Today's News

  • Sixth-grade band concert
  • Softball scores big win on Senior Night Tuesday

    After a slow start, Carroll County’s bats started rolling against Frankfort Tuesday night, as the Lady Panthers sent their seniors off with a 22-3 blowout win on Senior Night. It was the final home game for Haley Dermon, Kyra Kane and Cheyenne Lawrence.

    “This is a good group of seniors,” head coach Chelsie Roy said. “They bond well with the team. I’ve enjoyed coaching them the past three years, and they’ve grown within the last three years, I feel like, and they’ve grown as leaders.”

  • Baseball falls to KCD, 10-1

    The Panthers’ baseball team fell behind early and could never get back on track, falling 10-1 to visiting Kentucky Country Day May 9.

    KCD scored two runs in the top of the first, and Carroll scored their only run of the game in the bottom of the first. Leadoff Deaton Oak reached on an error by the shortstop and advanced to second on a groundout by Seth Hicks. Evan McMahan hit a grounder to shortstop, but the throw to first was low, allowing Oak to score, 2-1.

  • Carroll beats Bullitt Central, falls to Boyd County in doubleheader

    Carroll County went 1 for 2 in a round robin Saturday at home, defeating Bullitt Central in game one and falling to Boyd County in game three of the day.

    The Panthers defeated Bullitt Central, 8-4, with Evan McMahan pitching a complete game and earning the win. He struck out four batters and walked four and gave up seven hits and four runs.

  • Panthers knock off No. 19 Henry Clay

    Carroll County traveled to Lexington May 10, and knocked off Henry Clay High School, 4-2. The Blue Devils (19-7) were ranked No. 19 in the state at the time, according to PrepBaseballReport.com.

    “The kids fought hard and proved that no matter the school enrollment, they can not only compete but can win,” head coach Kevin Goins said. “This was a statement win for this program and I couldn’t be prouder.”

  • Marshall added to Shaw’s lawsuit against Sheriff’s Office

    Former Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw filed a motion May 12, to amend his 2014 complaint against the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, former Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Carroll County government to include recently appointed Carroll County Sheriff Philip Marshall.

    The original lawsuit was filed Aug. 26, 2014, in Carroll County Circuit Court and alleged Kinman caused Shaw severe emotional distress; defamed his name, character and reputation; and harassed him. He sought compensatory and punitive damages, reasonable costs and attorney’s fees.

  • Ky. is the ‘cancer capital of the country’

    Ben Chandler, CEO and President of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, painted a grim health snapshot of Kentucky and Carroll County in his remarks to the Town Forum, May 11.

    “Kentucky leads the nation in cancer deaths,” Chandler said. “That makes us the cancer capital of the country.”

  • WHAS Crusade for Children benefit concert May 27

    The Carrollton Fire Department/Rina Moore Vankleef Memorial WHAS Crusade for Children concert will be held at the Carroll County Fairgrounds, May 27.

    The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. and features Captain Backfire, rock and funk band that plays rock and fund music covering four decades.

    Local musician Jordan Bales is bringing his band Bales and Twine to the show. Bales’s Facebook page said his band is going to start promoting more of their original music from here on out and performing some all original shows this year under the name Bales and Twine.

  • No issues found in FY 15-16 Fiscal Court audit

    Carroll County Fiscal Court received a clean audit report with no issues for the 2016 fiscal year.

    Fiscal Court acknowledged the receipt of the audit at its May 9, meeting. The complete report from auditors was published in the May 11, issue of The News-Democrat.

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