Carroll County Panthers, but not with his gloves.

    Tied at 2-2 in penalty kicks, Panthers junior Cody Damron stepped up to the line and nailed the final kick of the night to win the game for Carroll County, 2-1, over Henry County, Sept. 25.

  • Jackson trained many officers during 35 years of service

    One of the Carrollton Police Department’s longest-serving officers died Saturday at his home.

    Sgt. Richard V. “Rick” Jackson, 60, died Saturday and was pronounced dead by Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite.

    An autopsy was performed Sunday at the medical examiner’s office in Louisville, Wilhoite said Tuesday. Results are not yet available, however the preliminary cause of death is myocardial infarction, which is a major heart attack, he said.

  • Crossings are safety hazard, must be fixed

    The Carroll County railroad crossings in their current condition pose a safety issue, and Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson wants them fixed.

  • School district budget tops $25 million

    The Carroll County Board of Education unanimously approved a working budget of more thank $25 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

    The budget totals $25,365,495.75, with employee salaries and benefits taking up 72.08 percent. There also is a 9 percent contingency built in.

    The new district activity budget line generated the most discussion.

  • CCHS students to take on great leadership roles in school

    Carroll County High School rolled out a new leadership program Sept. 25, with assemblies and training provided by the Franklin-Covey group.

    GRIT, which stands for Goal-Driven, Resilient, Influential Teens, is the model being used for the Leader In Me activities at the high school.

  • Crawford a Fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers

    Attorney James M. Crawford has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The induction ceremony at which Mr. Crawford   became a Fellow took place before an audience of approximately 855 persons during the recent 2014 Annual  Meeting of the College in London, England.