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Today's News

  • Hospitals join new quality improvement program

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton and Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange are among 100 Kentucky hospitals have joined the Kentucky Hospital Association in an effort to improve patient care and reduce health care costs in the commonwealth.

    The hospitals’ goal is to reduce preventable readmissions and hospital acquired conditions and to prevent unnecessary, early, elective deliveries.

  • Readers on vacation - May 16, 2012
  • ‘Backyard’ concert series features great performers at park

    Because I was an hour early for a lunch date with some friends in Lexington last Friday, I decided to mosey on over to Dillard’s for a bit of retail therapy. As I browsed through the department that carries my size, the person ringing up sales was talking loudly about her Mother’s Day plans, wishing everyone a Happy Mother’s Day and just going on and on. 

  • Meet and Greet
  • Senior Night | Evan Mefford, Kayley Perry
  • Struggles at the plate lead to 4-1 loss to Grant

    A combination of missed opportunities and pure bad luck stymied the baseball Panthers’ offense Wednesday, May 9. Carroll had bases loaded two different innings and produced just one run, losing 4-1. Grant also made a number of momentum-killing plays, including a diving catch by the shortstop to end the game.

    Head coach Josh Mefford called the game a “tough loss,” especially since the Panthers defeated the Braves 11-1 on opening day.

  • Tennis teams compete in Regional, Pascual goes to state

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams competed in the 8th Region Tournament in Frankfort on May 7. Sixteen schools represented the region to qualify for the State Tournament in Lexington.

    Senior Sergio Pascual qualified for State and will learn Wednesday who he will be playing. Only the top 4 singles and doubles players in the region will qualify to play at state. Unlike other sports in which schools that play according to size, in tennis, all schools play in one tournament, head coach Juan Fernandez said.

  • Four Panthers qualify for state meet at UofL

    Despite a very difficult day on Saturday, the Carroll County Panthers track team managed to qualify four individuals for the KHSAA Class A State Track Meet. The meet will be held Thursday, May 17, at University of Louisville.

    The following student-athletes qualified for state: senior Dylan Jack, high jump; senior Andie Hardesty, high jump; senior Devin Gray, 1600-meter run; and sophomore Tre Burgin, pole vault.

  • Applications for 4-H camp counselors are due today

    Potential counselors, today is the deadline to get in your application for 4-H Camp to the Carroll County Extension Office.  Counselors include:  Adults, ages 18 and over; teen, ages 15 to 17; counselor-in-training, age 14.  There are a limited number of positions, so contact the Extension Office at (502) 732-7030 if you are interested.

    The deadline for camper applications is May 30.  Spots are filling up quickly!  4-H Camp is a four-day, three-night camp held on July 2-5, 2012.

  • Master Volunteer in Clothing Construction course offered

    Sewing is enjoying newfound popularity thanks to shows such as “Project Runway” and “Fashion Star.” If you have a basic knowledge of garment construction, want to perfect your skills and help others learn to sew, I invite you to look into the Master Volun-teer in Clothing Construction Program. From now until the end of June we are recruiting for the next class of Master Clothing Volunteers.