Today's News

  • Readers on vacation - Aug. 22, 2012
  • Homegrown basil, feta add zest to summer salad

    As I write this column, I am enjoying the beauty of the morning. The sun is shining, the temperature is just right with a slight breeze. 

    Plus, our very own resident fawn is outside my kitchen window enjoying some delicacy from around the wild cherry tree. The hummingbirds are flittering around again, fighting over the homemade food I am now giving them.

    They, too, are such a joy to watch this morning.

  • Lady Panthers sweep out the Lady Demons, win at home

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team would not be denied. Down seven points early in game three, the girls rallied to win 28-26 and complete the three-game sweep on visiting Williamstown Thursday, Aug. 16.

  • Embs breaks record, Panthers cruise 61-22 in opener

    With his six touchdowns and 36 points Friday night against Pendleton County, senior Tyshaun Embs broke the 1972 school record at Carroll County for most touchdowns and most points scored in a game. John Travis held the previous record with five touchdowns and 34 points. Carroll County won the game 61-22.

    “Tyshaun ran the ball very well,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “He ran the ball like a veteran running back.”

  • Sports briefs | Aug. 22, 2012

    Volleyball defeats Grant 3-1

    Carroll County volleyball defeated Grant County on the road 3-1 Wednesday, Aug. 15. Senior Megan Harris served 28 serves with 3 aces and also had 10 digs. Senior Caitlyn Burke had 8 kills.

    Girls soccer falls 6-1

    Senior Lidia Jimenez scored the first Lady Panther soccer goal of the season on the road Wednesday, Aug. 15 against Cooper High School. Unfortunately, the team lost 6-1.

    Panthers finish second in soccer tourney

  • Rand, Broecker discuss issues


    Landmark News Service

    NEW CASTLE, Ky. – When it comes to two key policy issues facing farmers, the candidates for the 47th House District agree: Nothing should change.

    Incumbent Rep. Rick Rand, Democrat of Bedford, and Republican T.K Broecker of La Grange faced questions from chairmen of the Henry, Oldham and Trimble Kentucky Farm Bureau boards.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Giles celebrate 50 years

    Clifford “Pat” and Louise Fath Giles were married at the Madison Methodist Church on Sept. 1, 1962.  Pat retired from Kentucky Utilities, and Louise retired from the  Carroll County Board of Education.  

    The couple have two children, Becky Woods and Todd Giles and three grandchildren, Daniel Woods, Angela Woods and Hannah Giles.

    Family and friends are invited to a reception in their honor on Sept. 2, 2-4 p.m. at the Carrollton Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall.

  • Lady Panthers lose in shoot out to Henry County

    The Lady Panthers made history Monday night; they were the first Carroll County soccer team to extend a match into penalty kicks. Because it was a district game, one school had to leave the pitch victorious.  Unfortunately, the girls (0-3) were on the losing side of the coin as the team converted two out of five shots compared to Henry County’s three, losing 4-3 at Panther Field.

    Tied 1-1 at the end of regulation, the two teams played two five-minute quarters. The tie remained; so the teams moved on to compete in the penalty kick shootout.

  • Boys lose 3-0 to Walton-Verona

    The 2012 season got off to a slow start for the Panthers soccer team, as they dropped their season and home opener to conference opponent Walton-Verona, 3-0, Tuesday, Aug. 14.

    Head coach Ben Crutcher said he did not have much choice in scheduling because Carroll was in a holding-pattern due to district realignment. By the time he was ready to schedule, the only available slot was at the beginning of the year.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Aug. 22, 2012

    City retains ISO rating of Class 4

    The city of Carrollton was notified recently that it has retained it’s rating of Class 4 following a recent Public Protection Classification Survey conducted by personnel from ISO.

    Fire Engineer Greg Beck told City Council Monday night that the city’s fire suppression system, which includes the fire department, dispatch and Carrollton Utilities, earned 64.82 of a total 100 credits. Beck said that total was down by two credits from the last ISO survey.