Today's News

  • Clean up paper clutter

    Despite our best attempts at home organization, many of us are constantly bombarded with paper. Paper is the most common type of clutter. When you think about it, this is not really surprising considering the amount of junk mail, bills, coupons, completed schoolwork and publications that many of us have lying on tables or stuffed in drawers at our homes.

    You can get a handle on this type of clutter by following these tips:

  • Carroll claims No. 3 seed with win over Owen Co.

    In the last district-seeding match of the season, Carroll County and Owen County battled for the three seed Oct. 1. The winner would play the second seed and the loser would have to the play an extra match during the district tournament to earn the right to the play the district’s top seed.

    Carroll County came out on top, taking a 3-1 (13-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-14) win over the visiting Lady Rebels.

  • Panthers fall to Pioneers, 3-1

     After finding out leading scorer junior David Marshall would be out possibly for the remainder of the season with an illness, the Panthers soccer team had to make some adjustments. Their first test was a home match-up Oct. 1, with the Simon Kenton Pioneers. The 6A school capitalized early in the first half, jumping out to a 3-1 advantage. However, Carroll County’s defense stood tall the rest of the way, as Simon Kenton won the game by the same advantage, 3-1.

  • Appreciating agriculture: CCHS Young Leaders tour local businesses, farms

    “I really appreciate what farmers do,” Darrien Byrd, a sophomore at Carroll County High School, said.

    Byrd and 17 other sophomores kicked off the 2015-16 Young Leaders program with agriculture day Sept. 22.

  • CCR rate shows district’s students prepared for next steps

    People disagree about many things when it comes to education: How important are standardized tests? What is the best student-to-teacher ratio in a classroom? How many days of school should there be each year? On these and many other questions, there are good arguments to be made on all sides; however, when it comes to College and Career Readiness, there is not much room for debate. One of the most important reasons to get an education is to be prepared for what comes next — college or career.

  • School Menu | Oct. 8, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Monday, Oct. 5-9: Fall Break, schools out

  • Kathryn Winn hosts Fall Family Fun 3K Oct. 17

    It’s that time of year again for the Kathryn Winn Primary annual fall festival. But this year, it will be a little different than in past years.

    The school will be having its first “Sharpen the Saw” Fall Family Fun 3K Saturday, Oct. 17 at Robert Westrick Memorial Park.

    Registration will be at 11 a.m., and the walk will be anytime between 12-2 p.m.

    Registration is the day of the event and is $5 per child/adult. The first 100 children to register will receive a goodie bag.

  • State competition

    Carroll County 4H Shooting Sports had 20 students compete at the recent state shoot. They competed in shotgun trap, pistol, BP Percussion rifle, 22 sport rifle, 22 target rifle and the four archery disciplines. Top finishers for the weekend were Luke Heveline, BP percussion rifle for 9-11-year-olds, third place; Willie Pierce, target rifle for 12-14-year-olds, fourth place; John Glauber, shotgun trap for 12-14-year-olds, sixth place; and Kennedy Daigle, archery target for 9-11-year-olds, eighth place.

  • Woofstock fundraiser returns to General Butler Saturday

    Bring your family – two-legged and four-legged – for a day of fun Woof at General Butler State Resort Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. All proceeds benefit Carroll County Animal Support.

    Skybound Canine Entertainment will give three shows during the day. Five-time World Champion Frisbee freestyle dog trainer Todd Duncan and his dogs will perform acrobatic tricks and amazing Frisbee footwork.

  • Medicare Open Enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7

    The Medicare Open Enrollment for drug and health plans begin Oct. 15 and goes through Dec. 7.

    If you are currently enrolled, thinking of switching or just want to see if you are getting the best plan for your money; Medicare Open Enrollment is the time to do just that. Comparing plans during the open enrollment period ensures that you have the health or drug plan that will fit your needs for 2016.