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Today's News

  • 3 on 3 basketball game benefits relay

    Team Robbins will host a 3 on 3, with a sub basketball tournament on Saturday, April 6 at the Robert Westrick Memorial Park (county park). 

    Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with games beginning at noon.  Registration fee is $40 with the winning team receiving 25 percent.  If you are interested in participating or have any questions or concerns, please contact Michael McGuire at (502) 514-6993 or Jeremy Hunt at (502) 525-4670.  All proceeds will go to the Carroll County Relay For Life.  Help us fight this dreaded disease of cancer.

  • Church to host musicial event

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton will hold a Jubilee Singspiration Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7. Gospel singing of all types will be sung. Everyone is welcome to attend the service.

  • BBBS sets meeting of mentors at luncheon

    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Carroll County are meeting over big pizzas to share their tales at 6 p.m., April 29, at First Baptist Church.

    The end of the school year is a prime time to meet other mentors and learn about the diverse workings of our Bigs in the county, especially since the lunch room buzz is still fresh in our ears.

  • Student of the week: Skilar Brown

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My teacher and my class because they are nice and Ms. Miracle teaches me a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like to learn about numbers and how to add and subtract them.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Foot Book”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “A scary movie.”

  • White receives NSCS membership

    Ian Christopher White, son of the Rev. Doctor Chris and Jennifer White of Carrollton has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

  • Cartmell Champion block hits the ‘sweet spot’ of learning

    The best hits in baseball come when the ball connects with the “sweet spot” of the bat, the part of the barrel about six and half inches from the end, that maximizes the force of the swing. Doug Oak, principal of Cartmell Elemen-tary School and former baseball player at Cumber-land College, compares the school’s new “Personalized Learning Time,” or PLT, to hitting the “sweet spot of learning.”

  • Baseball briefs | April 3, 2013

    Carroll crushes Eminence, 29-0

    The Panthers scored 15 runs in the first inning, cruising to a 29-0 landslide victory over Eminence Thursday. Chase Osborne earned the win on the mound, pitching three innings. The senior lefty struck out seven, walked one and gave up two hits.

    Fellow senior A.J. Dixon pitched two innings, giving up just one hit, striking out four and hitting one batter.

    The Panthers collected 23 hits, and the Warriors also gave up seven errors.

  • Softball Briefs | April 3, 2012

    Ladies lose lead, fall to Gallatin in nine

    After leading the entire game, the Lady Panthers left the door open for the visiting Lady Wildcats, who swept past and stole a 4-3 win in nine innings Thursday, March 28.

    Carroll struck first as Kayla Williamson reached on an error and Kelsey Ogden brought her home with a homerun over the centerfield fence. Gallatin answered in the top of the second as Hayden Seng hit a leadoff triple to right field and scored off a Carroll error.

  • Ball field repairs tabled for more info

    Carroll County Fiscal Court wants more information before awarding a bid to make repairs to three ball fields at Robert Westrick County Park.

    At the Tuesday, March 26 meeting, fiscal court discussed the one bid it received on the project from Lexington firm Sports Fields for $65,104.

    This price for the project concerned District 2 Magistrate Dean Miller, who wanted to know why this bid was so much higher than the estimate the county received back in December to do the work. That price was about $20,000, he said.

  • Community Calendar | Week of April 3, 2013

    Wednesday, April 3

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

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

    Thursday, April 4
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

     Friday, April 5

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.