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Today's News

  • Changing of the guard

    Carroll County High School teacher and alum Josh Mefford has taken the reins as the new baseball head coach. The former ball player has learned how to balance his new position with his career and family life and what it takes to step up from JV to varsity coach.
     

  • Girls tennis team sweeps Williamstown at home

    The Lady Panthers defended their home court Thursday, March 29, beating the visiting Lady Devils 5-0. While the team was still not at full strength, the girls played well, head coach Juan Fernandez said.

    Seventh grader Jessi Dermon competed in her first match as a singles player. She came back in the first set to force a tie breaker, but ultimately came up short. However, she dominated in the second set and finished out to win in the third, he said.

  • Lady Panthers down Lady Rebels

    Senior Kayley Perry hit her first home run of the season, as Carroll County defeated district rival Owen County 5-3 at home Thursday, March 29.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of April 4, 2012

    Wednesday, April 4

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, April 5

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at 7 a.m. at Butler Park lodge.

     Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 6

  • Girls fall to Wildcats

    With players gone due to other activities, the Lady Panthers tennis team was forced to adjust in its match against the Lady Wildcats on the road. Despite a good effort, the girls lost 3-2.

    In No. 1 singles, Lyndie Burns struggled with unforced errors and could not get back in to the match, head coach Juan Fernandez said. No. 2 singles player Pooja Patel dropped her first set due to nerves, but rebounded in the second and minimized her errors to pull out a victory. In No. 3 singles, Fernandez said Megan Harris “totally dominated her match.”

  • Boys' tennis defeats Gallatin

  • Religion briefs - April 4, 2012

    Apostolic church to hold Easter program

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will offer “The Hammer, The Cross and the Lamb”, Easter Sunday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m., presented using drama, singing and signing.

    Worthville church holds Easter sunrise service

    Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held 6 a.m. Sunday, April 8 at Worthville Christian Church, 106 Simmons Street in Worthville. For more information call (502) 525-5355.

  • Panthers 2-1 in weekend tournament

    Carroll County baseball finished 2-1 in the Jim Dougherty Memorial Tournament on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. The Panthers lost their first game against Beechwood, 4-0, but recovered with victories over Silver Grove and Dayton.

    Head coach Josh Mefford said his team played well overall. Junior Dillon Craig was awarded the plaque for the All-Tournament team for his hitting and pitching in Carroll’s game against Beechwood.

  • Softball brings home second place

    Carroll County softball earned a second-place trophy in the Uncle Pete Knoll Classic at Softball City in Taylor Mill last weekend. The Lady Panthers were 2-1 in pool play and lost in the championship game to Conner. Head coach Dennis Hawkins said this was the first trophy the team has won since he has been with the program.

    In game one Friday night, Carroll defeated Ludlow 10-0 in four innings. The game was cut short due to lightning.

  • Baseball ahead early, but behind late vs. St. Henry

    The Panthers jumped out to a first inning 2-0 lead, but gave up seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings to lose 7-2 to St. Henry at home Monday, April 2.

    “Fifth and sixth inning, same old fifth and sixth inning we always have,” head coach Josh Mefford said. “We just struggle; we struggle defensively every game. Sometimes we score enough runs to work through it and sometimes we don’t. We only had two runs today, so (we) couldn’t recover from it.”