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Today's News

  • Learn to face all of life’s challenges as Paul did

    Think about the times when you have felt truly satisfied in your life. What caused you to feel that way at that moment? 

    For most people, a sense of well-being comes when their surroundings and personal life are just the way they want it, all at the same time. But that wasn’t the case with Paul as recorded in the New Testament. He learned to be content in every circumstance, good or bad.

  • Girls golf wins by default over Gallatin

    The Lady Panthers win Sept. 3, over Gallatin County at Fairway due to a default. The Lady Wildcats only had three players.

    The two teams decided to play anyway for fun. Hannah McMahan led all golfers with a 49, followed by Ciara Hamilton with a 60. The rest of the Lady Panthers finished closely with Chasity Taylor shooting a 65; Taylor Napier, 66; Jadyn Bailey, 67; and Natalie Bennett, 70.

  • Volleyball defeats Gallatin, falls to Trimble

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team defeated Gallatin County, but fell to Trimble County in the 8th Region All A tournament, held Saturday at Owen County.

    Senior Brittany Yocum and junior Stevie Ogburn were named to the 8th Region All A Tournament team.

    Carroll beat Gallatin, 25-9, 25-17. Junior Karly Prosser led the Lady Panthers with four digs and four aces in game one. In game two, Yocum led the team in digs with five.

    The Lady Raiders defeated Eminence, 2-1, in game one to meet Carroll in the second round.

  • Boys golf places 4th in All A tourney

    Carroll County High School’s boys golf team competed in the Class A Tournament Aug. 27, at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Gallatin County. The Panthers finished in fourth place.

    Levi Stephenson and Clint Burgess tied at 86, followed by Blake Belcher, 90; Justin Ray, 92; and Chase Hartman, 93.

    Head coach Josh Mefford said the team played very well. The competition was good this year, with five players shooting in the 70s, he said.

  • Hometown Pizza art
  • Student of the week: Keishaun Mumphrey, Fifth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “My favorite thing is math because I like counting and doing multiplication.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because that is what I learn best. My dad was good at math too, and he helps me with it.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “Double Fudge”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Jury dreams big as new principal at county’s ATC

    In his new role as principal of the Carroll County Area Technology Center, Tony Jury plans to make big changes.

    “I’m a dreamer,” he said. “I believe in going after big goals and shaking things up.”

    Having been a teacher, curriculum coach and assistant principal, Jury knows how school normally works; however, he’s not happy with how it works for technical education.

  • Groups must unite in battle against drugs to conquer problem

    Having seen first hand the damage that drug and alcohol abuse can do to loved ones, I think it’s terrific that so many people are wanting to get involved to help rid Carroll County and its community of illegal drugs.

    It is true: Our communities – and the country – seem to have come full circle from eight or 10 years ago, when everyone started learning about the growing misuse of prescription drugs. Back then, it was cheaper to buy ill-gotten but legal narcotics from a dealer or a friend than it was to buy cocaine or heroin.

  • 2013 Parks and Rec basketball sign-ups

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation youth basketball registration will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday from Sept. 9-20 at the office, located on the third floor of the county courthouse.

    Both boys and girls are invited to play. The Pee Wee league for first and second graders costs $15; Minor League for third and fourth grade costs $25. Practices and games will be held on both weekdays and weekends.

  • CCMS beats Switzerland County, 8-0