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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Student video to highlight CU, NAS treatment systems

    Students in the Carroll County High School video production class visited North American Stainless Friday, April 25, to learn about the steel manufacturer’s wastewater treatment facilities for a video they are working to create.

    The idea for the students to produce the video was broached to school officials by NAS and Carrollton Utilities, who will use it for a joint project called “Upstream Starts Here,” according to CCHS English and video production teacher Leslie Barber.

  • Track competes at Henry

    Sophomore Brandon Kruzan earned two first-place finishes in the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles May 1, at Henry County. Along with host Henry County, Carroll County competed against Owen County, Trimble County, Frankfort and Eminence. Kruzan finished with a time of 16.56 seconds in the 110 meters and 47.02 seconds in the 300 meters.

    Senior Michael Burns also earned a first place in the 400-meter dash (57.79 seconds). He also finished in third in the 200-meter dash (25.88 seconds) and fourth in the long jump (18 feet 4 inches).

  • Spring Concert

    The Carroll County High School band held its annual spring concert April 27.


  • Candidates for county offices discuss issues affecting area

    Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the May 20 Primary ballot.

     

    Magistrate District 1

    Floyd Bowling

    Political Office: Magistrate, District 1

    Party Affiliation: Democrat

    Age: 67

    How long have you  been a Carroll County resident? 43 years

    Profession: Entrepreneur

    Education: High school diploma, 500 credit hours in business and accounting, and various other construction and business certifications.