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Today's News

  • Carroll schools celebrate learning with fun-filled events

    With fewer than two weeks remaining before the regular school year ends, students in the Carroll County School District are busy with end-of-the-year assessments.  However, before students and teachers began the serious work, they prepared for the big week with a little fun.

  • Baseball team loses big to Owen, rebounds with win over Trimble

    Owen run-rule Carroll

    The Owen County Rebels scored 11 runs in the bottom of the first en route to a 17-0 victory over the visiting Carroll County Panthers on May 1. The Rebels rattled off seven hits, including a three-run homer by Stone Osborne. But the Panthers did not help themselves get out of the hole, committing four errors in the inning.

    The Rebels went down in order in the second, but scored six more in the bottom of the third to put the game well out of reach.

  • Lady Panthers rally down six to win over Lady Wildcats

    Down 7-1 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Lady Panthers strung together a six-hit inning, including three doubles, to score seven runs in the inning.

    Sarah Hawkins, who struggled early on the mound, hit the game-winning single to score Mackenzie Ogden and give Carroll an 8-7 victory.

    “It just goes to show she’s a competitor,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said.

    The match-up was originally slated for Tuesday, but a rainy afternoon pushed it back to Wednesday.

  • Tennis competes at Regionals

    The Carroll County boys and girls tennis teams competed in regional competition this week. Senior Sergio Pascual qualified for the third round of Regionals, scheduled to play Tuesday. Full Regional results were unavailable by press time.

    Pascual also was voted the Sportsman of the Year, which is given to the mot respectable tennis player in the region, according to head coach Juan Fernandez.

  • Track and field competed in NCKCTC

    Carroll County senior Devin Gray doubled up in conference championship wins this season with a victory in the 800 meter run at the NCKCTC Thursday, May 3 held in Owen County. This was the Panthers’ last meet before Regionals on May 12.

    Senior Andie Hardesty finished 2nd in high jump—behind nationally-ranked Kelsie Courtney of Trimble County—and was part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 4th. The other members of the team are Kirsten Arvin, Jenna Richmond and Abigail Miracle.

  • Making Sweet Music
  • Track News | May 9, 2012

    Carroll competes at Switzerland meet

    The Carroll County track and field team competed in the Switzerland County Vevay Newspapers Invitational on April 26. They competed against a field of all-Indiana schools: Switzerland County, Milan, Rising Sun, Jac-Cen-Del, Lawrenceburg, Shawe Memorial and Southwestern.

    Carroll was without middle school runners Jenna Richmond, Mallory Bickers and Abby Miracle and thrower Malachi Corbin because of an IHSAA rule banning middle school athletes from competing in high school athletics.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge worker dies following injury at job site

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    A construction worker injured last week at the Milton-Madison Bridge has died, according to Greg Prince, spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation’s Seymour Division.

    Roger Lee Cox, 50, of Austin, Ind., was taken off life support on Thursday, May 3 and was pronounced dead at 5:45 p.m., Prince said.

    “We still don’t know the cause of death,” Prince said. “The only thing we know for sure is that he was found unconscious at the work site.”

  • City hires temporary workers to fill campground manager slot

    The City of Carrollton entered into a contract with Adecco to hire temporary workers to fill the manager position at the Two Rivers Campground.

    Council voted 4-0 in a special meeting held Friday to authorize the contract. Council members Ann Deatherage, Robb Adams, Mike Gordon and Kevin Craig were present for the vote.

  • Caught!