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Today's News

  • Tree City USA
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | May 8, 2014

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    Thursday, May 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 9: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; Mary Ann Gentry Artist Reception, 6-8 p.m.

    Saturday: May 10: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday: May 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Secret Life of Walter Mitty” 6 p.m.

  • Hospital recognizes Perkins, Clark

    Angela Perkins and Jesse Clark were recently honored as employees of the month at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Perkins, who has worked in the surgery department as a nurse for a year, was honored during February. In honoring her, hospital officials said she volunteers to help out without having to be asked in any situation and does so with a smile on her face. Perkins also goes out of her way to help out other departments when they are in need.

  • Rivalry win
  • Carroll native Gullion served under Eisenhower

    From Pennsylvania to Nebraska and Indiana to Texas, the news on June 20, 1946, focused on the unexpected death of Maj. Gen. Allen Wyant Gullion.

    “General drops dead while listening to fight,” was the headline that appeared in hundreds of newspapers that carried the Associated Press story. According to AP, Gullion suffered a massive heart attack while listening to the Joe Louis-Billy Conn fight on the radio – a much-anticipated rematch that ended with Louis retaining his heavyweight title in the eighth round on June 19, 1946.

  • Panthers fall in Final Four; Hicks, Dunn All-Tourney team

    Carroll County rallied late to pull within a run of Danville in the semifinals of the All ‘A’ state baseball tournament Sunday. But the Admirals put their foot on the gas in the bottom of the sixth to pull away and win, 7-3. Danville played Beechwood in the championship and lost 9-6 in eight innings. The state tournament was held at the Lexington Legend’s Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington, Ky.

  • McMahan leads Panthers to win

    Freshman pitcher Evan McMahan earned his first career varsity win May 1 at Eminence, 16-2. He threw five innings, striking out two batters, walking one and giving up four hits. He also walked twice at the plate.

    After the Warriors plated one run in the bottom of the first, the Panthers went on an offensive flurry. They were also helped by the Eminence pitching staff, which collectively walked 13 batters.

    Seth Hicks hit a three-run blast over the left field fence. He also hit two singles, walked and earned six RBIs.

  • Panthers earn third at MCIT

    Carroll County finished in third place in the Madison Courier Invitational Tournament held April 25-26. The Panthers lost in the first round to Madison Consolidated High School April 25, but defeated Shawe Memorial High School and Austin High School the next day.

    Seth Hicks, Keifer McIntyre and John Michael Adams were named to the MCIT All-Tournament Team.

  • PMC’s Banks retires; Stapleton named new manager

    Annis Banks attended her last Community Advisory Panel meeting Monday, May 5, as Terry Stapleton attended his first.

    Banks officially retired April 18, as plant manager at PMC Organometallix after 35 years at the operation located in Carrollton, serving nearly two decades in the plant’s top job.

    Terry Stapleton, who has worked at the Carrollton plant for 14 years, was named to succeed Banks as plant manager by officials with PMC Organometallix on April 17.

  • Carroll beats Hancock, 8-1, in state All ‘A’

    While it may have been Kentucky Derby Saturday in the rest of the state, for the Carroll County Panthers, Saturday, May 3, was all about baseball. The Panthers shot out of the gate and jumped on top early against Hancock County, eventually winning 8-1 to advance to the semifinals Sunday of the All ‘A’ state tournament, held at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington, Ky.