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Today's News

  • Church News | Aug. 21, 2014

    Church sets run/walk to raise youth funds

  • Follow God’s plan: Use the right tools in every season of your life

    As you and I grow older, we are sometimes amazed at how fast the years go.   When I was a kid, I thought that 60 was old. Now as I have reached that age, I’ve changed my mind.

    Life is made up of seasons.  Not only do we in Kentucky enjoy the four full seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter, the differences of the seasons are usually detected by change. 

  • Sports Briefs | Aug. 21, 2014

    Boys soccer falls to Walton-Verona

    The Panthers soccer team lost 3-2 to Walton-Verona Monday in their season opener. The teams competed at the Calvary Christian Invitational Tournament.

    Sophomores Tyler Stewart and David Marshall scored for the Panthers.

    Carroll will play Shelby County at home Thursday and then travel back to Calvary Christian to battle the home team.

    Volleyball loses season opener

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team lost 2-0 at Lloyd Memorial Tuesday. The scores were 25-19 and 25-23.

  • Volleyball sets sights on Triple Crown

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team enters the 2014 season with big goals: to win the All ‘A’, the NCKC and the 31st District tournament, also referred to at Carroll County as The Triple Crown.

  • Panthers capable state qualifiers, ladies program continues to grow

    With all but one runner who scored toward the team total returning, Carroll County High School cross country teams hope to build on last season’s success.

    “I think the boys team can be good,” second-year head coach Brian Crank said. The Panthers finished in third place last year at the NCKC meet, but was the first school to have a complete team cross the finish line. Unfortunately, the runners were too far back. But Crank said he expects the boys to improve this year.

  • Feeding the community
  • Riding for the kids

    Despite the weather, about 80 bikes took the the road Sunday for the Christams In August Poker Run, which helps raise money to purchase Christmas gifts for children. The event raised $4,474.50, which will be donated to the ministerial association.

  • Kentucky students still lag national scores on ACT, but the performance gap is narrowing

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    While Kentucky public high school graduates are still behind those nationwide on the ACT college-entrance exam, the performance gap is narrowing, Kentucky Department of Education officials said.

  • Henry woman takes lesser plea murder solicitation of ex-husband

    By Christopher Brooke

    Landmark News Service

    A 69-year-old New Castle woman charged last December with murder solicitation of her ex-husband pleaded guilty Thursday to a lesser charge in Henry County Circuit Court.

    Kentucky State Police charged Shirley Truman on Dec. 3 after she met with an undercover officer and provided information to use to find her ex, Donnie Trail, according to information from police.

  • Garrett wins community service award

    Deborah Garrett, Kroger and Earl Floyd Ford were honored with awards from their fellow Carroll County Chamber of Commerce members at the annual banquet Aug. 14, at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Chamber President Mark Smith presented lifelong Carroll County resident and long-time volunteer Garrett with the Raymond Ray Community Service Award.

    “I’m honored,” Garrett said in a Tuesday interview. “I never expected it. I’ve been doing this a long time, I just never really expected it.”