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  • Carroll outscored in fourth, drop tough one to Gallatin

    Carroll County Panthers played great basketball through three-plus quarters against the visiting Gallatin County Wildcats Jan. 5. But the district-leading Wildcats spoiled the Panthers’ bid for an upset, outscoring them 18-6 in the fourth quarter to win 60-43.

  • Public Records | Jan. 11, 2018

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 3-4, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk


  • Lady Panthers suffer disappointing loss to Henry

    After traveling for two weeks and playing seven games in six days in two holiday tournaments the Carroll County Lady Panthers were ready to play two district games their home court before the Eighth Region All “A” Classic.

    What Carroll did not plan on was dropping a district game to a one-win team as Henry County defeated Carroll 44-43, Jan. 2.

    “The loss put us behind the eight ball,” Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson said. “We are two games behind Gallatin County in the loss column.”

  • Panthers overcome deficit, hold on for win over Henry

    Carroll County overcame an eight-point deficit early in the second quarter to take the lead at the end of the third and hold on to win 49-47 over district rival Henry County Jan. 2.

    “That’s five our of the last six games we’ve had something positive happen, so it’s starting to get there, which is great because the end of the year is only six weeks away. Now is the time to move forward,” head coach Brian Crank said.

  • Lady Panthers pull upset over Gallatin County, 49-45

    Coming off a disappointing loss to Henry County Jan. 2, the Lady Panthers needed a win over district-leading Gallatin County Jan. 6.

    Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson has talked about the team’s inconsistency all year and the consistent team showed up as the Carroll defeated Gallatin 49-45.

    The first half of the game was a back and forth affair as Carroll’s largest lead was four points and Gallatin’s largest lead was two points.

  • Carroll advances in All ‘A’ with win over Trimble

    After falling behind 11-6 at the end of the first quarter, Carroll County flipped the tables on Trimble County in the second, outscoring the Raiders 15-4 to take a six-point halftime lead and ultimately hold on for a 69-61 victory in the first round of the Eighth Region All “A” Tournament Jan. 9, at Owen County High School. Carroll will meet Walton-Verona in the semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.

  • Rand: Passing the budget will be main focus of legislative session

    The first few weeks of a legislative session may seem slow at first glance, but that doesn’t diminish the importance of these opening days.

    That’s because this is the time when legislators and the governor alike lay out their priorities, setting the stage for what we hope can be accomplished by the time we finish our work, which this year will be on April 13th.

  • Pension reform must be addressed this year
  • Panthers, Lady Panthers both 1-2 in holiday tournament

    Boys beat Rock Creek

    Carroll County Panthers traveled to Scottsburg, Ind., for a Pre-Christmas Tournament Dec. 22-23, finishing 1-2.

    In game one, Carroll County lost to Christian Academy of Indiana, 64-33. Christian Academy outrebounded Carroll, 28-16, and hit 52 percent from the field, compared to 32 percent for Carroll. Wyatt Supplee led the team with 13 points and tied Eli Yocum for a team-high five rebounds. Yocum also scored two points. Braedyn Cole scored 10 points, while Devin McAlister scored five points and David Duncan scored three points.