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Today's News

  • Certification goal of computer class for CCHS students

    By ANDY ANDERSON

    JCTC Coordinator, Academic Programs

    As part of a partnership between Jefferson Community and Technical College and Carroll County schools, a group of Carroll County High School students has spent part of the school year studying computer hardware and software maintenance here at the Carrollton JCTC campus.

  • Baseball Panthers defeat Eminence, 14-4

    The Panthers pulled out a much-needed victory over the Eminence Warriors Friday, winning at home 14-4. The win put an end to a miserable week of three straight losses, including a loss the day before to Henry County in the first round of the NCKC tournament.

    The Warriors’ starting pitcher struggled in the first inning, giving up six runs on two doubles, three walks, one error and three batters hit to the Panther lineup before he was replaced. Relief pitcher Trevor Payton walked two more and gave up two more runs before ending the inning with Carroll up, 8-0.

  • Bob Coots Legends game May 21

    The second annual Bob Coots Legends game will be held at Panther Field on Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m. The field will be open for batting practice and infield reps beforehand.

    The game is in loving memory of “Big Bob,” who coached for a number of years. All proceeds go to the Carroll County High School baseball program, which the Coots Foundation is a huge supporter of, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Lady Panthers go down to the wire with Williamstown, fall 7-6 at home

    Williamstown senior Tori Wilhoit blasted a three-run homerun in the top of the sixth inning to give the Lady Demons (12-14) a 7-3 advantage in their game at Carroll Monday night. That ended up being the difference maker in the game, as the visitors defeated the Lady Panthers, 7-6.

    “The three-run homer, that was the difference in this game, and that’s on my shoulders,” Carroll head coach Ken Blair said. “That’s my inexperience calling a softball game.”

  • Track results - Week of May 18, 2011

    The Panther and Lady Panther track and field teams both finished in sixth place out of 10 teams in the Carroll County Invitational, their final home meet of the season May 6. Madison won the girls’ meet, while Shelby County won the boys’ meet.

  • Flippin’ for flapjacks
  • Ballinger jersey on display at basketball hall of fame

    After a stellar career in which she was twice named NAIA Player of the Year, Whitney Ballinger’s Lady Tiger Basketball uniform jersey will be put on display in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame’s Ring of Honor in Knoxville, Tenn.

    “This is as much of an honor for our school as it is her,” said Coach Ginger Colvin. “People passing through there (Hall of Fame) will catch a glimpse of our school and what Whitney has accomplished in her three short years here.”

  • Business leaders take part in chamber event

    About 100 local business people, elected officials, industry representatives from Louisville and Northern Kentucky and high school students gathered in Carrollton last week to attend a leadership event chocked full of nationally-recognized authors, business leaders and inspirational personalities. 

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 18, 2011

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

     DISTRICT COURT

  • Spotlight on artists