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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 21, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 21

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

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

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • Golf fundraiser

    Carroll County golf teams host their second “Tin Cup” Classic golf event Friday, Oct. 7, at Fairway Golf Course.

  • Panthers sweep Wildcats

    The boys’ golf team swept Gallatin County this season with a home victory on Thursday, 174-183. Jacob Meadows led the team with a 42, followed by Travis Ellis and Zach Beckham, both shooting 43. John Michael Williams shot a 46; Nick Abbott, 48; and Thomas Hill and Levi Stephenson, both shot 60.

  • Panthers hold onto 7-2 win at Bellevue

    The Carroll football team pulled out a 7-2 defensive victory Friday night at Bellevue to keep their record spotless at 5-0. The Panther ‘D’ allowed no offensive scores and just 167 total yards, with the Tigers (3-2) scoring their only points on a safety in the fourth quarter.

    “I can’t say enough about the job the defense did,” Weedman said. “Casey Breeden and Nick Carroll had great games. Travis Branum made some great plays, and our defensive ends Logan Doll and Duane Robbins played very disciplined.”

  • Streak ends: Carroll wins over W’town

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team is back to its winning ways.

    After losing 11 straight, Carroll defeated visiting Williamstown, 2-1, (18-25, 25-21, 25-21) Tuesday night.

    “I think we finally turned a corner, and it’s been a long time coming,” head coach Kristen Hooper said. “I’m really, really happy with the way the girls played tonight.”

  • Program offers insight on adopting a gluten-free diet

    It is estimated that one in 133 Americans have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease today.

    Today at noon at the Exten-sion office, Diane Mason, RN, the Boone County Exten-sion agent for family and consumer sciences, will teach a program, “Going without Gluten.” There is no cost to attend. This is the September Extension Homemakers’ lesson, but everyone interested is invited to attend.

  • Chowning pens children’s book

    Judy Chowning of Carrollton is the author is a new children’s book that illustrates the scenery of the Grand Caynon as it delivers a message about the appreciation for privileges of today’s modern world.

    “Jacki and Jo’s Grand Canyon Adventure” is a simple story about a young girl named Jacki Ann, who, in the beginning, was hesitant to take the trip to the Grand Canyon.

  • Girls golf brief

    The Lady Panthers finished about the middle of the pack last weekend at the Henry Clay Invitational in Lexington. The Lady Panthers shot 455 for sixth place on a course that previously held the Ladies’ Senior Open.

    Quincy Hogan was the team Medalist and received All-State points, shooting 89. Also scoring for the girls’ golf team were Hannah McMahan, 117; Elisha Rabago, 124; Ashli Childs, 125; and Ciara Hamilton, 148.

  • Girls’ golf shoots low 198 on senior night

    The Lady Panthers sent lone senior Quincy Hogan off with a victory Tuesday, Sept. 13 over the Lady Demons of Williamstown at General Butler State Resort Park.

    The girls shot a 198, the lowest team score in recent memory. “We set a goal a couple years ago to break 200, and … we did it!” head coach Jay Jones said.

    Hogan shot a 40 for medalist honors, however it was an average round for her. The rest of the team stepped up and fired some very impressive scores, Jones said.

  • Varsity Lady Panthers take 2nd in home meet

    The Panther cross country team was in action Tuesday, Sept. 13 at General Butler State Resort Park for an NCKC meet against rivals Trimble, Owen, Henry, Gallatin, Walton-Verona and Eminence. The younger Panthers did not compete because they had a meet on Thursday at Switzerland County.
    In the junior varsity race, freshman Krystin Doan vastly improved in her second meet as a Panther, finishing the 3K course in 23:00.61.