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Today's News

  • Champions look to help ‘Kick Butts’ in county

    On March 20, we celebrated “Kick Butts Day.” Think cigarettes.

    This is a national holiday celebrated across America by those who rally together in hopes of persuading their family members or friends to quit smoking. It’s also noted as a holiday to celebrate the day an individual actually succeeded when deciding to stop smoking, whether it be weeks, months or years.

  • Baseball briefs | March 27, 2013

    Carroll falls 10-4 at North Oldham

    The Panthers could not bounce back after giving up nine runs in the second inning, falling 10-4 to North Oldham Wednesday, March 20. The game was called after five innings due to darkness.

  • Boys beat N. Bullitt, fall to Bullitt East

    The Panthers pulled out a close 3-2 win over North Bullitt Wednesday, March 20 at home. Overall, it was a very competitive match against a team with all but one senior, head coach Juan Fernandez said in an email. North Bullitt’s experience is what kept them close.

    In No. 2 singles, Dakota Corbin came back from a set down to defeat Isaac Heines, win the second and dominate the third, 4-6, 7-5, 10-3. In No. 3 singles, Zeke Kates cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Harshel Patel.

  • CCHS Cheerleaders bring home championship

    The Carroll County High School cheerleaders were named JamFest 2012-2013 National Champions.

    “The kids were really excited,” head coach Ashlea Ramsey said, after hearing the news of the championship. “It was unbelievable!”

    The competition was held March 22-23 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. It hosted more than 112 teams from across the country.

  • Walk-off RBI single lifts ladies over Walton-Verona in opener

    Brittany Yocum hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lady Panthers a 2-1 win over Walton-Verona in their season and home opener Tuesday, March 19.

    “We needed that one to start off with,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said.

    The RBI single was set up by a blast to centerfield by junior Sarah Hawkins that was within a foot of going over the fence. “It was almost out,” the head coach said. “The other coach said, ‘Well, that’s ballgame,’ but it hit the fence.”

  • Meals on Wheels serves needy in community

    The Carroll County Senior Center asked Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry to participate in “Mayors for Meals” day to help promote the Meals on Wheels program.

    Meals on Wheels delivers a healthy meal, prepared in Northern Kentucky, to homebound individuals Monday through Friday, and there are several people on the waiting list, volunteer Richard Dellaquila said. He delivers food to five individuals in Carrollton and two on Mill Creek Road.

  • Without 3 starters, softball 1-3 in weekend tourney

    The Lady Panthers defeated Lloyd Memorial, but lost to Bishop Brossart, Nock PA and Dixie Heights in the Uncle Pete Noll Invitational Friday and Saturday.

    The team was without starting pitcher Sarah Hawkins, who performed in the high school play, and eighth-grade outfielders Haley Dermon and Jenah Roberts, who were on a field trip.

    “We played pretty good, but without three starters, it was challenging,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said.

  • Burgin, Schirmer get PRs at Henry

    Tre Burgin and Taylor Schirmer each had personal bests as the Panthers competed at Henry County Tuesday, March 19.

    On a very windy and chilly evening, the track and field team competed against the North Oldham girls and NCKC rivals Henry, Owen and Trimble counties.

    The Panthers had a rough start with senior Nora Fremin and junior Michael Burns both taking pretty nasty falls in their races (100-meter dash for Nora and 4x100-meter relay for Michael), head coach Joe Creager said in an email.

  • CFD interim plan approved Monday

    Carrollton City Council approved a plan Monday night for interim management of the fire department that includes hiring the former chief and the assistant chief as seasonal employees.

  • Food safety