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Today's News

  • Behold, the Lamb of God

    John the Baptist said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.”(JN 1:35-42)

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 18, 2018

    Thursday, Jan. 18

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the Carrollton Utilities conference room, 225 Sixth St.

    Carroll County Conservation District Board meets at 5 p.m. at the Conservation Office, 1802 Highland Ave.

    Friday, Jan. 19

    Carroll County Public Library Board of Directors meets at noon at the library, 136 Court St., Carrollton.

    Saturday, Jan. 20

  • Lady Panthers reach All ‘A’ championship game

    A strong second half by the Carroll County Lady Panthers carried them to a 53-39 over the Williamstown Lady Demons in the semi-finals of the Eighth Region All “A” girls’ basketball tournament at Walton-Verona, Jan.14.

    Weather forced the cancellation of the semi-finals on Jan. 12 and the games were played last Sunday at Walton-Verona. The weather has continued to play havoc with the tournament as the boys’ championship game scheduled for last Saturday was rescheduled for Monday and is now rescheduled to be played Jan. 17.

  • Turnovers doom Carroll against Walton-Verona

    “Turnovers, turnovers, and it absolutely killed us tonight,” Carroll County head Coach Brian Crank said after Walton-Verona sent the Panthers home from the Eighth Region All “A” boys basketball tournament with a 80-35 loss.

    Walton-Verona won the opening toss and scored the first points of the game. Carroll turned the ball over against the Walton-Verona press and scored. Crank called time out to settle the team. Eli Yocum was fouled on an inside shot and made one of his two free throw attempts.

  • Carroll girls beat Lady Raiders, 41-29 for trip to All ‘A’ semifinals

    By JACOB BLAIR

    Landmark News Service

    A fast-paced game is what the Carroll County Lady Panthers were looking for in its Jan. 10, contest against the Trimble County Lady Raiders in the All “A” Classic at Walton-Verona.

    At the half, Carroll County trailed by a point but by the time the final horn sounded, the Lady Panthers were the victors, 41-29. The margin of victory, 12 points, is the same margin of victory the girls’ team had over its last contest with the Lady Raiders on Dec. 1.

  • Saying the 4-H pledge gives children sense of belonging

    Happy New Year! As we begin a new year, I will continue to instill in the youth of Carroll County the importance of living every minute of every day following the words of the 4-H pledge.

  • CAC Geography Bee

    Christian Academy of Carrollton held its National Geographic Bee Dec. 14. Fifth-grader Sargun Kaur won first place, and Janalynn Hon won second place.

    The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students in grades fourth through eighth from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2018 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion.

  • School Menu | Jan. 11, 2018

    Thursday, Jan. 11: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Hot dog with bun or BBQ on bun, baked beans, smiley fries, banana or Pear halves.

    Friday, Jan. 12: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla or grilled cheese, black beans, fiesta rice, corn, fruit sorbet or apple.

    Monday, Jan. 15: Martin Luther King observance day, no school

  • Uplift the mood of your home with indoor plants

    The winter months can be a dreary time, especially with the icy and rainy weather we have experienced this week. When I took down all my Christmas decorations, my house looked a little cold and empty, and it felt like the dreariness outside was beginning to creep inside.

    What can be done to lift the mood? Add some plants!

    Having plants in the home and office can help reduce stress, improve health and purify the air.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 11, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.