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Today's News

  • To build one’s faith requires work to maintain, build it

    They tell me that Lock Road once offered a scenic tour past the lock, the lockmaster residences and the bend in the Kentucky River before bringing you to the armory stoplight.

    With the river rising as it does, however, the stability of that road was less and less predictable. Eventually it was closed to through traffic. By the time I moved here, time had reduced the portion of the road past the lock to a wide, dirt trail accessible only on foot.

  • Monthly hymn set at Sanders Baptist

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25. The public is invited to attend.

  • Quartet returns to Christian church

    The Commonwealth Quartet from the Nashville, Tenn., area, is making its third consecutive trip to the Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street, for a concert on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. They also will be singing for  worship service Sunday, Oct. 2 at 11:15 a.m. The southern-style gospel group features one of the best tenors on the road. All are welcome to attend either or both services. Refreshments will be served on Saturday night after the concert in the fellowship hall and a free-will offering will be taken to help with the group’s expenses.

  • Relevant Church to hold purse party

    Relevant Church is sponsoring a purse party, showcased by Purse Heaven, held at the Relevant Church Family Center, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton, 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. Refreshments will be served and 25 percent of all proceeds will benefit the Ladies Ministry at the church.

  • Boys’ soccer finishes in third at tourney

    The Panthers’ soccer team competed in the Franklin-Simpson Invitational over the weekend. On Friday night, the team lost to Trinity (Louisville) 10-0, a team that is undefeated and ranked third in the state. On Saturday, the Panthers lost to Warren Central, 5-0, before rebounding and defeating Franklin-Simpson, 1-0. Carroll finished in third place out of five teams. They are now 6-7 on the season.

  • Volleyball wins over Bellevue, Gallatin

    The Lady Panther volleyball team is officially on a winning streak. They defeated Bellevue on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2-0, and Gallatin on Monday, 2-0, to win their third match in a row.

    In the match against Bellevue, Carroll squeaked out two narrow victories, 25-22, 25-23.

    Against Gallatin, Carroll won 25-15, 25-20. Kristen Amick served nine with one error and an ace, while Alyssa Hartman served eight with one error.

    The team is now 4-11 on the season.

  • Girls' soccer brief
  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 21, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 21

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • Golf fundraiser

    Carroll County golf teams host their second “Tin Cup” Classic golf event Friday, Oct. 7, at Fairway Golf Course.

  • Panthers sweep Wildcats

    The boys’ golf team swept Gallatin County this season with a home victory on Thursday, 174-183. Jacob Meadows led the team with a 42, followed by Travis Ellis and Zach Beckham, both shooting 43. John Michael Williams shot a 46; Nick Abbott, 48; and Thomas Hill and Levi Stephenson, both shot 60.